Transition to university

We have lots of resources in this section looking at applying for history at university, how to prepare for interviews, what life as an undergraduate historian might be like and what to expect on a history course. What we want are more historians and people interested in history to do well so we invest in resources that will help you get into further study. We also have a wealth of articles, pamphlets and resources to help with your work and research as you do your history degree.

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  • Studying History at Competitive Universities: Student's guide

    Multipage Article

    So you've decided to apply to study history at a competitive university. This guide is intended to help you through the process so that your application is as good as it can be. It is not intended to replace the help and advice you can get from the people who...

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  • Transition to University

    Multipage Article

    In this series of short films history undergraduates answer questions about their experiences of the transition to university and about extended student engagement. A joint project of the Historical Association and the History Subject Centre.

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