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    Hi everybody!

    So, I was wondering... when you're applying as an individual, the new rules of entering a reference say that you must fill in your referees email address and phone number, and then UCAS will email them to ask for a reference. Your tutor fills in the reference, sends it and it's all good... But do they ever contact the referee after that? Do they call him/her or email them or something like that, maybe to check their identity or, I dunno?
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    If I'm reading into what you're thinking correctly, then I wouldn't even try it in case you do get caught out, but if I'm reading into what you're thinking incorrectly, then I apologise.
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    I think they may call up to ascertain the referee's identity randomly but I doubt it is regular procedure. After all there are thousands of independent applications so it is more of a hindrance than a benefit. It depends on the individual reference.


    Very transparent question.
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    Oh, no no no... God, I realize how it sounds now. But no, I was just asking because I want to warn my teacher that he may be getting a phone call from ucas, so he doesn't think it's a prank if someone calls him and starts speaking in English.
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    Nah, they don't wrote one from my friend in November pretending to be her former tutor she's received all her offers back now they didn't ever call me.
 
 
 
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