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How to re-submit your application

If you have met all the conditions of your offer but are unable to arrive because of a health reason/disability you should first consult your college about the possibility of intermission or remote working. If you cannot arrive due to any other reasons, please check with your college whether remote working is possible in the first instance until you are able to arrive at Cambridge.

The re-submission process outlined below works where the above options are not viable, including if you were unable to meet the conditions of your offer. The applicant portal opens for re-submissions on 15 September each year, and course information for the academic year 2023/24 will also be available after 5 September each year.

Eligibility

  • The process applies to you if you received an offer for admission in the academic year 2022/23 (this includes Michaelmas Term 2022, Lent Term 2023, or Easter Term 2023)
  • The process applies to you whether or not you met all the conditions of your offer.

Process

  • Before you re-apply you should check the course details in the prospectus. Some aspects of the course for delivery in following academic year may have changed, including course fees.
  • You should log into the Applicant Portal from 15 September.
  • In the list of your submitted applications, there will be a re-submit button against your original application, if you received an offer for that application for admission in the academic year 2022/23.
  • You must select your reason for re-submitting your application for consideration.
  • You can provide a statement outlining your reasons for not taking up your offer.
  • You can upload any relevant evidence supporting your reasons for not taking up your offer.
  • If you follow this process, the application fee (if applicable) will be automatically waived when you come to submit your application.
  • If the course you received an offer for does not match the course you applied (e.g. if you applied for PhD, but were made an offer for the MPhil, or if you applied to Chemistry and were made an offer for Physics with that application) you will need to contact us, so that we can amend the record after you have re-submitted your application, at pg.admissions@admin.cam.ac.uk.

Withdraw

  • You must withdraw your original application for admission in the academic year 2022/23 via your Self-Service account.
  • If you have met all the conditions of your offer, and your offer has been confirmed, you should contact pg.admissions@admin.cam.ac.uk to withdraw your application for you.

Deadlines

  • You should re-submit your application by the standard course deadline or the funding deadline if you wish to be considered for funding.

College preferences

You should amend your college preferences if you wish to be returned to the same college which offered you membership for Michaelmas 2021 entry (this is advised)

Application details

  • Some sections of the form may differ from your original application e.g. course specific questions, and there are new socio-economic questions which were not asked for entry in 2021. Please ensure you check these sections.
  • You may also wish to update any information which has changed since the original submission (e.g. language test scores, academic results).

Supporting documentation

  • You do not need to re-upload any application documentation (e.g. CVs, transcripts) as they will be automatically included; but if you would like to update any of this material you may do so.
  • References will be taken from the original application, you will not be able to amend these or request new references.

Funding

  • If you received an offer of funding for Michaelmas Term 2022, you should check directly with the awarding body to ask if their offer of funding can be deferred to Michaelmas Term 2023.
  • If you re-apply using this process, you can be re-considered for funding in the University funding competitions, provided you submit the applications by the relevant deadline.

Admission in Michaelmas term 2022

  • An offer for admission in Michaelmas Term 2022 cannot be guaranteed and will be dependent on capacity, competition, and available academic resource. We are also aware of the need to avoid imposing a material disadvantage on 2022 applicants by a reduction in the range of places available to them.
  • Where capacity and academic resource allow, reasonable consideration will be given to those applicants who were unable to meet the conditions of their offer, or arrive, for entry in Michaelmas Term 2022 due to a registered disability, otherwise applications will considered against the Michaelmas Term 2023 cohort.
  • If you receive a new offer for admission in Michaelmas Term 2023 you will be subject to the 2023/24 course fees, and if you are from the EU you will be liable for fees under the new post-Brexit fee regulations.
  • If you receive a new offer for admission in Michaelmas Term 2023 and the evidence you submitted to meet any of your original conditions has expired, you will need to provide new evidence to meet them, e.g. visa documentation, ATAS statements, language conditions, finance conditions.
  • If your original language condition was met via assessment by the Language Centre, you will need to be re-assessed by the Language Centre, as that assessment is only valid for 12 months.
  • If your language test certificate is more than 2 years old at entry in Michaelmas Term 2023 you will need to take a new Language Test.