With over 43,000 courses and over 120 Higher Education Institutions in the UK it can be very difficult to choose which course to study and where. Some factors you and your son/daughter may want to think about are:
All applications to Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) for full time undergraduate study are managed through the University and Colleges Application System (UCAS).
If you are helping your son/daughter apply to university it's important to understand how the application process works through UCAS.
See this infographic on your journey to university for our overview of the whole process, from choosing a course to accepting your place or entering clearing.
Make sure you also watch our video on how to write your personal statement for some great tips on this vital part of the application process.
For more in-depth information on applying through UCAS, please visit our Undergraduate application page.
If you or your son or daughter have any questions about the admissions process, our Admissions Enquiries team are available to support you. Contact us on +44 (0)20 8411 5555 (option 1) or Email us.
Please note that due to data protection we may not always be able to discuss the details of your daughter's or son's application with you.