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Old 01-22-2010, 12:42 PM   #1
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Default Calendar for Applying to UK Universities

Calendar for Applying to UK:

August: Personal statement for UCAS (the UK central organisation through which applications are processed for entry to UK Universities) is due. This coincides with prelims so good time management will be necessary.

Late August/September: Oxford and Cambridge require you to take a written test after submitting your personal statement. You will receive a letter in the post telling you the date and time of your test.

September/October: Oxford and Cambridge require you to have an interview scheduled with a professor from the university and faculty that you applied to. The interview may coincide with the A-level examinations, but it is not recommended to change the interview date because this will likely result in logistical issues.

January: You get a letter from the University (in the mail, or online on the central UCAS database), telling you of your offer. This includes the A-level grades they require you to get in order to admit you. The requirement may range from AAA to AAB to EE (an unconditional offer).

March: You get your A-level grades. You fax the exam slip over to the university, and they’ll make you finalized offers over UCAS. You will have until mid June to accept or decline.
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Old 01-28-2010, 05:42 PM   #2
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January: You get a letter from the University (in the mail, or online on the central UCAS database), telling you of your offer. This includes the A-level grades they require you to get in order to admit you. The requirement may range from AAA to AAB to EE (an unconditional offer).
Actually, this varies from university to university. Not all universities give out decisions in January. Some might give them out a few weeks after you submit your application. I submitted my application in early November and got my first few decision letters in late November to December.

Also, some universities give out decisions much later (in March or April, some people even get theirs in May).
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I didn't know we could fax our results over. Is this applicable to UCL?
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Old 01-28-2010, 07:29 PM   #4
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I didn't know we could fax our results over. Is this applicable to UCL?
Not sure about this year, but last year they required students to mail their documents over.
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Speak to UCAS or talk to Uni Reps from the UK to find out more as courses and institutions have varied requirements,

UCAS and 40 other institutions will be at the British Council's Education Exhibition. www.educationuk.org.sg/exhibition2010 for the list of institutions.
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Old 06-20-2010, 12:21 PM   #6
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Lightbulb UCAS 2011 Has Opened!

Hi all

For those of you who are applying to UK universities for matriculation in AY2011 or AY2012, please note that UCAS 2011 has opened.
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Old 07-25-2010, 03:01 PM   #7
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Hi, I need some clarifications. Am I supposed to hand in personal statement in August, according to the calendar? Or is it suggesting that I should start writing the personal statement? And the personal statement is supposed to hand in with applications right? I am a little confused now.

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Old 07-25-2010, 04:14 PM   #8
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Your UCAS application (inclusive of the personal statement) is due by January next year, unless you're applying to Oxbridge.

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Old 07-25-2010, 10:34 PM   #9
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Hi, I need some clarifications. Am I supposed to hand in personal statement in August, according to the calendar? Or is it suggesting that I should start writing the personal statement? And the personal statement is supposed to hand in with applications right? I am a little confused now.

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Just to add on to Run's reply, you may wish to refer to this application process flowchart by UCAS.
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Old 07-26-2010, 03:39 PM   #10
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Your UCAS application (inclusive of the personal statement) is due by January next year, unless you're applying to Oxbridge.

So the personal statement is not due in August? Thanks for answering!! I thought I was going to miss the uk application deadline.
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