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Can you back out of deferred entry?

I'm 99% sure that I want to take a gap year. Therefore, I am applying for deferred entry on my UCAS application. Is it possible to back out of a deferred entry and start as normal after submitting my UCAS application and receiving offers? I just don't want to apply and then not be able to defer.
Answered by Alison Patterson
Hi Lizzie,

If you change your mind you will need to negotiate with the university whose offer you are holding. It is their call. It would of course be possible to turn down your offers at Results time and go into Clearing if your chosen university was unable or unwilling to be flexible.

For more info on Clearing, see: www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/clearing/

Hope this helps,

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