UCAS (The Universities and Colleges Admission Service) is a joint admissions system for universities in the United Kingdom. This system is suitable for British or overseas students to apply for admission to British colleges and universities. Applicants can make up to 5 applications (subjects/institutions). UCAS starts accepting applications in September each year. Students must submit online applications by the end of June of the following year at the latest. Please note, some disciplines/universities require students to submit applications before January.