Key Dates

To help you keep on track with the application, we list the key dates of the UCAS application process.

Key dates for 2022 entry

  • May 2021 - You can start your application for 2022 entry
  • Early September 2021 – Completed 2022 entry applications can be submitted to UCAS
  • 26th January 2022 - UCAS application deadline for majority of undergraduate courses
  • February 2022 - Student Finance applications open
  • 25th February 2022 – UCAS Extra opens - If you've used all five choices, and you're not holding any offers, you can add another choice using Extra
  • Extra is another chance for you to gain a place at university or college. If you're eligible, during this period you'll be able to apply to additional universities, one at a time
  • 19th May 2022 – Applicants will receive all offers from HEIs if applications were submitted by the 26th January deadline
  • 9th June 2022 - Deadline for applicants to make their firm and insurance choices (assuming all choices have made their decision)
  • 30th June 2022 – Last date to submit late 2022 applications. Any applications received after this date will be entered into clearing
  • 5th July 2022 – Clearing opens for 2022 entry. Read our Guide to Clearing
  • 9th August – BTEC results day
  • 18th August 2022 – A Levels results day
  • 25th August 2022 – GCSE results day
  • 26th September 2022– Arrivals week