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Applying to University

 Information to support your University application, including choosing courses, writing personal statements and  student finance

Radyr UCAS deadlines

Friday 15 September 2024

  • Oxford

  • Cambridge

  • Medicine

  • Dentistry, 

  • Veterinary Science

  • other early applicant courses 

 

 

 

Friday 8 November 2024

  • The final UCAS deadline for all other applicants 

Important UCAS deadlines

Mid-September 2024

  • Opening date for UCAS applications to be sent

15 October 2024

Final deadline for:

  • Oxford

  • Cambridge

  • Medicine

  • Dentistry, 

  • Veterinary Science

  • other early applicant courses 

29 January 2025

  • The final UCAS deadline for all other applicants 

Useful links and resources

This presentation was given to parents at the UCAS information evening 2019 by Mr Steve Minney, Head of Undergraduate Recruitment at Swansea University.

This presentation was given to students on Tuesday 25th June 2019 by Sally Pardoe from the University of Reading

This video presentation gives students and parents an introduction to the UCAS process and explains how the process is managed at Radyr Sixth Form. It also discusses the support available for students when making an application to university and the large range of resources available

This video is part one of a two part video series aimed at supporting students with writing personal statements.

This video is part two of a two part video series aimed at helping students with writing personal statements.

This video aims to support students when using the Unifrog online platform.

Excellent video from the University of Birmingham on what makes a good personal statement

Another excellent video from Which University on what makes a good personal statement

An excellent video from the University of Birmingham to help students make the most out of Open Days.

Great tips from Cardiff Met on how to put together an Art and design portfolio.

This video from USW advises you how to apply for university, highlighting the different approaches to researching, and discovering the right university and course.

It focuses on how to search for courses and explains the full UCAS application process.

This video from USW explores the misconceptions around student finance. It discusses the various types of financial support you can access, how to apply, and how the repayment process  works.

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Not only are all applications for university made through this website, it is also contains a vast resource of information to help students choose the right course and university for them.

A superb online platform to help you research university courses which contains a wealth of tools and resources to support student applications

An excellent directory of university and college open days. Offers calendars, open day descriptions, contact information and useful advice.

Award-winning source of university taster events, workshops, residentials and open days for teachers, students and parents.

A fantastic independent website offering advice and guidance for applying to university.

A fantastic resource offering advice to state school students who are interested in applying to university and school leavers/apprenticeship programmes.

A very useful website for comparing universities and courses.

An excellent website offering advice and support to anyone thinking of making a university application

Student Finance Wales - The government's website with information about financial support for students in Wales.

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