Key Dates in the University Application Cycle

If your son or daughter wants to go to university, they must send an application to UCAS, the organisation that processes applications to study full-time courses at universities and colleges in the UK. Here are the Key Dates in the application cycle are:

Summer 2017

Apply, UCAS’ undergraduate application system becomes available for courses starting in autumn 2018

Mid-Sept 2017

Applications can be submitted to UCAS

15 October 2017

Deadline for UCAS Applications to Oxford or Cambridge and for Medicine, Veterinary Science or Dentistry courses

15 January 2018

Deadline for applications for other courses (apart from some Art and Design courses).
Deadline for applications for Bangor Entrance Scholarships

February – April 2018

UCAS Applicant Days at Bangor – an opportunity to visit the University and see various facilities and accommodation

25 February 2018

UCAS Extra opens - the opportunity for your son or daughter to look for another course if they have received no offers or declined those they received

24 March 2018

Deadline for applications for some Art and Design courses

Early August 2018

Scottish Qualifications Authority results are published

16 August 2018

A Level and Advanced Diploma results are published, Clearing starts

For more information, and to get to grips with the application process, visit the UCAS website.