The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (Ucas) has unveiled a virtual island on the Second Life website, to give applicants a fun-filled way to enter university.
By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers.
Professional advisers will have a presence on the island as Ucas avatars throughout the degree clearing process, offering real-world clearing and application advice to students.
Following the construction of Second Life university campuses from UK institutions, Ucas felt that it too should have a presence in the growing online world.
The Ucas Island has a series of "bio-domes" to house information for applicants, with the opportunity to meet Ucas avatars who will answer their questions.
The area also has a performance stage where up-and-coming bands will perform. There are also areas for applicants to meet each other, such as the beach area, where they can sunbathe, play beach-ball or take a trip on a pedalo.
The island has a PG rating and is designed to be free from swearing, sexually explicit language or behaviour and violent behaviour - just like every university campus.