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    Hello,
    I have applied to four universities, none of which have got back to me.
    On UCAS it says that my application is currently being considered.

    I have has contact with two of them asking me for more information which I have sent.

    I have applied to
    King Collge
    University of Southampton
    University of Surrey
    University of Birmingham.

    I'd be great fuel to hear where others are in the process. xx
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    I've heard University of Birmingham has a lot of applications coming in every year so they take some time to reply back.

    But the other unis too have a lot of people applying to, so that's probably why they are taking time to reply back as they really wanna make sure offers only go to those who truly deserve them.

    All the best!
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    Hi!

    I'm in the same position. I am constantly checking UCAS track and it just says considering my application!I just put it down to the fact they probably have so many to get through, so I will just continue to check . I have been invited to an applicant day but no offers.

    Good luck and hope you hear back soon!
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    (Original post by Grace.c98)
    Hello,
    I have applied to four universities, none of which have got back to me.
    On UCAS it says that my application is currently being considered.

    I have has contact with two of them asking me for more information which I have sent.

    I have applied to
    King Collge
    University of Southampton
    University of Surrey
    University of Birmingham.

    I'd be great fuel to hear where others are in the process. xx
    When did you apply? Most decisions will arrive by March, but some can arrive in May.

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    (Original post by Grace.c98)
    Hello,
    I have applied to four universities, none of which have got back to me.
    On UCAS it says that my application is currently being considered.

    I have has contact with two of them asking me for more information which I have sent.

    I have applied to
    King Collge
    University of Southampton
    University of Surrey
    University of Birmingham.

    I'd be great fuel to hear where others are in the process. xx
    This is postgrad but timescales will be similar for undergrad "A complete application will take between 4-6 weeks to be processed and this maybe longer during busy periods. " http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/faqs.aspx

    "Your application will then be carefully considereed by the Admissions Tutor and staff in the Academic Unit, and you will hear from us in two to six weeks, depending on your programme of study." http://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses...lications.page

    "We aim to make a decision by the end of March, however, the final UCAS deadline for universities to make their decisions is early May." http://www.surrey.ac.uk/apply/underg...fter-you-apply

    "The University aims to process applications as quickly as possible, and once a decision has been made the Admissions Office will communicate this decision to the applicant. Applicants should be aware that some competitive programmes operate a “gathered-field” approach to decision making in order to ensure that equal consideration is given to all applications. This will mean that decision making will be delayed until after the published “due consideration” date." http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/Document...n-students.pdf (this says that offers will be made by the end of March: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/Document...s/ug-guide.pdf )
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    (Original post by jneill)
    When did you apply? Most decisions will arrive by March, but some can arrive in May.

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    I applied back at the beginning of January. It's so frustrating!!!!!
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    What did major did you apply for? I've heard that can impact the application process too.
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    (Original post by Han85)
    Hi!

    I'm in the same position. I am constantly checking UCAS track and it just says considering my application!I just put it down to the fact they probably have so many to get through, so I will just continue to check . I have been invited to an applicant day but no offers.

    Good luck and hope you hear back soon!
    Is that for Southampton?
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    (Original post by Grace.c98)
    I applied back at the beginning of January. It's so frustrating!!!!!
    The average wait for a decision is around 7 weeks.
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    (Original post by saharan_skies)
    What did major did you apply for? I've heard that can impact the application process too.
    I've applied for the dual feild in Adult and Children's Nursing so i was never exprecting a quick reply!
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    (Original post by jneill)
    The average wait for a decision is around 7 weeks.
    Yeah I've been waiting just over that I think
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    I applied for Soton and B'ham too, still waiting.
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    I'm waiting for Birmingham too



    (Original post by MadVisionary)
    I applied for Soton and B'ham too, still waiting.
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    (Original post by Grace.c98)
    Yeah I've been waiting just over that I think
    So averages mean some will be faster than 7 weeks and some will be slower.

    So may not receive decisions until May...

    Patience
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    (Original post by Grace.c98)
    I've applied for the dual feild in Adult and Children's Nursing so i was never exprecting a quick reply!
    For nursing things will usually be slower.

    Make sure there's no invitations for interviews in your email spam filters. Very very few universities use the interview function on Track - they'll contact you directly with details.

    If it's been 6 weeks and you haven't had any contact then ring them up and ask them directly when you'll hear (and to double check no emails have been lost).
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    No it's for Leeds Beckett
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    (Original post by Grace.c98)
    I applied back at the beginning of January. It's so frustrating!!!!!
    Don't worry too much. I also applied in January and two of my 5 universities requested for further information around 2 weeks ago. So glad to receive offers from both yesterday.
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    I applied to Exeter on 7th December and I am in the same situation. On their site, they do state that they try to take most of their decisions by late March, but that is not always possible. See if the universities you applied to have a similar statement somewhere on their site (where they explain how they take decisions).

    I have only met a person who got an offer from Birmingham, if that reassures you.
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    gosh! That's ages. Yeah will do, thank you very much. Hope you hear soon
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    (Original post by stanleysukanto)
    Don't worry too much. I also applied in January and two of my 5 universities requested for further information around 2 weeks ago. So glad to receive offers from both yesterday.

    yeah 3 out of my 4 also wanted additional info which was so annoying!
    Ah well done
 
 
 
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