We will be running a series of three free pre-event webinars in the weeks leading up to the September 29 virtual event to introduce you to the Russell Group.

Each webinar will be led by representatives from eight different Russell Group universities and will provide you with detailed advice and insights into UCAS applications, student life, and why studying at a Russell Group university might be the right choice for you. All webinars will include a short Q&A session so you can get answers to all of your questions.

The webinars will be recorded and uploaded to the UK University Search YouTube Channel so you can view them on-demand.

Applying to a Russell Group University

Wednesday 15 September 16.30-18.30

Are you thinking of applying to universities in the Russell Group?

Join representatives from eight Russell Group universities as they share their tips on applying to Russell Group universities. They’ll cover the importance of exploring entry requirements, alongside offering expert insight on writing your personal statement. Whether you want to understand the application process or find out what Russell Group universities are really looking for, this session is for you. This will be delivered as a panel session. There will be many opportunities to ask questions to help with deciding your university choices.

Panelists: University of Liverpool, Kings College London, University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, Queen Mary University of London, LSE (London School of Economics & Political Science), UCL(University College London) & Newcastle University.


Why choose a Russell Group University, with RG Chief Executive Dr Tim Bradshaw

Wednesday 22 September 16.30-18.30

The Russell Group’s 24 members are world-class, research-intensive universities. They share some distinctive characteristics, but they are unique institutions, each with their own history, ethos and course offering. However, with an abundance of choices out there, why choose to study at a Russell Group university?

Join The Russell Group CEO Dr Tim Bradshaw and our panel of eight universities as they discuss what it means to study at a Russell Group university, and why it might be the right choice for you.

Panelists: Russell Group's Dr Tim Bradshaw and University of Warwick, University of Southampton, University of Birmingham, University of Glasgow, University of York, University of Oxford, University of Manchester & University of Bristol.


Student Life at a Russell Group University – What is it really like?

Monday 27 September 16.30-18.30

Join our panel of current students as they discuss what life is really like at a Russell Group university. They’ll be discussing their journey from making an application back in school or college to looking for employment opportunities, and everything else in between.

Whether you are still considering if university is the right option for you, or if you have already applied, this session is not to be missed. Get your questions ready!

Panelists: Durham University, Queens University Belfast, University of Nottingham, University of Leeds, University of Sheffield, University of Exeter, Cardiff University & University of Edinburgh.