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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 Clearing works


Can I apply via Clearing?

Clearing is your opportunity to secure your place with us. You are eligible for Clearing if:

  • Your grades are not as expected to meet your conditional offers
  • You don't have any university offers or have only just decided to go to university
  • You applied via UCAS after 30 June

Key dates for Clearing 2022

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 2022.


Clearing officially opens on 5 July 2022. You can apply for a course through Clearing if you don't hold an offer from a university, and the course still has places available.

Need help with your university application?

Take the next step towards your future career and apply to study one of our courses. When you're ready to apply, read our guidance to help you with your university application.

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