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UCAS Teacher and Adviser Update: April 2017 Update

The April 2017 UCAS Teacher and Adviser update is now available, if you have not signed up to this service, please read on to find out more.


Get your students booked to attend an exhibition

Whether they’re interested in higher education, apprenticeships, volunteering and gap year programmes, or career opportunities, they’re sure to find something that appeals to them. Find a local exhibition and book on!

Let us know if any of your students’ exam details change

Let us know at straight away if any of your students’ exam details change, and let the unis/colleges know too. If results can’t be confirmed, your student might not get their place.

Setting up for 2018

We’ll soon be opening our 2018 services. The key dates you need to be aware of are:

  • 2 May 2017 – for EU and international centres
  • 9 May – our new search tool goes live, with access to over 50,000 undergraduate, postgraduate, and conservatoire courses. Find out more.
  • 16 May – Apply for advisers opens
  • 23 May – Apply for applicants opens

Additional key dates for 2018 entry are now available.

Usernames and passwords for Apply for advisers will be sent to the primary contact at registered centres

These will be sent on the following dates:

  • 2 May 2017 – for EU and international centres
  • 8 May 2017 – for centres in Northern Ireland, Wales, and Scotland
  • 11 May 2017 – for centres in England

Key dates

Please make sure you and your colleagues are aware of the key dates for when your students need to reply to their offers. The majority of decisions have been made or will be made over the coming weeks, so please check none of your students miss their reply deadline.

2017 Qualification survey

The findings of our 2017 qualification provision survey, for all secondary education providers in England, are now available.

Want to know more about the new UCAS Tariff?

Check out our advisers’ Tariff page to access video guides, fact sheets, and a Tariff toolkit.

Student Finance

Students applying for university/college courses in 2017/18 can apply for their student finance now.

Free tuition in Scotland for EU students

Last month, the Scottish Government confirmed free tuition in Scotland for EU students enrolling for 2018–19. Read the full announcement.

Supporting students to make informed decisions about their future?

Get better prepared at UCAS’ Inspiring choices and progression to HE Adviser Conference: 13 June 2017, Central London. Book now to secure your place and qualify for our early-bird discount.

Extra is now open!

If your students have used their five choices and aren’t holding any offers, they can use Extra to find a place. Check out our Extra module and resources to find out more.

Students can now sign up to our direct contact service

It’s designed to help those who find themselves without a university/college place. Find out how your students can sign up.

North East Raising Aspiration Partnership
Level 3, King's Gate
Newcastle University

Tel: 0191 208 3128