Undergraduate applicant timeline

Find all of the key dates and events you need to know as an undergraduate offer holder.

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2023 entry

25 January 2023: Main UCAS application deadline

This is the date you must get your application, with reference, in for the majority of university places (although dentistry and medicine and Oxbridge applications to UCAS closed in October). Applications after this date may still be considered, depending on the places available.

23 February 2023: UCAS Extra opens

If you were unsuccessful with your applications to your five choices or decline your offers you can use UCAS Extra. You can find out more about UCAS Extra on the UCAS website.

February: Many scholarships open for applications

There is an enormous range of scholarships on offer to those coming to Goldsmiths. Take a look at what’s on offer and be sure to check the deadlines.

May: Applications close for many scholarships

Be sure to check your eligibility and closing dates for our scholarships, which are available for a range of students, including those who have experienced the care system, have a disability, or live locally.

8 June: Decision day if you received all your offers by 18 May

By this day you’ll need to narrow down your shortlist of five universities to two – your Firm (first choice) and Insurance (back-up) choice – if you had all your responses by 18 May.

30 June: Final day to make an application to five universities

This is the end of the regular application process for higher education. After 6pm on this day you must apply through Clearing

5 July: Clearing opens

From this date until 19 October you can apply to an institution through Clearing, as long as you are not holding an offer of a place at another university. 

17 July: Decision day if you received all your offers by 12 July

This is your last chance to accept offers from one of your choices of university. 

8 August: SQA Results Day

17 August: A-Level Results Day

31 August: You must meet any conditions of your offer

If you were given a conditional offer by a university, you must meet them by the end of August, or your offer may be withdrawn.