University Clearing

Planning ahead for Clearing 2024? You can find information about UCAS Clearing below. Clearing officially opens on July 5 2024.

Your guide to Clearing

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Everything you need to know about UCAS Clearing

We're here to support you every step of the way on your Clearing journey. Here you'll find everything you need to know to navigate Clearing easily. 

Get to know us

Book an Open Day to get a feel for our campuses and meet current students and staff. It's the perfect way to get a taste of university life.

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Student stories

Clearing advice

Student success stories through UCAS Clearing

Finding the right uni for me through Clearing

bhughes1Bethan Hughes - Forensic Psychology, BSc
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My experience applying to university through Clearing

esther-anuoluwapo-oluwaseun-adeyemiEsther Adeyemi - UCLan student
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Why I’m glad I studied a foundation year

EJasseElijah Jasse - Sexual Health Studies, BSc
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Esther: My Clearing experience

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Top tips for Clearing

My best piece of advice for anyone applying through Clearing is to do your research and call as soon as possible on results day.
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Student living costs

Considering university and concerned about finances? We're the most affordable uni in the country according to The Times (2023). Discover how to manage your finances and explore the support available.

Visit our cost of living support hub


Our Achieve+ programme is designed to empower your success at University. We understand that starting university can be overwhelming, which is why we've created a comprehensive support package. Here's what you can expect:

  • A personalised achievement plan tailored to your university journey.
  • Dedicated achievement coaches who will actively mentor and guide you.
  • Personal tutors available for both individual and group support.
  • Access to student mentors who will assist you adapt to university life, make friends and more.
  • Guidance on accessing the support services around you to aid in your success.
  • Help crafting a career plan starting from day one.
  • Weekly newsletters offering valuable advice and insights to help you navigate your first year.

Our student support

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We're here for you

From asking where to find information to dealing with personal difficulties, we’ve got you covered. Our dedicated teams are here to help. If you're a current student, visit our Student Support Hub.

If you are deaf, hard of hearing or a sign language user, you can email our BSL interpreters and we can arrange a video call to support you through the Clearing process.

Frequently asked questions about Clearing

Want to see what UCLan is really like?

View 360 tours, discover our facilities and watch on-demand events. Get helpful guidance on the topics that matter most to you.

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Ask a student

Need advice on course choices or which accommodation to choose when you study with us? Our friendly student ambassadors are ready to share their experiences. Simply register and start chatting to our current students.

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Keep up-to-date with UCLan's latest news and events by following our social media channels. Like us, follow us or watch us to get the latest updates from the University.

Campus tours

Get a feel for our campuses and check out the facilities on our campus tours. Our campus tours are led by current students and offer a great way to have an informal look around.