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    I applied to Cardiff and originally their website said their offer would be ABB-BBC for the course I want to do which was great as I'm predicted ABB. However, I've just looked again and it has suddenly been changed to AAB? I'm worried now as I have applied to two places that are above my predicted grades instead of one. I'm not really sure what I'm asking tbh I'm just confused as I didn't know they could change them like that
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    When did you last check the entry grades - and when did you actually apply?

    Unis do often change entry requirements just before the UCAS cycle starts - but once applications are underway, then entry requirements should stay the same (it would be unfair if they changed them now for instance).

    If you checked in August, and didnt recheck before you applied in November (for instance) then its quite possible the entry requirements could have changed in the interim.

    If however you actually do have evidence that the requirements were changed online after UCAS opened for new applications - and i mean concrete evidence, not just 'I think it said' - then email that evidence to the University.
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    Email them and ask them what the entry requirements currently are for 2017 entry.
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    (Original post by returnmigrant)
    When did you last check the entry grades - and when did you actually apply?

    Unis do often change entry requirements just before the UCAS cycle starts - but once applications are underway, then entry requirements should stay the same (it would be unfair if they changed them now for instance).

    If you checked in August, and didnt recheck before you applied in November (for instance) then irs quite possible the entry requirements could have changed in the interim.
    I applied a week ago and I remember checking the website around 2-3 weeks ago and they were definitely ABB-BBC :/
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    Email the Uni and (politely and calmly) point this out. But be very certain of your facts before you do - for instance were you looking at two different courses and got the entry requirements confused - or even a different Uni? If you start to dispute this, and they say 'it hasnt changed' you might have to accept it was your mistake. And, be aware that unless you can prove this (ie. an email from the Uni dated 3 weeks ago or a dated download of the webpage) you are on shaky ground here. 'I remember' ... doesn't actually prove anything.
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    (Original post by lxlxlee)
    I applied a week ago and I remember checking the website around 2-3 weeks ago and they were definitely ABB-BBC :/
    Try this to see if the page really has changed: http://web.archive.org

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    i have seen the same thing with cardiff. though it's slightly different. my course had a range offer AAA-ABB. they've removed the range and is now AAA only all in a span of last 2 weeks
 
 
 

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