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Results Day 2018

After years of hard work, exams, and assessments, results day is approaching. In the lead up to the day you might feel a mix of emotions, which is completely natural, but taking some small steps in advance of and on the day can take the stress out of results day.

Exam Top Tips!

1. Look after yourself

Exam period can be a busy and stressful time, so it’s important to look after yourself to enable you to perform at your best. Make sure you are eating well and drinking plenty of water to aid concentration and fuel yourself. You might be tempted to skip breakfast before an exam if you’re nervous, but try having some cereal or wholemeal toast with a piece of fruit.

2. Sleep well 

Missed the UCAS Deadline?

If you didn't manage to submit an application by the 15th January, don't worry! There are still ways to secure a place for September. UCAS will still process applications they receive after this date, until 30th June, however there are no guarantees universities will give equal consideration to your application, it will depend on how many other applications the course has recieved. 

Getting the most from Open Days/Evenings

It’s that time of year again when universities and colleges are holding their open events. You might already know exactly what you would like to study and use open days as a method of deciding where to complete your studies, or you might use open days to explore your options surrounding certain subject areas that interest you.

See our top tips below on how to get the most from university and college open events:

Welcome to the FutureMe blog!

Welcome to the FutureMe blog!

FutureMe is here to give you information, advice and support about higher education opportunities in the North East of England. There are so many great opportunities here and we want to help you consider them all.

Keep up to date with our blog to hear from current students and recent graduates for their thoughts on their courses, the best things about studying and why the North East is such a great place to continue your education. Our bloggers will also share helpful hints and tips about applying and student life.