Higher Education Application Timetable

Making your application to study Higher Education is an important decision and you need to give yourself as much time as possible to work on it. Start by researching colleges and universities that offer the courses you are interested in; then attend UCAS exhibitions and Open Events to find out more about each institution.

Key Dates

Here are some key dates to guide you through the full-time undergraduate UCAS application process.

2021 entry

We’re still accepting applications to join us in 2021; but be quick, as the last day to accept applications is 20 October 2021.

13 September 2021 – Barnsley College Higher Education Enrolment week.

20 September 2021 – Start of term for our Childcare and Teacher Training courses.

21 September 2021 – Last day for 2021 applications to be sent to UCAS (6.00pm UK time).

20 September 2021 – Start of term for our Music courses.

27 September 2021 – Start of term for all remaining courses.

19 October 2021 – Last chance to add 2021 Clearing choices.

20 October 2021 – Last day for universities and colleges to accept applicants in Clearing.

 

2022 entry

If you’d like to study with us in September 2022, here’s the key dates you need:

18 May 2021 – UCAS Undergraduate application opens for 2022 entry.

7 September 2021 – You can pay and send your completed 2022 applications to UCAS from this date and universities and colleges can start making decisions on applications

October – December 2021 – work on your UCAS 2022 application and personal statement.

15 October 2021 – Application deadline for Oxford, Cambridge and most courses in medicine, dentistry and veterinary science

26 January 2022 – UCAS application deadline for all other courses. You must apply by 6.00pm (UK time). ** You can still apply to Barnsley College Higher Education after this date.

25 February 2022 – UCAS Extra opens. If you’ve used all five choices and you’re not holding any offers, you might be able to add another choice.

19 May 2022 – Decision time. If you applied by 6.00pm on 26 January 2022 and you’re awaiting a decision from one of your choices; universities/colleges have until today to decide whether they’re making you an offer. If you’ve received all your university/college decisions, you must reply to any offers by today, otherwise they’ll be declined.

9 June 2022 – Decision time. If you applied by 6.00pm on 19 May 2022 and you’re awaiting a decision from one of your choices; universities/colleges have until today to decide whether they’re making you an offer. If you’ve received all your university/college decisions, you must reply to any offers by today, except if you’re using Extra to find a place, otherwise they’ll be declined.

30 June 2022 – You can still apply with up to five choices on your UCAS Undergraduate application form until 6.00pm (UK time) today. After this time, you will automatically be entered into Clearing.

Applying directly through Clearing means that you will be applying for a single university at a time.

4 July 2022 – Last day to apply through Extra.

5 July 2022 – Clearing opens.

14 July 2022 – Decision time. If you applied between 26 January and 30 June 2022 and you’re awaiting a decision from one of your choices; universities/colleges have until today to decide whether they’re making you an offer. If you’ve received all your university/college decisions, you must reply to any offers by today, otherwise they’ll be declined.

14 July 2021 – If you applied by 14 July in Extra, you must reply to any offers by today, otherwise they’ll be declined, and your application will be entered into Clearing (if you’re eligible).

** Applications for 2022 entry should reach UCAS by 26 January 2022. Don’t worry if you miss the deadline, you can still apply to study Higher Education at Barnsley College via UCAS up until the summer. However, please be aware that offers are dependent on the availability of places so we would advise you to apply early.

Last updated: 15th September 2021