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    I missed both my firm (Southampton) and insurance (Sheffield) offers, however my insurance has given me an unconditional offer. My firm rejected me for the course I originally applied (Engineering) for but has now given me an unconditional offer for physics, which I don't want to accept.

    How do I accept the Sheffield offer? The only options on track are to accept the Southampton physics offer or decline and enter clearing.
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    Ring up Southampton, they should allow you to be released since it wasn't your original choice.

    Edit: Thanks Craggy - a UCC = option to reject. You'll be able to do so from 5.
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    (Original post by ta1094)
    I missed both my firm (Southampton) and insurance (Sheffield) offers, however my insurance has given me an unconditional offer. My firm rejected me for the course I originally applied (Engineering) for but has now given me an unconditional offer for physics, which I don't want to accept.

    How do I accept the Sheffield offer? The only options on track are to accept the Southampton physics offer or decline and enter clearing.
    Yes, if those are your two options, I think you'll need to get released from your firm offer. Give Southampton a call and they should be happy to release you, then you should be able to accept Sheffield.
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    (Original post by ta1094)
    I missed both my firm (Southampton) and insurance (Sheffield) offers, however my insurance has given me an unconditional offer. My firm rejected me for the course I originally applied (Engineering) for but has now given me an unconditional offer for physics, which I don't want to accept.

    How do I accept the Sheffield offer? The only options on track are to accept the Southampton physics offer or decline and enter clearing.
    Just reject the changed course offer from Southampton on Track and then you will automatically be given the Sheffield place. I would also contact Sheffield to state that you are doing this and confirm that they are taking you.

    You will probably have to wait for 5pm before UCAS allows you to reject your UCC.
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    Reject the changed course and you will go to your insurance. You may have to wait until 5pm to do this though.
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    (Original post by rockrunride)
    Ring up Southampton, they should allow you to be released since it wasn't your original choice.

    (Original post by lp386)
    Yes, if those are your two options, I think you'll need to get released from your firm offer. Give Southampton a call and they should be happy to release you, then you should be able to accept Sheffield.
    No, they only need to be released if their firm accepted them for the course they originally asked for. As the Firm has made a changed course offer, the applicant will be given the option of turning that down and going for the insurance
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    (Original post by Craghyrax)
    No, they only need to be released if their firm accepted them for the course they originally asked for. As the Firm has made a changed course offer, the applicant will be given the option of turning that down and going for the insurance
    I can't find the option to just turn down Southampton; the only choices are 'Make this my firm choice' for the Southampton physics course, or 'Decline and enter clearing'
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    (Original post by ta1094)
    I can't find the option to just turn down Southampton; the only choices are 'Make this my firm choice' for the Southampton physics course, or 'Decline and enter clearing'
    You may have to wait until after 5pm.

    Don't panic. With a changed course you have 5 days to make a decision.
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    (Original post by ta1094)
    I can't find the option to just turn down Southampton; the only choices are 'Make this my firm choice' for the Southampton physics course, or 'Decline and enter clearing'
    As Zottula said, you'll have to wait until 5. But don't stress as your insurance isn't going anywhere now that they've issued an Unconditional.
    If you like you could drop your insurance an email just to let them know that you'll be taking their Unconditional as soon as Track lets you.
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    Thanks for your help everyone, I rang up UCAS in the end and they did it for me
 
 
 
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