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 »
Clearing can seem overwhelming and so we want to make the experience a little less daunting if we can! Here are some top tips from current BU students who came through Clearing: Nura Hassan Don’t stress and think clearly. Whatever happened, happened! It’s time to think about now rather than back then. … Read more »
Applying through Clearing for university can be a stressful time, but once you have your place confirmed, you can begin to plan for the next year ahead! Accommodation is one of the first things most people think about, and there are so many options available so it doesn’t have to be daunting. I was lucky enough… Read more »
A-level results day 2017. A pivotal day for those of you applying for further education. For some of you it might be extremely nerve wracking. But even if you feel really confident about your results, make sure you know how it works and know what to expect on August 17. Here are some top tips… Read more »
Like me, you may have found yourself having to go through Clearing. Clearing for me was not something I had considered, I did not think that it would be something I would have to contend with but sometimes life throws you a curveball, and in this situation, one that I am completely grateful for. My… Read more »
My Clearing experience was a little overwhelming at first. I remember the day; it was so bright and sunny. I was happy with my plan to call my top 5 universities to see if there were any vacancies on my favourite course (which was Nursing). Nursing at the time was ‘my thing’ you know and I was so… Read more »
Psychology student Betty and English student Lily run through their Clearing experiences and the emotions that come with it!
Nura is now in her 2nd year at BU studying Anthropology and would like to share her thoughts on the hidden benefits of coming through Clearing.
I expected to go through Clearing. My final exams did not go very well and so I decided to take a proactive approach and look for other options before results day and write down potential courses that I could apply for if necessary. Results day revealed my grades were not high enough for my insurance… Read more »
Getting my place at Bournemouth University through Clearing was a great ending to what began as a very stressful day. Prior to receiving my A-level results I’d already decided the course and university I’d originally applied for via UCAS wasn’t for me. By this point it was too late to reapply so there was a… Read more »
Sometimes in life we have to take alternative routes to get where we want to. Clearing is sort of like an alternative route to get into university. I know a lot of people get scared at the idea of going through clearing but honestly, it’s not that scary at all. Listen to my story: Shaay… Read more »
2nd year Finance and Business student Grace talks us through her Clearing experience.