We use cookies to ensure the best user experience and to serve tailored advertising. To learn more about our cookies and how to manage them, please visit our cookie policy

I AGREE
Book your virtual open day or event
Making the final choice

Clearing success story: Sheffield Hallam

Read about Harry's experience of getting a place through Clearing to study Geography at Sheffield Hallam University.

sheffield hallam university clearing story image

Harry

Geography

I didn't apply through UCAS originally, because I didn't think I'd get the grades to go to university. Then I spoke to my tutor at college who explained it was an option for me.

The process of applying was actually really easy. I spoke to someone in Clearing at Sheffield Hallam and almost straight away I was put through to the head of my course who gave me a phone interview and was then able to offer me a place.

I chose Sheffield Hallam because I was looking to stay relatively local and they offered the course I wanted to do. I’ve got siblings who go there and I know it to be a good university who look after their students.

I like living in Sheffield because it’s familiar to me and means I get to keep my job. I think everyone should go to university because it’s a different experience to going straight into an apprenticeship or full-time work. You get to continue learning and just have a more enjoyable experience along the way.

My advice would be to put any worries you’ve got aside and just explore it as an option because I had no clue that it was available to me and so many doors have been opened.

Related articles

Two university students walking and talking

Clearing success stories

Clearing can be a positive experience, giving you the chance to find your perfect course....

17 Feb 2020

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!