Find the best university

Use Lumos Education’s University Advice Service to find the best university. Our university specialists help you to find the ideal university course for you. 

Prepare for University

University entrance procedures can be lengthy and confusing. Where possible, it is important for families to plan early. Consider which school subjects to take. These may affect the choice of university degree course.  Attending university open days, which we can arrange for you, can help you to get a feel for different universities.  It is useful to explore the city or campus to help you to decide where you would feel most comfortable studying.  

Why Lumos university advice service?

Our university advice is not a one size fits all approach.  You can choose from a wide variety of options tailored to your requirements.  These range from an hour’s consultation to our full University Application Service.  Our consultants can advise on all aspects of the university application. Including the subjects to study at school, the best Oxbridge college for your chosen subject, preparing UCAS applications and personal statements. Our mentors are also on hand to help you to manage the transition from school to university. They provide academic and emotional support. Mentors can help with study skills during your university course.  

We take finding the best university for you very seriously.  Our consultants listen carefully to your needs throughout the process. 

Helping you to achieve your goals

The transition from school to university can be challenging. We understand this process,  The first and most important part of the University Advice Service is to understand your future aspirations.  You might want a career in veterinary medicine, dream of managing an art gallery in New York or becoming a trader on the stock market.  Our sensitive advice will take into account your future ambitions as well as your current academic situation. 

University advice process

Our bespoke approach ensures that we find the best university for our clients. Depending on your needs, we may advise on the following:

  • Which course to choose
  • University employment statistics
  • Oxbridge timescales
  • Individual Oxbridge colleges and their specialisms
  • Oxbridge entrance exams
  • Interview preparation
  • Work experience or internships to strengthen your university application
  • BMAT exams
  • Your UCAS personal statement


What our clients say

Your university consultant was delightful and encouraging.