How to Apply to a UK University

Apply for University in the UK

How to apply to UK universities with SI-UK free application support.

How to apply to a UK university

Applying to UK universities with SI-UK is fast and simple. We can help you choose from thousands of courses and hundreds of universities, colleges, and language schools located all over the UK with free university application support.

UK university application process

1. First consultation

Our expert consultants will explain the process of applying to a UK university and discuss your study and career goals.

2. Choose where you want to study

Your consultant will assess your academic background and suggest three universities where you will be able to secure offers.

3. Create your application

We will review your personal statement, CV, reference letters and application forms prior to submission, before sending them to three universities.

4. Check your English level

An IELTS practice test will allow our experienced English teaching staff to assess your current level. We will review the results and advise you on how best to reach your target IELTS score.

5. Receive your university offer

You will receive conditional or unconditional offers, and we will assist you in making the right choice.

UK university application deadlines

2017 entry

January 15

Deadline for applications to the majority of courses should arrive at UCAS by 18:00.

March 24

Deadline for applications to some art and design courses should arrive at UCAS by 18:00. Some art and design courses have a 15 January deadline - please check course details for the correct date.

May 4

If you received all university decisions by 31 March, you must reply to offers by this date or they will be declined.

May 5

If you applied by the January deadline and are still waiting, universities will have made their decisions by this point. Choices are unsuccessful if no offer has been received.

June 8

If you received all university decisions by 5 May, you must reply to offers by this date or they will be declined.

June 22

If you received all university decisions by 8 June, you must reply to offers by this date or they will be declined.

June 30

Final deadline for all applications. If the application is not received by 18:00, you will enter Clearing.

July 5

Clearing opens.

July 13

If you applied by 30 June and are awaiting final decisions, universities will have decided by this point.

July 20

If you received all university decisions by 14 July, you must reply to offers by this date or they will be declined.

August 17

GCE, A-Level and Diploma results day. Clearing begins.

September 20

Final deadline for 2017 applications.

October 23

Last date to add Clearing choices and for unis/colleges to make decisions.

SI-UK's service is fast, reliable and efficient. Their consultants are specialists, working closely with all UK universities and, through my consultants' advice and application assistance, I was able to receive offers from my favoured universities.

Carla Termini King's College London, Accounting and Finance

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