Students are provided with information, advice and guidance on the application process throughout 6th form life.

Students must apply through the Academy but may view the UCAS website at:

University application timeline for starting university in 2017:

Summer 2016

  • Choose your course and up to 5 universities
  • Write the first draft of your personal statement
  • Register with UCAS and begin your online application

1st September 2016

  • Applications open (aim to hand yours in as soon as possible!)
  • Your school or college will write your reference  

15th October 2016

Admissions deadline for Oxford, Cambridge, Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science

October 2016 – March 2017

  • Interviews
  • Hear back from the universities: conditional or unconditional offers or unsuccessful application.

March 2017

  • Deadline for some art & design courses
  • Apply for student finance

May – June 2017

  • Exams August 2017
  • Results day
  • Clearing or adjustment

September 2017

  • University or gap year begins