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


UCAS – Thinking about uni? 

To Uni Or Not To Uni?

The Mix’s (formerly section on applying to university

Studential’s applying to university section

The Student Room’s guide to applying

Going Through UCAS This Year?

Interviews & Personal Statements

University interviews: how to prepare from Which? 

Studential’s personal statement section 

The Mix (formerly How to prepare for a uni interview

Clearing & Adjustment

Studential’s Guide to UCAS Clearing

The Mix’s (formerly article on Clearing

If you’ve done better than expected you might want to consider Adjustment.

Student Life

40 Things You Might Not Think To Take With You To Freshers Week!

21 Things You Should Know Before Starting Uni!

I Chose University

The Student Room’s forum on university life 

How To Survive Your Freshers Year

Halls Stink: My First Horrible Term at University

Life In The Fresher Lane

Student Finance

Which? University’s Quick guide to student finance if you’re from Wales

Student Finance Wales – what financial support is available?

The Student Room’s Finance Forum


Erasmus+ is an EU programme that encourages students to study abroad. Check their UK website here and Erasmus+ UK are also on Twitter (@erasmusplusUK)

Local Orgs

Student Finance Wales 

Careers Wales 

NUS Wales

National Orgs


Which? University 

The Student Room 

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For more organisations or info about university, check out our database or contact Meic, the advocacy, advice and information helpline for children and young people in Wales – Instant Message, Freephone: 080880 23456 Text: 84001

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