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Official AS & A2 Results Day 2016

  • View Poll Results: What grades are you expecting on results day?
    A*A*A* (A2 only)
    192
    5.80%
    A*A*A (A2 only)
    169
    5.11%
    A*AA (A2 only)
    285
    8.61%
    AAA
    360
    10.88%
    AAB
    468
    14.14%
    ABB
    407
    12.30%
    BBB
    180
    5.44%
    BBC
    204
    6.16%
    BCC
    167
    5.05%
    CCC
    58
    1.75%
    CCD
    135
    4.08%
    A*AB (A2 only)
    161
    4.86%
    A*BB (A2 only)
    47
    1.42%
    ABC
    195
    5.89%
    ACC
    49
    1.48%
    Other
    233
    7.04%

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    (Original post by emiloujess)
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    Some people seem to have got an email from UCAS stating "now your place is confirmed it's time to get ready for uni life"... and then says about bank accounts. Was it sent out by mistake or...? Sorry for tagging you but you're the only person I know of who would be able to answer!
    Wth I didn't

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    (Original post by mgill17)
    See now I'm worrying because I did get those tampons but I haven't had an email....I'm going to have a breakdown why must UCAS do this
    Don't worry, the person above about time constraints is definitely right. Maybe I did get the tampons after all and my dad stole them, haha
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    Wth I didn't

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    Don't panic! No e-mail for me and I'm 100% certain I met mine.
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    I might email my firm on Monday with some generic question about accommodation or something to read their tone lol
    That is a tempting idea I wonder if it'll work.
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    (Original post by Lainathiel)
    Don't worry, the person above about time constraints is definitely right. Maybe I did get the tampons after all and my dad stole them, haha
    I doubted they'd be giving people places yet...they have to look through everything but people on here have a fun hobby of trying to scare everyone and I can feel myself having a heart attack some time before Thursday...

    omg when I got the tampons though it was so odd and unexpected ffs ucas...
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    (Original post by lucabrasi98)
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    I think the person was referring to qmul being lenient if a person has firmed or insured them, in my case I rejected their offer so I'm wondering whether they'd still take me in clearing with lower grades than their usual offer?!

    I really hope so-politics/international relations btw, not that competitive at qmul!
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    I think low grade boundaries this year.
    What do you lot think?
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    (Original post by marioman)
    Don't panic! No e-mail for me and I'm 100% certain I met mine.
    I want your life marioman
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    (Original post by nwmyname)
    I think low grade boundaries this year.
    What do you lot think?
    Hoping low grade boundaries for ocr economics and edexcel geography!

    Heard the science papers were hard this year- OCR biology!
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    (Original post by Rookie cookie)
    Hoping low grade boundaries for ocr economics and edexcel geography!

    Heard the science papers were hard this year- OCR biology!
    They were indeed.
    They were also new spec papers so of course they will have low marks.
    I just want other people's views just to confirm my suspicions.
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    (Original post by mgill17)
    I doubted they'd be giving people places yet...they have to look through everything but people on here have a fun hobby of trying to scare everyone and I can feel myself having a heart attack some time before Thursday...

    omg when I got the tampons though it was so odd and unexpected ffs ucas...
    I remember it was the day before Oxford sent out the letters for interview outcomes, and UCAS decided it was a marvellous time to send out a load of emails about job/apprenticeship things in Oxford or something ridiculous like that: half the applicants who got the emails spent the rest of that day having heart attacks!
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    (Original post by marioman)
    Don't panic! No e-mail for me and I'm 100% certain I met mine.
    Thanks
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    (Original post by emiloujess)
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    Some people seem to have got an email from UCAS stating "now your place is confirmed it's time to get ready for uni life"... and then says about bank accounts. Was it sent out by mistake or...? Sorry for tagging you but you're the only person I know of who would be able to answer!
    UCAS usually send out a bunch of spam email this weekend.

    It used to have information about clearing and get everyone in a panic that they'd failed.

    Sounds like they've changed the wording to something more positive and gone to far the other way.

    Those emails are money makers for UCAS. Companies pay extra to be in that email.

    There were 3 breaches of the embargo with Scottish results and UCAS have been constantly nagging universities about breaches before the A levels came in. They won't be sending out anything that breaches it themselves.

    If nothing else it's too early for UCAS to know places are confirmed. Sat/Sun is all technical and initial decisions. Most universities won't update UCAS with decisions until Monday afternoon at the earliest.
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    feel like I'm part of history now that I've witnessed some of you guys' clerical errors lmao. now I can finally be one of those people that are always like "yeah I knew someone that accidentally got a welcome email. it's really rare but it happens once in a blue moon. *smug face*"

    now only wishing it happened to me *sigh*
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    (Original post by PQ)
    UCAS usually send out a bunch of spam email this weekend.

    It used to have information about clearing and get everyone in a panic that they'd failed.

    Sounds like they've changed the wording to something more positive and gone to far the other way.

    Those emails are money makers for UCAS. Companies pay extra to be in that email.

    There were 3 breaches of the embargo with Scottish results and UCAS have been constantly nagging universities about breaches before the A levels came in. They won't be sending out anything that breaches it themselves.

    If nothing else it's too early for UCAS to know places are confirmed. Sat/Sun is all technical and initial decisions. Most universities won't update UCAS with decisions until Monday afternoon at the earliest.
    3 breaches?! Where do you find this out.

    And those emails are really annoying then!!! I haven't signed up to them but I'd prefer clearing.
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    Had a letter this morning from student finance (Wales) with information regarding the exact dates I'll receive my loans throughout the academic year, as well as a sheet of paper with barcodes on it to give to the uni during enrolment . I haven't had my results yet so should I take this as a good sign or is it just a generic letter everyone gets even if their place is yet to be confirmed?
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    (Original post by PQ)
    UCAS usually send out a bunch of spam email this weekend.

    It used to have information about clearing and get everyone in a panic that they'd failed.

    Sounds like they've changed the wording to something more positive and gone to far the other way.

    Those emails are money makers for UCAS. Companies pay extra to be in that email.

    There were 3 breaches of the embargo with Scottish results and UCAS have been constantly nagging universities about breaches before the A levels came in. They won't be sending out anything that breaches it themselves.

    If nothing else it's too early for UCAS to know places are confirmed. Sat/Sun is all technical and initial decisions. Most universities won't update UCAS with decisions until Monday afternoon at the earliest.
    Thank you (and sorry for tagging you so much )
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    (Original post by Lowriellenn)
    Had a letter this morning from student finance (Wales) with information regarding the exact dates I'll receive my loans throughout the academic year, as well as a sheet of paper with barcodes on it to give to the uni during enrolment . I haven't had my results yet so should I take this as a good sign or is it just a generic letter everyone gets even if their place is yet to be confirmed?
    Yh generic unfortunately.


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    (Original post by Aph)
    3 breaches?! Where do you find this out.

    And those emails are really annoying then!!! I haven't signed up to them but I'd prefer clearing.
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    (Original post by Lowriellenn)
    Had a letter this morning from student finance (Wales) with information regarding the exact dates I'll receive my loans throughout the academic year, as well as a sheet of paper with barcodes on it to give to the uni during enrolment . I haven't had my results yet so should I take this as a good sign or is it just a generic letter everyone gets even if their place is yet to be confirmed?
    It's a generic letter student finance have no access to decisions.
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    (Original post by emiloujess)
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    Some people seem to have got an email from UCAS stating "now your place is confirmed it's time to get ready for uni life"... and then says about bank accounts. Was it sent out by mistake or...? Sorry for tagging you but you're the only person I know of who would be able to answer!
    There are lots of scam emails around at the moment. There have been cases of people being tricked into losing their student finance money. I'm sure everyone here is sensible enough but it's worth being wary
 
 
 
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