UCAS/Discovery Week

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A week full of inspiration, information, and live events! 

Get ahead this summer... Explore the possibilities. Start making plans. And focus on you and your future.

This June, we’re bringing you a whole lot of inspiration, information, and live events, with everything you need to get your future plans on track this summer – all packed into just one week, and online!
  • Over 100 unis, colleges and employers
  • Live application clinics and personal statement workshops
  • Course taster sessions and virtual tours
  • Uni life stories and student Q&As
  • Apprentices talk apprenticeships
  • Careers of the future
  • Student finance made easy
  • Cribs live ft. student accommodation

...And lots more!

So, whether you’re looking for some inspiration. Need help with choosing the right path, course, uni, apprenticeship… even accommodation. Or, are ready to take the next step this summer and make a start on your application. Sign up today to take part in what’s set to be an unmissable week and join us live 22 – 26 June.

Opening times

Tue 22 June 2021 - 10:00 to Sat 26 June 2021 - 15:00

Not sure where to begin and in need of some inspiration? 

Join live career workshops on how to get started, talk to current students about things they wish they knew, and work your way through an entire showcase of career opportunities.

Still looking or keeping an open mind? 

Explore and meet 100+ unis and employers, take part in live students Q&As, and experience what it’s really like with virtual tours, taster sessions, and more.

All set and ready to apply? 

Get a whistle-stop tour of the UCAS essentials including live application clinics and personal statement workshops. Learn about interviews, finance, student accommodation, and more.


“These events were absolutely vital for my uni research!!”

A taste of on-demand...

On top of the 50 live sessions we’ll be running throughout the week, you’ll have access to tons of content on-demand. 

Watch and learn about planet and life-saving careers. Hear from current uni students and apprentices. Download prospectus and course info. Get practical advice on applying, personal statements, apprenticeships, and more.


Explore and meet over 100 unis, colleges, and employers

On days 2 and 3 of UCAS/Discovery Week (Wed 23 and Thurs 24 June), over 100 unis and employers will be live with subject specialists and admissions experts between 10:00 – 15:00 and 18:00 – 20:00 (UK time).

Chat live 1:1 to ask questions and talk more about the courses or apprenticeships on offer. Or, browse through prospectus, virtual tours, and more.


Our Live Lounge top picks

With live sessions throughout the entire week (day and night), you can come along to all five days or dip in for just an hour. Whatever it takes to get the answers and advice you need. 

Here’s a taste of what’s in store in our Live Lounge...

Tues 22 June

  • How to start researching what’s right for you
  • Lecture tasters
  • Subject essentials: All I need to know about studying…
  • Students' guide: university vs. apprenticeship
  • Parent’s session: Your questions answered
  • UCAS Application clinic

Wed 23 June

  • Choosing the right course for you            
  • Life after university        
  • Student finance made easy         
  • Student sessions and live Q&As
  • Lecture tasters
  • Women in Engineering
  • Cribs live: inside student accommodation
  • How to land your dream apprenticeship
  • UCAS Application clinic

Thurs 24 June

  • Finding the perfect university for you     
  • UCAS Application clinic
  • The students guide to university
  • Secrets to a powerful personal statement            
  • Applying to Oxford and Cambridge
  • Apprentices talk apprenticeships
  • Uni live chat
  • Real-life student stories
  • Turning your passion into a career

Fri 25 June

  • Where will this course lead me?
  • Student finance explained
  • How to make your CV stand out
  • How to land your dream job
  • Student sessions and live Q&As
  • Subject essentials: All I need to know about studying…
  • Secrets to a powerful personal statement            
  • UCAS Application clinic
Sat 26 June
  • Parents panel – all you need to know about supporting with their next steps
  • UCAS Application clinic
  • Ten easy tips to ace your interview 

See the full line-up


“The Live Lounges got me thinking about things I hadn’t necessarily considered.”
You'll meet...
  • Aberystwyth University
  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Aston University
  • Bangor University
  • BIMM Institute
  • Bishop Grosseteste University
  • Bloomberg
  • Brunel University London
  • Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Cardiff University
  • CGI
  • CITB
  • City, University of London
  • Coventry University
  • De MontFort University
  • Durham University
  • Edge Hill University
  • Escape Studios (Part of Pearson College London)
  • Falmouth University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Hartpury University
  • Hereford College of Arts
  • Keele University
  • King's College London
  • Kingston University
  • Lancaster University
  • Leeds Arts University
  • Leeds Trinity University
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • London Metropolitan University
  • London South Bank University
  • Loughborough University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Mott MacDonald
  • MSD
  • New College of the Humanities
  • Newcastle University
  • Northumbria University
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • Pearson Business School (Part of Pearson College London)
  • Plymouth College of Art
  • PwC
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • Queen's University Belfast
  • Ravensbourne University London
  • Royal Agricultural University
  • Royal Air Force
  • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
  • SOAS University of London
  • Solent University - Southampton
  • St Mary's University
  • Staffordshire University
  • Swansea University
  • The Academy of Contemporary Music
  • The Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
  • The Northern School of Art
  • The University of Law
  • The University of Leeds
  • The University of Manchester
  • The University of Sheffield
  • UCAS
  • University Centre Sparsholt
  • University Centre Weston
  • University College Birmingham
  • University College of Osteopathy
  • University for Creative Arts
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Bath
  • University of Brighton
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • University of Chester
  • University of Chichester
  • University of Cumbria
  • University of Derby
  • University of Dundee
  • University of East Anglia (UEA)
  • University of East London
  • University of Essex
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Gloucestershire
  • University of Greenwich
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • University of Huddersfield
  • University of Hull
  • University of Kent
  • University of Leicester
  • University of Lincoln
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of Northampton
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Plymouth
  • University of Plymouth, Faculty of Health
  • University of Portsmouth
  • University of Reading
  • University of Roehampton
  • University of Salford
  • University of South Wales
  • University of Southampton
  • University of Strathclyde
  • University of Suffolk
  • University of Surrey
  • University of Sussex
  • University of the Arts London
  • University of Wales Trinity Saint David
  • University of Warwick
  • University of West London
  • University of Westminster
  • University of Winchester
  • University of Wolverhampton
  • University of York
  • UWE Bristol
  • Wrexham Glyndwr University
  • Writtle University College