The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service operates the application process for British Universities, but also offers several services for different audiences and those who need support in the application process. We’ve compiled some of the most recent information, links and dates for 2020 that you may find useful!
UCAS offer information for learners, parents/carers and teachers/advisors, there are various pages on this website that you can navigate at your own leisure. We have outlined some key information for teachers and advisors below, with links to the mentioned pages. However, on their social media, UCAS are responsive to those who mention them, and there is information posted daily that you may find useful. They also have a blog, which holds up-to-date posts about important topics, such as replying to your offers.
Updates for 2020 and future applications
As part of UCAS’ offer for advisors, there is a thorough guide to confirmation and clearing that is helpful for experienced advisors or those new to the process. This section has information on ‘What’s new for 2020’, as well as discussing key parts of the processes, i.e. ‘Key dates and deadlines’; ‘The results process’; ‘Support available for students’ and a clearing vacancy search.
If you are looking to next year, there is a page dedicated to key dates for 2021 application. These include the opening of applications; deadlines for the various stages; clearing information and closing of applications.
Stay up to date
A handy page to keep to hand is the ‘Adviser News’ page, which allows you to keep up to date with UCAS and their updates.