We are here to help and support you with your future plans, and this includes if you decide to go to university.
Our Progression to Higher Education Advisor can help you with exploring the different course options available, the application process for UCAS, personal statement writing, student finance loans, accommodation and more.
How to apply on UCAS
Looking to apply for 2023 entry? This talk provides an overview of things to think about when researching now, how to apply through UCAS, the process after applying, replying to your offers, and key dates.
What are UCAS Tariff Points?
What is the Buzzword?
The Buzzword for current West Suffolk College students is: westsuffolk23
I haven’t finished my course yet, do I still need to put it on my application as a qualification?
Yes. The universities aren’t mind readers; your application is the only thing they have to go by… If it isn’t on your application, they’re not going to know!
When is the deadline to send my application?
09 December 2022.
Although UCAS’ official deadline is 25th January, Ellie needs time to check your application, and your Course Directors need to add your predicted grades and references. Therefore, we have this internal deadline to ensure we get every application sent off in time for you.
When will I start getting offers?
If your application has been sent off by the January deadline, institutions have until the end of May 2023 to send you an offer which can be viewed in your UCAS Hub account.
When do I apply for Student Finance?
Student Finance should open around the February/March of the year you are going to university. Therefore, if you are planning to go to university in September 2023, you will need to apply for student finance February/March 2023.
- I’m not sure what course I want to do
Additional Information & Useful Websites
Please see our Progression After College page for parents/carers if you would like information on how to support a young person.