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    I was studying Law but half way through my second year (this February) my mother became ill and I couldn't concentrate on my studies and withdrew. My mother's health has now improved and I've also decided I no longer want to take Law. I emailed the Politics department of the same university I had previously attended asking for details on a course they were offering while fully expecting to have to take a year out and re-apply in 2010. However, the admissions tutor said they would accept me this year as my A-levels exceeded the grade requirements as long as I went through clearing.

    I applied in 2006/2007 and was wondering if they would still have my application on file or if I would have to do the whole thing again with regards to getting references and writing a personal statement? I can't seem to find anything about this on the UCAS website and I was wondering if anyone has any ideas on this?

    Any helps on this would be greatly appreciated.
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    You would need to submit a new UCAS application. Make sure you have checked your eligibility for finance first, though.
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    I was studying Law but half way through my second year (this February) my mother became ill and I couldn't concentrate on my studies and withdrew. My mother's health has now improved and I've also decided I no longer want to take Law. I emailed the Politics department of the same university I had previously attended asking for details on a course they were offering while fully expecting to have to take a year out and re-apply in 2010. However, the admissions tutor said they would accept me this year as my A-levels exceeded the grade requirements as long as I went through clearing.

    I applied in 2006/2007 and was wondering if they would still have my application on file or if I would have to do the whole thing again with regards to getting references and writing a personal statement? I can't seem to find anything about this on the UCAS website and I was wondering if anyone has any ideas on this?

    Any helps on this would be greatly appreciated.
    If the uni agrees to take you using the record of prior acceptance route (which they might, given the circumstances) then you don't need to complete a UCAS form. Check with the Admissions Team. If they can't do the RPA, then the quickest way through this would be to re-register with UCAS, enter all your qualifications, and get someone from the law course to write you a reference. Unless the uni requests otherwise, I wouldn't have thought you need to do more than write a very brief PS setting out what you want to do and why.
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    Thank you both for your replies. I spoke to the admissions tutor again and they've just got a copy of my law results and given me a record of prior acceptance.
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    Thank you both for your replies. I spoke to the admissions tutor again and they've just got a copy of my law results and given me a record of prior acceptance.
    Excellent! Common sense prevails....
 
 
 

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