What are the accommodation options in my first year?

Is accommodation guaranteed?

Is first-year accommodation catered or self-catered?

What should I bring with me?

Where do I live after my first year?

When can I apply for accommodation?


What advice would you give an applicant who is about to submit their UCAS application?

Where can I get help with my personal statement?

What is 'deferred entry'?

What happens if I want to take a gap year?

I’m an international student, how do I apply?

Do I have to attend an interview? What’s the process?

Who should I get in touch with about entry requirements?

Why did you choose to study at <university name>?


What is there to do on campus?

What's a city campus?

Are there opportunities for part-time work on campus?

Where is <university name>?

Am I able to park on campus?

Is there a gym on campus?


What is there to do in <city name>?

How safe is <city name>?

What's the best thing about living in <city name>?

What is the nightlife like?

How long does it take to get from campus to <city name>?

What are the transport links like?


How should I choose which course to study?

What are placements like?

Can I do a year in industry?

Do you offer a study abroad scheme?

How much choice is there about which modules to study on your course?

What's the best thing about your course?


What’s the cost of living like in <city name>?

How do you budget your spending?

How do I apply for a student loan?

What’s the difference in tuition fees for domestic/international students?

What scholarships are available?

What is a bursary?

Student Life

What do you get up to at weekends and in your spare time?

How often will I get to visit home?

What’s it like moving away from home for the first time?

How many contact hours will I get?

Will I be left out if I don’t drink alcohol?

Is it easy to make friends?

Student Support

Where can I go for support at <university name>?

What support can I get as a disabled student?

What happens if I don’t get on with my flatmates?

Sports & Societies

What sports and societies are available? 

How do I sign up for sports clubs and societies?

What is the Student Union?

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