How to write an effective personal statement: 15 July, 10-11am

Welcome to the University of Derby's how to write an effective personal statement live chat. This virtual event will provide you with information about what to include and how to write your personal statement, as well as guidance on completing your UCAS application.

You can watch videos, download useful resources and live chat with our staff and Student Ambassadors. 

Advice from UCAS

We know that you are unable to come and visit the University at the moment, therefore we have created a live chat so you can speak to our staff and current students about writing your personal statement.

This video, created by UCAS, provides excellent advice on where to begin with your personal statement. This includes advice on what skills and qualities to include, support on how to structure a statement and guidance on what to avoid.

Watch this video and find out everything you need to know to write your UCAS personal statement.

Top tips for completing your UCAS application

Hear top tips on writing your UCAS application and personal statement in this video, created by the Widening Access team at the University of Derby.

A 5 minute video focusing on top tips for creating a university application through UCAS.

To ensure you all have all the information and advice you need to help you write your UCAS application we have created a live chat. You can speak to our admissions team and current students about questions you may have for completing your UCAS application and writing your personal statement. We will have 3 different chat feeds available:

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Live chat

Speak to our Admissions team and our Student Ambassadors for advice on how to write an effective personal statement.

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