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    I met my offer but want to re-apply as I exceeded my expected grades. The courses in adjustment are not better than the course I currently hold and offer for, so I want to re-apply this year (Oxford..) and cancel my confirmed place.

    Do I need to go through UCAS to do this or call up the uni?
    Also when can I re-register for UCAS? do I need to cancel my old account?

    and one last thing... will this uni hate me for doing this...?
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    (Original post by Lumos)
    I met my offer but want to re-apply as I exceeded my expected grades. The courses in adjustment are not better than the course I currently hold and offer for, so I want to re-apply this year (Oxford..) and cancel my confirmed place.

    Do I need to go through UCAS to do this or call up the uni?
    Also when can I re-register for UCAS? do I need to cancel my old account?

    and one last thing... will this uni hate me for doing this...?
    You withdraw from UCAS on UCAS, but it is a good idea to call up your firm to tell them that you are doing this.

    You can re-register for UCAS Apply now, it is open for 2013 entry.
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    (Original post by Lumos)
    I met my offer but want to re-apply as I exceeded my expected grades. The courses in adjustment are not better than the course I currently hold and offer for, so I want to re-apply this year (Oxford..) and cancel my confirmed place.

    Do I need to go through UCAS to do this or call up the uni?
    Also when can I re-register for UCAS? do I need to cancel my old account?

    and one last thing... will this uni hate me for doing this...?
    I would call up the University to cancel because that's the quickest way to get the message through and it would mean they might still have a chance to offer it to another student.
    You must do it on UCAS either way, but additionally calling or emailing the Uni would be a courtesy.

    You don't need to cancel your old account if you re-register.

    The University won't hate you... people do this all the time. No doubt they'll be happy to offer it to some other person who is desperate to go there but just missed the offer... much rather have a person who is really keen at your University than someone who isn't
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    (Original post by Lumos)
    I met my offer but want to re-apply as I exceeded my expected grades. The courses in adjustment are not better than the course I currently hold and offer for, so I want to re-apply this year (Oxford..) and cancel my confirmed place.

    Do I need to go through UCAS to do this or call up the uni?
    Also when can I re-register for UCAS? do I need to cancel my old account?

    and one last thing... will this uni hate me for doing this...?
    Either call the uni and ask to be released from your place, or call UCAS and withdraw your application entirely (though it would still be polite to let the uni know).

    You can apply for 2013 entry from mid-September.

    The uni probably won't be too bothered. They're dealing with thousands of applicants and you're just one of them, and they don't want people who don't want to be there as they'll underperform and be more likely to drop out.
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