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 (25 mins)
Applying to Russell Group Universities and Competitive Courses (25 mins)
Personal statements (25 mins)
Why Sheffield (19 mins)
Intro to Higher Education (19 mins)
Student life (22 mins)
Why study STEM? (25 mins)
Transition to uni (32 mins)
The UCAS process (35 mins)
Student Finance and Managing your Money 2022 (25 mins)


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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