Midwifery education and practice is continually evolving. For those applying to be midwives at this time, it can be a challenge to find out information. The aim of this set is to assist future students to move toward application and successful acceptance on a course. Different forms of selection processes are described as well as tips for interviews. Talks introduce current maternity developments in policy and education. Please note though, as things are constantly changing, these should be watched alongside researching the most recent policy documents! The set concludes with a short presentation from a midwifery author.