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Admissions 2020: future applications

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Future applicants


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Question. Given exam cancellations, should I still apply to university now or wait until information is clearer? 
Answer: Applications to our courses remain open. We are working with the relevant organisations to ensure we keep our guidance as up to date as possible. 

Question: Do I need to apply direct to UEL or is UCAS still operating as normal?
Answer: UCAS are operating as normal and applications can be submitted as normal.

Question: Do the normal UCAS deadlines for offers and acceptances apply?
Answer: UCAS has extended the May deadline dates by 2 weeks for undergraduate applications to 19th May. They have introduced rolling deadlines for UCAS Teacher Training applicants. Full information can be found at

Question: Will UEL accept people based on predicted grades? Or something else?
Answer: When we assess applicants, we review a number of things to ensure we have a strong well-rounded view of the individual - in order to make the correct offer. Things we review include 

  • predicted grades for level 3 qualifications
  • previous completed qualifications
  • personal statements and references
  • work experience gained to date.

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