Amy Cousins

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An international student's guide to late applications and Clearing 2022

Think you’ve left it too late to study in the UK and apply to Newcastle University this year? Or perhaps you’re worrying about your exam results, and don’t know how to make your dream of studying at a world top 125 university come true? In fact, not only do you still have plenty of time to apply to...

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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. UCAS 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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Your Clearing questions answered

Type into Google the phrase ‘no such thing as a stupid question’ and in 0.58 seconds you’ll get 73,9000,000 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

In 2020, more than 80,000 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 for 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 exam results. 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 2022 explained

UCAS Clearing opens on Tuesday 5 July 2022. But what actually is Clearing? And why should you apply through it? Read on to find out all this and more. The Clearing route to university is getting more and more popular each year. Though it can come with a degree of uncertainty, there are lots of ways...

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What to Say During Clearing

Look. We get it. Clearing is daunting. 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 university, we have an image in our heads of...

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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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