Resource library

Explore our collection of resources below, which aim to help families better understand the process of applying to a university in the UK.

A guide for parents


Jargon buster

See a list of words commonly used by universities and Higher Education Institutions.

Videos and links

Before applying

Things to consider when choosing a university





See also

Graduate employment rate.

Student satisfaction.

Teaching excellence.

Personal statements and interviews


Download a template

Download a guide on how to write a personal statement for a university application (PDF - 0.05 Mb).

Watch the video


Interview and portfolio tips

Creative Arts - View videos with interview and portfolio tips for Creative Arts students.

Explore open days


Come and take a look around

Book your open day visit today.


Take a virtual open day tour

You can create your own virtual open day tour now if you can't wait to take a look around. The virtual tour will provide information about your chosen subject and the University of Hertfordshire.

Start your virtual tour

See also

More about open days, visits and webinars at the University of Hertfordshire.

View accommodation options



See also

More about the award-winning accommodation at the University of Hertfordshire.

Results day and university offers


Preparing for results day


Making sense of university offers

At university

Pre-arrival information


See also

Joining instructions for students at the University of Hertfordshire.

Preparation and arrival for international students.

Hertfordshire Students’ Union


See also

More about the University of Hertfordshire Students' Union.

Career services


See also

More about careers and employment support.

After graduation

Awards Ceremonies


See also

More about Award Ceremonies at the University of Hertfordshire.