Advice for schools, colleges and teachers

Find out how to write a reference for a student’s university application and how to check their personal statement. Also, see useful presentations and resources to help guide applicants through the application process.

Writing a reference

Watch our video for tips about how to write a university reference for a student.

Checking a personal statement

Watch our video to see how to check a student's personal statement.

Useful presentations and resources

If you are a teacher looking for information for pupils who are interested in applying to university, see our useful resources below: 

UCAS also provide information and guidance for teachers

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