Student Supporters

As parents, carers and supporters, we want you to have easy access to all the information you might need to support our applicants for the big decisions ahead.

Student Supporters Newsletter

Throughout the year, we host events for parents, carers and supporters and provide updates and support on the application process. To ensure you receive our updates, sign up for our Student Supporters newsletter below.


Key UCAS dates

All applications to full-time undergraduate course at UK universities must be made through UCAS. It’s important to keep UCAS deadlines in mind as missing them could jeopardise your child’s application. Check out some key UCAS dates below and note them in your diary.

25 January 2023 UCAS application deadline.
May 2023

After applying, you should start thinking about student finance. You can see what finance is available to you using this online calculator. You can apply for student finance even if you’ve not accepted any of your offers yet.

We would encourage you to apply for student finance in May to ensure your finances are in place for the new academic year.

18 May 2023 Universities will make decisions on your applications by this date.
8 June 2023 If you have received decisions from all of the universities you have applied to by 18 May, you must choose your firm and insurance choices by this date.
5 July 2023 UCAS Clearing opens and universities begin to publish their vacancies
17 August 2023 A-level results announced
24 August 2023 GCSE results announced


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