Turn on thread page Beta
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    I got an unconditional at university recently which i accepted. After getting my required grades in college, even though i havent finished the year yet, im currently going to class and waiting around for the year to end. I got offered some work for my dads friends recently which i decided to take on due to it having somewhat reasonable pay which i could use for university to help me out, and also due to there not really being much point in me attending college i thought it wouldnt matter that i wasnt attending, although recently i found out my teacher has tried to phone my university to get them to change the unconditional offer to conditional, which they said they wont do but they will monitor my attendance and work, i plan to start attending now to not take any risks but could this have actually happened and messed up my university chances, i thought unconditional meant you were in no matter what happened in the year?
    Offline

    3
    ReputationRep:
    Yes it's more than possible. This has been discussed many times before. Unconditional doesn't mean you can drop out of college.
    Offline

    17
    ReputationRep:
    The unconditional offer was based on your predicted grades, PS and reference. If the college thinks that the reference they gave has subsequently proved misleading (for example, in your situation, if they had commented on your excellent attendance record and commitment to study), then they may feel strongly enough to contact the uni to correct it. The uni can then decide whether they wish to act on that information, by either amending your offer to a conditional or withdrawing it altogether.

    An unconditional offer isn't a signal that you can just give up on A Levels. Unis don't want people who can only be bothered with study when it suits them.
    Offline

    8
    ReputationRep:
    There has been a lot of issues recently with universities dishing out unconditional offers like sweets. It often leads to students slacking off, and therefore it ruins the reputation of an educational institution. It is quite a worrying phenomenon, because it's all about money now.
 
 
 
Poll
Which accompaniment is best?
Applying to uni

All the essentials

The adventure begins mug

Student life: what to expect

What it's really like going to uni

Graduates celebrate

How to write a good personal statement

Expert PS advice from the people who will read it

Uni match

Uni match

Can't decide where to apply? Our tool will help you find the perfect course

Two students working together

A-Z of universities

Read our guides to unis and colleges from around the UK

A student working on a computer

Personal statement help

Use our tool to get your ideal PS quickly!

Hands typing

Degrees without fees

Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

A student looking down a microscope

Planning open days

Find upcoming open days and get advice on preparing.

Help out other students

These questions still need an answer

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.