What is UCAS?
How does it work?
1) Personal details (DoB, address, etc)
2) Up to five choices of university/college
3) Academic qualifications (GCSE and AS results)
4) Personal statement
5) School reference
What are the deadlines?
15th January 2019 – UCAS deadline
25th February 2019 – UCAS extra opens
1st May 2019 – Reply to all offers (if all received by 31st March 2019)
2nd May 2019 – University/college decisions due on applications submitted by 15th January 2019
What is the personal statement?
This is the students’ opportunity to sell themselves and to convince an admissions tutor that they are suitable for and committed to an appropriate course of study.
Who writes the reference?
Sixth Form tutors write the reference using details provided by subject tutors and the students themselves, as well as their own knowledge of the students. References are started in June/July and are checked by senior staff before being sent to UCAS.
What happens on results day?
Advice for students and parents
Please visit the following websites for more information and guidance:
More useful course-specific links can be found in the dedicated Weblinks page