Thinking about where to study your degree in September 2018?

Choosing your Higher Education College or University and the course you want to study is one of the toughest decisions you’ll ever have to make. Preparation is key to ensuring you give yourself enough time to research and ultimately make the right decision.

UCAS exhibitions

We’ll be out on the road in 2018 attending UCAS events across the country to tell you all about Bradford College University Centre.

Find out when and where to find us… 

UCAS timeline for 2018 applicants

March - September 2017

Spend this time researching Colleges and Universities and having a think about the course you want to do. We strongly advise visiting Open Events so you can speak to tutors and students and get a feel for various places of study including different towns and cities.

September 2017

The UCAS application process opens for 2018 applicants.

October - December 2017

You should have started your UCAS application and be thinking about your five choices. You should also be working on your personal statement, make sure you receive help and guidance with this and get it checked by a tutor or careers advisor.

January 2018

The UCAS application deadline for the majority of undergraduate courses. You should submit your application and ensure you are 100% happy with your personal statement and choices.

February 2018

UCAS Extra opens. If you’ve used all five choices and you’re not holding any offers, you might be able to add another choice. Bear in mind, you can only add one extra option at a time.

We will be inviting our applicants in to an Applicant Visit Day - this will give you an idea of what it’s like to study at our University Centre. These will run between February and April.

March - April 2018

Still chance to apply through UCAS Extra. Still chance to submit a UCAS application if you didn’t meet the 15th January deadline, bear in mind applications which were submitted by the January deadline will be considered first.

May 2018

Colleges and universities should reply to applications made by the January 15th deadline, if they do not respond UCAS will decline the application on their behalf. Still a chance to apply in Extra for those who are eligible.

June 2018

If you have made an application after the January 15th deadline (not UCAS Extra) it will be forwarded onto your chosen colleges/universities. Any applications received after this point, will be entered into Clearing. Still chance to apply in Extra for those who are eligible.

July 2018

Last chance to apply in Extra for those who are eligible. Clearing vacancies will appear in the search tool on UCAS, bear in mind the full list will be published on A-level results day.

August 2018

A-level results day. Full clearing vacancy information available. If you don’t get the grades you required, you don’t have any offers or you’ve changed your mind about your choices then Clearing is your best option. It’s your last opportunity to get a place on a course.

September 2018

Clearing vacancies will be removed from the UCAS search tool.

October 2018

Last chance to add Clearing choices and for universities and colleges to make their decisions.