University & UCAS

Applying for UCAS and University information

University Information

Many of our students go onto university after completing their A levels. Students are offered a wide range of advice and guidance to help them with this process, including:

  • One-to-one IAG meetings
  • UCAS support
  • Financial information
  • Research tools and resources
  • Careers and subject trips

Applying for University?


Students applying for University

To register and receive regular newsletters from UCAS please follow this link

https://www.ucas.com/connect/blogs/advice-parents%E2%80%A6

Please follow this link for information regarding universities local to our area

Follow this link for advice on how to complete your Personal Statement

UCAS The Little Guide 2017.pdf



The table to the right shows a timeline of events to guide you through the 2017 application process created by Tendring Technology College and its Careers Team.


Within this timeline you will find various different events throughout the year to support you with your applications. If you require more information please contact Miss Hannah Read at Frinton Campus on 01255 672116.

TTC UCAS 2017 HE Applications Timeline.pdf

Is your son/daughter thinking of going to University in 2017?

Sign up via this link for regular newsletters: http://web.ucas.com/parents-signup

These contain advice and information from UCAS and other directly relevant organisations, which will enable you to help your son or daughter with their higher education options.

Click here to view a copy of 2017 UCAS Apply - A Quick Guide on How to Get Started

Click here to view a presentation from our UCAS Day 2016, including 'The UCAS student journey'

Click here to view the parents' presentation from our UCAS Day 2016

Click here or on the link below to view the 2017 Entry UCAS Application Guide

If you have any questions about the information in this guide, or general questions about applying for University, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Sixth Form or Careers Team - 01255 672116

UCAS Parent Guide 2017.pdf

For more information

Students can speak to the Careers Guidance Officer, Miss Read, or the UCAS Advisor for more information, or they can follow the links below:

Oxford University Application Guide: guide from Oxford containing useful information on university applications

Open Day Questions: questions to ask on university open days, listed by subject

Oxford University Interview Guide: useful guide from Oxford explaining how to answer difficult interview questions

Personal Statements: UCAS guide on writing personal statements

Prospects: information on undergraduate careers roles and what roles different degrees can lead to

What Uni: comparison tool for universities and the courses that they offer

Speak to a Uni: Guide to upcoming university open days and events