UCAS Deadlines - 2014 entry

Mid-September 2013 - University applications can be submitted through UCAS.

 

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15th October 2013 - Deadline for applications for Oxbridge and Medical, Veterinary Medicine/Science and Dentistry applications (including non UK/EU applicant).

 

15th January 2014 - Deadline for receipt at UCAS of all applications, including the UCAS reference, for all courses except those with a 15 October deadline, and Art & Design courses with a 24 March deadline.

 

25th February 2014 - UCAS Extra opens. If you are eligible to use Extra, you can refer yourself to another choice. Find out more about UCAS Extra.

 

24th March 2014 - Deadline for receipt at UCAS of all applications, including the reference, for some Art & Design courses except those listed with a 15 January deadline.

 

31st March 2013 - Date universities will usually have made a decision about your application if you sent it before the 15th January deadline (although this may take longer in some cases.)

 

7th May 2014 - The date you need to make a decision on your firm and insurance choice if all your universities responded by the 31st March deadline. If UCAS do not receive your responses, they will decline offers on your behalf.

 

8th May 2014 - If you applied by 15th January, universities and colleges need to send their decisions by this date. If they don't, UCAS will make any outstanding choices unsuccessful on their behalf.

 

5th June 2014 - The date you need to make a decision on your firm and insurance choice if all your decisions are received by 7th May 2012.

 

26th June 2014 - If UCAS receive all decisions from your universities or colleges by 7th June, you need to reply to any offers by this date (unless you are applying through Extra). If UCAS don't receive your replies, they will decline the offers on your behalf.

 

30th June 2014 - Deadline for all non-EU applications (however, you need to apply before 15 January to receive guaranteed equal consideration and, given visa requirements, it is recommended that non-EU applicants try to apply by 15th January wherever possible). Applications received after 30 June are entered in to Clearing.

 

2nd July 2014 - UCAS Extra closes.

 

18th July 2014 - If you applied by 30th June and are waiting for decisions, universities and colleges need to send UCAS their decisions by this date. If they don't, UCAS will make any outstanding choices unsuccessful on their behalf.

 

24th July 2014 - If UCAS receive all decisions from your universities/colleges by 19 July, you need to reply to any offers by this date (this includes if you are applying through Extra). If UCAS don't receive your replies, they will decline your offers on your behalf.



5th August 2014 - SQA Results Day. Start of Scottish Clearing vacancy information service.

 

14th August 2014 - A Level Results Day; start of English, Welsh and Northern Irish Clearing vacancy information service. Adjustment opens.

 

31st August 2014 - Adjustment closes.

 

20th September 2014 - The last date UCAS will accept applications for courses starting in 2012.

 

30th September 2014 - The Clearing vacancy search is closed after this date. You should contact universities direct to discuss vacancies. Clearing choices can still be added in UCAS Track.

 

22nd October 2014 - This is the last date to add a Clearing choice. This is also the last date a university or college can accept an applicant in Clearing.

 

If you've got the place you hoped for it's a good time to sort out your accommodation, finances and other things you might want to take to university.