Year 12 UCAS Summer Sessions

Key Dates

  1. University campus visit – Huddersfield, Thursday 22nd June 2017
  2. UCAS convention – Leeds, Wednesday 28th June
  3. Deadline for having UCAS complete and sent is 15th October 2017

Week 1 – Tuesday 6th June

Period 1: Group A
Period 2: Group B

  • Filling in UCAS form
  • Starting to research courses

Must continue to complete UCAS form in your own time. Use help sheet on FIREFLY. It is quite time consuming so keep chipping away at it.

Week 2 – Tuesday 13th June

Period 1: Group B
Period 2: Group A

  • Filling in ULAS form
  • Continuing to research courses through ULAS

ULAS code = minsthorpe_2017

Must continue to complete UCAS and ULAS form in your own time. Use help sheet on FIREFLY.

Week 3 – Tuesday 20th June

Period 1: Group A
Period 2: Group B

  • Work on Paragraph 1 & 2 for Personal Statement in ULAS (FOCUS – Passion for subject and why do you enjoy studying current courses)
  • Continue to research courses

Must continue to complete UCAS and ULAS form in your own time. Use help sheet on FIREFLY.

UNIVERSITY CAMPUS VISIT – HUDDERSFIELD, THURSDAY 22ND JUNE

Week 4 – Tuesday 27th June

Period 1: Group B
Period 2: Group A

  • Work on Paragraph 3 & 4 for Personal Statement in ULAS (FOCUS – Why you’re studying school subjects and what is the relevance / How have you developed your interests beyond school in these subjects)
  • Continue to research courses

Must continue to complete UCAS and ULAS form in your own time. Use help sheet on FIREFLY.

UCAS CONVENTION – LEEDS, WEDNESDAY 28TH JUNE

Week 5 – Tuesday 4th July

Period 1: Group A
Period 2: Group B

  • Work on Paragraph 5 & 6 for Personal Statement in ULAS (FOCUS – Overview of extra-curricular, not course related / say how you will contribute to Uni life [relate back to Paragraph 1])
  • Continue to research courses

Must continue to complete UCAS and ULAS form in your own time. Use help sheet on FIREFLY.

Week 6 – Tuesday 11th July

Period 1: Group B
Period 2: Group A

  • Review FINAL DRAFT of your Personal Statement in ULAS
  • Continue to research courses

Must continue to complete UCAS and ULAS form in your own time. Use help sheet on FIREFLY.

Week 7 – Tuesday 18th July

Period 1: Group A
Period 2: Group B

Complete REFERENCE questions in ULAS – This is essential to help your mentor write your reference for UCAS.

Summer Holiday Work

Keep researching courses to make sure you have the most suitable courses selected. The Final Draft Personal Statement isn’t a ‘done deal’ until you send it off in October. You must have the UCAS and ULAS completed.