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Next steps following the UCAS January application deadline

You’ve met the January 2018 UCAS deadline. Well done! The endless amends of the personal statement are behind you. The many decisions about which university and course are behind you. The exciting next chapter of your life is ahead of you. Now is the time to concentrate on your current study. If you have your A-levels or equivalent, also try not to check your UCAS Track too often. From 15 Jan to end of March Your application will be with the university or universities you have chosen. On average a…

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Where in the UK to study?

The education systems across the four countries are similar but there are some differences.  This article will provide an overview of the universities and more in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Studying in England The majority of universities in the UK are in England with close to a 100. The highest concentration of universities is in London and the South East of England at around 40 universities. The breakdown of universities by region: London: 20 South East of England:  17 East of England: 6 South West of England: 12…

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Key UCAS dates in 2018

15 January 2018 Applications for the majority of undergraduate courses should arrive at UCAS by 18:00 (UK time) on this day (check course details in our search tool for the correct deadline). The reference needs to be completed before the application can be sent to us. 25 February 2018 Extra starts for eligible applicants. 24 March 2018 Some art and design courses have a 24 March deadline; applications should arrive at UCAS by 18:00 (UK time). (Others have a 15 January deadline – check course details in our search tool to confirm the…

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Choosing a university (UK focus)

There are over 130 universities in the UK.  These vary from the traditional red brick, to modern universities to specialist institutions like veterinary colleges and art universities. A comprehensive list of universities is provided below this article.  How do you find the right university for you? The first important question is finding out which universities do the course you wish to study. You may wish to study something more specialist like medicine which will have fewer universities teaching it compared to business studies. Important factors to consider when looking at…

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