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    I've gone and dropped one of my subjects, since I was studying 4 subjects at A2 and failed the one I hated the most in the january exams. I rang around all my university choices to make sure it'd be ok and all of them have confirmed that dropping the chosen subject wouldn't affect my offers.

    So how do I contact UCAS? they have an e-mail service for changing qualifications, but for changes to courses and exams they say to contact them and only give a mailing address. should I just send them a letter explaining the subject I dropped and what should be amended (including my UCAS ID, the exam board and certification date too)?

    they also say to contact my university choices, does my ringing around count?

    thanks for the help
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    (Original post by nanodesu512)
    howdy ya'll!
    I've gone and dropped one of my subjects, since I was studying 4 subjects at A2 and failed the one I hated the most in the january exams. I rang around all my university choices to make sure it'd be ok and all of them have confirmed that dropping the chosen subject wouldn't affect my offers.

    So how do I contact UCAS? they have an e-mail service for changing qualifications, but for changes to courses and exams they say to contact them and only give a mailing address. should I just send them a letter explaining the subject I dropped and what should be amended (including my UCAS ID, the exam board and certification date too)?

    they also say to contact my university choices, does my ringing around count?

    thanks for the help
    Always confirm this type of stuff in writing ie an email to the universities concerned saying 'following my conversation with the department on the telephone I am writing to confirm that..... and understand from you that this will not affect my offer of a place on ...... Try to put your UCAS reference number at the top. Send it to the department and to ADMISSIONS at the universities.

    Then drop UCAS a line by post if necessary confirming you have dropped the A level and contacted the uni's.

    Better to cover things officially now before the computer system starts looking up your results in August and potentially failing to find one of them!

    Hassle but better safe than sorry.

 
 
 
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