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Planned maintenance: 15 – 17 December

Due to planned maintenance, the services below will be unavailable from 20:00 on Friday 15 December until 23:59 (UK time) on Sunday 17 December:

  • UCAS Undergraduate Apply and Track
  • UCAS Conservatoires Apply and Track
  • UCAS Teacher Training Apply, Track, and the search tool
  • UCAS Postgraduate Apply
During this time, you won’t be able to work on your application, sign in to Track, or use the UCAS Teacher Training search tool.
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Customer Experience Centre availability – 13 December

Our Customer Experience Centre will close at 15:45 (UK time) on Wednesday 13 December for staff training. It will open again, as usual, at 08:30 (UK time) on Thursday 14 December.

Students' unions

Students' unions put together social events, sports, and societies for a wide range of different hobbies and interests. Find out more here.
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Students' unions are run by reps elected by students, and they're responsible for representing you – so you can go to them for all kinds of support.

Join a society

There are lots of different clubs and societies you can get involved in – anything from street dance and rowing to marketing or international.

  • These are great for getting to know new people and as extra-curricular activities.
  • You might even get to take part in projects, competitions, tournaments or social events.

Look for jobs

They often list volunteering and employment opportunities too – either roles within the students' union or conservatoire, or external vacancies they recommend.

It's a handy first place to look if you're interested in work possibilities.


National Union of Students (NUS)

The NUS is a voluntary membership organisation which promotes, defends and extends the rights of students and develops and champions strong students’ unions.

Many conservatoires are part of the NUS.