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    Most of you are sorted or almost there now. For those of you who aren't:

    I entered my Clearing Choice last week but the uni still hasn't accepted me
    If Track doesn't update to show a Clearing Accept this morning, contact the uni and ask what's happening. Don't leave it.

    I entered my Clearing Choice on Track like the uni told me to and I've been rejected
    Contact the uni and ask why. If they don't say it was a mistake and agree to correct it at once, AND you have an email from the uni inviting you to enter the choice, AND you did it within the timescale they said, get on to UCAS as the uni should honour their offer.

    I've accepted a Clearing Choice but I don't want it any more
    Technically the only way out of this is to withdraw completely for this year. However, there does seem to be a surprising amount of traffic between unis, so you may be able to persuade your Clearing uni to release you back into Clearing so that you can have another look - but vacancies are reducing all the time, so this is a high risk strategy if you are determined to go to uni this year.

    I am STILL waiting for my firm/insurance to make a decision about me
    If you want out now, just get on to the uni and ask them to reject you today. UCAS will help you to get this done if the uni is being unhelpful/slow.

    If you want to hang on in the hope that they do take you after all, a call today to remind them that you are still there and are still interested is probably worth making.

    I have requested a priority remark and am waiting on the result/s
    Make sure both your firm and insurance unis are aware of this. If your insurance is already unconditional, this place will still be there for you if either the remark does not come back in your favour, or your firm uni won't wait for or act upon the result if it is in your favour. Unis are supposed to honour the 31 August deadline but not all of them are as willing to do this as they should be. If you don't have an insurance and are in Clearing you can accept a Clearing offer, but do tell them you are waiting on the outcome of a priority remark - see notes below.

    My place was confirmed and now the uni says this was a mistake and I can't go after all
    Unis shouldn't be doing this, so check you have all the paperwork and relevant email trail to hand, ring the uni first to find out what's going on, and then contact UCAS for advice.

    As before, the Results Day FAQ and Clearing FAQ threads contain information that is still relevant.

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    UPDATE FOR THE WEEKEND

    UCAS is open on Saturday, 09.00-17.00, and Sunday 10.00-16.00

    Many uni admissions offices will also be open, at least for Saturday morning. Check individual websites for details.

    Otherwise, the advice for the weekend is pretty much the same as it was for Day 2. Use the time to visit unis if you can, and to think things through before making decisions next week.

    Don't panic if something needs sorting out but it's too late to ring anyone: no-one else is going to be able to do anything either, so you won't lose out. There'll be very few issues with your uni choices or Track that can't be sorted out in a couple of phonecalls on Monday.


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    OK so it's the morning after the day before. Some of you are still grappling with a Track that isn't updating when you expect/ed it to, the disappointment of not making your offer/s, and/or the hassle of getting into and out of Clearing. This thread is for you. Do use the Results Day FAQ and Clearing FAQ threads as well, as much of the information in there is still relevant.

    First of all, it's still important to keep your head, especially if you are making decisions about Clearing offers. Don't just jump at the first thing that comes your way, unless you are very sure that it is the right choice for you. People on here can make suggestions, provide information, and even advise but in the end it's your decision.

    Track is not letting me in
    Given the volume of traffic, it's not surprising that Track is sometimes struggling. When major updates are being done, the system may be inaccessible for a while. This does not mean that everything will be lost or that unis will change their minds about you. Just go away and do something else for a bit, and when you come back you will probably be able to get in and add that Clearing choice or accept that Changed Course offer, or see if your unis have finally made up their minds. If you are really worried that a uni will lose interest. send them an email explaining your problem, and keep them updated (but not every ten minutes!). From today onwards this should improve anyway.

    My Track is still showing 'conditional' against my offer/s
    If you haven't already been in touch with your uni/s, ring them TODAY to find out what's going on. It may be that a result has gone astray (several examples of this yesterday) or that they are waiting to hear from you! So get on with it

    If you have been in touch with them and are awaiting a decision, ring again today. Either you are wanting to show that you are still interested and committed, or you want them to get on with rejecting you so that you can go to your insurance/get in to Clearing.

    NB - if this is your insurance that is still showing 'conditional' and your firm is 'unconditional', this does not apply!!!

    My uni says it will make a decision 'next week' or 'in a day or two'
    Even if you are really keen to get a place, and don't want to 'upset' them, it is worth ringing again today just to jolly them along. Remind them that Clearing places are going very quickly and you need to know where you stand. If you've decided that you just want to get on with Clearing, ring them up and ask them to reject you now. If they muck about, get UCAS on to them and it will get sorted out in 24 hours.

    I am getting a priority remark for my firm; what happens about my insurance? Do I have to do anything?
    You need to make sure that both your unis know you are seeking a remark and keep them updated. If your insurance is already confirmed, it will stay that way until your firm agrees to pick you up again if your remark comes back in your favour. If the remark doesn't result in you meeting your firm offer, then your insurance place will still be there.

    I am getting a priority remark but in the meantime I'm in Clearing. What happens if I accept a Clearing offer, and then my remark comes back and I've met my original offer in time?
    If your firm (or insurance) agrees to accept you following a successful remark, you will be released from any Clearing offer that you might have accepted. Here's the expert:

    (Original post by PQ)
    You can accept the clearing offer officially but you MUST inform them that you are waiting on a priority remark and that if you meet your firm offer you would revert to your firm. It works the same as if you had been passed on to your insurance - the clearing or insurance uni will release you back into clearing (with ucas help) and your firm will pick you back up again then (also with help from ucas).

    Unis tend to be a lot more responsive to people who have last minute switches because of remarks but you MUST keep both unis informed in writing and on the phone all along the way so that they know where they stand and can plan around the uncertainty.
    I have Clearing offers but don't know what to choose
    Depending on the deadlines you've been given, do try and get to visit the unis and see what suits you. Most unis are sensible about giving you time to do this - they don't want to see their drop-out rate spiralling out of control either.

    I can't find anything I want in Clearing

    The best advice I can give is that if by early next week this is still the case, it may be better just to say "OK, it's not going to be uni this year, let's see what I can find to do instead". There's little more demoralising than a succession of 'no, sorry' replies to your enquiries. If being more realistic about entry requirements or flexible about course choice doesn't get you a more positive response, then maybe it's time to call it quits and move on to thinking about a gap year and re-application. Whatever you do, don't just grasp at straws. It really isn't worth it. Dropping out a few weeks in is even more demoralising. Trust me.

    I've got a Clearing offer I really want
    Congratulations . Enter the details as given to you by the uni on your Track and all should be confirmed very soon.

    My place is confirmed on Track - is there anything I need to do now?
    If this is different from the uni you put on your Student Finance application, you will need to do a change of circumstance form, which I understand you can do online, though I haven't the link to hand. This is really important otherwise your loan could be delayed.

    Otherwise, just sit back and wait for your AS12 from UCAS and that heap of paper your uni will no doubt be sending you over the next couple of weeks.

    Finally - a word for those who had a really stressful time of it yesterday, and were disappointed. You'll be amazed how often these disappointments can lead to better things, but it is what you make of the new situation that counts. There is no mileage whatever in hankering after what might have been; you need to gather yourself up and move down that different road. You may be very surprised - and pleased - to find what good things it will lead you to.
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    Will the UCAS be sending out the AS12 confirmation letter by post?
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    I'm having problem with my Edexcel overall grades (for 2 subjects) because of an error in cash in code. I don't know what to do now except waiting for my teacher to send me the overall grades. I tried to email some universities for clearing but they insisted on my Edexcel overall grades. What should I do? I know I got BCC but they still want my overall grades
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    Hi,

    I have just received my A-level results (AABB) and I have already got a place at university to do French and Hispanic studies.

    I got a B grade in French at A-level, but I have worked out (I think!) that I am 1 UMS mark and 3 raw marks off an A grade

    Could someone confirm that I am right in my calculations??

    French A-level (Wjec)

    FN1 58/80 UMS and 48/60 RAW
    FN2 110/120 UMS and 79/98 RAW
    FN3 58/80 UMS and 50/60 RAW
    FN4 93/120 UMS and 72/98 RAW

    so.. that is 319/400 UMS marks total
    and 249/316 RAW marks total

    I think that it is 320 UMS marks for an A grade and 252 RAW marks for an A.. therefore, I am 1 UMS mark and 3 RAW marks off an A grade??? Could someone check this please?

    If all that is correct, then, does anyone think I should get a remark??

    Thanks
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    What happens with the time it takes to get an AS12 letter if you've had an UCCC offer?
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    (Original post by Ben Kenobi)
    Will the UCAS be sending out the AS12 confirmation letter by post?
    Yes, but I believe you also get a copy attached to your Track at some point.

    (Original post by Claire Ngo)
    I'm having problem with my Edexcel overall grades (for 2 subjects) because of an error in cash in code. I don't know what to do now except waiting for my teacher to send me the overall grades. I tried to email some universities for clearing but they insisted on my Edexcel overall grades. What should I do? I know I got BCC but they still want my overall grades
    Well, how do you know you've got those grades? Presumably you've got results slips with your UMS on them? Why can't you send them scanned copies of those?

    (Original post by NiceToMeetYou)
    What happens with the time it takes to get an AS12 letter if you've had an UCCC offer?
    It doesn't get sent out until your firm turns unconditional - with a UCC it will only happen when you've accepted it.
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    My teacher sent me my A2 results and I calculated them myself tbh I tried to send them all results slips I've got so far but they dont accept them I don't know what to do now
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    (Original post by Claire Ngo)
    My teacher sent me my A2 results and I calculated them myself tbh I tried to send them all results slips I've got so far but they dont accept them I don't know what to do now
    Your examinations officer is going to have to help you sort this out. I would also get back to the uni in question and ask to speak to someone more senior so that you can explain your problem and that you are trying to sort it out, but in meantime the results slips do show what marks you got and therefore what overall grade, so why is there a problem in accepting this??
 
 
 
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