Amy Cousins

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How does Clearing work?

The thought of not getting the grades you need on Results Day for your university offer can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t mean the end of your journey to higher education. UCSA Clearing can help you find the degree and the university that’s right for you, and our step-by-step guide will help you...

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Gone through Clearing? Find out what happens next?

You’ve gone through Clearing and got the place on the degree that you want. You’ve done it; you’re off to university! But what happens next? How do you confirm your offer? Will your student finance be affected now that you’re going to a different university, and how can you find somewhere to live...

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What is Adjustment?

Clearing and Adjustment give you another chance to find the best course for you. However, don’t get them mixed up, as the two UCAS services are very different. Read on to find out more.  

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Your Clearing questions answered

Type into Google the phrase ‘no such thing as a stupid question’ and in 0.45 seconds you’ll get 268,000,000 hits – proof, if it was needed, that while we may feel awkward asking a question, we should never feel stupid. So, we’ve come up with some questions of our own about Clearing – the sort of...

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What is Clearing REALLY like: as told by Students

Last year, more than 70,000 students secured a spot at university by applying through UCAS Clearing. But what is Clearing really like? There are enough unknowns when it comes to Results Day. Read our blog on the truth about the Clearing experience. 

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What do I need for Clearing?

It's natural to be feeling anxious about getting your results, especially this year. But making sure you're prepared is just one way to take some of the stress and guesswork out of Results Day. Read our blog on exactly what you need for Clearing. 

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Clearing 2021 explained

UCAS Clearing opens on 5th July 2021. But what actually IS Clearing? And why should you apply through it? Find all this out and more in our complete guide to Clearing 2021. The Clearing route to university is getting more and more popular each year. Though it can come with a degree of uncertainty,...

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What to Say During Clearing

Look. We get it. Clearing is a huge source of stress for many prospective students. But don’t see it as a ‘going out of business sale.’ Clearing is just a second opportunity to find your perfect university, when your original plans don’t work out or if you have a change of heart.  When we apply to...

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5 Tips for Researching Universities Virtually

If you were planning on applying to university this year or next, you may feel that not being able to visit university campuses makes imagining university life difficult. But although your research journey has changed a little because of Covid-19 restrictions, the destination is still the same:...

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