These dates have all been confirmed by UCAS.
June 2008 - Apply 2009 opens, Applicants can register and start to prepare their applications
Mid September 2008 - Applications can be submitted through UCAS
15th October 2008 - Deadline for applications for Oxbridge and Medical, Veterinary Medicine/Science and Dentistry applications (incl. non UK/EU applicant).
15th January 2009 - Deadline for all other applications to have equal consideration (and this applies to non-EU applications too)
16th January 2009 - 30th June 2009 - Students can make applications but universities only have to consider if they still have places available. See the page on Late applications
30 June 2009 - Deadline for all non-EU applications (however you need to apply before 15 January to receive guaranteed equal consideration and, given visa requirements, it is recommended that non-EU applicants try to apply by 15th January wherever possible)
12th February 2009 - UCAS starts to send Route B art and design applications to first choice universities/colleges
6th March 2009 - Advisory Deadline for Art and Design Route B Applications
24th March 2009 - Deadline for 'on-time' Art and Design Route B Applications
11th June 2009 - Final Deadline for all Art and Design Route B Applications
26th February 2009 - UCAS Extra opens
30th June 2009 - UCAS Extra closes
5th August 2009 - SQA Results Day. Start of Scottish Clearing vacancy information service
20th August 2009 - A Level Results Day, Start of English, Welsh and Northern Irish Clearing vacancy information service.
21st September 2009 - UCAS Clearing for 2009 closes