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    is it ok (legal) to apply to go into another university while you are already studying at a university. So for example, i am in my 2nd yr of uni study but would like to transfer somewhere else, i can still apply, even though i am at uni.
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    Of course it's not illegal - you can apply through UCAS but you will have to tell them where you currently are and what you are currently studying. But if you want to transfer somewhere else it's best to contact the university that you are wanting to transfer to first. Transferring is a bit more of an informal process and you might end up avoiding UCAS all together.
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    do you have to tell them where your currently at and where your studying?
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    (Original post by roshi)
    do you have to tell them where your currently at and where your studying?
    Yes.

    When transferring it is vital to contact the university before completing any UCAS form as they might not even accept transfer students.
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    no what i meant is applying through ucas for 1st year at another uni
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    (Original post by roshi)
    no what i meant is applying through ucas for 1st year at another uni
    Well on your application form you will have to list what you have been doing for the last year, so you'll still have to tell them .You could always not of course, but there will be a one year gap on your record which they'll notice, and it would be better to explain yourself. They're not going to be completely turned off by you dropping out of universty; I dropped out and reapplied and I was completely honest about it on my application. As long as you work it in to your statement well, you can make it sound like quite a positive thing.
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    yes but the thing is im currently at university and do not want to drop out until i have at least one offer, so if i do carry on with my course wont universities think im being a bit too indecisive?
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    They might do, they might not. I would still recommend emailing the admissions department of some of the unis you are hoping to apply to and asking them exactly that, to see whether they think it would be a problem.
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    thanks
 
 
 

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