Welcome to our parent/carer area, where you'll find lots of useful resources to support you and your child in making informed choices when selecting and applying to university.

As a first step, and for a general overview of university study, it might be useful to watch our Youtube video Life at University to give an overview of what university entails for a student.

For more in-depth information, we have collated some of the common themes on applying to university and university life below based on frequently asked questions from parents and carers.



Here you'll find useful information on student loans and tuition fees.

Academic and Pastoral Support

We explain university support services, accommodation, socialising and study skills here.

Open Days and Course Choice

Find useful materials on university open days and guidance on choosing subjects to study

Application Process

You'll find lots of information here about the process of applying to university here


You'll find a UCAS career list and fun quiz on careers after university

Jargon Buster

Not sure about all the terms? We've created a jargon buster with definitions of common university terminology!