Missed your offer: what next?

If you haven't received the grades you need to meet your offer, find out about your options and what happens next.

If we can't offer you a place

If our final decision is that you are unsuccessful, you will see this on UCAS Track and you will receive an email from us.

We cannot review the decision unless there has been a mistake. If it is clear there is a mistake, please contact us.

  • If you meet or exceed the conditions of your insurance offer, you will be accepted by that institution automatically. Check UCAS Track for more information.
  • If you have missed the conditions of your firm and your insurance offer, you will be released into UCAS Clearing
  • You can reapply for 2022 and this will be treated as a fresh application. 

If you've missed the terms of your offer

Check UCAS Track to see if we've been able to offer you a place. 

In some circumstances, we may offer you a place on an alternative course or we might be able to offer you a deferred place for 2022 entry. If this is the case, you will see this on UCAS Track and we will have emailed you details. 

If we have not made a decision on your application, please check if you need to tell us your results, or contact us

Appealing against your results

Find out what you need to do if you are appealing against your results or requesting a re-grade.

Direct entry applicants

If you have missed the terms of your offer and have not received a final decision from us, please email the applicable contact:

Confirmation call centre

Home: +44 (0)117 370 2618
International: +44 (0)117 456 9830

Opening hours:
Tues 10 August: 8.30 am to 7 pm*
Wednesday 11 August: 9 am to 5 pm
Thursday 12 August: 9 am to 5 pm
Friday 13 August: 9 am to 5 pm

*The international call centre will remain open until 8 pm (BST)

Studying during the coronavirus pandemic

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Find out what studying at Bristol will look like for the next academic year

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