Week 1

Explore the UCAS website

Completed 2024 entry UCAS undergraduate applications can be submitted to UCAS!

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Higher Education

Welcome to the start of your 52 Week Plan!

Whether you are thinking about studying Higher Education at university or college, considering an apprenticeship, or maybe even going straight into the world of work after you leave full-time education, this plan is here to support you.

Whatever your plan may be, by following this weekly plan, you’ll find something useful each week - and who knows - you may even consider a different path after learning something new!

A new step will unlock every week with information, tasks or research opportunities. 

We’re starting off with an easy one. If you’re currently in Year 13 and you think that studying Higher Education is for you, it’s about a year until you’ll be packing your bags and heading off to start your studies! From this week, you can submit your UCAS application as so we thought that this is a good week to start exploring the UCAS website at:


Tasks for this week

When you are on the site, see if you can find the following:

  • The most important dates and deadlines that you will need to consider if you will be submitting a UCAS application.
  • What are the different components of a UCAS application?
  • How to chat with current students to get an insight into what student life might be like.

Useful resources

Once you have completed the task above, you can learn more by taking a look at our UCAS Options video.

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