UCAS – Parent, Guardian and Carer Guide 2023

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UCAS have published their Parent, Guardian and Carer Guide 2023 with the relevant information needed to support your child though their higher education choices.


Information provided includes:


Pre-application planning, and exploring their options

  • Key dates at a glance
  • How to pay for university
  • Planning their future
  • Alternatives to university
  • How you can help with researching their options
  • Help your child stand out from the crowd


Making a UCAS application

  • Considering music, dance, or drama?
  • Considering teaching?
  • How to fill in the UCAS application
  • Help your child write a great personal statement
  • Journey of an application


What happens next?

  • What happens once UCAS gets their application?
  • Replying to offers
  • Preparing a plan B
  • Getting exam results
  • Finding university accommodation
  • Bills, budgeting, and preparing for university


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