Senior Recruitment Manager David, gives you the key UCAS decision deadline dates.

When you receive your last decision from your UCAS application you will then need to begin to make decisions regarding your final choices. By this point you will have no doubt attended Open Days and Applicant Visit Days to firm up decisions you may wish to make regarding your future.

Your Firm and Insurance options are recorded in UCAS Track.

What are Firm and Insurance choices?


This is your first choice – the university and course that you most want to go to. If you accept a conditional offer and meet the conditions, you’ll have a confirmed place here.


This is the choice you’d want to attend if you didn’t meet the conditions of your firm choice. If this is a conditional offer, you’d need to meet the conditions for your place to be confirmed.

Depending on when you receive your final offer by you will have a deadline as to when you will need to make your reply by :

Last Decision Received By Your Final Reply Date
31 March 2020 5 May 2020
6 May 2020 4 June 2020
4 June 2020 18 June 2020
13 July 2020 20 July 2020