Advice for parents, guardians and carers

Everything you need to help your child decide on their next steps.

Applying to university

Clearing guide

Not sure what Clearing is all about? Find out what you need to know and our practical tips for supporting someone through the process.

Clearing guide

Parent, Guardian and Carer Guide

Download our free guide, containing everything you need to support a young person with their options and decision-making, and help them through the UCAS application process.

Parent, Guardian and Carer Guide

Alternatives to uni

Parents Evening: The UCAS parent podcast

Wondering how Clearing works? Not sure what happens on results day? Curious to find out more about apprenticeships? Our new podcast series Parents Evening tackles all these topics and more.

Go to podcasts 

Researching their options

Dealing with exams and revision stress

Exam season is an intense time for students, so we’ve got some handy tips to help you support the young people in your life with revision tips and how to manage their stress (and yours).

Revision tips and managing exam stress

Key dates and the application journey

Find out all the key dates and deadlines you need to know for 2024 entry applications, and help your child keep their application on track.

Go to key dates

Student finance and accommodation