Questions to ask before University application | the UNI GUIDE

Your qualifications

  • What grades do you need – and can you still get a place if you don't quite get the grades?
  • Which qualifications and combinations of qualifications do they accept/prefer?
  • If they use the Ucas tariff, will they count all your qualifications?
  • Is it worth applying for more than one course?
  • How do they select which candidates to make offers to?

Your personal statement

  • What do they look for in your application and personal statement?
  • Can they recommend any reading or activities to inform your personal statement? 

Your Ucas application

  • Do they hold interviews or is selection based entirely on your Ucas application?
  • How do they feel about gap years and deferred entry applications?
  • Is it an advantage to get your application in early?