With A-level results day 2015 only a week away, here’s the list of key Ucas application and Clearing deadlines parents and teenagers need to know.
Wednesday, 12 August: Clearing vacancy search opens at 6pm.
Thursday, 13 August: A-level Results Day - 8am – Ucas Track goes live.
Monday, 31 August: Ucas’ Adjustment process closes - this allows those that have done better than expected in exams to look into attending a better university than those already offered.
21 September: final deadlines for applications must be in by 6pm.
30 September: Clearing vacancy search closes, last opportunity to search for Clearing vacancies through Ucas. After today, you will have to contact any university direct to discuss availability.
21 October: Clearing closes.
Visit ucas.com for more information on applications to higher education.
And don’t forget that as well as University you can also consider Apprenticeships and Traineeships. Information on these can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship
There is a wealth of information available from the National Careers Service which also provides a telephone helpline if you need to find out more about the options. They can be found at: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/