Resources for researching post-18 options

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UCAS - Pre-Application Toolkit

The Careerpilot portal also provides information on the choices available at 18.

Resources for completing the UCAS application

There are lots of resources on the UCAS Adviser page which includes a detailed adviser guide, below:

UCAS - Adviser guide 2020

Once students have set up an account on the UCAS hub, there are a range of lessons plans on the UCAS website:
Using the UCAS Hub in the classroom

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The Careerpilot website also has guidance on applying for a HE course.

References and contextualised information

Guide to support students that fulfil widening participation criteria
How to write UCAS Undergraduate references

UCAS have also produced a guide to contextualised admissions:

UCAS - Contextualised admissions

Other resources

Unitasters - Teacher’s guide to University
AdvancingAccess CPD resources for supporting students into University

The following PDF from Advancing Access, provides advice on how to support students with the process of applying to University:

How do I help my students apply to university?

UCAS social media and contact details

Here are all of the different ways you can contact UCAS and stay up-to-date with any news and updates.

UCAS - You Tube channel (they also have a dedicated page on their website will all videos)

UCAS applicant helpline (you will need your UCAS personal ID): 0371 468 0 468

FAQ's: Many of the common questions will have been answered in this frequently asked questions page