UCAS Help for Current & Past Students

Resources for Current Students

University Applications (UCAS) for Ex-students

You MUST request a college reference

Deadline for requesting a reference:

  • Oxbridge, Medicine, Veterinary, 28th September 2020
  • Everything else 20th November 2020

After 4th December 2020 we cannot guarantee your reference will be processed by the UCAS deadline.

Requests can take up to 2 weeks to process.

Request a Reference
Register for UCAS and link your application
  • On the UCAS website go to APPLY and click on "Register"
  • Follow the instructions and complete with your personal details.
  • Apply as an INDIVIDUAL.
  • On the WELCOME PAGE, click on "Options" at the bottom of the list on the left hand side of the screen.
  • Then click on the bottom option: "Ask a registered school, college or organization to write your reference only"
  • Enter the buzzword: Varndean 2021
  • The college will then accept your request.

For Clearing 2020 use the buzzword: varndean20

Useful information for completing the UCAS form