Thinking of starting university this September?
If you’ve yet to apply for us for September 2017 entry then it’s not too late. The January 15 UCAS deadline may have gone but many of our courses are still open and available to new applicants. If you’re not sure of what you’d like to study, check out our undergraduate course list, or the new courses we have available for entry in September.
Once you’ve decided on your area of interest, you’ll need to find out if we still have places on it this year. Either email our enquiries team on email@example.com or call us on 01978 293439 and we’ll let you know if your course choice is still available.
If it is, that’s good news. What happens next depends on your current situation so pick which of the following options applies to you and read on!
Not yet registered with UCAS?
UCAS is still open for new applications so if you haven’t registered yet then fear not. Head to https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/ucas-undergraduate-apply-and-track and click the ‘Start or continue an undergraduate application’ section. The initial registration section will take around 15 minutes. After this, you’ll be able to start adding your choices.
You’ll be able to add up to five choices until June 30, after which you’re application goes directly into Clearing. If you only want to pick one course with us, then there’s no need to pick more than one choice at this point, but bear in mind that if for any reason you are rejected from your choice you would need to pay the extra to be eligible for Clearing later in the year.
Registered with UCAS, and not used all of your choices?
If you paid for more than one choice and haven’t used all five, then at this point you’ll have one or more choices still available to you as long as you haven’t accepted any of your offers yet. You have until June to make the rest of your choices, but bear in mind that we can close courses with a January 15 deadline at any time after this point. If your course is currently open, add us as a choice as soon as possible so that you don’t miss out.
Registered with UCAS and used all of your choices?
If you’ve used all of your choices and don’t hold any offers, then you’re going to be in one of two situations; you’re still waiting for some or all of your universities to make their decision, or you’ve unfortunately been unsuccessful so far.
If you’ve been unsuccessful in your choices, then UCAS Extra is the route for you. UCAS Extra is a handy little feature that gives you another go at the application process by allowing you to add another university and course to your UCAS Track. From Feburary 25 you’ll be able to access the extra choice via your Track and your application will be sent through to us by UCAS.
If you haven’t got all of your offers back yet but have changed your mind about where or what you want to study then you’ll need to withdraw from your outstanding choices before you can use UCAS Extra.
Applying to us through UCAS Extra
One thing to remember when using the UCAS Extra feature, is that your application will be just the same as your initial application. So, if you applied to study Maths initially but now want to do Computing your personal statement will naturally be orientated towards Maths rather than Computing.
If this is the case for you then we’re happy to consider an alternative personal statement as part of your UCAS Extra application. If you’d like us to do this, send us your revised statement as a Word document to firstname.lastname@example.org, including your UCAS Personal ID and the course you’re applying to with us.
Need some tips on writing a personal statement? Take a look at our blog from our Admissions and Enquiries Manager, Andy Phillips!
Even if you’re not changing course, then you can still contact us before you add your UCAS Extra choice to see if we’ll consider you. Again, just email email@example.com (ideally including a copy of your UCAS application as an attachment) and we’ll be happy to advise if we’d make you an offer based on the information you’ve given us.