How Clearing works

Confused about how Clearing works? Our guide to Clearing is here to help you prepare, so you can apply with confidence.

How to apply through Clearing

This step by step guide tells you how to apply for a course through Clearing and what steps to take once you receive your offer.

Clearing 2023 has now closed, Clearing 2024 will open in July 2024. The guidance below tells you what to do once you have received your results. For most people, this will be on results day.

Key dates for Clearing 2024

We've put together a timeline of key dates for your diary. Please visit the UCAS website for detailed information on times and dates for Clearing.

Clearing opens

Clearing 2023 has now closed at UCLan. Clearing 2024 will open on UCAS on 5 July 2024. When Clearing opens, you can apply for a course if the course still has places available. You will automatically be entered into Clearing if you apply via UCAS from 5 July 2024.

Useful Clearing information

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    University Clearing

    Here's our guide to the university Clearing process. For entry in September 2024, UCAS Clearing 2024 vacancies will be open to applicants in July.

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    Why choose us for Clearing?

    We know choosing a university can be stressful, and choosing one during Clearing can be even more daunting. That's why we are here to support you every step of the way.

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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.