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    So, for personal and health reasons I need to transfer to a different university.
    There are two in the area I have to go to (and I am very much restricted by area). I've been told that conditional offers will be made to be by both, and my personal tutor has written me a reference. I have also arranged for other references and information that I have offered as supporting material to be sent to the universities in question, and they are pleased to accept this as part of my application.

    However! No-one seems to know the UCAS protocol for applying as an individual in this way. My conditions are based on the grades in my final exams, which I can't find as options or "formal qualifications". I will gain a certificate of Higher Eduation, but have no predicted grades as yet, and it is not part of the condition.

    What should I do? I can't phone UCAS, I'm in halls and it will break my phone bill, as I'm operating on a minimal budget. I can phone over Christmas but I'd prefer to get this done before the hols. Do I state that I will achieve the certificate of HE but that a predicted grade is N/A or unavailable? Do I leave it out?

    Also, for my personal statement, is it acceptable to detail what I have enjoyed/am enjoying studying, what I hope to study, and the reasons for this? Is it ok to explain my extenuating circumstances in my personal statement?

    Any help will be greatly appreciated, especially from people with experience of this type of application and/or UCAS workers spying on TSR!!!

    Thanks everyone
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    Also, for my personal statement, is it acceptable to detail what I have enjoyed/am enjoying studying, what I hope to study, and the reasons for this? Is it ok to explain my extenuating circumstances in my personal statement?
    Extenuating circumstances should be explained in the reference.

    Is there a friend or relative whose phone you could borrow, or who could phone on your behalf? Failing that, maybe email UCAS.
 
 
 
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