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    Hi all,

    I applied to the Uni of Manchester last year and got offered a place as I met the entry requirements. However, I decided to take a year to gain work experience, travel and get some money behind me ready for uni in 2016. I applied to the Uni of Manchester for 2016 entry this year but I've now been declined on the basis that they said they do not accept the AAT Level 3 in place of an A level (However, they did last year). I have this year received an unconditional off both the Uni of Nottingham and Uni of Leeds but I am really wanting to go to the Uni of Manchester as I love the Uni and the course modules.

    I have found my letter of acceptance from the Uni of Manchester that I received last year so do you think it would be worth appealing and showing them the acceptance letter etc. I know unis can change their entry requirements but I took a gap year hoping to better myself to then return to the uni I was set on going to only to be declined. I had no idea that this year they would decline!

    Any advice or experiences of appeal processes would be greatly appreciated!

    (I'm applying for Bsc Management by the way)

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    (Original post by JMG-Manchester)
    Hi all,

    I applied to the Uni of Manchester last year and got offered a place as I met the entry requirements. However, I decided to take a year to gain work experience, travel and get some money behind me ready for uni in 2016. I applied to the Uni of Manchester for 2016 entry this year but I've now been declined on the basis that they said they do not accept the AAT Level 3 in place of an A level (However, they did last year). I have this year received an unconditional off both the Uni of Nottingham and Uni of Leeds but I am really wanting to go to the Uni of Manchester as I love the Uni and the course modules.

    I have found my letter of acceptance from the Uni of Manchester that I received last year so do you think it would be worth appealing and showing them the acceptance letter etc. I know unis can change their entry requirements but I took a gap year hoping to better myself to then return to the uni I was set on going to only to be declined. I had no idea that this year they would decline!

    Any advice or experiences of appeal processes would be greatly appreciated!

    (I'm applying for Bsc Management by the way)

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    I'm afraid that unless you were advised this year that your qualifications would be suitable for 2016 entry, then you do not have a case.

    It is your responsibility to check that your qualifications are suitable for entry in the relevant year.

    Why didn't you just ask to defer your offer? That would have saved all of this.

    But - I can see you're not going to accept what we say on TSR, so by all means email them, but don't hold your breath.
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    why didn't you just defer?
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    I stupidly didn't realise you could just defer entry on results day stupid I know and regretting it massively can't believe I didn't
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    (Original post by JMG-Manchester)
    I stupidly didn't realise you could just defer entry on results day stupid I know and regretting it massively can't believe I didn't
    I'm really sorry, but there is no appeal process as you seem to think exists. As you say, unis can change their entry requirements from year to year- and getting into uni is a competitive process, maybe the standard of other applicants was just higher this year. It sucks to be in this position when you could have kept your place by deferring, but you didn't defer.

    It sounds like you withdrew from your offer on results day last year, and this can discourage unis from giving you another offer- they may think you're not that committed to the uni or the course, for example. It was your mistake not to find out if you could defer, and Manchester aren't responsible for that.

    There's nothing stopping you emailing and explaining the situation and saying you'd really like to go to Manchester BUT I would be massively surprised if this caused anyone to change their mind.

    If you're that set on Manchester, you could try your luck in clearing or reapplying next year or applying to transfer next year.
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    (Original post by SlowlorisIncognito)
    I'm really sorry, but there is no appeal process as you seem to think exists. As you say, unis can change their entry requirements from year to year- and getting into uni is a competitive process, maybe the standard of other applicants was just higher this year. It sucks to be in this position when you could have kept your place by deferring, but you didn't defer.

    It sounds like you withdrew from your offer on results day last year, and this can discourage unis from giving you another offer- they may think you're not that committed to the uni or the course, for example. It was your mistake not to find out if you could defer, and Manchester aren't responsible for that.

    There's nothing stopping you emailing and explaining the situation and saying you'd really like to go to Manchester BUT I would be massively surprised if this caused anyone to change their mind.

    If you're that set on Manchester, you could try your luck in clearing or reapplying next year or applying to transfer next year.
    Exactly what this person said.


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