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UCAS Provision

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UCAS Co-ordinator - Sarah Jacobson

 

sjacobson@tonbridgefederation.co.uk

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Hugh Christie Sixth Form offers a high level of support to students who apply to study at University. Advisors and our UCAS                     Co-ordinator work with students to help them to fill in their UCAS application and write their Personal Statement.

We also offer a range of support and enrichment opportunities that provide applicants with experiences that will help to support their applications and prepare them for interviews.

These include:

  • UCAS Induction (to write applications and Personal Statements)

  • Visits to universities (including Oxbridge and Russell Group Universities)

  • PiXL6 Russell Group Conference

  • Higher Education Conference

  • Interview skills and practise

  • Leadership opportunities

  • Work Experience opportunities

  • Support with Student Finance applications

  • Higher Education Parent Briefing

UCAS RESOURCES

All students who are considering applying to university are encouraged to begin their research at the start of Year 12 and to gain some work experience in their chosen field.  The resources below may help with this process:

 

UCAS Advice and Support:

https://www.ucas.com

https://www.ucas.com/undergraduate/applying-university/ucas-undergraduate-advice-parents-and-guardians

 

University Open Days:

https://www.ucas.com/search/site?keywords=University+Open+Days

 

Take a look at the Guardian University Guide:

http://www.theguardian.com/education/universityguide

 

Take a look at the UCAS Tariff Tables:

https://www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculator

Student Finance England:

http://www.slc.co.uk/students/student-finance-england.aspx

Leavers in the last few years have been offered places to study a range of different courses at university including:

Imperial College London - Physics
London School of Economics - Philosophy, Politics and Economics
University of Southampton -  Aeronautics and Astronautics
University of Brighton - Sport and Exercise Science
University of Kent - Politics and International Relations with a Language
University of East Anglia - Molecular Biology and Genetics / Biological Sciences

University of Winchester - History and Archaeology
University of Portsmouth - Computer Games Enterprise / Criminology and Psychology / Marketing
Hartpury University - Veterinary Nursing
University of Bounemouth - Forensic Science / Mental Health Nursing  /Mul
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University of Staffordshire - Visitor Attraction and Resort Management / Computer Science (with a placement year)
University of Surrey - Business Management
Christ Church Canterbury University - Graphic Design

 

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