UCAS Clearing 2016
UCAS Clearing is a facility that allows you to apply for other courses if you don’t get a place on your chosen university course.
Other courses may be open to you through Clearing if:
you’re flexible about the course you want to study
you have exam results that will get you into a course
It is possible that you may still get a place on one of your chosen courses if you miss your grades marginally
Who can use UCAS Clearing
The Clearing system is open to you if:
you’ve completed a UCAS application
you didn’t get any offers
your offers aren’t confirmed
you’ve turned down all the offers you received
You’ll automatically be entered into clearing if you apply late for your course (after 30 June).
Find a course through Clearing
Clearing runs from mid-July to September each year. You can find out which courses have vacancies through UCAS from July to late September. Not all universities or courses have vacancies, and some may be filled quickly.
You can contact universities and colleges about getting a place once you’ve got your exam results.
Accepting an offer
You can only accept one offer. When your place is confirmed, you have to accept it and can’t look for another place.
UCAS Help and advice
Contact the UCAS Exam Results Helpline for free advice if you’ve received exams results that weren’t as good as you were expecting.
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