UCAS' policies

UCAS' policies and terms of use, in one place.

Privacy policy and declarations  

Our privacy policy explains how we use the personal information we collect about you when you use our services.

When you complete an application, you have to confirm you agree to the declaration. This depends on which scheme you're applying through:

If you register for a UCAS exhibition or event, we will need to gather some information about you. Our UCAS Events privacy and cookie policy explains how we use the personal information you provide us when your register, how we keep it secure, and how you can manage the use of the information we collect.


Cookies are text files or pixel tags which are placed on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or computer when you visit a website.

Terms and conditions

We have terms and conditions for the services we provide:

Freedom of information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 gives you the right to access information held by public bodies that is not routinely available from other sources.


We're committed to providing an accessible web presence that gives all users full access to our information and services,offered through this website.

Modern slavery statement 

Read our statement, setting out the steps UCAS and UCAS Media Limited have taken to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in our supply chains or in any part of our business.

Environmental policy

Our environmental policy details our committment to minimising the environmental impact of our operations, through sustainable practices and continual improvement in environmental performance.

Health and safety policy

We recognise our responsibilities under health and safety legislation.

Covid-secure workplace

UCAS has completed a comprehensive Covid-19 workplace risk assessment and is updating this at regular intervals, particularly in response to changes to the government guidance. All risks have been mitigated, and as a result UCAS is able to confirm that its workplace is Covid-secure, in accordance with the latest government advice.

Please direct any enquiries to health and safety@ucas.ac.uk.