Applying for those all important university choices can be: a- nerve wracking b- challenging c- and well, where do you actually begin? Whether you’ve only just started thinking about university and want to know the process, half-way through your application and seeking clarity, submitted you’re application and twiddling your thumbs with whats next, our students… Read more »
When applying for university your personal statement is there to help place you above the other candidates, make you stand out and is really there to show off your skills, some personality, and your past qualifications to show why you should be picked over another person. As much as it may feel weird to write… Read more »
Boosting your CV and personal statement with different work skills and experiences can be a really good idea, placing yourself above those that may not have the experience but same level of education. Every year thousands of students finish school and college, but what sets you apart? If you’re competing against your peers and cohorts,… Read more »
In this vlog I talk personal statement do’s and don’ts!
If you’re looking to apply through UCAS but not sure where to start, don’t worry! Our Future Students Enquiry Team have come up with some frequently asked questions that they’d like to help you with. What is the UCAS deadline for September 2020 applications? Applications for undergraduate courses should be submitted to UCAS by 6pm GMT… Read more »
When it comes to writing about ourselves, it can be difficult thinking about qualities or experiences that might be attractive to universities. And sometimes no matter how many guides you read or how many times you reorganise your paragraphs, you just cannot seem to get it right. Trust me, I have been there, which is… Read more »
My name is Roberta and I’m from Brazil. I started my MSc Biological Anthropology here at BU. I was awarded the 50% Executive Dean’s Scholarship, and for that I had to write a personal statement. It was pretty hard for me to do it, so here are some tips that might help you through the… Read more »
If you’re in the middle of applying for university through UCAS, hopefully this video will give you a few tips about what to think about writing in your personal statement! Let me know if you have any queries 🙂 Twitter: www.twitter.com/stephcbisson
Writing a personal statement can be one of the most daunting aspects of applying to university. It may be the first piece of writing you ever do where you have to sell yourself and actually write down what makes you so amazing, which can be hard for the modest of us so here are a… Read more »
Want to write a perfect personal statement? Oli and Dom are here with some great advice!
Writing a personal statement is a key part of the UCAS process and it can be stressful, as lots of people find it hard to promote themselves…
By Michelle Lillywhite 2nd year BU Student, BA (Hons) Social Work So, you have been to the open days, you know about the finance, you know where your mates want to go – and all you need to do is apply – but don’t panic!! The first thing to do is know where you want… Read more »