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At what stage can a pull out of going to University without getting charged

I have applied to university for this September and I plan to go to Newcastle University if I choose to go. However I am also applying for degree apprenticeships, unlike many apprenticeships the grade boundaries are higher that what it is to attend Newcastle university as it is a very good apprenticeship. If I was to get the apprenticeship provisional on my grades I would obviously rather take that than university however I don't want to remove my application for university in case I fail to meet my grades for the apprenticeship and would like to keep university as my back up. When is the latest that I can remove my self from going to university without been charged? I won't know what one I will be doing until results day in August while both the apprenticeship and university would be for a September start
hope you can help
Answered by Alison Patterson
Hi Josh,

You can withdraw from UCAS and the Newcastle University offer on Results Day without any penalty. (You just need to let UCAS and the university know.)

Read more about results day here

Will you hear if you have been admitted to the degree apprenticeship on Results Day? If so, you should hold both offers and then make a decision when you have your results. It is sensible to keep Newcastle University as an insurance plan.

Good luck.

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