Cambridge LLM 2015-16


waywardMVR

After the Aussies and NZers, I believe i was the first here to be BoGSed (Friday last week), but I have not received an offer yet. I wonder if they actually issue offers by countries - I'm hoping I'll receive one by Monday.

After the Aussies and NZers, I believe i was the first here to be BoGSed (Friday last week), but I have not received an offer yet. I wonder if they actually issue offers by countries - I'm hoping I'll receive one by Monday.
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petitjaune

Well done Optimisticgirl! Can I ask, was it not possible to defer the offer? I was hoping that would be a possibility in case I don´t manage to sort the finances out, but apparently they won´t let you defer?


I got an offer last year and then deferred it. It is possible.

However, you still have to reapply (and submit references etc). I think the deferral essentially operates as a guarantee that of you apply the next year you'll get offered a place.

Even so, I am still waiting nervously for my status to change!

<blockquote>Well done Optimisticgirl! Can I ask, was it not possible to defer the offer? I was hoping that would be a possibility in case I don´t manage to sort the finances out, but apparently they won´t let you defer?</blockquote>

I got an offer last year and then deferred it. It is possible.

However, you still have to reapply (and submit references etc). I think the deferral essentially operates as a guarantee that of you apply the next year you'll get offered a place.

Even so, I am still waiting nervously for my status to change!
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Nana89

Really? That´s brilliant! Do you mind me asking what your reasons were? If they are personal then I totally understand if you don´t want to say :) I´m just thinking whether a deferral would be possible in the absolutely worst case scenario :)

Really? That´s brilliant! Do you mind me asking what your reasons were? If they are personal then I totally understand if you don´t want to say :) I´m just thinking whether a deferral would be possible in the absolutely worst case scenario :)
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Hey guys,

Does anyone know if statuses are likely to change over the weekend? If the notification changes are automated then I guess they could...or have past changes occurred during working hours only? It'd be good to know whether I can take the weekend off from stressing :P

Thanks!

Hey guys,

Does anyone know if statuses are likely to change over the weekend? If the notification changes are automated then I guess they could...or have past changes occurred during working hours only? It'd be good to know whether I can take the weekend off from stressing :P

Thanks!

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My status also changed to BOGS. However I do not know when the change occurred as I hadn't checked CAMSIS in a while. Like last year, im sure my conditions will be a scanned copy of passport, EAP Language requirement, certified copy of transcript and college membership.


Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)


Does anyone know if statuses are likely to change over the weekend? If the notification changes are automated then I guess they could...or have past changes occurred during working hours only? It'd be good to know whether I can take the weekend off from stressing :P


Both my status changes were on Fridays (UK time), if that helps.

<blockquote>My status also changed to BOGS. However I do not know when the change occurred as I hadn't checked CAMSIS in a while. Like last year, im sure my conditions will be a scanned copy of passport, EAP Language requirement, certified copy of transcript and college membership.</blockquote>

Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)




<blockquote> Does anyone know if statuses are likely to change over the weekend? If the notification changes are automated then I guess they could...or have past changes occurred during working hours only? It'd be good to know whether I can take the weekend off from stressing :P
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Both my status changes were on Fridays (UK time), if that helps.
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Optimistic...

Well done Optimisticgirl! Can I ask, was it not possible to defer the offer? I was hoping that would be a possibility in case I don´t manage to sort the finances out, but apparently they won´t let you defer?


I got an offer last year and then deferred it. It is possible.

However, you still have to reapply (and submit references etc). I think the deferral essentially operates as a guarantee that of you apply the next year you'll get offered a place.

Even so, I am still waiting nervously for my status to change!


Very interesting considering when I asked, I was told plainly that it will not happen. That aside, if you still have to reapply and submit references and even wait for your status to change like everyone else, then is it really a deferral? Cambridge has an interesting way of doing things then. I deferred my offer at LSE from last year and all I did was pay a reinstatement fee and my offer was resent. If you don't mind me asking, what was the procedure for deferring? In the meantime, good luck and I pray you get in once again then we can form our Survivors Club. Lol.

<blockquote><blockquote>Well done Optimisticgirl! Can I ask, was it not possible to defer the offer? I was hoping that would be a possibility in case I don´t manage to sort the finances out, but apparently they won´t let you defer?</blockquote>

I got an offer last year and then deferred it. It is possible.

However, you still have to reapply (and submit references etc). I think the deferral essentially operates as a guarantee that of you apply the next year you'll get offered a place.

Even so, I am still waiting nervously for my status to change! </blockquote>

Very interesting considering when I asked, I was told plainly that it will not happen. That aside, if you still have to reapply and submit references and even wait for your status to change like everyone else, then is it really a deferral? Cambridge has an interesting way of doing things then. I deferred my offer at LSE from last year and all I did was pay a reinstatement fee and my offer was resent. If you don't mind me asking, what was the procedure for deferring? In the meantime, good luck and I pray you get in once again then we can form our Survivors Club. Lol.
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Hello all. My status changed to BOGS last Saturday night (Aus time) so it seems status changes do occur on Saturdays (UK time) as well!

Hello all. My status changed to BOGS last Saturday night (Aus time) so it seems status changes do occur on Saturdays (UK time) as well!
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Optimistic...

Hello all. My status changed to BOGS last Saturday night (Aus time) so it seems status changes do occur on Saturdays (UK time) as well!


Congratulations!!!!!

<blockquote>Hello all. My status changed to BOGS last Saturday night (Aus time) so it seems status changes do occur on Saturdays (UK time) as well!</blockquote>

Congratulations!!!!!
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Hello all. My status changed to BOGS last Saturday night (Aus time) so it seems status changes do occur on Saturdays (UK time) as well!


Congratulations!!!!!


Thanks very much Optimisticgirl! Congratulations to you too. Fingers crossed that our respective offers follow shortly!

<blockquote><blockquote>Hello all. My status changed to BOGS last Saturday night (Aus time) so it seems status changes do occur on Saturdays (UK time) as well!</blockquote>

Congratulations!!!!!</blockquote>

Thanks very much Optimisticgirl! Congratulations to you too. Fingers crossed that our respective offers follow shortly!
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LLMHR

My status just changed to:
Awaiting decision by the Board of Graduate Studies.

The degree committee is satisfied with your application. However, your offer has not yet been approved.

(I am from India)

My status just changed to:
Awaiting decision by the Board of Graduate Studies.

The degree committee is satisfied with your application. However, your offer has not yet been approved.

(I am from India)

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craigrden

Just? When was the last time you checked it?

Congrats.

Just? When was the last time you checked it?

Congrats.
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LLMHR

Thank you.
Two days ago.

So, does that mean I am in?

I am waiting for Oxford and NYU.

Thank you.
Two days ago.

So, does that mean I am in?

I am waiting for Oxford and NYU.
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vhalsall

Hey guys,
Long time lurker here, just wondering if we have had any UK applicants acceptance/rejection yet? Don't know whether I should be reading into the silence!

Hey guys,
Long time lurker here, just wondering if we have had any UK applicants acceptance/rejection yet? Don't know whether I should be reading into the silence!
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Hello all. My status changed to BOGS last Saturday night (Aus time) so it seems status changes do occur on Saturdays (UK time) as well!


I guess this means friday sometime during the day for the Western/Central European Time. Unless by "saturday night" you mean sometime between 6pm and 23.59 pm of saturday. Sorry for being fussy, but I just want to know if I can expect something today or simply give up (at least) for the whole weekend...

<blockquote>Hello all. My status changed to BOGS last Saturday night (Aus time) so it seems status changes do occur on Saturdays (UK time) as well!</blockquote>

I guess this means friday sometime during the day for the Western/Central European Time. Unless by "saturday night" you mean sometime between 6pm and 23.59 pm of saturday. Sorry for being fussy, but I just want to know if I can expect something today or simply give up (at least) for the whole weekend...
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Hello all. My status changed to BOGS last Saturday night (Aus time) so it seems status changes do occur on Saturdays (UK time) as well!


I guess this means friday sometime during the day for the Western/Central European Time. Unless by "saturday night" you mean sometime between 6pm and 23.59 pm of saturday. Sorry for being fussy, but I just want to know if I can expect something today or simply give up (at least) for the whole weekend...


Apologies for not being clearer.. The point I was making was that my status changed during the day on a Saturday Western / Central European Time. I am in Australia and saw no update when I checked CAMSIS before going to bed on Saturday night (I know, how sad my life has become!) but on Sunday morning my status had finally changed - so I know that it was updated during this time. I hope that clarifies things. Best of luck!

<blockquote><blockquote>Hello all. My status changed to BOGS last Saturday night (Aus time) so it seems status changes do occur on Saturdays (UK time) as well!</blockquote>

I guess this means friday sometime during the day for the Western/Central European Time. Unless by "saturday night" you mean sometime between 6pm and 23.59 pm of saturday. Sorry for being fussy, but I just want to know if I can expect something today or simply give up (at least) for the whole weekend...</blockquote>

Apologies for not being clearer.. The point I was making was that my status changed during the day on a Saturday Western / Central European Time. I am in Australia and saw no update when I checked CAMSIS before going to bed on Saturday night (I know, how sad my life has become!) but on Sunday morning my status had finally changed - so I know that it was updated during this time. I hope that clarifies things. Best of luck!
quote

Hello all. My status changed to BOGS last Saturday night (Aus time) so it seems status changes do occur on Saturdays (UK time) as well!


I guess this means friday sometime during the day for the Western/Central European Time. Unless by "saturday night" you mean sometime between 6pm and 23.59 pm of saturday. Sorry for being fussy, but I just want to know if I can expect something today or simply give up (at least) for the whole weekend...


Apologies for not being clearer.. The point I was making was that my status changed during the day on a Saturday Western / Central European Time. I am in Australia and saw no update when I checked CAMSIS before going to bed on Saturday night (I know, how sad my life has become!) but on Sunday morning my status had finally changed - so I know that it was updated during this time. I hope that clarifies things. Best of luck!


Thanks mate!

<blockquote><blockquote><blockquote>Hello all. My status changed to BOGS last Saturday night (Aus time) so it seems status changes do occur on Saturdays (UK time) as well!</blockquote>

I guess this means friday sometime during the day for the Western/Central European Time. Unless by "saturday night" you mean sometime between 6pm and 23.59 pm of saturday. Sorry for being fussy, but I just want to know if I can expect something today or simply give up (at least) for the whole weekend...</blockquote>

Apologies for not being clearer.. The point I was making was that my status changed during the day on a Saturday Western / Central European Time. I am in Australia and saw no update when I checked CAMSIS before going to bed on Saturday night (I know, how sad my life has become!) but on Sunday morning my status had finally changed - so I know that it was updated during this time. I hope that clarifies things. Best of luck!</blockquote>

Thanks mate!
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petitjaune

Basically, when I made my application, I made it clear that I was also doing another part-time qualification somewhere else. The law department didn't have any issue with this, and made me an offer. However, when the offer came through, one of the offer conditions was that I not do any other part-time qualifications on the side. When I contacted the law department they explained that while they had no problem with my approach, the Graduate Admissions Office would not allow me to do another part-time qualification while doing the LLM. This is a university-wide rule, and there was no flexibility. On that basis, the law department were prepared to offer a deferral.

In terms of procedure, I filled out a deferral form, signed it, and sent it to the department. I was told that in any case, I would need to submit a new application for this year. This also meant paying the application fee, and submitted new references. I thought this was a bit of an unusual procedure - in any case I made sure my application was at the same standard as last year's just in case.

It does make you wonder if it really is a "deferral" - I mean what would happen if I had submitted a terrible application and poor references this year? I definitely have a signed document recording the deferral - but a new application was still required.


Basically, when I made my application, I made it clear that I was also doing another part-time qualification somewhere else. The law department didn't have any issue with this, and made me an offer. However, when the offer came through, one of the offer conditions was that I not do any other part-time qualifications on the side. When I contacted the law department they explained that while they had no problem with my approach, the Graduate Admissions Office would not allow me to do another part-time qualification while doing the LLM. This is a university-wide rule, and there was no flexibility. On that basis, the law department were prepared to offer a deferral.

In terms of procedure, I filled out a deferral form, signed it, and sent it to the department. I was told that in any case, I would need to submit a new application for this year. This also meant paying the application fee, and submitted new references. I thought this was a bit of an unusual procedure - in any case I made sure my application was at the same standard as last year's just in case.

It does make you wonder if it really is a "deferral" - I mean what would happen if I had submitted a terrible application and poor references this year? I definitely have a signed document recording the deferral - but a new application was still required.
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Optimistic...


Basically, when I made my application, I made it clear that I was also doing another part-time qualification somewhere else. The law department didn't have any issue with this, and made me an offer. However, when the offer came through, one of the offer conditions was that I not do any other part-time qualifications on the side. When I contacted the law department they explained that while they had no problem with my approach, the Graduate Admissions Office would not allow me to do another part-time qualification while doing the LLM. This is a university-wide rule, and there was no flexibility. On that basis, the law department were prepared to offer a deferral.

In terms of procedure, I filled out a deferral form, signed it, and sent it to the department. I was told that in any case, I would need to submit a new application for this year. This also meant paying the application fee, and submitted new references. I thought this was a bit of an unusual procedure - in any case I made sure my application was at the same standard as last year's just in case.

It does make you wonder if it really is a "deferral" - I mean what would happen if I had submitted a terrible application and poor references this year? I definitely have a signed document recording the deferral - but a new application was still required.



Oh ok. Thank you for the clarification. Good luck to you.

<blockquote>
Basically, when I made my application, I made it clear that I was also doing another part-time qualification somewhere else. The law department didn't have any issue with this, and made me an offer. However, when the offer came through, one of the offer conditions was that I not do any other part-time qualifications on the side. When I contacted the law department they explained that while they had no problem with my approach, the Graduate Admissions Office would not allow me to do another part-time qualification while doing the LLM. This is a university-wide rule, and there was no flexibility. On that basis, the law department were prepared to offer a deferral.

In terms of procedure, I filled out a deferral form, signed it, and sent it to the department. I was told that in any case, I would need to submit a new application for this year. This also meant paying the application fee, and submitted new references. I thought this was a bit of an unusual procedure - in any case I made sure my application was at the same standard as last year's just in case.

It does make you wonder if it really is a "deferral" - I mean what would happen if I had submitted a terrible application and poor references this year? I definitely have a signed document recording the deferral - but a new application was still required. </blockquote>


Oh ok. Thank you for the clarification. Good luck to you.
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Have any UK students had acceptances/rejections yet?

Have any UK students had acceptances/rejections yet?
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petitjaune

I am UK based and haven't heard anything yet.

I am UK based and haven't heard anything yet.
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