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Can I delay my university start date?

FAQs / Can I delay my university start date?

Delaying admission to the university is known as deferring a university place. Deferring your entry to university by term or academic year, only if the university accepts your deferral request. You can also withdraw your submission and re-apply the next year, but UCAS will want an explanation for this.

If you wish to view UCAS advice, on deferring a place, use the link below:
https://universitycompare.com/university-advice/advice/student-information/

It’s common that students want to defer admission to go on gap years. For gap year information and advice click here:
https://universitycompare.com/university-advice/advice/gap-year/

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