Admissions contacts

When applying for university, or even when your place is already secured, you might find yourself a bit confused, with so many questions that you want to ask. It might be that you’re not sure what to do about your accommodation, registration and enrolment, or where to find your timetable or how to register with a… Read more »

UCAS EXTRA – does this apply to me?

What is UCAS Extra? If you’ve applied and received decisions from five universities and either you weren’t offered a place or you declined all of your offers, you can still apply to one further university using UCAS Extra. Please note: You’ll only be able to apply to one course at a time, meaning you’ll not… Read more »

Preparing for the job market

Patrick is a postgraduate student at BU, studying Graduate Diploma in Law, who writes about preparing for the jobs market and taking a Law pathway after his first degree in English. Choosing a career after university can seem like an impossible decision to make. What you may not realise is that many of the skills… Read more »

UCAS applications

What is the UCAS deadline for September 2018 applications? Applications for undergraduate courses should be submitted to UCAS by 6pm GMT on Monday 15 January 2018. We recommend providing a reference with your application. If you’re unable to provide this before submission, continue to submit your application but please bear in mind that a reference will be necessary for us… Read more »

Tips for writing a personal statement

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 »