Ucas application 2011 overview

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Ucas application 2011 overview

  1. 1. Your UCAS application<br />
  2. 2. UCAS<br />
  3. 3. Finance<br />
  4. 4. Student Finance England<br />or<br />www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance<br />
  5. 5. Maintenance Grant or Special Support Grant <br /><ul><li> Doesn’t have to be paid back
  6. 6. Covers living expenses (food, books, travel, etc)
  7. 7. Means-tested: e.g. If income is £25K or less, you might receive £2906</li></ul> If income is over £50,020, you will receive £0<br />
  8. 8. Bursary or Scholarship<br /><ul><li> Doesn’t have to be paid back
  9. 9. Helps with living expenses
  10. 10. Is means-tested and paid if you are receiving a Maintenance or a Special Support Grant and paying full fees; availability and amount depends on the college or university
  11. 11. Typical bursary is £900 per annum</li></li></ul><li>Tuition Fee Loan<br /><ul><li> Has to be paid back
  12. 12. Covers tuition expenses
  13. 13. Could be up to £3,290
  14. 14. Start to pay it back (plus interest) when your salary is over £15,000 a year</li></li></ul><li>Maintenance Loan<br /><ul><li> Has to be paid back
  15. 15. Helps with living expenses
  16. 16. Amount you receive is means-tested and depends on where you are studying and living
  17. 17. Start to pay it back (plus interest) when your salary is over £15,000 a year</li></li></ul><li>Apply 2011: Who is involved?<br /><ul><li> Student
  18. 18. Tutor
  19. 19. Study Support Tutor
  20. 20. Jo Harbron</li></li></ul><li>Who is involved?<br />Student<br /><ul><li> Requests reference from tutor
  21. 21. Completes the registration and application sections of Apply 2011
  22. 22. Writes personal statement
  23. 23. Makes online payment
  24. 24. Sends application (internal)</li></li></ul><li>Who is involved?<br />Tutor<br /><ul><li> Reads completed application
  25. 25. Writes reference
  26. 26. Gives predicted grade</li></li></ul><li>Who is involved?<br />Study Support Tutor<br /><ul><li> Gives guidance with application process
  27. 27. Proofreads personal statement
  28. 28. Sends completed application to UCAS</li></li></ul><li>Who is involved?<br />Jo Harbron<br /><ul><li> Supplies BTEC number</li></li></ul><li>Deadlines<br />15th October 2010Veterinary, Medicine, Dentistry15th January 2011All other courses<br />

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