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We're here to support you through Clearing

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don't worry though as we're here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

Where are you on your Clearing journey?

UWS is my Firm Choice

Check UCAS Track. This will show information on your offer and give you further instructions.

UWS is my insurance choice and I want to come here instead of my firm choice

  • Step 1. Contact us on 0800 027 1000 to confirm we have a place for you
  • Step 2. Contact your firm choice and ask to be released into Clearing
  • Step 3. Check UCAS Track for an update on your application status.
  • Step 4. Once UFA at UWS you will receive joining instructions by email.

I did better than expected (Adjustment)

If you get better results than you were predicted UCAS offers the opportunity to reconsider your options, termed Adjustment, allowing you to swap your course.

Adjustment is available from A Level results day on 16th August until 31 August following the steps below.

  • Step 1. Check UCAS Track to see if you are eligible to enter Adjustment
  • Step 2. Click the ‘Find out about and register for Adjustment’ link on UCAS and you’ll find information to register for Adjustment
  • Step 3. Contact UWS on 0800 027 1000
  • Step 4. Contact your firm choice and ask to be released into clearing
  • Step 5. Check UCAS Track for an update on your application status. Our Admissions team need to confirm your place
  • Step 6. Your will be sent joining instructions via email

Didn’t get the results you needed? Don’t panic!

  • Step 1. Check UCAS Track to see if the decision status has changed to UFA. If it has you will receive joining instructions via email
  • Step 2. If the decision status is still CF please contact us on 0800 027 1000. The Admissions team will be working through applications as quickly as possible. Please check UCAS Track for an update
  • Step 3: If your application is unsuccessful as a result of not achieving the grades please review the clearing options available to you on UCAS. We will be launching our dedicated Clearing website in July, so check back for details

I’m a new applicant

  • Step 1: Contact us on 0800 027 1000 to discuss your options, or check our Clearing website which launches in July
  • Step 2: If UWS can offer you a place please refer yourself to us through UCAS Track
  • Step 3: Check UCAS Track to review the status of our offer
  • Step 4: You will be sent joining instructions via email
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Can't wait?

Already got your results?

Check out our Clearing FAQs if you have questions about things like accommodation or life in UWS? 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Contact us

Speak to a member of our applicant enquiries team helpline (Monday-Friday, 9:00-16:45 GMT)

email: uwsclearing@uws.ac.uk

Tel: 0800 027 1000 (freephone within UK) or +44(0)141 849 4101 outwith UK

 

Last updated: 06/08/2018