UK University Applications

Wentworth Education has a dedicated and experienced team of consultants who can help you strengthen your application when applying to university in the UK. We can advise on course and university choices as well as provide tuition and mock interviews with subject specialists. We can also help with personal statements, UCAS and subject specific tests such as critical thinking.

UK University Applications

Wentworth Education has a dedicated and experienced team of consultants who can help you strengthen your application when applying to university in the UK. We can advise on course and university choices as well as provide tuition and mock interviews with subject specialists. We can also help with personal statements, UCAS and subject specific tests such as critical thinking.

UK University Consulting at Wentworth Education

UCAS is the gateway to applying to all UK universities. It can seem bewildering, demonstrating the prerequisites to apply to each course, and the strategy of where to apply can be challenging. Wentworth Education can help you navigate this process, and even prepare for interviews.

Overview of Wentworth's UK University Consulting

Wentworth Education offer a bespoke service to students looking for support in applying to UK universities. Our experienced consultants can guide you from A level choices, to writing your personal statement, and even give advice on what extra curricular activities would boost your application to a particular course.

Oxbridge Preparation

Applying to Oxford and Cambridge is one of the most daunting experiences a student faces in their final year of school. Although these prestigious institutions require both excellent academic results and strong personal statements, the interview is the true test. Wentworth’s experienced consultants can advise on what to expect in the interview, what interviews are looking for, and how best to demonstrate your ability and approach the interview. Moreover, Wentworth can help arrange mock Oxbridge interviews, with teachers and academics.

How to Apply to the UK for University from International Schools

An application to the UK for university is deceptively simple. All applications pass through UCAS, an online portal, where students submit their grades from national exams, predicted grades, and one essay. Students can select up to 6 schools, 4 if applying for medicine. The deadline for applications is 15 October for Oxford or Cambridge, and 01 January for all other universities. Only Oxford and Cambridge interview students, although UCL and Imperial do ask for further information to be submitted. Decisions are primarily based on the grades and essay, and students notified on a rolling basis from October / November through February / March. Offers may be conditional upon final exam grades in the IB, A level, or AP systems. As a result of the simplicity of this application process, we encourage students to apply! Of course, Oxford and Cambridge conduct academic interviews which are challenging and require preparation.

Exam Tutoring for School Levers: A Levels, Pre U, and IB

Once the interview has been completed, one of Wentworth’s team of consultants will continue to mentor and guide students through our UK university application service to ensure that they are on track for the right grades at A Level or IB. The consultant can also arrange additional Wentworth tuition if the student needs help reaching the high standard of results Oxford and Cambridge require of their students.

Medical School Applications

Wentworth also specialises in helping with medical school applications. We work with numerous medical students and doctors, all of whom are attending or have attended elite medical schools in the UK or US.

Contact Us To Discuss How We Can Help

Please contact us if you would like to hear more or want to book a session with one of our UK Univerities consultants or have a mock interview.

Selected UK University Consulting Testimonials

Please see below some example UK University Consulting Testimonials that we have received. If you would like to hear more, you may be interested to read about our tutor guarantee or to read about Wentworth Tutors' philosophy and approach in a letter to parents from Dr Katherine Wiles, our Founder. Alternatively, some more UK University Consulting Testimonials can be found on our dedicated testimonials page, where you can filter by subject.

SAT | Peter Minnig

"Peter has worked really well with [my son]. And [my son] would definitely like to schedule more classes with Peter." ... See Peter Minnig's tutoring profile.

US University Admissions Test | Wentworth Education Private Tutoring

"It was good working with [Harry] ... we went through good approaches and methods to tackle the questions."

First year university algebrea | Laura Caune

"Laura is an exceptionally able mathematician with the rare quality of understanding intuitively what students require. She provides great advice, and she gives confidence to her students." ... See Laura Caune's tutoring profile.

A Level RS | Fenella Chesterfield

"Fenella is brilliant and [my daughter] has really warmed to her and has found her sessions very informative and bespoke to her needs and they have helped [my daughter] to start to focus on what she really needs to address and how in order to succeed in her A levels." ... See Fenella Chesterfield's tutoring profile.

English Literature A Level | Andrew Dickinson

"Andrew, as a tutor, was extremely attentive and helpful. His insight and advice was invaluable and helped me to achieve an A* at A Level. Apart from this, his strengths were his passion for the topics and the way he inspired in me a love for English Literature." ... See Andrew Dickinson's tutoring profile.

Engineering Tripos at Cambridge Application | Mathew Smith

"We are very grateful for the job that Mathew has done for [our son], especially the diagnostic part of it, as we didn't know that he had significant gaps in his knowledge. We found Mathew very helpful managing the time pressure problem (and that was a main weakness for our son!)" ... See Mathew Smith's tutoring profile.

Oxford University Mentoring | William Bennett

"This student applied to Human Sciences at Oxford University on her gap year. We met for a series of sessions to work on her personal statement and prepare for interview, discussing topical reading material and how to write about her work experience in a thoughtful and interesting way. She has since received an offer from her first-choice college at Oxford. " ... See William Bennett's tutoring profile.

Oxbridge student | Dr Karis Riley

"I have known Karis for nearly a decade. Karis is highly intelligent and academically gifted. She has a passion for learning and love of education like no one else I know. She is widely read, questioning and intellectually curious by nature - all skills I think an excellent tutor should have and pass on to their students. I would highly recommend Karis' abilities to anyone looking for additional academic support." ... See Dr Karis Riley's tutoring profile.

University Mechanical Engineering | Dr Benjamin Hardy

"I had Ben for three sessions over the course of a week on a topic that I didn't know much about and needed some quick fire revision for an upcoming exam. He made example questions and walked through them with me. He also found textbooks online relating to my studies and was able to show different methods towards my studies and help me understand the easiest and most efficient way. " ... See Dr Benjamin Hardy's tutoring profile.

French and Spanish | Katherine Smith

"You have been the best Languages teacher I've ever had by far. You are always really supportive and kind. You managed to make learning languages fun and you have helped me change my mindset for the best. I used to be so negative and you have managed to change that. Thank you so much. Thank you for making our language lessons so fun and enjoyable. We all really feel that since you taught us we have learned so much. Thank you for being a great teacher - you've really helped me with my French and Spanish. Students at Stoke College Suffolk " ... See Katherine Smith's tutoring profile.