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Clearing advice for parents

Our Clearing advice for parents and guardians will help you to navigate your way through your child’s uni application.

Results day and Clearing advice for parents and guardians

Knowing the best way to support your child through results day is important. Read our advice to make sure you’re fully prepared for any scenario.

Clearing matches applicants to university places yet to be filled. It’s available to anyone who's made a UCAS undergraduate application and doesn’t hold any offers. It runs from early July until late October.

Don’t worry. The courses available through Clearing aren’t just the unpopular ones. Thousands of places are available through Clearing on popular courses, such as Psychology and Law, every year.

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