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    Hey!, well I received an unconditional offer from Cumbria University problem being is that I quit Sixth Form a month ago. I was wondering if my offer is still valid and wondered whether they could actually retract their offer?

    Has anyone heard of such things happening?

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    "If your offer is unconditional, the university or college is offering you a place based on the qualifications you already hold. You may however be required to fulfil other non-academic conditions. If relevant, these will be detailed in the offer above"

    So essentially this would suggest that even though I did not finish my higher education I still have grades that are acceptable?

    Any help would be great
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    If the offer is unconditional, you already have all the grades / qualifications they want. I don't imagine they care whether you still go to sixth form but you could always inform them as a courtesy.
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    for certain courses such as medicine, whilst an offer is unconditional.....

    it will have certain conditions like a CRB check etc.
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    why did you quit 6th form? yet think that university may be for you?
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    AFAIK it is unconditional and you hold the necessary qualifications, but as has been mentioned a criminal record might hold you back.

    Generally speaking if you have an unconditional offer you should still do as best you can in you A levels as you'll still need to get a job once you finish!
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    (Original post by Alison1992)
    why did you quit 6th form? yet think that university may be for you?
    I quit Sixth Form not because of the work but because of personal reasons i.e family problems which occurred. These problems have been resolved and I think it would be a shame if I didn't go to University.
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    (Original post by Beckyrae)
    Hey!, well I received an unconditional offer from Cumbria University problem being is that I quit Sixth Form a month ago. I was wondering if my offer is still valid and wondered whether they could actually retract their offer?

    Has anyone heard of such things happening?

    UCAS states,

    "If your offer is unconditional, the university or college is offering you a place based on the qualifications you already hold. You may however be required to fulfil other non-academic conditions. If relevant, these will be detailed in the offer above"

    So essentially this would suggest that even though I did not finish my higher education I still have grades that are acceptable?

    Any help would be great
    Best thing to do would be to give the Admissions Office for Cumbria University a ring. Or email them, but best if you ring them. That way you can explain your dilemma and why you had to leave Sixth Form.
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    I think you should contact them and check just to make sure, you don't want any horrible surprises later on.
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    (Original post by Beckyrae)
    Hey!, well I received an unconditional offer from Cumbria University problem being is that I quit Sixth Form a month ago. I was wondering if my offer is still valid and wondered whether they could actually retract their offer?

    Has anyone heard of such things happening?

    UCAS states,

    "If your offer is unconditional, the university or college is offering you a place based on the qualifications you already hold. You may however be required to fulfil other non-academic conditions. If relevant, these will be detailed in the offer above"

    So essentially this would suggest that even though I did not finish my higher education I still have grades that are acceptable?

    Any help would be great
    indeed its still unconditional, but i would suggest you call this uni up just in case
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    Check with the uni - if you put on UCAS that you were going to sit exams this summer, regardless of whether or not they are included in your offer, you need to inform your uni's that this has changed.
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    If you've told unis on your application that you were going to 6th form completing certain qualifications then they can indeed withdraw your offer, even if it is unconditional, if you don't at least sit the exams for the qualifications on your form. It counts as a material change in your application.
 
 
 
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