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    Hey, im a bit new here but here goes;

    I have got conditional offers for maths/stats at lancaster (firm) and sheffield (insurance).
    I dont really want to go to sheffield anymore but am not entirely sure i will get the grades for lancaster.

    On results day;
    If i dont get the grades i need for lancaster but get the required grades for sheffield can i ask them to release me on results day so i can go to clearing? or would i need to ask sheffield now to release me so i then have only one offer and go straight to clearing?

    Im just a bit confused about it all.

    Thanks for your help x
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    yes

    even if you have unconditional offers because you have met your offer, you still have the option to decline both your firm and insurance.

    but if i were you i would buy the independent before you go to get your results, so that you can see if the uni you want to go to is in clearing. then make your decision
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    (Original post by fang)
    Hey, im a bit new here but here goes;

    I have got conditional offers for maths/stats at lancaster (firm) and sheffield (insurance).
    I dont really want to go to sheffield anymore but am not entirely sure i will get the grades for lancaster.

    On results day;
    If i dont get the grades i need for lancaster but get the required grades for sheffield can i ask them to release me on results day so i can go to clearing? or would i need to ask sheffield now to release me so i then have only one offer and go straight to clearing?

    Im just a bit confused about it all.

    Thanks for your help x
    You should really think about it twice before doing anything. If you're sure that's what you want to do, ask them to release you now, and then if you don't meet your grades you can go through clearing.
    good luck!
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    to do with clearing places this year, is there going to be a hell of a lot less places available?

    EDIT @ learner_dancer: but i can still get released on results day? is there any downsides to being released then rather than now?
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    If you are certain you don't want to go there you need to get released from Sheffield asap. Otherwise if you don't make Lancaster you will have to wait to be released from Sheffield on results day and this will mean you don't get into clearing for a good few days after that.
    Its best to get into clearing asap on results day.
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    If you miss Lancaster then Sheffield are under no obligation to release you. They could make you 'cancel' your application for this year, and so couldn't enter clearing.

    If you don't want to go to Sheffield then ask them now to release you, but, they don't have to.
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    ohh right, thanks for the help. As for getting released, would i need a proper reason for being released or could i just call them up and say that i dont want to go to sheffield? I dont want to sound like a complete **** tho
 
 
 
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