Resources for university applicants

The University of Birmingham’s Student Recruitment & Outreach team has created several videos and other resources that teachers and careers advisers can use to help guide students in years 12 and 13.


We also recommend these useful resources:


This interactive website helps sixth form students develop the skills they’ll need at university, with tips, advice, activities and materials. 

Junior prospectus

Aimed at years 10 and upwards, our junior prospectus features exercises to introduce higher education. It can also be used alongside our learning resource pack

Essential guide to university applications

Our guide for students, teachers and careers advisers, including advice for applying to university, personal statements and student funding. 


Every term, we produce a printed newsletter named the Schools & Colleges Update, which includes all our news and details of upcoming events. We also send a regular e-newsletter to keep teachers and careers advisers up to date with developments in higher education. To join our mailing list, email or speak to Jessica Oakes on +44 (0)121 414 2242. 

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