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    Hey, I am currently completing my UCAS application (Yes! I know I am cutting it fine!)
    Anyway, I have got to the bit where you choose the date you want to start, so this year or the next academic year.
    Now, if I am honest, I’m not completely sure if I want to start Uni this year, or next. I am thinking a gap year may me a good thing for me.
    Anyway, is it possible for me to choose 2010 start year, but then at a later date, after I have been accepted (hopefully?) could I then defer the place?
    Many thanks for any help I get!
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    Hmm, you'd have to clear it with the university but they'd be well within their rights to take back the offer I think. You might as well apply for 2010 entry and then re-apply next year if worse comes to worse.
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    That is something you would have to ask the individual university departments, and the answer may well vary.
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    Thanks so much guys!

    So lets say, I apply this year and then not accept the place, but then apply for the same Uni the year after ... would they be less likely to offer me a place as I turned down the first? I really don't want to mess this up! lol
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    (Original post by StudyHard_LiveBetter)
    Thanks so much guys!

    So lets say, I apply this year and then not accept the place, but then apply for the same Uni the year after ... would they be less likely to offer me a place as I turned down the first? I really don't want to mess this up! lol
    I wouldn't have thought so, a good applicant is a good applicant so what point is there in them holding a grudge, particularly if there is a reasonable explanation and you are doing something worthwhile with your gap year (which is more important in the outcome of your application than whether you applied to the uni before I would say).
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    (Original post by StudyHard_LiveBetter)
    Thanks so much guys!

    So lets say, I apply this year and then not accept the place, but then apply for the same Uni the year after ... would they be less likely to offer me a place as I turned down the first? I really don't want to mess this up! lol
    I agree with F1 Fanatic but with the proviso that you haven't messed them about (late decision, prevarication etc) when declining the offer.
 
 
 
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