Key application dates

Key dates for 2022 entry

Dates for students applying for 2022 entry will be available soon.

Key dates for 2021 entry

The dates below are determined by UCAS, and may be subject to change. Please check the UCAS website for news or updates.

8 September 2020 Completed UCAS undergraduate applications can be submitted to UCAS
15 October 2020 Deadline: applications for courses in medicine, dentistry and veterinary science
29 January 2021 Deadline for all applications to be guaranteed consideration except those with an October 15 deadline. We may accept applications to some courses after this date, please contact us to check
11 February 2021 UCAS Extra opens 
May 2021 (date TBC)  Accommodation Office begins sending out invitations for guaranteed students to register on the application portal
June 2021 (date TBC) Accommodation applications for undergraduate students open
10 June 2021 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)
17 June 2021 Outstanding replies declined by default where last decision received by 3 June (all applicants except Extra)
30 June 2021 Final date for submissions of main-cycle applications. After this, you can apply through Clearing. Some courses may close to applications before this date, and not all courses will be available in Clearing.
4 July 2021 Last date for applicants to refer themselves through Extra
5 July 2021 Clearing opens and IB results are published
13 July 2021 Outstanding decisions on applications received by 30 June and Extra referrals are rejected by default
July 2021 (date TBC) Accommodation applications for undergraduate students close. This is the last day for guaranteed accommodation.
14 July 2021 Outstanding replies declined by default including Extra where last decision received from institution by 13 July 2021
10 August 2021 Publication of GCE (A-levels), Advanced Diploma and SQA results. Start of English, Welsh and Northern Irish Clearing vacancy information service. Adjustment opens for registration
31 August 2021 Deadline for applicants to meet academic conditions of offers. Adjustment ends.
21 September 2021 Final date for 2021 entry applications
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