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UCAS Deadlines - 2019 entry

Mid-September 2018 - University applications can be submitted through UCAS.


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15th October 2018 - Deadline for applications for Oxbridge and Medical, Veterinary Medicine/Science and Dentistry applications (including non UK/EU applicants).


15th January 2019 - Deadline for receipt at UCAS of all applications, including the UCAS reference, for all courses except those with a 15 October deadline.


25th February 2019 - UCAS Extra opens. If you are eligible to use Extra, you can refer yourself to another choice. Find out more about UCAS Extra.


31st March 2019 - 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.)


1st May 2019 - 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.


2nd May 2019 - 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.


6th June 2019 - The date you need to make a decision on your firm and insurance choice if all your decisions are received by 2nd May 2019.


20th June 2019 - If UCAS receive all decisions from your universities or colleges by 6th 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 2019 - Applications received after 30 June are entered in to Clearing.


4th July 2019 - UCAS Extra closes.

 

5th July 2019 - UCAS Clearing Opens.

 

5th July 2019 - International Baccalaureate results are published.


11th July 2019 - 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.

 

18th July 2019 -  If you're applying to study at a conservatoire in 2020, applications open today.


18th July 2019 - If UCAS receive all decisions from your universities/colleges by 11th July 2019, 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.


6th August 2019 - SQA Results Day. Start of Scottish Clearing vacancy information service.


15th August 2019 - A Level Results Day; full Clearing vacancy information available. Adjustment opens.


31st August 2019 - Adjustment closes. Deadline for any conditions of a conditional offer to be met.


20th September 2019 - The last date UCAS will accept applications for courses starting in 2019.


30th September 2019 - 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 2019 - 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.