Personal Statements

The personal statement is an important part of an application to go to University- known as a UCAS application. It’s your chance to describe your ambitions, skills, and experience to university and college admissions staff. There is a lot of great information on the UCAS website to support you in writing your personal statement.

If you’re not sure where to start, watch this video.

For further information, including a mind map, worksheet and blogs follow the links below:

How to Write an Undergraduate Personal Statement

Personal Statement Pointers

The Uni Guide

Students’ top tips
No one knows more about the task at hand than your peers. UCAS asked their Facebook fans who had already applied to uni for their personal statement top tips – here’s what they said: