The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) is a UK-based organisation whose main role is to operate the application process for British universities.
Services provided by UCAS include several online application portals, search tools, and free information and advice directed at various audiences. These include:
students considering higher education;
students with pending applications to higher education institutes;
parents and legal guardians of applicants;
school and further education college staff involved in helping students apply;
providers of higher education (universities and HE colleges).
Below is a presentation regarding key dates for applying to University.