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Advising Resources for UK Schools and Students

Advisor at USA College Day

Do you advise UK students interested in studying in the USA? Our advising team is here to help!

Don’t hesitate to refer your students to our comprehensive resources on study in the USA. The Commission hosts an annual undergraduate study in the US event, our USA College Day, in addition to two-hour seminars on undergraduate study held throughout the year. 

Read on for more information about:

Monthly Advisors' E-newsletter

Fulbright sends a monthly e-newsletter to prospective undergraduate students, as well as teachers and careers advisors. E-newsletters include information on upcoming Fulbright events, as well as helpful advising tips and resources created specifically for teachers and careers advisors. You will receive the latest study in the US-UK advice, scholarship information, application tips, Fulbright news and much more! You may sign up for email updates by registering on our website.

Advisor Training Seminars

The Fulbright advising team offers training sessions for UK teachers and careers advisors on undergraduate study. Advisor training seminars include in-depth information on the US higher education system from experts in the field. Learn how to help your students ace admission exams, find funding for US study, choose a university and successfully complete their applications. Also learn about your role with references, transcripts and application forms.

Upcoming Session: September 2017 - University in the USA Advisor Training Conference, London

This is our largest conference, which will be an in-depth training session for schools advising applicants to US universities. This session is not to be missed! Registration will open in summer 2017.

Please note Fulbright advisors often give talks on US study and admissions at conferences hosted by individual schools or organisations such as AGCAS, ICG, COA, CRAC, ISCO etc. To invite Fulbright to speak at an advisors' conference or to plan one in your local area, email outreach@fulbright.org.uk

Online Resources for Teachers and Careers Advisors

Missed our last advisor training seminar? Advisors are welcome to attend our seminars or webinars. We also encourage you to explore the information on this website.

Here are a few key pages or resources we would like to draw to your attention to:

Online Communities

Be the first to know about Fulbright updates and events. Connect with Fulbright staff and others interested in US–UK exchange. Get advice from the experts.

USA Study Events

If you advise students considering applying to American universities, they may wish to attend our USA Study Events including our Undergraduate Study in the US seminars and our US university fair - USA College Day. Visit the USA Study Events section of our website for more information. Promote USA College Day to your students by downloading the A4 College Day Flyer and displaying it in your school.

Further Assistance

Students and advisors with enquiries beyond the website and FAQs are also welcome to contact our advisors for further assistance.