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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.


  • Monday 15 January 2018 is the main UCAS deadline.
  • If you have an offer for UWE Bristol you may be invited to attend an Applicant Day in February or March.





  • Wednesday 2 May  Deadline for accepting your place with us for 2018 entry if you received all your decisions by 31 March.
  • Full-time applicants need to apply for UWE Bristol accommodation.
  • Thursday 3 May  If you applied by 15 January and you are still waiting, universities will decide whether they are making an offer by today (otherwise UCAS will decline the application on their behalf).


  • We send out offers for UWE Bristol accommodation.
  • Saturday 30 June  Last day you can apply to university for 2018 entry prior to Clearing. 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.


  • Wednesday 4 July Last date to apply in UCAS Extra.
  • Thursday 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 straight away or very soon afterwards.
  • BTEC and IB qualifications result period.
  • Confirmation of your UWE Bristol accommodation.


  • Thursday 16 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 17 August and Monday 20 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.


  • UWE Bristol Welcome Week takes place – date to be confirmed.
  • UCAS Apply open for applications for 2019 entry – date to be confirmed.


  • Start putting your UCAS application together and write your personal statement for 2019 entry.


  • From November onwards you may be invited to an interview before an offer is made (only for certain courses) at one of our selection events. 
  • You start receiving offers from universities for 2019 entry.

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