Important dates and deadlines

Here you can find our application and payment deadlines for September 2023 intake.

We set deadlines for key points in your application to ensure we support you getting your visa in time for the start of your course. The deadlines vary by course level and country/region and are detailed, below.

Please note that due to high volumes of applications some courses may close before the advertised deadline.

Some courses may have different dates for Induction. Please refer to your registration email and timetable.

Application deadlines

Please check the deadlines for your country or region, below.

India Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Nigeria, and all Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Postgraduate application deadline: Friday 28 April 2023
  • Undergraduate application deadline: Friday 2 June 2023
  • Deposit deadline: Friday 16 June 2023
  • CAS issuing deadline: Friday 28 July 2023

Rest of the world

  • Postgraduate application deadline: Friday 30 June 2023
  • Undergraduate application deadline: Friday 21 July 2023
  • Deposit deadline: Friday 28 July 2023
  • CAS issuing deadline: Friday 18 August 2023

Undergraduate Clearing via UCAS is open from 5 July and we may be able to accept late applications via UCAS Clearing beyond our standard undergraduate application deadlines above depending on your qualification, funding/payment method, visa requirements etc, as long as you can still meet our applicable CAS issuing deadlines.

  • Excellence Scholarship application deadline: Friday 26 May 2023.
  • Early Payment Discount deadline: Friday 30 June 2023.

Application deadline: this is the latest date that you or your agent must have submitted a completed application. Please be aware that if a course is in high demand it may close before this deadline.

Deposit deadline: you must pay your deposit in full, and it should be received in ARU’s bank account by this date. (Please note that if you are required to show financial evidence to support you Student Visa application you must ensure that this will meet the 28-day requirement before our applicable CAS issuing deadline for your country.)

CAS issuing deadline: we will not issue any more CAS after this date. If you have not received a CAS by this point, we will either offer you a deferral to the next intake or refund your deposit. All required supporting information should be provided and accepted at least 5 working days before this date.

Undergraduate Clearing via UCAS: we accept undergraduate applications via UCAS during Clearing for as long as you can still meet our applicable CAS issuing deadlines for your country and get your Student Visa in time.

Excellence Scholarship application deadline: your application for the Excellence Scholarship should be submitted via the online form.

Early Payment Discount deadline: if you pay your course fees in full (minus the discount) by this date you will receive a discount on your fees.