Top Tips and Useful Links

 

UCAS

https://www.ucas.com/

 

UniStats

https://unistats.direct.gov.uk/

 

Student Finance Wales

http://www.studentfinancewales.co.uk/

 

Student Finance England

https://www.gov.uk/student-finance

 

The Student Room

http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/

 

Uni Taster Days

http://www.universitytasterdays.com/


Twitter

Admissions student support- @CMetAdmissions

Schools andCcollges Team-@CMet_SandCTeam


Top Tips

Making a start, think about:

  • What subject you are interested in?
  • Where you want to study?
  • How long to study?
  • What job after university?

 

Use some of the useful links to start research on different courses and institutions.

 

A Level

BTEC Diploma

(12 units)

BTEC Ext Dip

(18 units)

Points
A* A* A* N/A D* D* D* 420
A A A N/A D D D 360
A B B N/A D D M 320
B B C D* D* D M M 280
C C C D D M M M 240

*However the tariff is due to change, add will be replaced with a new tariff in September 2017

 

Finance:

Most students register for Student Finance around February time on the student finance website.

 

Personal Statement:

4000 characters, 47 lines. Write it in word for spell checking then submit to UCAS when absolutely sure. Ask universities at UCAS fairs what an admissions tutor is looking for.

 

UCAS:

Apply to maximum of 5 courses, unless veterinary, dentistry or medicine, then only 4 courses. £12 for one choice, £23 for multiple choices. You can track your application using UCAS Track once your application has been sent.