Category: Applying to University

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How to apply for student finance in 3 steps

It’s getting round to that time of year where applying for a student loan is vital. Applications are now open for England and the rest of the UK. Student finance is very important to get sorted early on – the earlier you can apply, the better! Here are the steps you need to take when applying for student finance.

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An essential guide to campus accommodation

So you’ve applied to uni, received your offer, accepted your place, but what next? It’s time to start thinking about student accommodation for your first year of uni! I can imagine many of you are wondering, questioning, panicking and even slightly hesitant to wonder what living in halls is like. I was too! To ease your concerns, here’s my essential guide to campus accommodation so you’re ready for your first year of uni.

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How to write a personal statement

Applying to university soon? Writing a personal statement is a necessary but also daunting part of the process. Describing your hobbies, skills, qualities, reasons for wanting to apply to the course, academic achievements and much more in 4000 characters (47 lines) is very hard! To make it as easy and stress-free as possible, here are my tips on writing a personal statement.

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What to look out for at an Open Day

Thinking about whether university is going to be the right choice for you? Open Days are a fantastic way to have an in-depth look around at a university and see what it’s like. It’s useful to see the campus and city away from the pictures featured in websites and prospectuses. Although everyone wants something slightly different from university, I’ve put together a handy list of things to look for on an Open Day!

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Making your relationship work at university

Throughout my time at university, I have made friends with people who are single, in new relationships, in long distance relationships… you name it! They all face their own trials and tribulations alongside student life.

For those of you that are concerned about making your relationship work at university, I thought I would share my own experience and advice on the matter.