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Application Timeline

The following notes give a brief overview of the application process for candidates to Cambridge, with further details for those applying to Emmanuel College.

IMPORTANT: All correspondence will be emailed to applicants, so it is very important that you check your inbox (including your junk email inbox) frequently during the application and interview period. If you email us, please state your full name, subject and UCAS personal ID number.

2017-18
18 August Deadline for Medicine applicants to have been registered to take the September BMAT. IMPORTANT: candidates can only take the BMAT once. Candidates must register themselves online if they wish to take the September BMAT.
1 September Deadline for Cambridge Online Preliminary Application (COPA) from Organ Scholarship applicants.
20 September Deadline for UCAS and COPA applications from students wishing to be interviewed overseas in China, Malaysia and Singapore.
1 October Deadline for Medicine applicants to have been registered to take the November BMAT. IMPORTANT: candidates can only take the BMAT once. Candidates must be registered by their assessment centre for the November BMAT.
15 October Deadline for submitting UCAS form.

STUDENTS REGISTERED AT ANOTHER UNIVERSITY, WHO ARE NOT IN THE FINAL YEAR OF THEIR DEGREE: It is not possible to transfer or apply mid-course from another University (either in the UK or from overseas) to Emmanuel College. Applicants must be prepared to undertake a full course of study at Emmanuel in order to proceed to a degree of the University of Cambridge. Prospective applicants would need to completely withdraw from their current course, in order to be considered, and even then there is no guarantee that you will be accepted by the College.
15 October Deadline for registration for pre-interview assessments (excluding the BMAT, which has a registration deadline of 1 October; see above). You must register (separately from your UCAS application) for pre-interview assessments.
15 October If the information on the Extenuating Circumstances form is to be taken into account when the College is deciding which applicants to call for interview, it must arrive by 15 October. Forms received thereafter will be considered as part of post-interview decision-making, and should arrive no later than 30 November.
19 October Deadline for COPA from students who would like to be interviewed in Cambridge, Canada, Hong Kong, India or the USA (through the remote interviwe scheme).
22 October Deadline for submission of the online Supplementary Application Questionnaire (SAQ). Please note: you should generally expect to receive details of your SAQ login within 48 hours of submitting your UCAS application. It is your responsibility to check your email inbox for your SAQ login details and failure to submit a completed SAQ on time will render your application invalid.
2 - 23 October Application Acknowledgement emails will be sent from Emmanuel College Admissions Office during this period.
2 November Pre-interview assessments and BMAT taken.
3 November Emails to applicants confirming the range of interview dates at the College for each subject will be sent on this date.
17 - 24 November Emails to applicants who are not selected for interview in Cambridge will be sent during this period.
17 - 24 November Emails inviting applicants to interview in Cambridge will be send during this period.
4 - 13 December Admissions Interviews (for those invited to interview at the College).
11 January 2017 Offer letters ONLY will be posted to applicants.
12 January 2018

All decisions (offer, pool and unsuccessful) will be emailed to applicants by 5:00pm.

January 2018 Winter Pool decisions will be emailed to applicants throughout January.
31 January 2018 Deadline for College to receive written requests for feedback.
28 February 2018 Requested feedback will be sent to Schools/Colleges by this date.

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