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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

For parents, 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 is an opportunity for prospective students who haven't got into their chosen universities to still get a place once they have their A Level results. It can be used by any student who hasn't got a confirmed or insurance place after results day. Even those who have can release themselves into Clearing if they change their mind.

Adjustment, however, is an opportunity for prospective students who received higher grades than they expected to apply for a course with higher entry requirements. This could include a change of course, as well as a change of uni.

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