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Applying to university

Deadlines | UCAS registration | Information evening | Useful links

ucas 250pxUCAS is the centralised service provider for all students applying for UK universities (with the exception of students applying to art colleges to do a foundation year).
Students will apply with support from their sixth form mentors and Ms Hale and Mrs Linton.


In order to process all students with a well crafted application students must stick to the timescales, ensuring they have thoroughly researched the universities and courses of their choice before starting the UCAS application process.

Oxford, Cambridge, medicine and veterinary deadlines

  • Year 12 Term 6: Meetings held with Ms Hale to talk about options and the application process, completing draft personal statements.
  • Year 13 Term 1: Meetings with Ms Hale to prepare applications and booking relevant entry test.
  • October 15 2018: Deadline for all Oxford, Cambridge, Medicine and veterinary students application through UCAS

Other university and higher education application deadlines

  • Year 12 Term 6: Completing draft personal statements.
  • Year 13 Term 1: Finishing personal statements
  • Year 13 Term 2: Arranging UCAS meetings with Ms Hale (B, D, H) and Mrs Linton (N, S, T) to complete applications.
  • 14 December 2018: Final deadline for UCAS applications

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  • You must register with UCAS to start your application.
  • Go to: https://www.ucas.com/students
  • Register as an undergraduate starting in 2019.
  • As  part of your registration enter the buzzword danecourt2019

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Information evening presentations

The following documents have been produced by Dane Court to help you with decisions beyond sixth form:

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Other useful links

directgovThe Direct.gov website contains comprehensive information for students wanting to apply to higher education institutions.

The following pages are of particular interest:

Guardian logoArtboard 1The Guardian maintains a useful guide to higher education:

The Scholarship HubThe Scholarship Hub is a comprehensive database of scholarships grants and bursaries that are available to UK undergraduates. You can search for alternative funding for your degree by subject, institution, and a wide range of eligibility criteria. Note that many can be used at any university so it is worth searching under "No specific university" as well as any specific universities you are interested in.

Which University logo 500pxWhich? University is a free-to-use, independent source of information and advice to help you find the right degree course and university - featuring a simple-to-use search tool that lets you filter course results on the things that matter most to you, real-life student insights from nearly 300 UK universities and colleges, plus expert advice on everything from applications to student finance.

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