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
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 in late April or early May at Teesside University
Case studies – get insight from those in the know by looking on our website for current student and graduate profiles
Teesside University open day – we offer an open day for Year 12s in 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
Personal statement - start a first draft of your UCAS personal statement before you break up for summer
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.
Teesside University open days - we have open days for Year 13s in October. It’s an ideal time to use open days to select your firm and insurance universities
Teesside University open day - 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
UCAS deadline - the deadline for UCAS applications is 15 January
Funding - make a start on your UCAS application form and refine your personal statement. Narrow down to five course and university options.
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
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
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
University applications’ deadline - 30 June is the deadline for all university applications. After this date you must contact us directly to enquire about applying
Accommodation - we let you know about your allocated hall and room if you are staying on campus
A-level results day - this is mid August.
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 the Saturay after A level results day. If you haven’t received the grades you were hoping for, come along and find out if we have anything available
Arrive at university - Teesside University Freshers’ week and the start of semester one