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 2018
  • Everything else 16th November 2018

After 7th December 2018 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: varndean19
  • The college will then accept your request.

For Clearing 2018 use the buzzword: varndean18

Useful information for completing the UCAS form