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Adjustment and Clearing Explained

Find out all about what to do if your results are either better or worse that you were expecting with our quick adjustment and clearing guide What is the adjustment process? So, your results are better than you expected? Well done! But what should you do now? You could simply accept the place you’ve been offered at your first choice ... Read More »

Volunteering abroad in Ethiopia

Volunteering abroad

Eliza Harry tells us how volunteering abroad in Central Ethiopia has made her question her values. For the past few years my school has run a trip to Central Ethiopia, giving us the opportunity to visit this diverse and developing nation, and to experience volunteering abroad in a town called Asella, a place renowned for its long distance runners. Last ... Read More »

UCAS – useful UCAS info

All you need to know about UCAS, the tariff points versus grades systems and key dates for applying to go to uni in 2015… UCAS is the body responsible for managing students’ applications to higher education courses in the UK. They process over two million applications for full time, undergraduate courses every year. Tariff points When you look at a ... Read More »

Time out

Rachel Escott tells us why taking a gap year out worked for her. BY RACHEL ESCOTT    DESIGN BY SIMON HAYES I took my year out after graduating from university; working for nine months and then travelling through Southeast Asia. With 16 years of education under my belt, I decided that I wanted to see more of the world before settling ... Read More »

University Open Days

University Open Days do exactly what it says on the tin – universities open their doors so that prospective students can have a good nose around! BY KATE NEWTON Attending Open Days at the universities you are thinking of applying to will help you narrow down your choices and make your final decision a lot easier. They give you the ... Read More »

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