1.1.1 Talk about what first got me
interested in Performing Arts and
why it has played a big part in my
1.2 Previous and
1.2.1 All of your qualifications will be in your UCAS
application, but be sure to include any Drama
courses in your personal statement, stating what
you've learned, how it's helped and so on.
1.3 Relevant work
1.3.1 Mention the work I did with
Spectacle Theatre and what that
taught me about the inner
workings of the Performing Arts
industry. Also mention working
with Drama teachers, how I
learned about different warmups
and other things.
2 How do I write it?
2.1 Introduction: Start with
something that will get
the readers attention,
such as an interesting
fact or a quote.
2.2 Structure: What do I want to include? Put it in an
order that would be most relevant for what the
Unis are looking for.
2.2.1 E.g: Intro, past experiences, related qualifications, other qualifications, work experience.
2.2.2 Conclusion: Reinforce
commitment and enthusiasm for
the course, as well as the other
skills you have for university.
3 Other Details?
3.1 Be sure to check spelling,
punctuation and grammar.
3.1.1 Leave plenty of time
redraft and get
3.2 Length: My personal statement
cannot exceed 4000 characters
or 47 lines of text.
3.2.1 This includes spaces and blank lines.
3.3 UCAS has software to detect
similarities in statements, so be sure
not to copy someone else.