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    Hi I want to basically apply for the above course, but I've noticed that many uni sites keep saying that the 15th of January is the latest you can apply.

    I've basically had lots going on in my life so I've only recently become aware of this unfortunately, but I really want to go in the coming September. Im totally set on going somewhere in London.

    I'm concerned that most workplaces and unis dont return to office until the 5th of January; so asking for a reference to be completed and turned around in 10 days seems enormously ambitious, based on previous experience of getting references for jobs etc.

    what should I do if the reference takes longer than the 15th of January?
    Please tell me someone has been in this position before?? If anyone can offer advice I'd be extremely grateful.

    I'm also concerned that I wont be able to obtain a highly personalised work or academic reference with all the bells and whistles in the way that they want it to be. what do I do then? If anyone has done this course and been through the same obstacles and can suggest anything it would be massively appreciated xx

    I apologise for my poor grammar by the way.

    Steph xx

    Hey, sorry to see you haven't had any replies to your thread yet. Are you sure you’ve posted in the right place? Posting in the specific university or course forum should help get more responses.

    If you haven’t already found it, then university connect is a really useful way for finding people at your course/university! You can also find a list of applicant threads and courses here. It's worth checking out if you have questions.

    If you need advice on your academic work, then the Study Help section will be able to help you. Hope this helps!

    The 15th Jan deadline is for UNDERGRADUATE courses applied for via UCAS.

    If you are certain the course you are applying for is postgraduate this doesnt apply but you should check with the Uni to see if there is a closing date for that course.

    I'd imagine you have to contact the individual universities to sort out applying after the deadline. I would advise that you contact the people who've previously written you a reference, they may well still have your old one and be able to edit it appropriately.
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