We recognise that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is creating uncertainty around the world and you may have questions for us, particularly ahead of joining us in September. We are here to support you with any questions you might have during this time.

While it is currently a rapidly changing landscape we are hoping that by the time the application process for entry in September 2021 opens in the autumn, things will have returned to normal. Here are though some answers to frequently asked questions for 2021 entry and beyond.

Information about the application process and individual programmes can be found on our website.

If you want to know about the application process for 2021 entry then we are offering a series of seminars which will help you. You can access them here.

If you want to speak to someone about the application process then please ring our Course Enquiry Team during normal office hours on 01227 928000.

You cannot currently speak to one of the University’s advisors or academic staff in person. However, the University website will keep you up to date of upcoming Open Days and other opportunities to visit the University.

If you are interested in finding out more about student finance and are from England then please go to the Student Finance England website.

If you are interested in University accommodation then details can be found here.

If you want to find out about life as student at one of our two undergraduate campuses at Canterbury and at Medway then go here.

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We know that this is a stressful time for those wanting to start university in September. In relation to examination cancellation and issues related to colleges and schools then you should contact them about specific issues related to your daughter or son. We have though pulled together some frequently asked questions to assist you.

If your daughter or son has a place with us which is conditional on passing one or more qualifications then please see the separate message on our website about this.

If your daughter or son has not applied for student finance yet then they need to commence this process now irrespective of any issues they might have in relation to their qualifications. Information about student finance can be found here.

If you want to speak to someone about the application process then please ring our Course Enquiry Team during normal office hours on 01227 928000. If you have already applied to us then please contact Admissions.

You cannot currently speak to one of the University’s advisors or academic staff in person. However, the University website will keep you up to date in relation to when this will become possible.

University accommodation is available for those who want it in September. Information about accommodation can be found here and your daughter or son should apply for accommodation in the usual way, if they want it.

The University has a broad range of support for students and details about them can be found on our website.

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We are currently reviewing our placement processes in line with Professional Statutory Regulatory Body guidelines. We have good relationships with our placement providers, and they are aware of the expectations around student health and wellbeing.

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We have cancelled all our face-to-face interviews and emailed applicants to let them know. Our interviews are now taking place online. Anyone who needs to be interviewed should receive a new invitation to select an interview date and time from the Admissions team.

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We would recommend that the applicant contacts the Admissions team directly so we can discuss suitable alternative arrangements.

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Please contact ugadmissions@canterbury.ac.uk for undergraduate applications and pgadmissions@canterbury.ac.uk for postgraduate teacher training and postgraduate taught Masters and Research applications.

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Your child will have been sent an email asking them to upload a link to MyRecord. This process remains the same.

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GCSE, AS, A level, vocational and technical qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020. These grades will have equal status to grades awarded in other years. Please see the latest government guidance for more information.

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The Awarding Bodies will confirm the date for results day as soon as possible. They have stated that the results will not be delayed past the original release date in August.

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Yes, clearing will still go ahead.

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No. In line with the UCAS Admissions process, anyone who wishes to defer their application to 2021 should still obtain the qualifications required in 2020.

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