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Dr Clare Ryan.  You need to register on the UCAS website ◦ www.ucas.ac.uk / www.ucas.com / www.ucas.co.uk www.ucas.ac.ukwww.ucas.comwww.ucas.co.uk 

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1 Dr Clare Ryan

2  You need to register on the UCAS website ◦ / /  Click on the ‘Apply’  You will need your school’s ‘buzzword’ to complete your registration  Write down your ID number, username and password  You will be sent an containing a verification code

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4  Personal Details ◦ Name, address, DOB etc ◦ Student support  Fee code: 02 UK, ChI, IoM or EU Student Finance  Student Support Arrangements: NIBd – Belfast/Londonderry ◦ Disability/special needs  Do not be afraid to enter the correct information here. You will not be disadvantaged in any way.  Once you have completed all the information, tick the ‘section completed’ box and click ‘save’

5  Activities in preparation for higher education ◦ Step-Up!  Start Date: September 2012  Duration: (Year 1) 13 days in University  Location: University of Ulster  Start Date: September 2013  Duration: (Year 2) 17 days in University  Location: University of Ulster ◦ You can expand on the information you give here in your Personal Statement  Once you have completed all the information, tick the ‘section completed’ box and click ‘save’

6  Education ◦ Highest qualification achieved  Below honours degree level qualification ◦ Add school/college/centre (attended since age 11)  School name  Start & finish date  Attendance: Full time  Formal qualifications achieved? – Yes ◦ Add qualifications – GCSEs, A-levels etc  If you are re-sitting an GCSE, enter it twice: once with the highest grade you have obtained to date, and once stating the grade as ‘Pending’  A-level Double Award (GCE-2005 onwards)  Subject: Applied Science (Double Award)

7  Employment ◦ Add an employer (you can add up to 5) ◦ Don’t be afraid to declare if you have a part-time job ◦ Only include paid work in this section ◦ You can supply details of any unpaid or voluntary work in your Personal Statement ◦ If you have not had any paid work, then leave this section blank, but mark it as complete

8  Tariff Points: AS level A level ◦ A* grade70 points140 points ◦ A grade60 points120 points ◦ B grade50 points100 points ◦ C grade40 points 80 points ◦ D grade30 points 60 points ◦ E grade20 points 40 points

9 60 UCAS Tariff Points 40 UCAS Tariff Points 20 UCAS Tariff Points AABBBCCCD BBCCCDDDE AABBBCCCD ABBBCCCDD AABBBCCCD BBBCCCDDD A = 120 points B = 100 points C = 80 points D = 60 points E = 40 points

10  Choices ◦ Click ‘add a choice’  You have a maximum of 5 course choices ◦ Institution code, Course code, Campus code ◦ Point of entry  Foundation Year = 0  First Year = 1 ◦ Search for courses through UCAS or University websites ◦ We recommend you choose University of Ulster as one of your choices

11  Be honest with yourself about the grades you are likely to achieve  Choose something you are interested in!  Get as much information about the courses you are considering before making a decision  You have 5 course choices available – don’t choose 5 completely different courses  The University of Ulster has an online prospectus:

12  The deadline for submission of your UCAS application is Wednesday 15 th January 2014 ◦ Some Art/Design courses have a March deadline  Late applications will only be considered after all of the ‘on time’ applications  Once your application is processed, UCAS will send you a welcome letter confirming your personal details and choices ◦ Check all the details are correct!

13  Once your application has been processed, you can monitor it through the UCAS website using ‘Track’  You will need your ID number, username and password to log in  When a University makes a decision to accept or reject your application, it will appear on ‘Track’  You will also receive an to inform you about any changes  Log in regularly for updates

14  When a University makes you an offer it will either be conditional or unconditional  You MUST reply to offers you receive  Ultimately you will be left to make two choices ◦ Firm offer (CF) ◦ Insurance offer (CI)  Make sure your CI has a lower grade tariff than your CF

15 SubjectCampusApplications Received Places Available Surplus Applications Psychology Magee Coleraine Adult Nursing Magee Coleraine Mental Health NursingMagee

16  15 th January 2014 – Deadline for submitting UCAS application  24 th March 2012 – Deadline for some Art/Design applications  31 st March 2014 – University decisions should be made by this date  7 th May 2014 – Deadline for replying to your offers received by 31 st March  10 th May 2014– Final deadline for universities to make decisions  5 th June Deadline for replying to your offers received by 8 th May

17  Once the exam results are released, the Universities will know how many places are available on their courses  Courses with places available are ‘in clearing’  Places are allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis  If you don’t get the results you were hoping for, BE PROACTIVE!

18  Careers teachers  Parents:  Step-Up ◦ Mrs Anne Mooney: ◦ Dr Clare Ryan:  ‘UCAS Clinic’ on Monday 18 th August 2014

19  Allied Health Professions ◦ Dietetics ◦ Occupational Therapy ◦ Physiotherapy ◦ Podiatry ◦ Radiography (Diagnostic & Therapeutic) ◦ Speech and Language Therapy 

20  Registration ◦ Opens 9am on Tuesday 1 st October 2013 and closes 5pm on Wednesday 8 th January 2014  Late Registration ◦ Opens 5pm Wednesday 8 th January 2012 and closes 5pm on Sunday 19 th January 2012 ◦ Additional fee of £33  Test ◦ Saturday 1 st February 2014 ◦ Coleraine, Magee & Jordanstown campuses  Cost of test - £103 – payable by Mastercard or Visa at time of registration


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