How to apply to university
There are plenty of people who can help you with your university application – friends and family, personal tutors and careers advisors. Applying to university can be a really positive experience as it helps to reflect on your achievements in life, at school and at work.
- Decide which subject you’d like to apply for Think about how it links to your career plans and get advice from our careers advisors if you’re unsure.
- Check the entry requirements Talk to your tutors about whether you’re likely to achieve the grades the university is looking for. Make a note of the course requirements so that you can
show how you meet these when you make your application. Sometimes relevant experience, a strong portfolio and coming across well in the interview can also help you to be considered for a place.
- Find out the application deadline For full time courses, you’ll need to apply online via UCAS at www.ucas.com and the deadline for this is usually early to mid- January for courses starting the following September. For part time courses, degree apprenticeships or courses at Telford College, please contact our student services team who can advise you how to apply, and when.
- Attend open days & events Be sure to head to a couple of university or college
open days to find out about the course and subject area you’re interested in. If you’re planning on studying away from home, this is also a great opportunity to take a look around student housing, as well as checking out student life in the local area.
- Ask for help Call in to see the students services team at Telford College’s Haybridge campus,
phone 01952 642237 or email email@example.com for more help and resources to support your progression to university.
- Apply via UCAS or direct to the college/ universities of your choice Turn the page for more
information about UCAS applications and completing your personal statement
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