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Clearing and results day

Exam results: what to do next, whatever the outcome

3 min read

A-level results day 2018: what to expect

A-level results day is Thursday 16 August 2018. Our guide on what to expect from the day, and advice on what to do if you don’t get your predicted grades.

21 June 2018

6 min read

SQA results day: what to expect

A guide of what to expect on results day in Scotland, including how to prepare and what to do if you don't get the SQA results you were expecting.

06 June 2018

4 min read

Clearing 2018: How might your Clearing phone call go?

What questions can you expect when you call a university during Clearing — and how do you tackle them on the spot? Our mock Q&A covers some popular scenarios...

06 June 2018

4 min read

Clearing 2018: how to call universities

Wondering what questions will be asked during Clearing? Prepare for your Clearing phone call with our Clearing checklist.

06 June 2018

4 min read

Clearing 2018: how to make your university course decision

Clearing can be stressful – don’t panic! Read our Clearing guide with tips for helping you make the right university course decision.

06 June 2018

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Student accommodation guide #4: living at home

Thinking about staying at home and traveling into university, to save money on rent?

17 May 2018

4 min read

Student accommodation guide #1: university halls

Thinking about living in university halls? Our helpful guides will help you with all your uni accommodation decisions.

16 May 2018

4 min read

Student accommodation guide #3: private halls

Considering the private hall option? Some universities will refer you to 3rd party providers if they don't have enough spaces in their halls. This is what you should know.

07 May 2018

4 min read

How do universities view gap years?

Gap years can be a good plan before starting your uni course. With lots of gap-year programes and ideas out there, here’s how to make sure your gap year is viewed favourably by your university.

16 April 2018

7 min read

Ucas Clearing 2018: Your survival guide

Everything you need to find a course through Ucas Clearing. We have the latest info on Clearing 2018 and what to do before and after results day.

01 February 2018

6 min read

GCSE results day 2017: what to expect

What is GCSE results day like? What do you need to take when collecting results? What are your options if you don’t get the grades you were expecting?

20 August 2017

3 min read

How I survived Clearing: Megan's story

Did you not get the grades you wanted for uni? Going through Clearing needn’t be stressful. Hear another student’s successful story.

15 August 2017

5 min read

BTEC results day and Clearing: what you need to know

A guide to results day for BTEC students, including when you'll get your results plus Clearing tips - courtesy of Julie Kelly from the University of Hertfordshire.

09 July 2017

4 min read

Results day 2016: how it all went down

Last minute meltdowns, results reactions, cupcakes, Snapchat Stories – this is how results day 2016 went down in one school.

15 June 2017

4 min read

Finding accommodation in Clearing

You've got your place in Clearing (Yay!) and now you need somewhere to live. Colum from NUS reflects on his experience looking for last-min housing after going through Clearing (and why you really don't need an ensuite...).

30 May 2017

9 min read

The reality of Clearing: as told by students

You may have only heard horror stories about the Clearing process, but here’s the real story from people who have actually gone through it…

30 May 2017

3 min read

Top five subjects found through Clearing revealed

What subjects and courses can you study through Clearing? Read our breakdown of official Ucas data to see where Clearing might take you…

30 May 2017

4 min read

Where to go for help with Clearing 2017

Going through Ucas Clearing but don’t know where to turn for advice? Here are the essential tabs to have open and numbers to have on speed-dial for Clearing 2017.

30 May 2017

4 min read

Clearing 2017: five ways to get a headstart

How to be one step ahead of others come results day should you need to enter Clearing.

30 May 2017

5 min read

Clearing 2017: 10 tips from students to help you through

Clearing can be a daunting prospect. Here are wise words from 10 students who've survived to tell the tale to will you on...

30 May 2017

5 min read

Clearing and results day 2017: prepare your back-up plan

Need a Plan B just in case results day doesn't go your way? The good news is you don't have to start your course search all over again.

30 May 2017

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Clearing 2017: tips from admissions tutors [video]

In Clearing? We've asked university admissions tutors for their quick tips on getting your Clearing place...

30 May 2017

3 min read

Clearing 2017: five things you didn't know about Ucas Clearing and results...

Just how much do you know about Clearing and results day? For instance, did you know these five facts?

15 May 2017

Clearing 2017: a step-by-step guide

Download and print your free copy of the Which? University five-step guide to Clearing right here.

30 May 2016

2 min read

Clearing 2017: five ways Which? University can make your life easier

Going through Clearing? Learn why Which? University should be open in front of you when making the right course and university choice...fast.

30 May 2016

4 min read

Student view: what it's like to go through Clearing

Our student blogger reveals what it's like to go through Ucas Clearing and offers some tips on how to approach the whole experience.

30 May 2016

4 min read

Your university back-up plan

You miss out on your chosen courses and nothing suitable is available in Extra or Clearing. What now?

18 August 2014

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