Second year student, Sarah, asked her parents how they felt when she applied to university and left Brighton to study in Suffolk.
Applying to university can be a stressful time for both you and your child. We're here to support you both through the application journey.
Please view our advice below for more information on applying to university, what clearing means and the process for securing a place.
We also have some content from parents and guardians themselves - take a look at their experiences and what they have to say.
Take a look at our tips and advice for supporting your child through clearing.
Take a look at our advice, FAQs and student stories.
Take a look at our university jargon buster for a glossary of university-related words and their definitions.