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What to expect after you make an application


You’ve finished the hard part and have submitted your application to study with the University of London, what happens next?

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Waiting to hear back about your application can be just as nerve-racking as putting in the work to submit it. While our Admissions Office is busily processing applications, you may have questions about what to expect once you’ve applied.

To help set your mind at ease, we’ve put together some of the most commonly asked questions from our applicants.

Will my application be considered if I do not have all my supporting documents?
Yes, we encourage you to submit your application even if you are still waiting to receive your supporting documents. Once your application has been reviewed we will ask you for what is required next. Find out more about the documents you will be required to submit.

How long can I expect to wait before I receive a decision after I submit my application?
We aim to be in contact you within five working days of submission – either with an offer or to request further documents, or further evidence of qualifications before we make a decision.

I’ve been asked to submit verified documents, what does this mean?
Verification means that your original document has been seen and the photocopy has been sworn (stamped, signed and dated) to be a true copy of the original. Please do not send us original copies of documents

Read more about submitting verified documents.

If I am approved how do I register?
If your application is approved we will send you an offer letter by email. In it are details and links to complete the online registration, so you can pay your course fees and register formally. Your offer letter will also detail the registration deadlines and other significant dates.

If you do need to contact us about your application, please use the student reference number found in your application acknowledgement email on any correspondence.