Information, advice and guidance videos

Here you will find a series of short videos introducing topics relating to the UCAS Application process. These can be used in lessons or at careers events to support students and parents navigate the process. Our full presentations are available to download on request, please contact the team on

Why Higher Education?

Deciding which option is best for you once you have completed your time at school or college can be a difficult task. We asked some of our students to tell us why university was the best route for them and why it may be for you too.

Researching a course and institution

How do you decide which subject you want to study and which university you want to attend? Watch our video for some hints and tips on how to make this key decision.

Open day for students

Open Days are a really exciting element of the university research process. There is so much to see and lots of questions to ask so why not watch our video guide to help prepare you for the event.

Open days for parents

If you are helping to support a student through the UCAS application process you will undoubtedly have several questions yourself. Our short film highlights how you can ensure that a visit to a university Open Day is useful for all.

Personal statements

Watch our video for advice and tips on writing your personal statement.

Your university interview - advice & tips

Advice and tips for succeeding at an interview for University.

A guide to student fees and funding

University finance can be a complicated topic, with varying amounts of money available depending on your personal circumstances – watch our short video guide for all you need to know about the fees and funding support for Higher Education.

Applying for Student Finance

Applications for university financial support open in the Spring, watch our short film to talk you through all of the steps that you need to complete to ensure that you receive your full entitlement.

Understanding university decisions

Find out all you need to know about the different university decision types that you may receive after submitting your UCAS application and how you make the key choices in the next stage of your journey towards Higher Education.

Clearing – a quick guide

No need to panic – watch our handy guide to clearing which answers common questions and offers useful advice to those thinking of going through clearing.