UCAS 2020/2021 Cycle

What is UCAS? UCAS is the University College Admission Services that handle all applications to UK-based universities. When you apply for an undergraduate degree – the first degree you study for at University – you will make the application through UCAS rather than to the individual universities. You can select up to 5 courses to…
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Applying to University: Making the right choice!

With Covid-19 restrictions changing frequently it can be challenging to know how to choose a university, particularly if you’ve just started looking ahead of applying for 2021 entry! Some of our top tips are below to help you find the right place for you. Online Open Days Don’t be afraid to take part in online…
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2020 Entry: Finding a place through Clearing

If you’re considering university in 2020 and haven’t secured your place yet, there are still places available through clearing! If you changed your mind about where or what you want to study, you can apply to alternative courses now. If you had not previously applied for September/October 2020 entry, you can still make an application…
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The UCAS January Deadline is Approaching!

The January Deadline is Approaching The 15th October saw the deadline for applications to Oxford and Cambridge, and Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine courses. The deadline for most other courses is 15th January 2019. If you’re starting to think about your UCAS application, then our friends at FutureMe have a video to guide you through the…
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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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