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    Hi, i have just received this from sunderland university

    I am delighted you have selected us as one of your UCAS choices and I am writing to you to confirm you have a conditional offer of a place here at The University of Sunderland on the above programme. This programme will start on 14 September 2015 and finish on 06 July 2018.
    This offer will be confirmed at UCAS and you should inform UCAS of your decision in accordance with the instructions they provide.
    If you accept our offer as your Firm or Insurance choice, an unconditional offer will be forwarded to you once you have provided evidence you have met the specified conditions above.

    However does this mean that i will be guaranteed to have a place there regardless of what grades i get if i put them down as my firm or insurance choice? thanks
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    the ucas points were 260 and this is what it said my conditions were
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    Once you have met the UCAS tariff required (260), your offer will become unconditional. I.e, you'll be guaranteed a place.
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    (Original post by yunga1997)
    the ucas points were 260 and this is what it said my conditions were
    No. It clearly states the offer will become unconditional (if you accept it, of course) once you provide proof of having met the terms of the offer, which is standard practice for all universities.
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    It just means get 260 points - BCC or equivalent, I believe - and you're in. Don't get bogged down in the wording.
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    (Original post by yunga1997)
    the ucas points were 260 and this is what it said my conditions were
    I think this means that if you DO meet those conditions you will then be given a place. When your place is confirmed (say after A Level results day) it updates to unconditional.
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    I've emailed them back now because this is very confusing, surely saying that about an unconditional offer defines the whole point of an unconditional, because if they are saying i get an unconditional once i hit the grades then thats just a conditional not an unconditional? so ill have to see what they say
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    (Original post by yunga1997)
    I've emailed them back now because this is very confusing, surely saying that about an unconditional offer defines the whole point of an unconditional, because if they are saying i get an unconditional once i hit the grades then thats just a conditional not an unconditional? so ill have to see what they say
    Their adding in that part at the end was a bit unnecessary. It's a conditional offer.
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    (Original post by yunga1997)
    I've emailed them back now because this is very confusing, surely saying that about an unconditional offer defines the whole point of an unconditional, because if they are saying i get an unconditional once i hit the grades then thats just a conditional not an unconditional? so ill have to see what they say
    I expect they will be tempted to withdraw it because you are demonstrating that your reading comprehension is inadequate for a prospective undergraduate. They specifically say it will become unconditional AFTER you have MET (as opposed to NOT MET) the necessary conditions. And, in fact, this is what happens to ALL accepted unconditional offers.
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    I'm doing a BTEC extended diploma so i already know what grades i am getting, and a lot of people i know that are doing the same course as me have received unconditional's as long as they put the conditional option down as there firm choice, so i assumed this is what this would be...
 
 
 
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