Updated 4th December 2017
“Applying to University and other options” - presentations from the talks at college on 7th and 9th March 2017
To find out more about applying to university, choosing your course etc. see www.ucas.com
Extra choices - If you've used all five choices and you're not holding any offers, read on about our Extra service.
Key points you need to know:
1. Register at www.ucas.com Select apply - register to Apply 2018
2. Indicate you are applying from York College: You will need the York College Buzzword (Go to the InfoZone, your Progress Tutor or ring 01904 770398 for this information)
3. Find the correct UCAS group from the drop down list when prompted
4. Help is available from your tutor or the InfoZone.
Personal Statement: help and advice
University Open Day Information
Higher Education - Useful Websites
www.gov.uk/browse/education/student-finance- Student finance, detailed information on loans, fees etc.
www.ucas.com/connect/videos - How to guides (videos) on UCAS
www.russellgroup.ac.uk/for-students- Information on Russell Group Universities - subject courses at school and college
Access to Leeds - Anyone applying to a full-time undergraduate degree at the University can apply to the Access to Leeds scheme. To be eligible you must be living permanently in the UK, have the potential to succeed at the University of Leeds and meet two or more of the criteria identified on the website.
Open University - Information on the Open University
unistats.direct.gov.uk - Includes official data for undergraduate courses on each university and college's satisfaction scores in the National Student Survey, jobs and salaries after study and other key information for prospective students.
university.which.co.uk - Advice and information on universities
ukuniversitysearch.com - Confused about the amount of points your predicted grades add up to? Need information on how many are required to qualify for your desired course? Are you looking for more information on where you should study?
www.push.co.uk - Alternative guide to universities.
www.applytouni.com/applying - Provides information from choosing your course at university, personal statements and lots more
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education - the independent body entrusted with monitoring, and advising on, standards and quality in UK higher education.
www.hefce.ac.uk - funds and regulates universities and colleges in England. We invest on behalf of students and the public to promote excellence and innovation in research, teaching and knowledge exchange.
www.scholarship-search.org.uk - scholarships available to students.
targetcareers.co.uk/uni/degree-subject-guides - Guides to different degree subjects and what careers it could lead to.