You have received your offer from Swansea University!

What does this mean?

UCAS will formally tell you the decision from the University, including any conditions which must be met before the start of the academic year. The details will be shown on your UCAS account - UCAS Hub

If you supplied a valid email address on your application, UCAS will email you when a decision has been made. To protect confidential information, the email will not contain the actual decision: you'll still need to go to UCAS to check the details.

You can also use UCAS to accept or decline offers and change some personal details, such as your postal address, telephone number and email address.

No offers of admission made by other means are considered to be legally binding. Indications of admission by a member of staff of any Department should not be considered to constitute an offer of a place, nor should it be considered binding in any way, before you receive a formal offer through UCAS.


Types of offer

Accepting your offer

Choosing your firm and insurance-choice places

Once you have heard from all the universities you have applied for, UCAS will ask you to narrow down your original choices to your two final choices – a 'firm' choice and an 'insurance' choice.

If you receive two or more offers, you should consider holding an insurance offer which has grade requirements lower than your firm choice. If you fail to meet the conditions of your firm choice, but you have accepted a suitable insurance offer, you will still have a guaranteed place at university.

You don’t have to make an insurance choice, but it is sensible to have a back-up.

Your firm choice should be the university that you consider is best for you, not necessarily the one with the highest offer. Your insurance university should also be a place where you would be happy to live and study.

We recommend:

  • If you haven't already done so, come and visit us, either on an organised open day or informally. Talk to current students and academic staff if possible, and just generally take in the Swansea atmosphere.
  • Be realistic about what grades you will get; make sure that if you choose an insurance offer, its requirements are lower than those of your firm offer.
  • Visit the UCAS website, where you will find information about the application procedure and some helpful hints.
  • Talk to your family, teachers, advisors and friends about your options.
  • Contact us if there is any other information you need which might help your decision making.

You will need to inform UCAS which two courses you are choosing by using your UCAS account.  Once you have done this, UCAS will reject all your other offers on your behalf.

If you have any questions, speak to one of our team today

Monday to Friday - 9am-5pm (open lunchtimes)

Call us on +44 (0)1792 295 111

Email the admissions office

Accepting an offer - FAQ's

Below are some of the queries we often get from applicants who accept an offer from us: