Applying to University
Give yourself a head start and get fully prepared for applying to university with our Top 5 Tips!
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Research, Research and Research
Explore online resources such as UCAS, university websites, prospectuses, social media, university league tables and student review platforms. You might also want to look into entry requirements, facilities, accreditations, modules and additional opportunities, such as placements.
Visit a Higher Education Exhibition
If you’d like to speak to several universities directly and ask questions that matter to you, then look no further than a HE exhibition.There may also be an opportunity to engage in sessions to support you in your application journey.
Book an Open Day
You can attend sessions and campus tours, and will have chance to speak with university departments, services and current students.
Draft your Personal Statement
Include why you want to study your chosen course, your academic interests, the skills you’ve developed or specific achievements from voluntary/work experience, extra-curricular activities or a role of responsibility. Also include a short conclusion summarising your personal statement.
Apply for Funding
The application process is easy to follow and you can apply before you’ve made your firm university choice, as changes can be made later. There may also be bursaries or scholarships available from universities, therefore check if you’re eligible and if you need to apply for these separately.
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Facts and Figures
No.1 in the UK for Chemistry and Human Geography National Student Survey 2019
Top 3 in England for Politics and International Relations behind only Oxford and Cambridge (Guardian, 2020)
No.1 in England for Forensic Science Telegraph, 2019
100% score for Pharmacy at Keele Guardian University Guide, 2020
Joint 1st in England for student satisfaction with course Guardian University League Table, 2019
1st for affordability Marbles.com, 2016
600+ acres Britain's biggest single-site campus
Global top 20 for campus sustainability UI Green Metric ranking, 2018