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Undergraduate application timeline

Your application journey at UWE Bristol. For more information see our undergraduate application guide. To view our courses see our undergraduate course listings.

January 2017

  • Friday 15 January 2017 is the main UCAS deadline.
  • If you are have an offer for UWE Bristol you may be invited to attend an Applicant Day in January, February or March.


  • Research UWE Bristol accommodation and life at UWE Bristol.
  • UCAS Extra opens - If you have used all five choices and you are not holding any offers, you might be able to add another choice. You can only add one extra option at a time and the system will close in early July.
  • Late February - start applying for student funding.


  • End of March: If you have already firmly accepted a conditional or unconditional offer from us for 2017 entry you can start applying for UWE Bristol accommodation.



  • Thursday 4 May: Deadline for accepting your place with us for 2017 entry if you received all your decisions by 31 March.
  • Full-time applicants need to apply for UWE Bristol accommodation.
  • Friday 5 May: If you applied by 15 January and you're still waiting, universities will decide whether they're making an offer by today (otherwise UCAS will decline the application on their behalf).


  • We send out offers for UWE Bristol accommodation.
  • Saturday 17 June - Undergraduate Open Day (Frenchay, Glenside and Gloucester Campuses and Bristol Zoo only)
  • Friday 30 June: Last day you can apply to university for 2017 entry. If you send your first application (not UCAS Extra) to UCAS by 18:00, they'll send it to your chosen university. After this date you enter clearing. 


  • Tuesday 4 July  - Last date to apply in UCAS Extra.
    Wednesday 5 July - Clearing opens - If you don't have a university place, then you will be eligible for UCAS Clearing. If you already have your results you don't need to wait until August. You can ring a university now. If they have vacancies, they will take your details and either give you a decision straightaway or very soon afterwards.
  • BTEC and IB qualifications result period.
  • Confirmation of your UWE Bristol accommodation.


  • Thursday 17 August - A-Level results day - Confirmation of your place at UWE Bristol.
  • Clearing - if you have not met your first or insurance choice grades you can enter Clearing and contact universities for vacancies. If you have met or exceeded your grades you may be eligible for adjustment and have five calendar days to find an alternative place.
  • Friday 18 and Monday 21 August - UWE Bristol Clearing Open Days - If you receive an offer in Clearing you will be invited to attend a Clearing Open Day. You will be able to talk to tutors about your course, meet current students and take part in a campus tour.
  • If you have got a place at UWE Bristol you will receive joining instructions this month.
  • If you are holding an unconditional offer and have completed all admissions requirements you will receive your UWE Bristol username allowing you to start the process of online registration.
  • Join our monthly UWE Bristol Facebook events.



  • Start putting your UCAS application together and write your personal statement.


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