Key application dates

Key dates for 2020 entry

DateNotes
4 September 2019 Completed UCAS applications can be submitted to UCAS
15 October 2019 Deadline: applications for courses in medicine, dentistry and veterinary science
15 January 2020 Deadline for all applications to be guaranteed consideration except those with an October 15 deadline
25 February 2020 UCAS Extra opens 
19 May 2020 Deadline: respond to your offers if all your decisions were received by 31 March (unless you live outside the EU or applied through Extra)
4 May 2020  Accommodation Office begins sending out invitations for guaranteed students to register on the application portal
20 May 2020 Outstanding decisions from universities and colleges on applications received by 15 January are rejected by default
1 June 2020 Accommodation applications for undergraduate students open
4 June 2020 Outstanding replies from applicants are declined by default where the last decision from universities and colleges was received by 20 May (except those governed by Extra)
18 June 2020 Outstanding replies declined by default where last decision received by 4 June (all applicants except Extra)
30 June 2020 Final date for non-EU applications. Final date for receipt of post-15 January applications. After this, you must apply through Clearing.
5 July 2020 Last date for applicants to refer themselves through Extra
6 July 2020 Clearing opens and IB results are published
13 July 2020 Outstanding decisions on applications received by 30 June and Extra referrals are rejected by default
17 July 2020 Accommodation applications for undergraduate students close. This is the last day for guaranteed accommodation.
20 July 2020 Outstanding replies declined by default including Extra where last decision received from institution by 13 July 2020
4 August 2020 Publication of SQA results
13 August 2020 Publication of GCE (A-levels) and Advanced Diploma results. Start of English, Welsh and Northern Irish Clearing vacancy information service. Adjustment opens for registration
31 August 2020 Deadline for applicants to meet academic conditions of offers. Adjustment ends.
21 September 2020 Final date for 2020 entry applications
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