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Understanding The New UCAS Tariff System

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If you are about to start looking at university courses then you’ll need to understand the new UCAS tariff system. Grades or tariff points? Some universities ask for specific grades but others will request tariff points and these have changed for the 2017 entry. The table below shows the tariff points for different grades achieved for A-levels and the most ... Read More »

Surviving shared accommodation at university

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Student Henry Tysoe gives us the low down on surviving shared accommodation at university. Moving away from home and into shared student accommodation at university is a big move for anyone. Some are brave, others are shy. It takes all sorts, and you will meet them. If you think that living with your neat freak mum, annoying siblings and DIY ... Read More »

UCAS Clearing In Five Steps

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Clearing is the way that universities fill any spaces that they have left on courses. Find out all about UCAS Clearing in Five steps, as well as how to go through the Adjustment process. Clearing opens on July 5th 2016, which is the results day for International Baccalaureate (IB) students and closes on September 30th 2016. What happens if I ... Read More »

Do I have to go to uni to get a degree?

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Did you know that you don’t need to go to uni to get a degree? You can do it at your local college of further education – find out all about the benefits of further education here. You can study for all sorts of higher education qualifications at a college of further education, instead of going to university? You could ... Read More »

How do you choose a good university?

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If you are collecting your AS-level results, then it will soon be time to think about applying to university, but how do you choose a good university? If you are trying to decide whether to go to university, then you will want to know which unis rank the highest according to the Complete University Guide and which degree subjects are ... Read More »

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