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Your UCAS Application
On this page we shall be adding useful information to support parents of students in Year 13, and also those of students in Year 12 who are about to start their UCAS admissions. Come back soon for additional information.
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UCAS have created a special tool (see below) that gives you an easy way to increase your knowledge of the information and advice UCAS has to offer. The content will be reviewed regularly by UCAS so it remains up-to-date and relevant.
UCAS parent, guardian and carer guide 2020
Download the official UCAS guide, which has everything you need to support your child with their education choices.
Glossary of UCAS terms
UCAS uses quite a few terms in the application process. This glossary explains them all, so you can check what any mean. Visit the glossary of UCAS terms.
As well as student loans, there are also other ways you can get financial support. These include scholarships, bursaries and hardship funds. Click on the links below to explore some options, or download this helpful document about bursaries and grants from Into University.
- Turn2Us grant search - find out about charities offering non-repayable grants to help individuals on low incomes.
- GrantFairy.com - an app that matches students to scholarships, bursaries and grants to help pay for tuition fees and reduce student loans.
- UK university and apprenticeship search - see their webinar on student finance.