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Applying to university can cause increased anxiety, but not just for your young person – we know that as parents and carers you want to do whatever you can to help them through this important stage of their lives. For some, the process can seem quite unfamiliar but UCAS have created useful resources especially for you, to help you give the best advice and support.

To get started, use the interactive Parent Information Tool which offers advice, hints and tips to guide you through the entire application process. It covers everything from starting the application, to confirming a place, as well as valuable information about other aspects of university life, like accommodation and student finance.

Sign up to their Monthly Newsletter to receive  timely information about what’ll be happening with your young person’s application, as well as valuable reminders of what they need to do throughout the year.

UCAS also have dedicated Parent Bloggers (Martin and Julie) to help you get an inside view of what to expect from your own journey.

Useful Documents

North East Raising Aspiration Partnership
c/o Marketing and Student Recruitment
Newcastle University

Tel: 0191 208 3128