When people talk about Clearing, sometimes a lot of negative comments and remarks are made. Clearing wasn’t even mentioned to a lot of people at school, and when completing university forms everyone has in their mind the aim to get the grades they want and get into their number one choice. But Clearing is a… Read more » about How I used Clearing to change courses
If you’re looking for a place at uni this September, you might be thinking about Clearing. Here’s Shaay to share her story and tell you what Clearing is all about.
Your exams have finished. If they didn’t go quite as well as you had planned, or you’ve just decided you’d like to apply to uni, you might now be looking into other options. It is likely you’re unsure where to start, and I was in the same place you were a year ago. I knew I… Read more » about It’s not over yet! Jem’s guide to Clearing
Clearing. This time last year I sat my Mum down and explained the controversial topic of ‘what if’ I didn’t get into my chosen course at my chosen university? I just didn’t think Clearing was an option. Flash forward one year and I have finished my first year on a different course at a university… Read more » about How to prepare for Clearing
It’s easy to immediately panic and freak out in the Clearing process, and it’s understandable; I definitely did. There can be a lot of hurdles to cross, and after each one there’s always another, bigger one to tackle and it seems endless, but it isn’t. Getting a house is one of these hurdles, and one… Read more » about Why finding accommodation during Clearing doesn’t have to be a hurdle
Unsure yet and keeping my options open by continuing to apply for UCAS, it seemed daunting that university could be round the corner. From what I can remember, when applying for UCAS, I decided on taking a gap year and so deferred my entry for the following year, not knowing this choice was very much temporary! Saying… Read more » about Ursula’s Clearing story: making my student finance application
Getting a place through Clearing is great, but have you thought about attending one of our Clearing Open Days? Be it before you’ve confirmed your place or afterwards, it’s still important to come and view the university you’ve chosen. Clearing may have been a bit of a rush for you, and most people are in… Read more » about Why you should come to a Clearing Open Day
Hi! My name is Diop and I came to Bournemouth University through Clearing. Initially I had chosen BU as one of my five uni choices and I was accepted on a conditional offer. I visited the uni for an Open Day and was really impressed with all the facilities and very excited about the prospect… Read more » about Diop’s Clearing story
So, once you’ve made it through Clearing in one piece, it’s time to relax, right? Well, you’re almost there. Once you’ve got a confirmed offer from BU it’s time to consider applying for university funding. I know that after going through the stress of Clearing, all you’ll want to do is sit down and bask… Read more » about Alex’s Clearing story: How to apply for bursaries and scholarships
This time a year ago I had no idea what I was doing with my life. Sounds like typical over dramatic me, doesn’t it? I’d applied to university and was waiting for A-level results, so surely I was going to continue on that path – problem was I didn’t want to do that course any… Read more » about Clearing or gap year?
Being an international student, applying for universities can be overwhelming. The Clearing experience was much better than I expected, and one that I’m glad I went through. I went through Clearing three years ago, when I was at a different university studying a different degree, which was LLB Law. I didn’t enjoy the course and… Read more » about I changed courses through Clearing
What’s it like to go through Clearing? Does it have any impact on your student experience? We’ll let Chloe Schendel Wilson tell you – she’s President of our Students’ Union (SUBU)! You can find out more about Clearing on our website.