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Applying to University

Please note that due to the coronavirus outbreak, there have been some changes to the application process. You can find Sheffield Hallam’s latest advice for applicants here, while UCAS continues to provide updates here. The information below reflects the “normal” application process and is mostly still accurate, despite the Coronavirus adjustments.  

You can apply to Sheffield Hallam online, through UCAS. You can apply from mid-September until the end of June, but try to submit your application by 15 January, because after this date courses can be closed to applications. If you apply after the end of June, you should apply through Clearing.  

Course Open Days 2021 - Advice for new applicants

Whether you’ve just submitted an application to university, or you’re still considering whether it’s the right path for you, we’ve created some straightforward presentations to help you take your next step. 

Applying to university after the January UCAS deadline

Don’t worry if you didn’t apply to university before the January UCAS deadline; there’s still plenty of time for you to submit an application. This presentation will talk you through the application process, including finding a course, writing a personal statement, and what you can expect to hear back from the universities you apply to.

Watch the video presentation below for more information.

UCAS application submitted – what happens next? 

There’s plenty to consider once you’ve submitted your university application. This presentation covers everything that happens between applying and enrolling, including making a final decision on your course, selection events you may be invited to, and applying for student finance and accommodation.

Watch the video presentation below for more information. 

Why higher education? A mature student’s guide 

We understand that applying to university as a mature student can be a bit daunting. This presentation covers why you might want to consider university as a mature student, what support is available to you, and practical advice about progressing an application.

Watch the video presentation below for more information.

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