6 December 2021
The deadline for submitting most UCAS applications is not far away! There, we thought we'd get that out of the way right from the start. It sounds like it's far away but you'll be surprised how fast it will sneak up.
If you're applying to uni, you should be well aware that the deadline for submitting your application to UCAS is 26 January 2022.
If you've not submitted your UCAS application yet then don't worry, we've got loads of information on things like choosing the right course, how to register on UCAS, and writing your personal statement to help you meet the UCAS deadline and to avoid panicking on 14 January because you've left things to the last minute.
Once you've submitted your application, it's the waiting game. Be aware that there are some dates you should keep in mind that relate to any offers you might receive from your chosen unis.
If you applied by 26 January (18:00 UK time) and you’re still awaiting a decision from one of your choices, unis/colleges have until today to decide whether they’re making you an offer.
Any choices outstanding after this will be made unsuccessful.
If you receive all your uni/college decisions by 19 May, you must reply to any offers by today (except if you are using Extra to find a place), otherwise they’ll be declined.
These reply deadlines are based on when you get the last decision from your university or college choices. Sign in to your application to see your personal deadline.
You can still apply with up to five choices until 18:00 (UK time) today. After this, your application will automically be entered into Clearing.
Clearing is how unis and colleges fill any places they still have on their courses.
Today is the last date to add an Extra choice in your application for 2022 entry.
If you don’t hold any offers after this, you will be able to add an additional choice using Clearing.
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