Information for 2021/22 applicants

We realise that this a difficult time for applicants thinking of applying to university for 2021 entry. We're committed to keeping you updated throughout the admissions process about any changes that may occur, and so the content on this page will be reviewed frequently to keep you fully informed.

Please find a series of FAQs below, and if you have any other questions then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us via You can also find more information about admissions requirements and processes here.

Mustafa Dashti, Medicine student

When I'm on campus, I feel safe. The university has taken such an interest in our safety and changed so much to make everyone feel welcome and listened to during these turbulent times. They email regularly to provide updates on the current national situation, and inform me of new changes well in advance

Mustafa Dashti, Medicine student

We recognise that your current studies may continue to be a challenge and want to reassure you that we will be as flexible as possible when reviewing your results for the majority of our courses. We will be working with all relevant parties to ensure we have the information we require to interpret your performance in the context of this challenging year. 

No, you do not need to do anything. We will continue to take advice from all relevant parties, including the government, UCAS and awarding bodies and keep this page updated as we receive more information. However, if you have further personal circumstances, which may affect your education, you can contact us via

We appreciate that you may be concerned about your final grades following the announcement that some examinations will now be cancelled. Please don’t worry as we always try and apply some flexibility when we receive your results. If you have further personal circumstances, which may have affected your education, you can contact admissions directly via

No, all are our Admissions staff are working remotely and we are processing applications as normal. Should you have any questions about the Admissions process please see the following pages for more information.

We’re currently running virtual events. For the most up to date information regarding our open days and offer holder days please see the following relevant pages:

Undergraduate programmes – For information regarding UCAS deadlines, please see the UCAS website. UCAS will contact you directly regarding any changes.

Postgraduate programmes – No, you can apply now for any of our courses unless stipulated on the relevant course page.

There are currently no plans for the start date of your course in September 2021 to change.

In the unlikely event that dates do change then we will notify you of this as soon as possible.

No, our entry requirements will remain the same as stipulated on the relevant course pages. However, please be reassured that we will be as flexible as possible when reviewing your results for the majority of our courses. 

The safety and wellbeing of our students and staff is our absolute priority - for more information about how we’ve responded to the pandemic please visit our main coronavirus page.