APPLICATIONS for undergraduate studies at universities around the United Kingdom are now closed.
So what do you do if you missed the deadline?
What happens if I miss the university application deadline?
The deadline for the majority of undergraduate courses commencing in autumn 2022 was Wednesday, 一月 26, at 6pm UK time.
University admission services USCAS has said applicants should make sure they enter their qualifications and references correctly and leave plenty of time to complete the application.
Prospective students who miss the January deadline can still apply for courses – but some may be full.
The final deadline for late UCAS applications is Thursday, 六月 30, 2022, at 6pm.
You can still apply until September 28, 2022, 6pm – you will be entered into ‘Clearing’, which universities use to fill any leftover places.
- 6下午 26 一月 2022 – Applications for the majority of undergraduate courses should arrive at UCAS
- 25 二月 2022 – extra starts for eligible applicants
- 6下午 30 六月 2022 – applications received before this time and day will be sent on to chosen universities or colleges. Applications received after this date will automatically be entered into clearing
- 18 八月 2022 – A level results day.
- 6下午 28 九月 2022 – final deadline for applications to 2022 courses
- 18 十月 2022 – the deadline for adding clearing choices
How can I defer for a year?
If you want to delay a university offer, you will need to make that clear in your UCAS application.
Reasons will need to be provided to explain why you are wanting to defer.
Your application will still be processed but you should explain any interest in wanting to have a gap year in the personal statement section.
The qualifying process will still apply however and the request will be considered against all the other conditions.
If you want to defer your studies once you’ve already submitted the application, you will need to contact your university directly.
Valid reasons will need to be given and an assessment will be made on a case-by-case basis.
What is UCAS?
Anyone who wants to study an undergraduate degree in the UK will need to apply through the University and Colleges Admissions Service.
UCAS processed over 2 million student applications and helped over 500,000 students secure a full-time placements in UK universities in 2018.
Once a student has sent their application, they can track their status by signing into Ucas’ online system, Track.
A personal ID will be sent to students in a welcome email which, when paired with their original Ucas password, will allow access to the tracking system.
UCAS has an official vacancy list on its website which is updated regularly.
Some positions may become vacant later so do keep checking.