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Ucas deadline 2018 countdown

Get ready and make those final weeks count

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Ucas deadlines and key application dates

Get organised with our calendar of the key dates and deadlines in the Ucas application process for students beginning studies in September 2016.

07 March 2018

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How long does it take for universities to reply to your application?

What happens after you send in your Ucas application? Still waiting? Find out when to expect to get a reply from the universities you’ve applied to.

31 January 2018

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University offers: what they mean and what to do next

A guide to unconditional and conditional offers from universities you’ve applied to through Ucas. What do they mean and what are your next choices?

14 January 2018

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What to do if you miss the Ucas deadline

The Ucas deadline has passed; and for whatever reason, you haven't got your university application in. What are your options?

13 January 2018

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Post-Ucas deadline: five things to do next

So you've submitted your Ucas application, but that doesn't mean your application journey is over. Prepare for what comes next.

09 January 2018

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Perfecting your personal statement: your final checklist

You've done draft after draft, and now you think your personal statement is finally ready to be submitted. Take a look at this checklist before you press send...

01 January 2018

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Unconditional offers: should you always accept?

Unconditional offers: a no strings attached route direct to university, or muddying the waters when it comes to choosing a course? We've put them under the microscope.

20 December 2017

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Behind the scenes: how your uni application is processed

What makes your Ucas application stand out once you’ve fired it off - and how long does it take before universities will start making offers? Find out how your uni application is processed, and what university admissions tutors are really looking for.

20 December 2017

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Year 13 students: five ways to squeeze the most out of the Christmas holidays

Festivities, food and celebrations... Your holidays will probably be packed with distractions. But try to make the most of that lull between 25 December and New Year to get some uni prep sorted.

01 December 2017

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Making your first and insurance choices: top tips

University offers in? Everything you need to know to make the right first and insurance choices for you.

23 November 2017

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Ucas deadline countdown 2018: things to remember

We wouldn’t necessarily recommend waiting until 15 January, the day of the Ucas deadline, to submit your university application – but if things are down to the wire, here's how to ensure you're fully prepared.

09 November 2017

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Ucas deadline countdown: five application delays you should avoid

With the Ucas deadline fast approaching, here's how to make sure nothing stops you getting your application in on time.

01 November 2017

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Can I change my choices when applying to university?

If you change your mind at any time in your Ucas application journey, what are your options? 

01 November 2017

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Ucas Extra explained

If you're not holding any offers, you might be able to apply for another course through Ucas Extra. Here's how it works...

02 January 2017

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