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    Hi,

    I submitted my ucas to 5 unis quite late. It got sent before the deadline but I think that I'll be rejected by one of them. Say I do get rejected, can I somehow switch that Uni to a different one or would I have to deal with 4 possible offers.
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    (Original post by krs122)
    Hi,

    I submitted my ucas to 5 unis quite late. It got sent before the deadline but I think that I'll be rejected by one of them. Say I do get rejected, can I somehow switch that Uni to a different one or would I have to deal with 4 possible offers.
    No you can't substitute a choice once the universities has responded to you (and you can only substitute choices within 7 days of submitting your application).

    If you get rejected from any of your choices then once all 5 have replied you can either chose to accept one of the offers you have or decline all of them and apply elsewhere via Extra.
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    (Original post by krs122)
    Hi,

    I submitted my ucas to 5 unis quite late. It got sent before the deadline but I think that I'll be rejected by one of them. Say I do get rejected, can I somehow switch that Uni to a different one or would I have to deal with 4 possible offers.
    No. That is not possible. Otherwise everyone would do it, don't you think?
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    No you can't substitute a choice once the universities has responded to you (and you can only substitute choices within 7 days of submitting your application).

    If you get rejected from any of your choices then once all 5 have replied you can either chose to accept one of the offers you have or decline all of them and apply elsewhere via Extra.
    Oh wow. I sort of regret not choosing a certain uni and certain course and I picked one more for reputation and location that I wasn't likely to get, so it's not possible for me to apply to that uni unless its in clearing or something? :/ didn't realise that for some reason. I think I should get into my first choice uni and thats a different. Is UCAS extra only avaible to people who reject all 5 offers?
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    (Original post by krs122)
    Oh wow. I sort of regret not choosing a certain uni and certain course and I picked one more for reputation and location that I wasn't likely to get, so it's not possible for me to apply to that uni unless its in clearing or something? :/ didn't realise that for some reason. I think I should get into my first choice uni and thats a different. Is UCAS extra only avaible to people who reject all 5 offers?
    You can only use UCAS Extra (or clearing) if you don't hold any offers. This could be due to you not getting any offers, or asking to be released from any offers you do hold.

    You've put down 5 choices- do you prefer this other uni to all of them?
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    The above posters are wrong. Sorry guys, you're wrong. I got rejected from a University within the first 7 days of sending my UCAS off, and then contacted UCAS asking if I could swap my rejected choice for a new choice. They were very happy to do so, and received an offer from the new University I applied for 2 days later! So if you don't ask, you don't get (Providing you sent UCAS off in the last 7 days).
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    (Original post by Riley95)
    The above posters are wrong. Sorry guys, you're wrong. I got rejected from a University within the first 7 days of sending my UCAS off, and then contacted UCAS asking if I could swap my rejected choice for a new choice. They were very happy to do so, and received an offer from the new University I applied for 2 days later! So if you don't ask, you don't get (Providing you sent UCAS off in the last 7 days).
    They're not wrong, you are. He applied before the deadline which means it was at least 7 days ago, and hasn't received the rejection yet.

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    (Original post by Riley95)
    The above posters are wrong. Sorry guys, you're wrong. I got rejected from a University within the first 7 days of sending my UCAS off, and then contacted UCAS asking if I could swap my rejected choice for a new choice. They were very happy to do so, and received an offer from the new University I applied for 2 days later! So if you don't ask, you don't get (Providing you sent UCAS off in the last 7 days).
    As the 7 days have now passed, this advice isn't relevant. The poster specifies that he sent his application off before the 15th, and hasn't received a rejection yet.
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    (Original post by krs122)
    Oh wow. I sort of regret not choosing a certain uni and certain course and I picked one more for reputation and location that I wasn't likely to get.
    THIS is why you shouldn't have left it this late!
    With more time to think about this you would have made more sensible choices.

    Can I suggest that you withdraw your entire application for 2015, do some research into what you really want to apply for, go to some Open Days in May/June and apply in the Autumn for 2016 entry?

    You only get one crack at University. Its worth taking the time to get it right.
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    (Original post by sydneybridge)
    THIS is why you shouldn't have left it this late!
    With more time to think about this you would have made more sensible choices.

    Can I suggest that you withdraw your entire application for 2015, do some research into what you really want to apply for, go to some Open Days in May/June and apply in the Autumn for 2016 entry?

    You only get one crack at University. Its worth taking the time to get it right.
    Extra or Clearing, then gap year if necessary world's be much better advice

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    Yes, but it was said that swapping rejected choices was not possible, yet it is.
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    (Original post by Riley95)
    Yes, but it was said that swapping rejected choices was not possible, yet it is.
    No it isn't. Not in this situation. You might as well talk about the price of fish because that's irrelevant too.

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    You can only 're-select' if you are rejected by ALL FIVE choices - or you selected less than five to begin with and still have a spare choice.
    See details on Extra here : https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergradu.../extra-choices

    The only other relevant situation is if a Uni you have applied to decides to offer you a 'substitute course' with lower entry requirements instead of rejecting you, but that isnt a 'free choice' or a voluntary swap.
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    No it isn't. Not in this situation. You might as well talk about the price of fish because that's irrelevant too.

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    You can only 're-select' if you are rejected by ALL FIVE choices - or you selected less than five to begin with and still have a spare choice.
    See details on Extra here : https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergradu.../extra-choices

    The only other relevant situation is if a Uni you have applied to decides to offer you a 'substitute course' with lower entry requirements instead of rejecting you, but that isnt a 'free choice' or a voluntary swap.
    I was beginning to think I was losing my marbles! I know we are all right.
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    (Original post by Riley95)
    The above posters are wrong. Sorry guys, you're wrong. I got rejected from a University within the first 7 days of sending my UCAS off, and then contacted UCAS asking if I could swap my rejected choice for a new choice. They were very happy to do so, and received an offer from the new University I applied for 2 days later! So if you don't ask, you don't get (Providing you sent UCAS off in the last 7 days).
    So it only worked for you because you sent it off in the last 7 days, after this 7 day frame you are unable to swap.
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    (Original post by lol123456789)
    So it only worked for you because you sent it off in the last 7 days, after this 7 day frame you are unable to swap.
    14 days.

    https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergradu...-undergraduate
 
 
 
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