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Even though most applications are received by the 15th January UCAS deadline, every year a number of students apply after this date for a variety of reasons. 

Perhaps you missed the UCAS deadline or changed your mind about where/what you want to study. Maybe you haven't received the offers you were hoping for. 

Regardless of your circumstances, it's not too late for you to apply to begin an undergraduate degree at St Mary's University in September 2019.

Fast-track application service

We offer a quick turnaround for all a later applicant 48 hour guarantee*, easing any stress you may have about securing a place for 2019.  

Accommodation guarantee

Many new students choose the experience of living on campus so that they can share and bond with people going through the same things. We support this by guaranteeing University accommodation to all eligible new first year undergraduates who apply to St Mary's, make us their firm choice and apply for accommodation by 31st May 2019.

Three ways to apply to St Mary’s after 15th January 

1. UCAS Apply

If you if haven’t submitted a UCAS application yet or not used all 5 choices on your UCAS application, you can use the UCAS Apply service.

Our institution name is SMARY and institution code is S64.Find the UCAS Code for each course you apply for at the top of each course page.

Apply through UCAS Apply

2. UCAS Extra

If you’ve already applied through UCAS and used all five of your choices, you may be able to apply to us through UCAS Extra.  If UCAS Extra is available to you, it will show when you track your application on UCAS. This process is available from 25th February to 4th July and it’s free to use. 

Extra is useful if you’ve changed your mind since you submitted your UCAS application or if you didn’t get the offers you wanted.

Apply through UCAS Extra

3.  Apply directly to St Mary's

Already have your results? Our Record of Prior Acceptance (RPA) form allows you to apply directly to the university.

You can apply using our RPA form if you have done the following:

  • Have not previously applied through UCAS
  • Have got all your results
  • Want to apply direct to St Mary’s only
  • Have spoken to our admissions team and received an unconditional offer:

There’s no cost to you to apply this way; we cover any application fees. To begin your RPA application, make sure to get in contact with our Admissions team as soon as possible.

International applicants

If you are applying from outside the European Union you can apply directly to St Mary's via our International Undergraduate application form.

Part-time applicants

If you want to study at St Mary's as a part-time undergraduate student you will need to apply directly to us, rather than through UCAS. 

Please follow our direct application step-by-step guide.

* 2 working days. This applies to applications received between Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

Why choose St Mary's University?

Study in London and get the best of both worlds!

All the buzz of studying in London but with a personal experience, on a great campus in the capital’s safest borough.

St Mary’s University is a modern and welcoming university situated in the leafy borough of Richmond upon Thames and just a short train journey away from the hustle and bustle of central London.

You get the benefits of tradition with a 21st century learning environment. We have a track record and reputation for excellence in education dating back to 1850 combined with investment in leading edge facilities and teaching practice.

With a friendly and supportive community of students and staff, informed by founding values of fairness, respect and generosity. You’ll quickly feel at home, whilst still being offered all the challenges and excitement of a rewarding student experience.

High quality education

Silver TEF St Mary's has been awarded silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework

Top 10 in the UK for 'courses and lecturers' at the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards 2018.

At St Mary’s you’re known by name and not by number. Lecturers are dedicated to their students and will support your development throughout your time here

75% of our outgoing undergraduates in 2017/18 achieved a 2:1 or First Class Honours degree. Our team of experienced and respected academics, many of whom are leading experts in their areas, are passionate about what they teach and strive to empower their students with knowledge. 

Highly satisfied students

Top London University for Student Satisfaction – We are the highest placed University in London in the NSS 2018 with 88% student satisfaction.

Great graduate prospects - 93% of students employed or in further education within six months of graduation (HESA, 2018)

Simmie: a term commonly used to describe at St Mary's student or graduate

Leisure and lifestyle

The Students’ Union (SU), whilst being there to support you, is also on hand to offer an exciting social life both on and off campus. The SU organises all kinds of entertainment, from weekly events through to major annual occasions such as   Welcome Fortnight, RAG week and Summer Ball.

We also have an excellent reputation for sport, with numerous successes every year. Most recently 22 St Mary’s athletes competed at the   Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games, collecting a total of nine medals.

With   Olympic-standard facilities, Sport St Mary’s offers a broad range of student sport for all levels. From   social activities right through to   elite athlete support, there’s something on offer to suit you.

Life in London

We are located in a very green area of South West London, with both Bushy Park and Richmond Park a short bus ride away. 

There are several shops and restaurants in within walking distance in Twickenham and Teddington, plus plenty more shops, cinemas, nightclubs and more in the nearby towns of Richmond and Kingston

Twickenham is also the home of England rugby. The national team play at the nearby Twickenham Stadium and Premiership team Harlequins at The Twickenham Stoop. 

Jumping on a train at Strawberry Hill Station (a five minute walk from campus) will get you to London Waterloo and into the centre of a capital city with endless possibilities!



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