Key dates

2018

  1. 15 January 2018 Closing date for the majority of undergraduate courses (September 2018 entry)

    You can still apply until 30 June but admissions tutors will only consider your application at their discretion.

  2. 25 February 2018 UCAS Extra opens (September 2018 entry)

    If you are interested in studying a full-time undergraduate degree at Cardiff University in September 2018, but have already used your five choices or are applying after the UCAS deadline (15 January), you might be eligible for UCAS Extra.

  3. 18 April 2018 Cardiff University Open Day (September 2019 entry)

    Visiting us gives you the opportunity to explore the university campus and facilities, meet students and staff and ask questions - helping you choose the right place to study.

  4. 2 May 2018 If you receive all your university decisions by 31 March, you must reply to any offers by this date (September 2018 entry)

    If you receive all your university decisions by 31 March 2018, you must reply to any offers or they'll be declined (except if you have a postal address outside the EU, or are using Extra to find a place).

  5. 3 May 2018 University decisions due on applications submitted by 15 January (September 2018 entry)

    If you applied by 15 January and you’re still waiting, universities will decide whether they’re making an offer by this date (otherwise those choices are automatically made unsuccessful).

  6. 7 June 2018 If you receive all university decisions by 3 May, you must reply to any offers by this date (September 2018 entry)

    If you receive all your university decisions by 3 May 2018, you must reply to any offers or they'll be declined (except if you have a postal address outside the EU, or are using Extra to find a place).

  7. 21 June 2018 If you receive all university decisions by 7 June, you must reply to any offers by this date (September 2018 entry)

    If you receive all your university decisions by 7 June 2018, you must reply to any offers or they'll be declined (except if you are using Extra to find a place).

  8. 30 June 2018 Closing date for late applications (September 2018 entry)

    These are applications received after the deadline of 15 January. It is possible to submit a late application to courses and programmes that are still open for application.

  9. 4 July 2018 Last date to apply in UCAS Extra (September 2018 entry)

    Last date to add an Extra Choice in UCAS Track.

  10. 5 July 2018 Clearing opens (September 2018 entry)

    Clearing vacancies will be displayed.

  11. 5 July 2018 International Baccalaureate results published (September 2018 entry)

    International Baccalaureate (IB) results day.

  12. 6 July 2018 Cardiff University Open Day (September 2019 entry)

    Open days are your chance to get a real first-hand experience of the University and the city.

  13. 12 July 2018 University decisions due on applications submitted by 30 June (September 2018 entry)

    If you applied by 30 June and are waiting for decisions, universities will decide whether or not they’ll make you an offer by this date (otherwise those choices are automatically made unsuccessful).

  14. 19 July 2018 If you receive all university decisions by 12 July, reply to any offers by this date (September 2018 entry)

    If you receive all university decisions by 12 July – including Extra choices – you must reply to any offers (or they'll be declined and your application will be entered into Clearing if you're eligible).

  15. 16 August 2018 Clearing (September 2018 entry)

    A level results published.

  16. Week beginning 20 August 2018 Confirmation (September 2018 entry)

    We'll write to you to provide any further information you might need.

  17. 31 August 2018 Remaining offer conditions must be met and Adjustment ends (September 2018 entry)

    The deadline for any remaining offer conditions must be met – otherwise you might not be accepted.Adjustment ends.

  18. August to early September Accommodation (September 2018 entry)

    Confirmation of place in University residences.

  19. 6 September 2018 UCAS opens for applications (September 2019 entry)

    You can begin submitting your UCAS application.

  20. September 2018 Cardiff University Open Day (September 2019 entry)

    Get a taste of student life, explore our campus, facilities and city. Also, meet our staff and students.

  21. 20 September 2018 Final deadline for 2018 entry applications (September 2018 entry)

    The last date you can submit applications to 2018 entry courses. Applications must arrive at UCAS by 18:00 (UK time).

  22. 15 October 2018 Deadline for Medicine and Dentistry (September 2019 entry)

    Closing date for applications for Medicine and Dentistry.

  23. October 2018 Cardiff University Open Day (September 2019 entry)

    Explore our campus, facilities and city. Meet our staff and students and get a real feel for studying and living in Cardiff.