Turn on thread page Beta
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    Hi,

    I've been accepted onto a school leavers course for accountancy which is what I really want to do. I need a quite modest BBC to confirm my place on it (you have to do their own testing before getting the offer so the BBC is just the grades needed to apply in the first place)

    But anyway I've got offers from the universities I chose on UCAS and people have been suggesting that I make one my firm and another my insurance. The lowest offer I have is from Leicester at BBB. so;

    1) Is there any point in doing this?
    2) If I select a firm and insurance choice, is it okay for me to tell the universities after results day, if I get the results I need, that I no longer want to go? (I don't want to end up facing a fine etc. Everywhere I have looked so far just refers to people wanting to go to different universities or gap years where as I don't want to go at all.

    Thanks!
    Oh and just for a bit of weird trivia regarding my choices I applied to do automotive engineering at the universities (I love cars/engineering/physics... but I also love money so went for accounting to keep cars as a hobby)
    Offline

    14
    ReputationRep:
    I'm planning on taking a gap year as I didn't get apply to the right universities for me, however I've made a conditional choice just in case I don't get the results I'm aiming for. As far as I'm aware you can withdraw your UCAS application at any time and on results day you can just phone the university and ask them to release you from the offer. I'm just going to say that I'm not planning on going to university this year.
 
 
 

University open days

  1. University of Cambridge
    Christ's College Undergraduate
    Wed, 26 Sep '18
  2. Norwich University of the Arts
    Undergraduate Open Days Undergraduate
    Fri, 28 Sep '18
  3. Edge Hill University
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Undergraduate
    Sat, 29 Sep '18
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.