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By Haaroon Younis The UCAS application deadline of 15th January is getting closer. Getting your application in on time is not as simple as ‘clicking’ submit when you think you’ve completed it. It is a complicated process with a number of steps so inevitably there could be issues at any...

By Haaroon Younis Selecting which five University courses you want to apply for is undoubtedly a difficult decision that will shape your future so it’s important you get your choices right. I’ve compiled some top tips to help you with your decision and some things to think about and consider...

By Haaroon Younis Whilst writing your personal statement it is very easy to get lost and include everything that needs to be included. Also as you will be in a hurry to submit your UCAS application you may not check your personal statement in the detail you need to. Checking...

By Haaroon Younis The single most important thing to remember when structuring and writing your personal statement that it is not an essay! The focus of your personal statement should not be about what theories you are learning at A-level or defining concepts. It’s as easy as ABC! When writing...

By Haaroon Younis The hardest part of writing the personal statement is the introduction, in particular the opening sentence. Probably because you have been told so many times that, that admissions staff do not read beyond the first few lines of your statement if they find it boring. You need...

By Shauni Sanderson You’ve made it to Uni, you’re meeting loads of new people, visiting new places and you’re hopefully having lots of fun and then it hits you… Freshers’ Flu. The cold, the aches, the shivers. Yep, Freshers’ Flu is real – it even has it’s own Wikipedia page....

Holly was the Student Talent Spotting Intern but sadly she left the team in August 2017. We caught up with Holly and asked her about her experience of Fresher’s week!   What was your first night like?  The University of Leeds gives you a range of dates that you can...

By Haaroon Younis After two years of hard work, you got the grades and, got your place at university. It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for and now it’s around the corner. But firstly you have the not so small task of packing your stuff. So I’ve created the Ultimate...

By Haaroon Younis Starting University is a daunting experience and you’re probably feeling very excited but also nervous. You’re probably worrying about making new friends, how you’re going to feed yourself and a million other things. But the single most important piece of advice I can give you, so you...