Today’s the day – We’re open for clearing!

So today really is the day – the 5th July marks an exciting opportunity for many of you as Bournemouth University Clearing is now open! This is a little blog about applying to Bournemouth University through Clearing (and a little secret… it’s quick, easy and stress-free). What is Clearing? Clearing is organised by UCAS and… 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 »

Applying through UCAS – the basics

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 »

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 »

Katrina’s Clearing story

It’s easy to feel like you have lost all chances of pursing your dreams when you’re rejected from all of your chosen universities on results day. There will be plenty of thoughts running through your mind, ‘I’m sure I aced that exam,’ ‘Surely they marked it wrong,’ ‘No university will accept these grades’. But you… Read more »

Steph’s Personal Statement tips

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