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Advice on Choosing a University Course

For a young person, making a big decision is never easy, so career guidance from an education professional is invaluable. As many universities become more competitive, teachers need to step up and ensure their students effectively research the right course and institution for their future. 


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University Application Advice

It’s just like writing an essay – only harder. Advise your students on how to draft a professional UCAS application that best reflects their skills and strengths, keep them focused on upcoming deadlines and learn more about the practical support available from HE institutions.


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Study Advice for University Applicants

UniBox has collected some insightful texts that can help engage young people with potential subjects of study. Suitable for pre-application reading to get a feel for the area of study, or as thoughtful preparation for a university course.


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EPQ Study Skills


The University of East Anglia and UniBox present a 45-page guide to achieving the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).

This start-to-finish guidance is designed to help pupils through picking a subject, writing effectively and adding clout to your argument, researching and reading around the subject, staying on task, presentation and more.

You can download the Study Skills Resources booklet for free here (pdf - 2.3Mb). 


EPQ Study Skills Resources



Presentation - Making Sense of the Extended Project Qualification

This presentattion was given by Dr John L Taylor, EPQ Chief Examiner and Director of Learning, Teaching and Innovation at Cranleigh School, at the UCAS Annual Conference for Teachers and Advisers in January 2017. It explains what an EPQ is, how it should be taught, and what makes a good project.

You can download the presentation in .pdf format here.

University League Tables

The position a university holds on a league table can have one of the strongest influences on a student’s decision. UniBox aims to broaden the public perspective of this ranking system and present alternative advice on what defines a leading university. 


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Steph and Carl from UEA's Recruitment and Outreach team have designed a series of webinars especially for teachers and career advisers in schools and colleges.

Teacher Webinar: Supporting a UCAS Application

Coming Soon

  • Help your Students Complete their Student Finance Application
  • Behind the Scenes of a Summer School
  • Teaser - Teachers Conference 2016
  • From Admissions Office to your Office