UCAS Parent Newsletter: June

Preparing for Results Day As results day approaches, to make sure your son or daughter is in the best position, please remind them to: Keep their contact details up-to-date in Track- if they don’t, their chosen university or colleges will have trouble contacting them Remember their Track sign in details Make sure they’re available on…
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UCAS Teacher and Adviser Update: June 2017

  Qualifications entered in Apply  Qualifications entered in Apply sometimes don’t match the data we receive from exam boards. We’ll be emailing students whose AS and A level qualifications don’t match those they entered on their application. Please advise your students to reply if we contact them, or get in touch with us by emailing…
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UCAS Parent and Carer Update: May Update

Decisions, Decisions… Once your son or daughter receives a decision for a uni, we’ll send an email to say there’s an update to their application. It’s only when their last decision is received that they’ll need to reply. There are a few different replies they can make: Firm acceptance (their first choice) – if it’s…
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Parent Guide 2018 is now available!

UCAS have published their new 2018 guide for parents and carers to support your young people through their higher education choices. Click here to download.


UCAS Parent Newsletter: April Update

It’s not too late for your son or daughter to apply to uni! If your son or daughter missed their application deadline and still wants to go to uni this year, all is not lost, they can send a late application until 30 June. Point them to our search tool and then Apply system –…
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UCAS Parent Newsletter: March Update

The 24 March deadline is almost here! If your son or daughter is applying for an art and design course with a 24 March deadline, they only have a couple of weeks left to complete and send their application to us. Remember, it must be with us by 18:00 on 24 March to get equal…
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UCAS Parent Newsletter: February Update

If your son or daughter missed the 15 October and 15 January application deadlines, all is not lost… Applications can be made in Apply until 30 June – your son or daughter can find courses with vacancies in our search tool. However, applications submitted after the deadlines may not be given equal consideration. Check out…
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UCAS December Newsletter

Our Christmas Opening Hours We’ll be taking a little time off over the holidays, so please familiarise yourself with our opening times below, and if you have any questions, contact us before we close. Share these times with your son or daughter too, so they know when we’ll be here for them if they need…
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UCAS October Newsletter

UCAS Application Deadlines 15 January is the deadline for most undergraduate courses. If your son or daughter needs to apply by this deadline, here are four things to keep in mind: We need to receive applications by 18:00 (UK time) on 15 January 2017. Applications submitted to us after this deadline will still be sent…
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UCAS Blog: Help and Advice for Care Leavers

Ben Jordan is the Senior Policy Executive at UCAS. Here he writes about why you’re asked whether you’re a care leaver on your application to university, and where you can find support if you have been in care. “We aim to help people make informed choices that best suit their aspirations and abilities, and give…
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