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    Hello :bigsmile:I have been put on a reserve list and I was told that if places were available in summer then I will be contacted..but has anyone ever been given a place whilst on the reserve list? I guess it depends on the course ect. anyone know if the list is in order or numbered? How do they decide who to ring and give a place too? thankyou!!
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    Hello :bigsmile:I have been put on a reserve list and I was told that if places were available in summer then I will be contacted..but has anyone ever been given a place whilst on the reserve list? I guess it depends on the course ect. anyone know if the list is in order or numbered? How do they decide who to ring and give a place too? thankyou!!
    There's no official option for a reserve list. This means that unis can run one how they want to - so you would need to ask specifically about that course and that uni. However, they may not decide to release that information.
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    As Juno says, universities can run it how they like. I would presume that those they contact first will be the ones who they think are the best candidates - those who they would have taken but didn't have enough places for.

    In terms of success stories - I know one person who got into vet med that way. She got a call on results day, completely out of the blue (I don't think she even knew she was on a reserve list) to offer her a place at a uni that had previously rejected her. This is going back a few years, mind.
 
 
 
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