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    Hi all,

    I was just wondering when can you register for adjustment? because i read on the ucas website it sometimes takes time for registration?? so can you ONLY register on the day of results day.. or before?? assuming you think you may exceed your offers?

    And also, do you ring up the university first to see if they will accept you? or do you apply vias ucas adjustment first (i.e. say if you knew they had places 'cos they were on the clearing list) and then ring them up??

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    (Original post by daisyyy)
    Hi all,

    I was just wondering when can you register for adjustment? because i read on the ucas website it sometimes takes time for registration?? so can you ONLY register on the day of results day.. or before?? assuming you think you may exceed your offers?

    And also, do you ring up the university first to see if they will accept you? or do you apply vias ucas adjustment first (i.e. say if you knew they had places 'cos they were on the clearing list) and then ring them up??

    thanks
    You register for Adjustment (if you are eligible) on A Level results Thursday (or after if you don't immediately go UF) in August (even if you, for example, get Scottish results prior to this). You then have 5 successive calendar days to shop around while still holding your UF place. After that you're committed to your UF choice if nothing happens.

    Unlike Clearing, you don't do anything through Track other than registering. If a University wishes to accept you, they do it all through their own systems and your application just moves over on Track - this means you do need to phone them though and express your interest etc.

    Don't rely on this process though - only 400 students nationwide actually successfully found any places last year.
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    You can register when you are eligible, which is results day.

    You definitely phone them up, because chances are they won't have places and Clearing and Adjustment do not tally.
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    thanks for the replies..

    so how would you know if universities had adjustment places?

    I would of thought that if your course was in CLEARING at that university.. then they are likely to accept you through adjustment?
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    (Original post by daisyyy)
    thanks for the replies..

    so how would you know if universities had adjustment places?

    I would of thought that if your course was in CLEARING at that university.. then they are likely to accept you through adjustment?
    Adjustment and Clearing are quite different things, and there is NO correlation between the two.

    There are no lists for Adjustment in the way there are for Clearing, so the only way you can find out if there are places is to ring round.

    In fact, the way Track is set up on Results Day, anyone can register for Adjustment - but it won't get you anywhere unless you meet the criteria - ie exceed your conditional firm offer.
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    (Original post by daisyyy)
    thanks for the replies..

    so how would you know if universities had adjustment places?

    I would of thought that if your course was in CLEARING at that university.. then they are likely to accept you through adjustment?
    Clearing and Adjustment places seem to come from two different 'pots', as it were - considering only 400 people (roughly) have been successful through Adjustment per year since it began and just a bit under 10% of all successful applicants use Clearing, it's not really an indicator. You know places are available through Adjustment by phoning up the uni and asking - there are no listings.
 
 
 
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