UCAS timetable of data and analysis

We publish a wide range of undergraduate, conservatoire, and teacher training statistics and analysis reports throughout the year, for use across the education sector and beyond.

Key releases across the cycle

  • Reports on higher education applicant statistics after each of the three main UCAS Undergraduate deadlines, and the UCAS Conservatoires music deadline.
  • Interim statistics on UCAS Teacher Training applications each month.
  • Acceptance data on SQA and A level results days.
  • End of cycle reports on trends and patterns across entire cycles.
  • End of cycle datasets and resources.

Key publication information

  • Additions or changes to this timetable may be made with 28 days notice, in line with our voluntary compliance with the Code of Practice for Statistics (123.24 KB).
  • Unless specified, publication time for each release is at 00:01.
  • If you have any questions about upcoming publications, please email communications@ucas.ac.uk.

Take a look at the table below for detailed information and timings.

Upcoming publication dates

Publication date Cycle/scheme Data reference date Type of release Scope
7 January 2021 (Thurs) 2021/UCAS Teacher Training 21 December 2020 UCAS Teacher Training applicant and application stats (interim) – December. Summary analysis of UCAS Teacher Training applicants and applications.
28 January 2021 (Thurs) 2021/UCAS Teacher Training 18 January 2021 UCAS Teacher Training applicant and application stats (interim) – January Summary analysis of UCAS Teacher Training applicants and applications.
4 February 2021 (Thurs) 2020/UCAS End of cycle Data resources Provider-level data resources for the end of the 2020 application cycle.
4 February 2021 (Thurs) 2020/UCAS End of cycle Reports by sex, area background and ethnic group Provider-level data covering applications, offers, and placed applicants by sex, area background and ethnic group.
18 February 2021 (Thurs) 2021/UCAS 15 January 2021 (extended to 29 January) Application deadline analysis Summary analysis providing core numbers for the 2021 15 January application deadline (extended to 29 January), comparison data over ten cycles, and graphical illustration of key trends.
25 February 2021 (Thurs) 2021/UCAS Teacher Training 15 February 2021 UCAS Teacher Training applicant and application stats (interim) – February Summary analysis of UCAS Teacher Training applicants and applications.
4 March 2021 (Thurs) 2021/UCAS Conservatoires 15 January 2021 (extended to 29 January) Application deadline analysis Summary analysis providing core numbers for the 2021 15 January application deadline (extended to 29 January) , comparison data over six cycles, and graphical illustration of key trends.
18 March 2021 (Thurs) 2020/UCAS End of cycle End of cycle report Student choice and motivation. This report will explore the student journey, from the point of initial choice, to further study and first employment.
25 March 2021 (Thurs) 2021/UCAS Teacher Training 15 March 2021 UCAS Teacher Training applicant and application stats (interim) – March Summary analysis of UCAS Teacher Training applicants and applications.
29 April 2021 (Thurs) 2021/UCAS Teacher Training 19 April 2021 UCAS Teacher Training applicant and application stats (interim) – April Summary analysis of UCAS Teacher Training applicants and applications.
27 May 2021 (Thurs) 2021/UCAS Teacher Training 17 May 2021 UCAS Teacher Training applicant and application stats (interim) – May Summary analysis of UCAS Teacher Training applicants and applications.
1 July 2021 (Thurs) 2021/UCAS Teacher Training 21 June 2021 UCAS Teacher Training applicant and application stats (interim) – June Summary analysis of UCAS Teacher Training applicants and applications.
8 Jul 2021 (Thurs) 2021/UCAS 30 June 2021 Application deadline analysis Summary analysis providing core numbers for the 2021 30 June application deadline, comparison data over ten cycles, and graphical illustration of key trends.
29 July 2021 (Thurs) 2021/UCAS Teacher Training 19 July 2021 UCAS Teacher Training applicant and application stats (interim) – July Summary analysis of UCAS Teacher Training applicants and applications.
10 August 2021 (Tues) 2021/UCAS SQA results day Daily Clearing Analysis Summary analysis providing core numbers for the SQA results day 2021, comparison data over ten cycles, and graphical illustration of key trends.
24 August 2021 (Tues) to 8 September 2021 2021/UCAS JCQ results day Daily Clearing analysis Summary analysis providing core numbers for the JCQ results day 2021, comparison data over ten cycles, and graphical illustration of key trends.
26 August 2021 (Thurs) 2021/UCAS Teacher Training 16 August 2021 UCAS Teacher Training applicant and application stats (interim) – August Summary analysis of UCAS Teacher Training applicants and applications.
30 September 2021 (Thurs) 2021/UCAS 28 days after JCQ results day Daily Clearing analysis Summary analysis providing core numbers for 28 days after JCQ results day 2021, comparison data over ten cycles, and graphical illustration of key trends.
30 September 2021 (Thurs) 2021/UCAS Teacher Training 20 September 2021 UCAS Teacher Training applicant and application stats (interim) – September Summary analysis of UCAS Teacher Training applicants and applications.