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    When contacting a University/department about your offer or whatever, what information do you need to put about your application? As in, do I just put my UCAS number and name? And does UCAS number mean the one you log into track with? I know this has been done like a gazillion times but I'm just checking

    Ooh, and secondly, I'm contacting them to ask if the fact that I'm not doing an extra AS this year makes a difference to my offer, is it OK to write something like "I hope this is OK, I really, really want to go to Exeter!"

    Thankyoo!
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    Yes, I usually just quote my UCAS app number (06XXXXXXX), the course I applied for, and my full name.

    And sure, nothing wrong with telling them about your desire to go to Exeter.
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    UCAS number is not the one you use for Track. That's your Application Number

    Look at any letters you've received from UCAS - it's the Personal ID that you quote - that's what I've needed to use when I've contacted the universities.

    If contacting Exeter Uni that's fine - but if you're contacting others I'd advise you not to mention your desire to go to Exeter over them. :p:
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    (Original post by Helzerel)
    UCAS number is not the one you use for Track. That's your Application Number

    Look at any letters you've received from UCAS - it's the Personal ID that you quote - that's what I've needed to use when I've contacted the universities.

    If contacting Exeter Uni that's fine - but if you're contacting others I'd advise you not to mention your desire to go to Exeter over them. :p:
    Are you sure about that? Your UCAS number *is* your application number. It's also the number they quote on all correspondance.

    I've always quoted my UCAS app number and not my PID.

    Guess either works.
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    (Original post by Knogle)
    Are you sure about that? Your UCAS number *is* your application number. It's also the number they quote on all correspondance.

    I've always quoted my UCAS app number and not my PID.

    Guess either works.
    You have two numbers.

    The Application number is the one used for logging into Track etc.
    The Personal ID is a different one.

    If you've used the former then I guess it works but I know that whenever I've been in contact with a university or a dept. they've asked me for the Personal ID, not the App.No.
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    (Original post by Helzerel)
    UCAS number is not the one you use for Track. That's your Application Number
    Are you sure?

    I think UCAS Number = Application Number = 06xxxxxxx

    Well at least that's what I've referred to as the Applciation Number for the past 7 months! :eek:
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    Ok then, well I put both my Personal ID and my application number, just to be sure!

    Now this really is quite embarassing, but should I start it with 'Dear Sir/Madam'? That just seems a bit too formal....
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    (Original post by leona)
    Now this really is quite embarassing, but should I start it with 'Dear Sir/Madam'? That just seems a bit too formal....
    Yes, either "Dear Sir/Madam" or if you know the name of the admissions tutor "Dear Mr.-------"
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    Unis will want your "06" logging into track application number.

    UCAS may want both, but sometimes just ask for your application number
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    (Original post by Juno)
    Unis will want your "06" logging into track application number.

    UCAS may want both, but sometimes just ask for your application number
    :ditto:
 
 
 
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