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    Does this sometimes happen?

    My offer was at 300 UCAS points but a few days ago it got changed to 160. Why is this?
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    (Original post by janicee)
    Does this sometimes happen?

    My offer was at 300 UCAS points but a few days ago it got changed to 160. Why is this?
    Do you have some Btec qualifications that have already fulfilled the 140 part?

    If not, assume that it is an error.
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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
    Do you have some Btec qualifications that have already fulfilled the 140 part?

    If not, assume that it is an error.
    Well I did a BTEC with my GCSE's and I did a BTEC sub diploma*for A levels this year.

    Well damn, that's disappointing.
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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
    Do you have some Btec qualifications that have already fulfilled the 140 part?

    If not, assume that it is an error.
    Hey I'm just wondering, if it's an error does that mean that if I don't get 300 UCAS points I'll get rejected?
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    (Original post by janicee)
    Hey I'm just wondering, if it's an error does that mean that if I don't get 300 UCAS points I'll get rejected?
    If it is an error then you need the 300 points to be sure of acceptance

    Have you called them to check?
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    Phone them and check.

    It may be simply because they have had very few applicants - or it could be a mistake. Always check this sort of change, just in case.
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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
    If it is an error then you need the 300 points to be sure of acceptance

    Have you called them to check?
    Dammit I'm scared it was a mistake. I was hoping they'd have to accept me because that was the offer they stated.
    Thank you though ^-^
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    (Original post by janicee)
    Dammit I'm scared it was a mistake. I was hoping they'd have to accept me because that was the offer they stated.
    Thank you though ^-^
    Its not like it happened months/weeks ago so you shouldn't be in a situation where you didn't do well in your exams because you thought you didn't need the UCAS points.
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    (Original post by lipslikemorphine)
    Its not like it happened months/weeks ago so you shouldn't be in a situation where you didn't do well in your exams because you thought you didn't need the UCAS points.
    I shouldn't be but I'm very worried I just missed it. I have a feeling I'll get 280 instead of 300 D:
    So they wouldn't accept me, even if they made the mistake?
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    You can sit at home fretting about what this means, what grade you might get and if you'll be accepted.

    Or you can phone them, ask them, and get it all sorted out.
    And you need to do this quickly so that you are aware of all the implications of any possibly lowered offer before Results Day.
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    (Original post by janicee)
    I shouldn't be but I'm very worried I just missed it. I have a feeling I'll get 280 instead of 300 D:
    So they wouldn't accept me, even if they made the mistake?
    Just call them. NOW.
    And no they would not honour a error, as everyone here has stated. Asking again won't change the answer into one you like.
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    (Original post by janicee)
    I shouldn't be but I'm very worried I just missed it. I have a feeling I'll get 280 instead of 300 D:
    So they wouldn't accept me, even if they made the mistake?
    Nothing bad can come from phoning up.

    As others have said, the university doesn't have to honour a mistake. However, if you have got 280 points the university will consider (before you even know your results) whether to let you in anyway. It will do you no harm to be remembered as the pleasant girl who was very keen to come and who phoned up when the university made the dreadful mistake.
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    (Original post by lipslikemorphine)
    Just call them. NOW.
    And no they would not honour a error, as everyone here has stated. Asking again won't change the answer into one you like.
    Wow. I was just being sure...

    I already asked someone and they said it was probably lowered because they already found out my BTEC grade so I only need 160 points at this moment. I don't understand why you had to be rude. I was scared. Can't you be more understanding?

    (Original post by nulli tertius)
    Nothing bad can come from phoning up.

    As others have said, the university doesn't have to honour a mistake. However, if you have got 280 points the university will consider (before you even know your results) whether to let you in anyway. It will do you no harm to be remembered as the pleasant girl who was very keen to come and who phoned up when the university made the dreadful mistake.
    Thank you for telling me
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    So, have you phoned them?
 
 
 
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