You’ve applied to UCAS and started on the road to studying a degree but there’s plenty to think about before you enrol in September. Take a look at our timeline to make sure you’ve go everything in order.
Start your Journey
Consider which course and where you want to study. The 2020 UCAS Search tool goes live in May and is a great place to start your search with an A-Z listing of all courses at all Higher Education Institutions.
Seek to stand out
The summer is a great time to secure some work experience which can help strengthen your personal statement on your UCAS Application and also help you learn some of the stuff on your future course
Time to look around
Visit Open Days, Taster Days and Applicant Days so you can get a feel for the place, meet staff and find out more about your chosen courses
Open Days at University of Askham Bryan run throughout the year. (Please check current availability following Covid-19 guidance)
Book a place at www.askham-bryan.ac.uk/whats-on
1st Deadline – January 15th
Main UCAS Deadline – Get those applications submitted so you’re top of the pile and not delaying the universities seeing how great you are!
For more information on UCAS Deadlines click here
Sort out your finances
The month of February typically means the opening of student finance’s application process, You can apply for student finance England via the Student Finance Government Website here
To ensure you receive funding in time for the start of your course try to apply before 24th May
Finding somewhere to live
You can apply for Accommodation if you’d like to stay on Campus. Applications are via our online booking system and we will contact you via email so please make sure you check your email once you have applied
If you have received all decisions by 31st March you need to reply and confirm your first and second choice by 1st May.
Due to Covid-19 Students for 2020 will have until 18th June to confirm their choices.
Free Transport Available
Did you know University Centre Askham Bryan offer free transport to Full Time non-residential students? If you’re living off site you can apply for a bus pass and get a bus into college from our designated pick up points
You can apply for Transport here
Second UCAS Deadline
If you received all decisions by 2nd May then you reply date is 6th June.
Alternatively if you received them by 6th June your deadline is the 20th June. 2019 entry apps received after 30th June are entered into clearing.
For more information on Clearing and how it works click here
College Results Days
Congrats! Hopefully you’ve got the exam grades you need to get into your first choice.
Your confirmation letter should appear in UCAS Track 5-7 days after we confirm your place.
This is a very important time of the year so should you want to know what your results mean for your offer with UCAB then look out for our clearing helpline.
Welcome to the college
Enrolment and Fresher’s week information will be weaving its way into your email inboxes.
Time to sit back and relax before you start the most exciting time in your life.
More information on what’s happening during Fresher’s Week and enrolment will be available around August.
Graduate in style
If all has gone to plan you’ll be one of the lucky ones able to graduate in the historic setting of the York Minster.
Want to know more about Student Finance? Alfie explains all…
There’s lots to know about applying for Student Finance, plenty of paper work and deadlines to adhere to. The good news is we’ve spoken to a student well versed in applying for his loan in Alfie Mawson who is studying Management of Animal Collections with Conservation BSc to take you through the journey.
Welcome from UCAB – Open Day Video
Can’t make it to an Open Day? We’ve recorded our Open Day presentation to give you the lowdown on the types of degrees on offer, our location, student life, accommodation and what to expect from UCAB before, during and after you study with us.
Student Support, Applying to UCAS and Financing your degree, hear from our experts.
Our Open Days are a great chance to not only see and hear from the curriculum leaders for your chosen subject area but also get up to speed on some of the other aspects of studying for a degree like student finance, what learning support is available and information about applying through UCAS. We’ve put together a virtual presentation so you don’t miss out on this vital information.
Careers Support at UCAB
Visit the Careers Support page on our website.
To discover more about Careers Fairs, Job Fairs, CV Workshops, Mock Interview Support, Access to the Job Vacancy service, One-one-One Drop In Advice Sessions.