Clearing Success Stories

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  • Read what students themselves have to say.

Cyan graduated with a Master of Chemistry from Bangor University She is now moving on to pursue a PhD at the University of Cambridge.

Olivia is studying BA England and Drama at Cardiff Metropolitan University She didn't get into her original first choice, but is enjoying her course and feels confident she made the right decision.

Brad secured his place to study Business Studies and Marketing at the University of Chichester via Clearing, after disappointing exam results.

Dimitri, studying Speech and Language Therapy at City, University of London, took a gap year after disappointing grades and found her course through Clearing.

James and Isabella successfully found their courses at Coventry University through Clearing James now works for the university's PR team, and Isabella is well on her way to attaining her ambition of teaching.

Kamile's time at the University of East London is one of the most rewarding things she has ever done She didn't get the exam results she needed for her choice of course, but secured a place at UEL through Clearing.

Lucian is loving studying Landscape Architecture at the University of Gloucestershire He wasn't sure what he wanted to do and feels Clearing gave him the opportunity to think carefully about his future, rather than making a rush decision.

Joseph is finishing his first year at Nottingham Trent University, studying International Relations He applied directly through Clearing after a late decision to go to university.

Emily is in her first year studying BSc Geography at Nottingham Trent University She had offers from other universities but decided she did not want to move away from home; instead, she applied to NTU through UCAS Extra.

Florence has completed her first year at Nottingham Trent University, studying Politics and International Relations She changed her mind about the course she wanted to study, and the university she wanted to attend.

David is graduating from Pearson College London, after studying BSc (Hons) Business & Enterprise Clearing gave him the opportunity to change course and university after deciding his original choices weren't right for him.

Ben is studying BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child Health) at Plymouth University He decided to enter Clearing after receiving a deferred offer from his firm choice.

Lucas couldn't be happier on his BA (Hons) Popular Music course at the University of South Wales His advice for students considering applying through Clearing is to go for it!

Stephanie graduated in English Literature from Swansea University She has no regrets at finding her course and university through Clearing: although it was stressful at the time, it worked out for her in the best way possible.

Gwyneth graduated in BSc (Hons) Psychology from University of Wales Trinity Saint David She had to suspend her studying for a while but was offered a place by the first university she called, after talking to the Head of Department and a lecturer.

Jessica, Benii, Sephora and Rebecca all applied through Clearing to the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) Read their stories and their top tips for success.

Jake is happily studying Computer Science BSc (Hons) at York St John University after changing his mind about what course he wanted to apply for.