Undergraduate study

Your journey in dates

A helpful guide for your journey through Year 12 and Year 13 to university.

Year 12
March

UCAS fairs – check which UCAS fairs are taking place near you and prepare some questions to ask university staff and students when you get there

Research – request prospectuses, research courses in your subject of interest and try to attend taster sessions – at Teesside University we offer discovery days in most subject areas

April

Work experience – look to see if you need work experience to be accepted on to your course and, if so, contact local organisations offering volunteering or placement opportunities

Open day visits – start to plan in universities’ open day dates

Tees Valley UCAS fair – this is held on 6 April 2017 at Teesside University

May

Case studies – get insight from those in the know by looking on our website for current student and graduate profiles

June

Teesside University open day – we offer an open day for Year 12s on 17 June. Choose the talks and tours you’re interested in, meet with staff and students, and get all the information you need about our courses, accommodation, the campus and facilities

July - August

Personal statement - start a first draft of your UCAS personal statement before you break up for summer

Year 13
September

UCAS applications - applications can be submitted to UCAS from 1 September

Time to focus - make a start on your UCAS application form and refine your personal statement. Narrow down to five course and university options.

October

Teesside University open days - we have open days for Year 13s on 11 and 21 October 2017. It’s an ideal time to use open days to select your firm and insurance universities

November

Teesside University open day - 18 November is another option to come along to our campus. Choose the talks and tours you’re interested in, meet with staff and students, and get all the information you need about our courses, accommodation, the campus and facilities. Bring friends or family for their thoughts

Time to hand in - submit your completed UCAS form to your college or sixth form

January

UCAS deadline - the deadline for UCAS applications is 15 January except for some art and design courses

Funding - make a start on your UCAS application form and refine your personal statement. Narrow down to five course and university options.

February

UCAS Extra - UCAS Extra opens on 25 February. You can use it if you haven’t received an offer from one of your five choices

Receiving offers - you may start to receive course place offers. If you receive an offer from Teesside University, you may be invited to an interview or applicant open day. Both are a great way to meet us, tour our campus and see our excellent facilities

March

UCAS deadline - the deadline for some art and design UCAS applications is 24 March

April

Accommodation deadline - the deadline to apply for a place in Teesside University halls to be guaranteed accommodation is 30 April. You can do this if you’ve received a conditional or unconditional firm offer

May

Accept your place - you should have replied to all offers by the deadlines. If UCAS doesn’t receive your reply it will decline the university offer on your behalf

June

University applications’ deadline - 30 June is the deadline for all university applications. After this date you must contact us directly to enquire about applying

July

Accommodation - we let you know about your allocated hall and room if you are staying on campus

August

A-level results day - this is 17 August 2017 and 16 August 2018.

Clearing - if you have your results but hold no offers, you can use UCAS Clearing to find alternative courses. If you’ve met and exceeded the conditions of your conditional firm offer, you may be able to use Adjustment to find an alternative course.

Teesside University clearing fair - this is on campus on 19 August 2017 and 18 August 2017. If you haven’t received the grades you were hoping for, come along and find out if we have anything available

September

Arrive at university - Teesside University Freshers’ week and the start of semester one

End