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Ucas deadlines and key application dates

There are a number of dates and deadlines you’ll need to put into your diary throughout the university application process. Check out our calendar for all the key dates…


Key dates for 2019 entry: Ucas application and student finance


  • 5 September: Ucas applications open. Universities and colleges can technically begin making decisions as they receive applications, but this will depend on how universities handle decisions their approach  read our guide for more details.
  • 15 October: Oxbridge, medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine/science deadline.









  • 20 September 2019: last date for applications for 2019 entry.
  • 22 October: the deadline for adding Clearing choices and for unis or college to accept Clearing applicants.


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