l It matches unplaced applicants with available places.
When does it start?
l Some activity from mid-July but things really hot up after the UK A-level results on 19 August.
Who is Clearing for?
l Applicants who did not receive any offers from their original form. l Applicants whose conditional offers were not confirmed.
l Applicants who apply after 30 June (11 June for Route B).
l Applicants who turn down an HND offer or a changed course offer.
How do I enter Clearing?
l If you need to enter Clearing UCAS will send you the appropriate information automatically.
How will I know what to do?
l UCAS will send you instructions with your Clearing information.
How does it work?
l UCAS will automatically send you a Clearing Entry Form (CEF) and once you have this you may contact institutions with vacancies.
What is Central Clearing?
l This allows applicants to send their Clearing form to UCAS for action, but remember it is far less likely to secure you a place than through Direct Clearing.
How do I know where there are vacancies?
l UCAS publishes vacancies on the Internet at www.ucas.ac.uk
l Act quickly but don't make hasty decisions.
l Get advice from your school, college, or careers adviser.
l Follow up as many vacancies as you can.
l Do everything yourself - it's your future.
l Find out as much as you can about courses and institutions before you commit yourself.Reuse content