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Applying to University 2020/21


The internal TDS deadline for all UCAS applications is the 28th October 2020. To support you in your applications please see below for a series of useful links when completing your university applications.


Prior to applying:

Parents’ Guide to UCAS

Selecting your university

Key dates for 2021 applications

Student finance


Completing the UCAS application:

Getting started

Education section

Personal statement

Writing a personal statement




After your application has been sent:

If you are not successful in receiving offers from your first 5 choices or you have declined all 5 offers then you may be eligible to select two further choices through the UCAS extra process:

UCAS Extra


Results day:

If on results day your results are better than expected then you can try to find another university place, with higher entry requirements, without losing your original offer through the UCAS adjust process:

UCAS Adjust


If on results day you have been unsuccessful in securing your chosen university place or you would like to decline the offer you have been given, you are able to reapply for other courses through the UCAS clearing process:

UCAS Clearing