Category: clearing 2019

Clearing advice for mature students

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Clearing is not just for school leavers who didn’t achieve the exam results they needed or changed their mind – at the University of Stirling we welcome applications through Clearing from all types of students. 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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Get prepared for A-levels Results Day 2020

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So you studied hard, but now comes the countdown to A-level Results Day. We know waiting can feel like agony especially if you need certain results to get your place at university. First bit of advice – don’t panic. Whatever happens with your results, there’s still going to be plenty of options for you. Clearing

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Clearing advice for teachers and advisers

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The UCAS Clearing process can be stressful for students, teachers and advisers alike. So here’s our guide on how you can help students make key decisions about their future education.

How does Clearing work?

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Still haven’t secured an undergraduate place for September? Don’t worry, because it’s still possible to land a last-minute place on your dream course through the Clearing process. Clearing is a part of the UCAS application process that helps to match applicants with university places that haven’t been filled yet. Clearing is open from 5 July

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Postgraduate Clearing

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Are you trying to secure a place on a Masters course? You may have heard of a quick and simple way to obtain last-minute degree places called UCAS Clearing. Unfortunately, the Clearing process only applies to those who are on the hunt for undergraduate places – postgraduate Clearing isn’t really a thing. But don’t let

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Clearing deadlines and timings

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Let’s face it: plans don’t always come together – and when Results Day rolls around, you might not end up getting the exam results you were hoping for. Do yourself a favour and don’t panic. You may still be able to secure a place on another course through Clearing. Clearing is part of the UCAS

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