Results for A-level and vocational students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be published on Thursday.
Together with Scottish students, who received results last week, many will be hoping for the grades they need to secure a university place.
But how will universities operate in the new academic year?
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Will universities be open as normal in September?
which replied to a Universities UK survey will provide some in-person teaching next term,
This will be part of a “blended approach” to teaching and learning, with many universities announcing that lectures will be given online.
You need to contact individual universities or check their websites to find out what they have decided.
Do I have to go?
Even then, you are not committed to going if you choose not to.
None of this will leave you out of pocket.
Will universities charge full tuition fees?
However, some students are unhappy about this.
Scottish and European Union students pay no tuition fees for attending a university in Scotland.
What about accommodation costs?
Accommodation costs can vary, but usually run into several thousand pounds.
Maintenance loans for living costs are means-tested, so you have to make up the difference.
Claire Sosienski-Smith, a National Union of Students (NUS) official, told the BBC: “We would recommend that students think carefully before signing any binding contracts or agreements for next year, especially in the case of rental contracts.”
Can I defer my place?
As of July, more than half a million university applications had been submitted for this September, a slight increase on last year.
The numbers of students in UK universities could be much lower than usual from September.
Universities and colleges take varied approaches to the issue.
You could also be asked your reasons for wanting to defer when your application is considered.
Will international students still come to the UK?
A study has suggested two-thirds of international students still intend to take up their offers abroad, including in the UK.
The survey of more than 15,000 students, carried out in April and May, also suggested UK universities are likely to have nearly 14,000 fewer new enrolments in 2020-21, compared to 2018-19. This would lead to a drop of £463m in spending on tuition and living expenses.
Is the government helping universities?
A plea from universities in England for a £2bn bailout from the government was rejected.
However, to help with cashflow, £2.6bn of tuition fee income and £100m of research funding will be brought forward.
The universities can also access the Treasury’s support for businesses disrupted by coronavirus, worth another £700m.