University of Gloucestershire

Why study here

Clearing can be a daunting prospect. Whether you didn’t achieve the results you expected or have decided to change your plans, take a deep breath. The University of Gloucestershire is here for you find the perfect course. It's your time to shine. 

Top tips for Clearing

  1. Early bird catches the worm This is a hectic time and courses fill up fast. Gloucestershire are able to check your results and make you an offer online. Alternatively, call the university’s Clearing hotline: 0333 733 4336
  2. Do your research You can check your qualifications using Gloucestershire’s UCAS points calculator and discover the Clearing courses you could apply for. Be realistic but also ambitious – if you haven’t quite got the grades you need for your chosen course, the university may still be able to offer you a place. Get in touch and talk about your situation to see how the university can support you. For more information visit the website.
  3. Don’t feel rushed Make sure you’re making the right choice for you. If you are offered a place, you will have some time before you need to officially make your choice through UCAS. Give the offer some thought, revisit course information on the website, arrange a visit to one of Gloucestershire’s campuses, and get in touch if you have any further questions. Visit the university’s Clearing FAQs page for more information.


Accommodation is guaranteed for students who apply to start university in 2018 and accept an offer from the University of Gloucestershire as their first choice or as a Clearing choice.

Gloucestershire has a range of options across Cheltenham and Gloucester, including brand new halls managed by the university and approved partners, as well as university-approved housing – so there’s something to suit everyone. 

Clearing is an established route to university and the accommodation team are used to helping students who have applied through Clearing to find a place to call home. If you have any queries, please contact the accommodation team on 01242 714544.

Student success stories

These three students all found places at Gloucestershire through Clearing, and one of them became an Olympic champion – read about their experiences.