Clearing - Greg's story

Worried about Results Day and not sure what it's like to go through Clearing? We talked to Greg, who joined Newcastle University through Clearing, to find out what it was like, how he felt and what life is like studying at Newcastle.


Clearing - Anna's story

Worried about Results Day and not sure what it's like to go through Clearing? We talked to Anna, who joined Newcastle University through Clearing, to find out what it was like, how she felt and what life is like studying at Newcastle.


A Parent's Guide to Results Day 2022

Results Day – the culmination of months of hard work, when your child receives their exam results and life changes with the opening of an email. The key to surviving Results Day is understanding what happens and how the university admissions process works, particularly as this year it will be set...

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How will my child’s exam results be awarded in 2022?

After nearly two years of disruption, UK students are back to sitting formal exams. But are you still worried about how Covid-19 could affect your child’s results, and wondering how exams will be graded to fairly reflect the impact the pandemic has had on their education?

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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 are exams changing for 2022?

Starting to feel the pressure with exams just around the corner? Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, sitting a formal exam might be a first for you and you might not know what to expect.   So, in this blog, we have pulled together a breakdown of what happens on the day, how A Level (and equivalent)...

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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 0.45 seconds you’ll get 238,000,000 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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