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CAO opens for applications to higher education on Friday, 5 November
The Central Applications Office (CAO) online application facility for higher education institutions opens on Friday, 5 November from noon. [more...]
4135 Round Two CAO offers issue
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has today (Monday, 20 September) issued 4135 offers to applicants in Round Two of the CAO offers process. A total of 2859 Level 8 offers,and 1276 Level 7/6 offers, were made to 3619 CAO applicants in this round. 1452 applicants are receiving an offer for the first time. [more...]
82,175 Round One CAO Offers Issued
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has today (Tuesday, 7 September) issued 82,175 Round One Offers to 55,221 CAO applicants. These offers consist of 49,358 Level 8 course offers and 32,817 Level 7/6 course offers. [more...]
6,163 offers to be issued in CAO Round Zero from 10am today (5 August)
A total of 6,163 offers will be issued by CAO today (5 August) to 4,820 applicants. [more...]
6,698 applicants to receive CAO offers today (7 July)
CAO Round A offers will be available to view online at from 10 am today (7 July). A total of 6,698 applicants will receive an offer in this early round – of these, 5,510 will receive a Level 8 offer and 2,408 will receive a Level 7/6 offer. [more...]
CAO Change of Mind deadline 1 July at 5:15pm
This free facility offers applicants the opportunity to add, remove or change the order of their course choices. To make changes, applicants should log in via the ‘My Application’ facility and go to the section for changing course choices. [more...]
CAO Late Application facility closing on 1 May at 5:15pm
The CAO deadline for late applications is Saturday, 1 May at 5:15pm. Potential applicants are advised to register on the system well in advance of this deadline. [more...]
CAO release 2021 course choices data
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has released 2021 application data up to the Change of Course Choices closing date of 1 March. The data shows applications by course classification, course level and by applicant address. [more...]
79,303 applicants at close of CAO normal application deadline
The Central Applications Office (CAO) normal application deadline closed at 5:15pm today (Monday, 1 February). The application figure to this deadline was 79,303. [more...]
CAO application deadline of 1 February fast approaching
Applicants who have not yet started their application are urged by CAO to do so immediately, particularly mature applicants, applicants for the HEAR or DARE schemes, or those who are thinking about applying for a restricted course. [more...]

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