Many thanks for your interest in APPLY. If your question is not answered below please email us at info[a]

  • I am a parent, can I order a copy of APPLY for my child?

    Yes, we welcome orders from parents and students directly. You can process your order easily by visiting

  • When can I expect to receive my order?

    Schools & Colleges – we dispatch orders every Friday to arrive the following Monday, but this can be delayed over public holidays. We are able to fast-track orders if you need the guides in a hurry, just email info[a] to let us know.

    Students & Parents – we dispatch next working day and send via second class post.

  • How do schools and colleges pay for APPLY?

    When we receive your order we will email out an invoice. We accept payment of invoices via BACS or credit/debit card. We no longer accepting payment by cheques.

  • How much is P&P for bulk orders?

    Each guide is almost 0.5kg, which is reflected in the postage costs below. We have done our best to find the cheapest distribution service, however, if you are able to find a cheaper or preferred method of delivery you are very welcome to arrange this yourself. Please email info[a] for instructions.

    Please use the below P&P price list as a guide:

    No. £
    10 £10.00
    15 £15.00
    20 £20.00
    30 £25.00
    40 £27.00
    50 £30.00
    75 £35.00
    100 £40.00
    150 £50.00
    200 £60.00
    250 £65.00
    300 £70.00
    350 £75.00
    400 £80.00
    500 £90.00

  • How much is the P&P for individual orders?

    Pure Potential subsidise the cost of P&P to individual students and parents. It is 50p for each individual copy of the guide.

  • Do you offer discounts for large orders?

    Yes, we can offer discounts on orders of over 250 copies, please email info[a] with the quantity you’d like.

  • My package hasn’t arrived. What should I do?

    Schools and Colleges – Please check with reception in case the package has been left there. If you are still unable to locate the package please email info[a] and we will find out who signed for it, and at what time, to help you track it down. If there are any delays in getting the package to you then we will notify you.

    Students and Parents – Your magazine will be send via Royal Mail. If you have not received your order within a week please email us at and we will investigate the order.

  • When will the next edition be published?

    A brand new issue of APPLY guide is released every Spring Term.

  • Can I order less than 10 copies?

    If you are a student or parent you can order individual copies from

  • Where can I see a sample copy?

    You can see a restricted digital sample copy on our website in the APPLY section.

    If you would like to see a hard copy of the old edition please send a stamped addressed A4 envelope to the value of £2.01 to:

    APPLY Inspection Copies, 3D3 Zetland House, 5-25 Scrutton Street, London EC2A 4HJ

  • Can I buy APPLY on a sale and return basis?

    If you are not sure how any of your students will want a copy of APPLY, and would like to be able to return any unused, undamaged copies you can do so within the same academic term. Please email info[a] for instructions.

  • Can I advertise in APPLY?

    Yes, we welcome contributions from HEIs and providers of opportunities for young people. Please email us at info[a]