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    Hi, I've accidentally firmed and insured the wrong university?
    I've firmed it for about a month now, what can I do?
    If that course is on clearing the one which I've insured, can I still apply for it?

    Worried, I totally have been stuck in my work that I didn't even realise I've done this!!!

    Please help!

    PS. Asking for a friend, she hasn't firmed or insured however she knows the two universities which she will be but isn't sure on which so can she still book halls of residence?
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    (Original post by sophiewillis1)
    Hi, I've accidentally firmed and insured the wrong university?
    I've firmed it for about a month now, what can I do?
    If that course is on clearing the one which I've insured, can I still apply for it?

    Worried, I totally have been stuck in my work that I didn't even realise I've done this!!!

    Please help!

    PS. Asking for a friend, she hasn't firmed or insured however she knows the two universities which she will be but isn't sure on which so can she still book halls of residence?
    Give ucas a call and see if they can help but i think it d be way too late to swap them round unless both universities agreed to the swap. Or do you mean you dont want those universities to be your firm/insurance choices? To go through clearing you'd have to be released from your current choices.

    You can only book halls for a firm choice normally.
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    (Original post by sophiewillis1)
    Hi, I've accidentally firmed and insured the wrong university?
    I've firmed it for about a month now, what can I do?
    If that course is on clearing the one which I've insured, can I still apply for it?

    Worried, I totally have been stuck in my work that I didn't even realise I've done this!!!

    Please help!

    PS. Asking for a friend, she hasn't firmed or insured however she knows the two universities which she will be but isn't sure on which so can she still book halls of residence?
    Contact the universities concerned ASAP - it's possible to swap but only with agreement and the sooner it is sorted the better. Once the universities concerned agree (start with the university that you want as firm first - they might be willing to do the rest of the ringing around for you) they can contact UCAS to make the switch.

    You friend needs to check the accommodation sites for their universities. For many universities you MUST apply for accommodation for both your firm and insurance (and missing the deadline for the insurance choice will mean a very stressful results period - missed grades, rejected from firm and nowhere to live with your insurance). In fact the guarantee for accommodation for insurance students is worth looking into when deciding which university to place as insurance - some universities will guarantee a room while others will not even offer to help you find somewhere privately.
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    (Original post by PQ)
    Contact the universities concerned ASAP - it's possible to swap but only with agreement and the sooner it is sorted the better. Once the universities concerned agree (start with the university that you want as firm first - they might be willing to do the rest of the ringing around for you) they can contact UCAS to make the switch.

    You friend needs to check the accommodation sites for their universities. For many universities you MUST apply for accommodation for both your firm and insurance (and missing the deadline for the insurance choice will mean a very stressful results period - missed grades, rejected from firm and nowhere to live with your insurance). In fact the guarantee for accommodation for insurance students is worth looking into when deciding which university to place as insurance - some universities will guarantee a room while others will not even offer to help you find somewhere privately.
    I'm unfortunately in the same boat. I want to change my current firm to my insurance and turn one of my old offers that I declined into my firm. Should I phone the unis or UCAS?
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    (Original post by TrojanH)
    I'm unfortunately in the same boat. I want to change my current firm to my insurance and turn one of my old offers that I declined into my firm. Should I phone the unis or UCAS?
    It's pretty clear from PQ's first paragraph that it's the universities you deal with first. UCAS is only the postman. Decisions are made by universities, not UCAS.
 
 
 
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