The jump from school or college to university can be one of the biggest in your life, don’t go unprepared, check out this helpful info:

Advice in Cardiff

Cardiff University – Explore courses at Cardiff University.

Cardiff Metropolitan UniversityExplore courses at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

University of South WalesExplore courses at USW.

Royal Welsh College of Music and DramaExplore courses at the Royal Welsh College.

The Open University – Learn remotely with the Open University.

Student Guide: Cardiff – UCAS’ student guide for Cardiff.

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National Services

Meic – An advocacy and helpline service to support you with anything whilst you are at university, or if you are considering university but aren’t feeling 100% about it. Contact Meic daily from 8AM – Midnight on: Freephone (080880 23456), Text (84001) or Instant Message.

UCAS – Thinking about University? Click here.

The Mix: University – A whole section dedicated to applying to university.

Stutential: University – Studential’s University tips and guides.

The Student Room – Help and information for applying to university.

TheUniGuide – Help for preparing for a university course interview, as well as comparing universities.

Which: Student Finance – Guide to student finance if you’re in Wales.

Student Finance Wales – Find out everything you need to know about student finance.

Erasmus+ – Creating opportunities to work, study, and travel across Europe.

Careers Wales – Find a good career path for you, whether that be for university or something else.

NUS – National Union of Students.

Useful Apps

WhatUni – As well as being online, WhatUni have an app to find university courses, shortlist your favourites, order free prospectuses and book open days.

TOTUM – Discounts for students with the TOTUM Student card.

Flora – Flora is a free way to stay off your phone, create clear to-do lists and build healthy and useful habits.

Blogs and Guides

How To Write A Personal Statement – Studential

UCAS Clearing – Studential

All about Adjustment – UCAS


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