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Well, i was curious to know which universities tend to provide offers/rejections at the earlier stage of application - obviously it depends on when one sends the application, but presuming it was sent off as early as possible. I know York are quite quick, but who else?
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What do you mean by quick? Imperial got back to me by November...ie a month and half after I sent off my app.
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Completely dependant the what uni, what department, your personal statement, your grades etc.

If you applied to somewhere like Nottingham Trent for maths with AAA in Maths, Further and Physics I bet they'd get back to you with an offer in like... an hour :p:
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Glasgow gave me an unconditional the day after I got my track number through UCAS, but lots of people have had to wait ages. It's dependant on so many factors that you can't pin down one Uni that happens to be particularly good.
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It depends on the course you apply for, I got an offer back from Liverpool for physics within two days of applying, but didn't hear from my other choices (medicine) until the end of March. I don't know if that's standard practice in Liverpool or not though? what're you thinking of doing?
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Manchester got back to me, and all of my friends who applied there 2 days after UCAS had processed our applications.
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Depends on when you send your application in.

Manchester tend to do them all in order...so the earlier you apply the better your chances, as do exeter, warwick and soas from what I've been told.

Bristol seems to hold applications, as does oxbridge and most University of London colleges (apart from Goldsmiths & QMUL who are apparently quite quick).

Some of the uni's that are easier to get into are quite quick, Glamorgan, UWIC, UWE, Swansea, Newport etc.. although saying that I only know in relation to Welsh students so maybe just because they are welsh and they try to improve welsh student numbers? I dunno.
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I had all my offers before November had ended; that said, Warwick and Bristol are generally known for being slower, particularly Warwick.
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Also, it depends if your particular university/course interviews.
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coventry gave me an offer 3 days after i applied.
bournemouth and portsmouth gave me an offer after about 2 weeks
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Yeah I got an interview invite from Manchester (which was pretty much an offer really) before I even got my ucas welcome letter thing
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My application was processed on 4th October, and I got my first reply on 30th October, which was from Warwick.

Then I didn't get offers until mid December from UCL and Oxford, end of January from UCL and end of February from Durham.
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Keele gave me an offer within 2 week of sending off the application.

It took a month after that before I got my next offer.
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(Original post by Tyler Durden)
Well, i was curious to know which universities tend to provide offers/rejections at the earlier stage of application - obviously it depends on when one sends the application, but presuming it was sent off as early as possible. I know York are quite quick, but who else?
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Cardiff were quite quick for me, Strathclyde even quicker.

Edinburgh wait until as long as possible, most people i know didn't get offers until within the last week before they had to get back to everyone.
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Birmingham gave me an unconditional after about 2 weeks.
Sheffield, Bath and Bristol only gave me offers after interviews.
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(Original post by FyreFight)
Glasgow gave me an unconditional the day after I got my track number through UCAS.
I thought I was really special. Glasgow gave me a (low conditional) offer after just one day of sending off my application.

It can really depend, some collegiate universities (such as Durham) can take a little longer (you need to get accepted by the department and then sent to the college, the college then has to decide whether or not there's space. If there isn't any space you are put aside until the end and they see which college has spaces). This can obviously take a few months (especially if interviews are involved).

Also, Leeds had a bit of a reputation of taking ages (I didn't get an offer from them until December, a friend was still waiting in February). But I would imagine it varies by year.
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(Original post by Reilly)
Depends on when you send your application in.

Manchester tend to do them all in order...so the earlier you apply the better your chances, as do exeter, warwick and soas from what I've been told.

Bristol seems to hold applications, as does oxbridge and most University of London colleges (apart from Goldsmiths & QMUL who are apparently quite quick).

Some of the uni's that are easier to get into are quite quick, Glamorgan, UWIC, UWE, Swansea, Newport etc.. although saying that I only know in relation to Welsh students so maybe just because they are welsh and they try to improve welsh student numbers? I dunno.
Nah, QMUL didn't reply untill Mid March/April. They were the worst :mad:
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Manchester in like two weeks. Most of my friends had not even applied
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The day after my UCAS was processed I got an offer from Birmingham, then the next day I got an Offer from York.
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