Commercial brands - How to reach the student market

Commercial brands

We want students to think of our brand when they decisions about their future.

Engage earlier than anyone else with prospective consumers and, using our expertise, ensure your brand directly resonates with the student market.

Access the market early

Whether you want to engage early with consumers as they make their first independent buying decisions, align your brand more closely with the student market, or raise short-term brand awareness through an offer or incentive, UCAS Media has the full attention of those who might engage with your brand.

From simple email campaigns, direct mail, and display advertising, to the complete packages below, our data underpins a number of strategic planning, operational, and marketing recruitment services. If you’d like us to keep you updated with sector and student behavioural insight, trends and products and services that could help your business, let us know.

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Making it happen

Student acquisition

Precision-targeted, high-performing acquisition and recruitment activity – we use our insight on students’ behaviours to ensure your brand gets the exposure it needs for results.

  • Discover more about our early accepts conversion package and how you can reach 100k students with a confirmed university place, months before your competition.
  • Accomodation providers - ensure you reach only the students within your locations the moment they're offered a place at uni with our Track tagging package.

Brand engagement

High impact, brand-building solutions built around students’ needs. Delivering value for both you and your audience.

  • Find out more about our brand acquisition package and how you can convert students before your competition by reaching them the moment they accept a place at university.

Student Lifestyle Reports 2021

As part of our student insight work, we have conducted the most in-depth student report series for 2021.
Delving into the world of lifestyle we cover everything from total student spend to social activity, brand engagement, travel and technology.
Download your free report now and discover everything you didn't know about this year's student cohort.

Student Lifestyle Survey 2021

Understanding their journey

We know which students already have a place confirmed at university, where they’re studying, and what they’re interested in. We understand their decision-making behaviour, and we’ll work with you so your message aligns with their journey. This will have more impact, give them what they need, and give you better returns.


Commercial student journey

Your journey with us

Our team are committed to delivering results - whether through the insight we use to inform your campaign, the channels we optimise, the creative consultation we offer or the end-to-end service we provide you.

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