Choosing the right University

With the amount of options available to students today it can be difficult to know where to start when choosing a University.

This can be a challenging and exciting time for students, and many parents and carers want to help their young adults when considering their options of where to study. We wanted to highlight some key areas to visit when parents/carers are assisting with this process.

Access the UCAS website

Here students can narrow their search by finding which Universities actually offer their chosen course and also what each institution's entry requirements are.

Visit the University's website

More detailed course information including module details, the facilities on offer, and information about any work experience.

Go to a local UCAS fair

This will give students a chance to speak directly with the staff of all the Universities they are considering, and pick up a prospectus too.

Visit the University's Open Day

Students really need to go to a University Open Day to experience what studying there might be like. This will give all of you the opportunity to look around the campus, facilities, accommodation, and meet with academic staff from the course faculty.