Transition to University

We know transitioning to University can be a challenging time for all involved. Here you will find information to help guide your students and encourage engagement with higher education.


Our activities videos 

Choosing a course and university
In this talk, Jess (UK Student Recruitment Officer) covers the range of factors that students need to consider when choosing a course and university.
Benefits of a Russell Group university
In this talk, Ella (UK Student Recruitment Officer) introduces the Russell Group and highlights some of the positive aspects that Russell Group universities can bring to their students.
Personal Statement Workshop
Our Student Recruitment Officer Ella has created a workshop designed for students in the early stages of their application process. The interactive session focuses on the structure of the statement and helps students identify their skills and experiences.
Why Sheffield talk
Why go to University?
This talk introduces the benefits of Higher Education, including skill development, career prospects, independence and other aspects of student life.
Student life
This talk gives students an insight into what it is like to be a student at The University of Sheffield.
Why study STEM?


In these short clips, our Student Recruitment Officers address some common misconceptions about university.

How do I finance university and use a budget?
When will I receive the outcome of my UCAS application?
Will the content be too difficult once I arrive at University? What academic support is available?
I find it difficult to access support - what can I do?
Is it worth applying if my predicted grades are lower than the entry requirements?

Student Finance 

Will I be in debt from attending University? Do I need to pay my student loan back?
How does Student Finance work?
Budgeting as a student - top tips
When do I need to apply for Student Finance?
Attending an HE Fair (UCAS/UK Uni search)

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