Ashleigh and her friends

My experience of applying through Clearing

This is a guest blog written by Ashleigh Stevens who has just completed her second year of BA (Hons) Sociology here at BU. Ashleigh shares her journey to BU through the Clearing process. Growing up, I was convinced that I would never go to university because nobody in the area I lived in did so… Read more »

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Clearing 2022 – your last opportunity to join us this September

BU is now open for Clearing 2022. Find your place at BU this September. What is Clearing? Clearing is run by UCAS and enables universities to fill spaces on courses that aren’t yet full for the next academic year, while students without offers are given another chance to pursue their higher education aspirations. Read our… Read more »

My journey from the Military to university through Clearing at BU

This is a guest blog written by Chris Jefford, a current BSc (Hons) Environmental Science with Foundation Year student. My Journey to university really started after I was discharged from the Royal Navy after 12 years of service. I wasn’t sure what to do with my life, but I knew I had to return to… Read more »

My Clearing journey at BU

This is a guest blog by current student Rachel Morley, currently studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. Hi I’m Rachel and I am going to talk a little about my experience of applying through Clearing at Bournemouth University. This time last year, university was only mentioned to me and the thought of applying was terrifying. I was… Read more »

What is Clearing Plus?

Clearing is being made easier than ever with the new, personalised system, Clearing Plus. Previously, Clearing meant that you had to search through listings of courses and then contact each university to talk through your options. With 30,000 courses to choose from, this can understandably be a bit overwhelming. With Clearing Plus, UCAS are hoping… Read more »

Did you know you can use Adjustment through Clearing?

This is a guest blog by current student Kevin who studies BA (Hons) Media Production and applied through Clearing. In the middle of my A-levels at Colchester Sixth form, Essex, I decided to apply to go to university. At the time I was studying English, Media Studies and Religious Studies but was mostly interested in… Read more »

My future. My time. My Clearing opportunity.

This is a guest blog by current student Grace Cookson studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing who applied through Clearing. My journey at Bournemouth University began in July last year. I was driving home from work when I saw a Clearing sign outside the main Talbot campus. I live locally. Going to university wasn’t something I… Read more »

Taking the jump and changing uni through Clearing

This is a guest blog by current student Toby, who applied through Clearing and now studies BA (Hons) Film. University is somewhere I’ve always wanted to go. It’s an experience I’ve always wanted to have. I had always planned to go into the Gaming industry, the art side of it, so when I secured my… Read more »

Living the UK uni experience- all thanks to my choice through Clearing

This is a guest blog by current student Basil, who studies BSc (Hons) Geography and came through Clearing. Hi my name’s Basil and this is a bit about me and how I have ended up as a first year Bournemouth University student! I didn’t plan on going to university in the UK. My plan was… Read more »

Clearing Open Days

This is a guest blog by current student Nisa, who studies BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology and came through Clearing. Speaking from experience, please do not stress yourself out if you find yourself looking for a university through Clearing. At first the whole process might seem daunting and very stressful, but if you take it bit… Read more »