How to make the most of visiting a university

From my own experience, visiting my prospective universities was a huge factor in my decision making process. Whether through a UCAS visit day, an open day run by the University, or simply a day trip to the university’s city, taking a tour of the university and surrounding area is one of my top recommendations to …

4 Feelings You Should Have About Your First Choice University

Choosing a university and course is a very large and very daunting decision. But it is also a very instinctive decision; no matter what people say on open days or what your teachers tell you it needs to be your decision. I remember how much thought went into the choice before I settled on the …

Results day, Clearing and Adjustment – your questions answered!

What’s going to happen on results day? What happens if I don’t do as well as I’d hoped? What if I do better than I’d hoped?! Don’t panic, we’re here to help! With A Level results day getting closer and closer, you’ve undoubtedly got lots of questions about what to expect. Watch Tom’s vlog to find …

Preparing for exam results

Now that exams have finished you have all the time in the world to relax – so do so! You have done all you can to get the grades you need and chances are you’re now worrying about whether that effort was enough. But it’s important to look after your mental health, so try to …

Self catered halls – the pros and cons

Self Catered halls at the University of Nottingham are an option for your future accommodation. There are two types of halls, catered and self catered. It’s up to you where you live in your first year, you can apply for accommodation through the University when you have firmed your choice (first choice Nottingham, of course!) …

Vlog: UCAS visit days

Student vlogger Tom explains what UCAS visit days are all about and why offer holders should come along. Find out more about our UCAS visit days. They’re tailored to you, your course, and your accommodation, so you can ask all the relevant questions to both students and academics and find out what it’s really like …