What happens in Clearing?

So your grades are in and you didn’t get the university place that you’d hoped for. It might feel like it, but all is not lost. The Clearing system could be the solution. In fact, it might unlock opportunities you may have never even considered. Use our guide to navigating your way through Clearing, and remember – stay calm.

How to survive Clearing

I ended up doing a course that was completely different to what I expected, but it turned out even better than I had originally hoped.

Watch our Clearing video where current student Jenita and graduate Lindsey share their top tips on how to survive Clearing.

Your guide to help you through the Clearing process

Charlotte Semmens

In the end the foundation courses and the degree I eventually ended up on have been some of the best years of my life, both academically and personally. I transferred from mechanical to marine engineering on the advice of a really helpful tutor.

Find out what Charlotte thought of the Clearing process

Jenita Loheswara

I rang up the University of Plymouth Clearing Hotline and spoke to a lovely young lady who was really understanding, particularly as emotions were obviously running very high that day. She helped me through the whole Clearing process from start to finish.

Find out what Jenita thought of the Clearing process

Student Life magazine: Summer 2016 issue 3