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  • 1. ISM Junior University Kick Off
  • 2. Studying in the UK • UCAS • Choosing a Course • Applying • Tracking an Application • Receiving an Offer • Accepting an Offer • Fees • Question and Answer Time
  • 3. UCAS • All applications to study in the UK use the University and College Admissions Service known as UCAS. • UCAS is where you search for a course, make the online application and track your progress. • The URL of the website is
  • 4. Application Dates 1st September – 15th October 1st September – 15th January• Applications to either the • The first due date for all University of Oxford or the other applications is always University of Cambridge. 15th January.• Applications to study • Applications received after Medicine, Dentistry or this date are still accepted Veterinary Medicine at ALL but may not be given equal other UK universities. consideration.
  • 5. UCAS Overview• Applicants are allowed five choices.• UCAS guarantees invisibility of application.• There are four parts to the application: i. Online application form ii. Personal statement iii. Predicted grades iv. Teacher recommendation• The same application is received by all your chosen colleges and universities at the same time.
  • 6. Choosing A Course• For IB diploma students, your choice of university will be heavily influenced by your predicted grades.• For IB certificate students, it will normally be necessary to take a foundation year before beginning an undergraduate degree.• Information about course requirements can be found on the UCAS website.
  • 7. The Course Search Process
  • 8. Home / EU / International
  • 9. Finding a Course
  • 10. Entering a Subject
  • 11. University of Aberdeen
  • 12. University of Edinburgh
  • 13. Entry Profile
  • 14. Qualifications required
  • 15. Making An Application• Before making an application, research all of your options thoroughly.• Find a good fit for you and don’t be influenced by the choices of others.• Will you choose a campus university or a city university?• Get your strategy right. What is the highest number of points you can reach? Do you need a safety?
  • 16. The Application Form • Bio-data • Personal Statement • Predicted Grades • Letter of Recommendation from a Teacher
  • 17. Tracking Your Application• UCAS Tracking Number• Time Scale• Receiving Conditional Offers• Firm and Insurance Choices• Final Confirmation
  • 18. Fees and Other Costs• Home / EU Status• Overseas Status• Cost of Living• Accommodation• Lifestyle• Any Questions?
  • 19. Contact Details Telephone: (02) 840 8437
  • 20. ISM Junior University Kick Off