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Glasgow access programme/ gateway to medicine 2024 entry

Hi guys, I just wanted to ask because I’m hoping to apply to the Glasgow access programme at UofG and the gateway to medicine programme at Dundee and Aberdeen, do you have to have faced some sort of adversity in your life or can you apply based on your postcode etc.

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Reply 2
Hi,
I'll be applying to Glasgow and Aberdeen.
you can apply purely based on your postcode,
or if you don't meet the postcode requirements its if you've been in care, had free school meals or been involved in a reach programme
(edited 5 months ago)
Reply 3
Original post by TDCTV
Hi,
I'll be applying to Glasgow and Aberdeen.
you cab apply purely based on your postcode,
or if you don't meet the postcode requirements its if you've been in care, had free school meals or been involved in a reach programme

Ahh okay👌, also if your applying to Aberdeen after completing the gateway to medicine do you need to do the UCAT and an interview to get into the medicine degree?
Reply 4
Original post by MandalaQueen
Ahh okay👌, also if your applying to Aberdeen after completing the gateway to medicine do you need to do the UCAT and an interview to get into the medicine degree?


You'll do the UCAT during the summer before 1st year
and the interviews happen in December
Reply 5
Original post by TDCTV
You'll do the UCAT during the summer before 1st year
and the interviews happen in December

Okay, so are you applying to anything else this year?
Reply 6
Original post by MandalaQueen
Okay, so are you applying to anything else this year?


I'll also apply to nursing (not sure where tho)
Reply 7
Original post by TDCTV
I'll also apply to nursing (not sure where tho)

I heard that you can only apply to one type of nursing
Reply 8
Original post by MandalaQueen
I heard that you can only apply to one type of nursing

Oh, I didn't know. I'll probs just apply to adult nursing because I cant deal with children lol.
Reply 9
I was wondering about SAAS funding because I know for the GAP programme the funding is free but is it free for the gateway to medicine in Dundee and Aberdeen? And also after completing the one year programme would we be allowed to apply to SAAS for funding for the normal medicine degree because we’ve already done higher education and it won’t be our first time entry into higher education you get me
Reply 10
Original post by MandalaQueen
I was wondering about SAAS funding because I know for the GAP programme the funding is free but is it free for the gateway to medicine in Dundee and Aberdeen? And also after completing the one year programme would we be allowed to apply to SAAS for funding for the normal medicine degree because we’ve already done higher education and it won’t be our first time entry into higher education you get me


We should still be able to get funding by SASS because you can apply at any point in your degree as ling as you've lived in Scotland 3 years prior
(edited 5 months ago)
Reply 11
what are ur other 3 choices lol?
Reply 12
Original post by TDCTV
We should still be able to get funding by SASS because you can apply at any point in your degree as ling as you've lived in Scotland 3 years prior

Okay 😊
Reply 13
Original post by TDCTV
what are ur other 3 choices lol?

So I’m applying to GAP, gateway to medicine in Dundee and Aberdeen, optometry and psychology
Reply 14
Has anyone submitted their application yet?
Reply 15
Original post by TDCTV
Has anyone submitted their application yet?

No not yet
Reply 16
Original post by TDCTV
Has anyone submitted their application yet?

I’ve submitted my application and it’s been sent off to the Uni’s now!!
Reply 17
Original post by MandalaQueen
I’ve submitted my application and it’s been sent off to the Uni’s now!!


Yeah same, mine was submitted last tuesday
Reply 18
I've heard we wont hear back for interviews until january though
Reply 19
Original post by TDCTV
I've heard we wont hear back for interviews until january though

would you say its yo late to apply the week we're back..so around the 8th?

i've just been so worried that i'm applying too late as i've been told people are already receiving offers even though i thought no one gets offers until the deadline has passed.

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