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 »
I’ve always said there are two types of people when it comes to receiving results and A-Levels are no different. There are those who are really eager to rip off the proverbial plaster in one quick, swift motion and continually refresh the results page 30 minutes before they’re posted in the hope that by some… Read more »
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.
I remember the first day I left home for uni: the car was packed to bursting limit and I was feeling all sorts of emotions. It had never occurred to me that my leaving home would have an impact on my parents. Saying goodbye to your dad is the easy part, so long as you… Read more »
I don’t know a student who doesn’t love technology, and, amongst all the “essentials” such as YikYak and Instagram, you will find some gems to help you thrive at university. I have conveniently collected 10 of my most used apps for you… Money and Budgeting! It’s no secret that you’re probably not going to be… Read more »
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 »
Moving from college to university can often seem like a small step to some, but it can also be a big step to others. If it’s a big step however, the best thing you can do is to prepare yourself. A similar transition would have been from school to college where the rules change. The… Read more »
It is a sad thought to realise that I have had my last ever undergraduate field trip. That I am done. I still remember our first trip out, little more than a week in and being taken all over Dorset and Hampshire to see amazing sites, before sleeping in a Viking longhouse reconstruction. Over the… Read more »
If she could go back in time, what advice would Steph give to herself before starting at uni?
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 »
If you are soon to be starting university, you are probably feeling a bit apprehensive as well as ridiculously excited! This is totally normal so try not to worry too much! University can be one of the best experiences of your life so to help calm some of those worries and help prepare you for… Read more »
We’re BUproud of our bloggers, so we asked them to tell us their greatest achievement this year. Beth Cordon Everyone says second year is the hardest, and I’d have to agree that there have been a lot of ups and downs throughout the year and it has been harder than first year. But I feel I… Read more »