Author: alexgraduateambassador

My name’s Alex. I recently graduated from the University of Worcester with a first class honours degree in English Language and Sports Studies. As an aspiring sports journalist, the university gave me loads of great opportunities. As well as getting published in The Guardian, I worked as a press officer for Worcester City Football Club, did broadcast journalism work for Youthcomm Radio, have worked with the Worcester News and was sports editor of the university newspaper – opportunities I wouldn’t have had if I hadn’t have come to Worcester. I made so many good friends at the university, and really want to share my experiences of uni life and to help you with the application process!
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Welcome Week: What to expect

As a new student, it can feel daunting leaving school, college or work to start a new adventure at uni. The thought of moving away, meeting new people and starting a new course can be stressful. The problem is many people simply don’t know what to expect from their first week. Here are my experiences of Welcome Week, as well as a few tips to make the most of your first term.

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Money doesn’t grow on trees, but here’s some help with tuition fees

Student finance is essentially money provided by the government to help students to be able to afford to study at university. It covers the upfront costs of course fees and provides money to help students with living costs whilst they are studying.

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Your Guide to the UCAS Process

What is UCAS?

UCAS stands for the University and College Admission Service and acts as the point of liaison between you and the universities that you apply for. This means that you apply once through UCAS and they do the rest. They’ll also tell you about any offers, interviews or rejections that you receive.