Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

QA & Clearing

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

QA & Clearing

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ALL you need to know about the Clearing process.

Q1. Who can use Clearing? You are eligible when: You are not holding any offers from universities or colleges.

Your offers were not confirmed when your exam results were announced. You have applied too late for your application to be considered before clearing.

Q2. What do I need to do?

Talk to a careers adviser or Connexions personal adviser at your school, college or careers office.

Find out which courses have vacancies and make a note of the ones you are interested in.

There is no guarantee that places will be available on any particular course. At the same time, a course that is full may have vacancies later.

Q3. I've made a list of courses. Now what? Start contacting the universities and colleges about the courses that interest you. UCAS recommend you either telephone, email or call in person.

Keep your "Clearing Passport" handy, because a university or college that is interested in you will ask for details such as your Clearing number and your application number. …

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