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Clearing 2024 advice for mature students

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At the University of Stirling we welcome applications through UCAS Clearing from all students, including mature students. Clearing is not just for school leavers who didn’t achieve the results they needed or changed their mind. Mature students are classed by UCAS as anyone over the age of 21 who didn’t go to university after school

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Clearing 2024 | Deadlines and Timings

Trying to secure a place on an undergraduate course for September 2024? Don’t stress if you didn’t get the results you were hoping for. You can still get a place on a course through UCAS Clearing. What is Clearing? Simply put, Clearing is part of the UCAS application process. It pairs applicants with UK university

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How does Clearing work? | Clearing 2024

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Have you secured your place for an undergraduate course starting in September 2024? If not, don’t stress. You can still land yourself a place through the Clearing process. But what is University Clearing? When does Clearing 2024 start? How can you prepare for Clearing? This rapid guide explains everything you need to know about the

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UCAS Extra vs Clearing – What’s the difference?

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The UCAS deadline for September 2024 entry has now passed, but don’t worry! If you want to start your studies this September, then two potential routes are still open to you: UCAS Extra and Clearing. But what are they? And what’s the difference between the two? What is UCAS Extra? UCAS Extra is an extra

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Missed the UCAS deadline? Here are your options.

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Do you still need to submit your UCAS application? The deadline to apply for your chosen University of Stirling undergraduate course passed on 31 January 2024. But if you haven’t finished (or even started!) your application yet, you are not alone. Lots of applicants have a last-minute change of heart about applying to University, or

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Our top 8 Clearing courses for 2023

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As Clearing opens and results day draws nearer, you may feel mixed emotions. Overwhelmed? Nervous with a dash of excitement? Information overload? However you’re feeling, we want to help make Clearing as smooth as possible. Clearing is the perfect opportunity to pivot and look at subjects you may not have previously considered. To help you

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Results Day: keep calm this summer

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Don’t let the stress of waiting for results ruin your summer. We’ve got plenty of hints and tips to help you keep the nerves at bay and enjoy your summer break. Try to be a bit more mindful It’s so easy to get caught up in a loop of negative thoughts about what might happen

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Clearing: What to say on the phone when you call us

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The big day has finally arrived. You have got your results, you’ve logged into UCAS Hub, and it’s been confirmed that you are now in Clearing. Now is the time to call your chosen universities and find your Clearing place.  Picking up the phone can be daunting, but don’t worry. Our friendly team has lots

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