Applying

  • Writing a personal statement for a Science course

    As we are well off into the winter term, with UCAS deadlines creeping up, I am aware lots of students are starting to construct or finish their final statement drafts. I remember being in that position a year ago and...

  • Why I accepted my Bath offer

    Making that final choice in your mind about where you’re going to be studying/living for the next 3/4 years is probably the most significant decision you will have to make during your school years. You’ve been in school for almost...

  • Plotting your Personal Statement

    Hallelujah! You’re reaching the end of Further Education! There’s mention of UCAS applications in the air, and you’ve heard on the grapevine that said applications entail a personal statement. Before you can grip onto the freedom that university offers, you...

  • Personal Statement... where do you start?

    If you are starting to think about applying to university in September then you will probably be starting to think about (and hopefully not panic about!) your UCAS personal statement. Writing a personal statement is somewhat like beginning to write...

  • Why England? Doesn't it rain all the time?

    For us lucky university students it is already the Christmas break and I can write this in silence (!) in a big room. I don’t hear anybody shouting outside and when I open the fridge I see more than just...

  • Decision making

    To be 17 or 18 is just horrible. You are just about to finish school and people are already nagging you with questions like: "What are you going to do after school?", "What do you want to study?", "What do...