Being the first in the family to go to university

Being the first person in your family to go to university

Being the first person in your family to go to university can feel daunting, says Charlie Pullen, but researching and asking for advice can help you

A level Results Day

A level results day: going through adjustment

If you end up getting higher grades than you expected, you may want to go through adjustment to find a different university. It certainly worked for one University of Sheffield student

University application form

A level results day: a vice-chancellor's guide to clearing

Mike Thomas urges students to keep calm and take advantage of the clearing process if they miss out on their expected exam results

Sutton Trust US programme

Brits in America: From Dundee to New York

Supported by the Sutton Trust, Bonnie MacRae was able to achieve her dream of attending university in New York and will be blogging her university experience for Times Higher Education

Clearing case study.

Clearing gave me the second chance I needed

Clearing helped one student to find a course and university that were more suitable than her initial choices


Going to university at the age of 37

Although university is traditionally seen as the next step after school, it’s never too late to go into higher education, writes Robyn Bateman

University of Oxford

Dispelling the myths around elite universities

No student should feel like they don’t deserve to attend a prestigious university, writes University of Oxford graduate Adam Wicks

Gates at Harvard University

Brits in America: Heading to Harvard

In the first of her blogs for Times Higher Education, Welsh student Raphaëlle Soffe discusses her journey to attending Harvard University