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Should I add my current university to my ucas?

I am private candidate who will be retaking a-levels and re-applying to ucas this academic year but I currently attend a university. I wish to trasnfer which is why I am retaking so should I add my current university on educations section on UCAS?? Will there be consequences if I don't add it?
You have to add it. Otherwise you will ne making a false application which could lead to you not getting an offer or removed from the course. You must show all education and all exams taken pass or fail.
As above, UCAS are really clear that you must add it.

Unis don't care about false starts elsewhere but they will care about being misled about your education history.
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Original post by Admit-One
As above, UCAS are really clear that you must add it.

Unis don't care about false starts elsewhere but they will care about being misled about your education history.

Oh ok. Should I put the modules I have taken I have not received any grades yet for any modules and the next time I get them is like february so I dont I should add the modules. What do you think?
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The Unis will ask fir your grade transcript if they need it - and they may also ask you for a reference from your current Uni.
Original post by lionelmessi34
Oh ok. Should I put the modules I have taken I have not received any grades yet for any modules and the next time I get them is like february so I dont I should add the modules. What do you think?


No, just put incomplete/leaving with no award. As above, if they want module results they'll ask for an interim transcript later.
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Original post by McGinger
The Unis will ask fir your grade transcript if they need it - and they may also ask you for a reference from your current Uni.

reference from old sixth form or current uni?
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Original post by lionelmessi34
reference from old sixth form or current uni?

If you use your school for a reference, most Unis will request a new reference from your current Uni.
They do this to ensure that you have not been 'asked to leave' or failed part of your current course.
Worth noting that if you are asked for a uni ref, you’ll usually be given a short-ish deadline. So it’s often better just to get it out the way and provide it with your application in the first instance.

Asking for a ref doesn’t commit you to leaving, and your tutors will be used to these requests.
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Original post by Admit-One
Worth noting that if you are asked for a uni ref, you’ll usually be given a short-ish deadline. So it’s often better just to get it out the way and provide it with your application in the first instance.

Asking for a ref doesn’t commit you to leaving, and your tutors will be used to these requests.

If I am enrolled in a biomedical science degree in university of Melbourne but I wish to study chemistry at Oxford, will Oxford consider my application?
Original post by Oishi899
If I am enrolled in a biomedical science degree in university of Melbourne but I wish to study chemistry at Oxford, will Oxford consider my application?

Generally, Oxford don't like students who are currently studying elsewhere in the UK but recognise that other countries' school leaving exams may not adequately prepare for an Oxbridge application due to the highly specialised nature of A-Levels. It may be worth checking directly with the college you are applying to as it may be handled on a case-by-case basis.

Also, if you are applying to Oxford, you will need to apply before the early deadline so, depending on when your course starts, it may make more sense to have your reference written by your school if you have only just started at the university.
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Original post by melancollege
Generally, Oxford don't like students who are currently studying elsewhere in the UK but recognise that other countries' school leaving exams may not adequately prepare for an Oxbridge application due to the highly specialised nature of A-Levels. It may be worth checking directly with the college you are applying to as it may be handled on a case-by-case basis.

Also, if you are applying to Oxford, you will need to apply before the early deadline so, depending on when your course starts, it may make more sense to have your reference written by your school if you have only just started at the university.

Melbourne uni is in Australia, will it be a problem then
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Original post by Oishi899
Melbourne uni is in Australia, will it be a problem then

Erm, Melbourne Australia is the other side of the world from the UK....
Original post by Oishi899
Melbourne uni is in Australia, will it be a problem then

Oh yeah I thought I'd just clarify in case you had read that they don't accept students currently enrolled elsewhere. Honestly, it's hard for me to say as I'm not familiar with the Australian education system nor the exact attitudes of different college's admissions departments towards international further study.
Original post by Oishi899
If I am enrolled in a biomedical science degree in university of Melbourne but I wish to study chemistry at Oxford, will Oxford consider my application?

Unfortunately I haven’t a clue as their FAQ only addresses enrolment at another UK uni.

https://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/courses/admission-requirements/uk-qualifications

Original post by melancollege
Also, if you are applying to Oxford, you will need to apply before the early deadline so, depending on when your course starts, it may make more sense to have your reference written by your school if you have only just started at the university.

This is a fair comment about the early deadline date, but their FAQ does state they need a ref from a current tutor if enrolled elsewhere. Unclear whether that applies to international students thought.
Original post by Admit-One
Unfortunately I haven’t a clue as their FAQ only addresses enrolment at another UK uni.

https://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/courses/admission-requirements/uk-qualifications


This is a fair comment about the early deadline date, but their FAQ does state they need a ref from a current tutor if enrolled elsewhere. Unclear whether that applies to international students thought.

It may be possible for you to get a reference written by a current tutor (i.e. at a university) with significant assistance / collaboration from your old school. Even within schools, the referee would have to work with teachers from different subjects that they don't teach so it may be possible to extend this to different institutions (though check this is definitely possible).
Original post by Oishi899
If I am enrolled in a biomedical science degree in university of Melbourne but I wish to study chemistry at Oxford, will Oxford consider my application?

Why did you start a biomed degree if you want to study chemistry?

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