3. What do you look for in a successful applicant?
This can be quite an open-ended question, and, once again it speaks to international students’ desire to stand out in a competitive environment.
There’s no ‘one’ right way to answer this question - we appreciate that every UK university might be the right fit for different types of students.
However, we would suggest that this question presents a golden opportunity to make sure international students have a strong grasp of how to navigate the UCAS application process.
For example, for many students, writing the UCAS Personal Statement can feel like a very unwieldy and intimidating process, especially if English isn’t their first language!
So this question is a great opportunity to remind your international applicants of the ‘dos and don’ts’ when writing a Personal Statement.
If you’re looking for a little inspiration, below are some of the great responses we’ve heard from UK universities on some of our events in the past.
Here’s what Yasmin Hossein, a university rep at University College London, told our students at a UK showcase.