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    Or can they still reject you?
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    They have to accept you
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    They have to accept you unless they find out you've lied about something, ie criminal convictions.
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    Are you talking about getting a conditional offer and then meeting it? Or applying to somewhere after you have finished your A levels when you meet their typical offer?

    If it's the first one, yes, they have to accept you, unless you've lied about something on your application.

    If it's the second one, no, they can still reject you.
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    I know quite a few who have met the offers and been rejected come results day.
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    (Original post by theronkinator)
    I know quite a few who have met the offers and been rejected come results day.
    Umm... what? If you are given a conditional offer, which you put as your first choice, and then you meet that offer, they *cannot* reject you unless you have lied on your application.
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    (Original post by theronkinator)
    I know quite a few who have met the offers and been rejected come results day.
    I doubt it.
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    (Original post by Potally_Tissed)
    Umm... what? If you are given a conditional offer, which you put as your first choice, and then you meet that offer, they *cannot* reject you unless you have lied on your application.
    If I've messed up the dates of certification on my results (the grades are correct) do you reckon they will get funny about that.

    I do plan on emailing them but there is no point until I get all of the new certificates sent back.
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    (Original post by Jakelee)
    If I've messed up the dates of certification on my results (the grades are correct) do you reckon they will get funny about that.

    I do plan on emailing them but there is no point until I get all of the new certificates sent back.
    I doubt they will be bothered. How much are the dates wrong by? If it's just the wrong month, eg putting June when you took the exams instead of August when they were certificated, I can't see it being a problem at all. Even if the year is wrong it should be fine as long as you're not trying to mislead them, which if you're emailing them to tell them, you're obviously not.
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    (Original post by Potally_Tissed)
    I doubt they will be bothered. How much are the dates wrong by? If it's just the wrong month, eg putting June when you took the exams instead of August when they were certificated, I can't see it being a problem at all. Even if the year is wrong it should be fine as long as you're not trying to mislead them, which if you're emailing them to tell them, you're obviously not.
    Thank you for putting my mind at rest.

    Yep its just the wrong month. Although seeing as they are new certificates they have been "issued" this year rather than 2007 / 2008.
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    (Original post by Jakelee)
    Thank you for putting my mind at rest.

    Yep its just the wrong month. Although seeing as they are new certificates they have been "issued" this year rather than 2007 / 2008.
    Yeah it won't be a problem, I imagine quite a lot of people make that mistake. You still need to email them though, to be safe.
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    No they can take it away if you fail CRB checks etc or if you get arrested.
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    A lecturer at UCL once told a time when they gave out more offers than they had places, accepting a few people to fall short of the admissions criteria. Most people got in. They ended up having to set up video links to other lecture theatres as there wasn't enough space.

    Basically, it's a legally binding contract unless you lied.
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    (Original post by hypocriticaljap)
    (Original post by theronkinator)
    I know quite a few who have met the offers and been rejected come results day.
    I doubt it.
    I don't doubt it. It's not supposed to happen ... but if a uni is facing large fines for accepting too many students, I daresay they do contact applicants to tell them, "Unfortunately due to an unforeseen number of successful applicants, we will were forced to reconsider some offers and your one has been revoked," and see if anyone is naive enough to accept that.
 
 
 
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