Katrina’s Clearing story

It’s easy to feel like you have lost all chances of pursing your dreams when you’re rejected from all of your chosen universities on results day. There will be plenty of thoughts running through your mind, ‘I’m sure I aced that exam,’ ‘Surely they marked it wrong,’ ‘No university will accept these grades’. But you… Read more »

What to expect from a Clearing Open Day

Firstly, don’t panic! You’ve probably just had some of the most stressful days of your life. I know exactly how you feel because that was me last year. You’ve done the difficult bit; getting offers through Clearing and now you’re coming to have a look round Bournemouth Uni to see if you can see yourself… Read more »

How I used Clearing to change courses

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 »

How to prepare for 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 »

Adjustment – be prepared for A-level results day

If you’ve already applied through UCAS and are holding offers with your firm and insurance choice universities, do keep Adjustment in mind. If you do better than expected in your exams and meet and exceed the conditions of your firm choice, ‘Adjustment’ offers you the opportunity to reconsider where and what to study. If on… Read more »