Care Leavers Glossary
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The centralised system for university applications. This allows
you to apply to several universities, but only fill in one
application form! See http://www.ucas.com/
The system where each qualification
you have is awarded a certain number of points. Your points are
added together to help universities decide whether to offer a
place. Alternatively they may give you a conditional offer which requires you to achieve
a certain amount of points.
An offer from a university with no conditions attached –
if you accept it you have a place at university!
The level of course that you study before you graduate
with a degree.
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