Cookies and Privacy

The University uses cookies on this website to provide the best experience possible including delivering personalised content on this website, other websites and social media. By continuing to use the site you agree to this, or your can go to our cookie policy to learn more and manage your settings.

Five ways to keep calm the night before results day

Five ways to keep calm the night before results day

You thought exam nerves were bad, but now it’s the night before you learn your fate and the jitters are really setting in. To stop you having a sleepless night and make sure you celebrate your hard work tomorrow, here are five things you can do to prepare yourself.

1Get top tips on keeping calm

There's no one better to ask about how to keep calm before exam day than the students that have been through it and survived! Shumi shares her top tips on keeping calm whilst waiting for your results. If you need more top tips, Mental Health Nursing student Jean shares her advice on keeping a positive mindset to help you get a better night's sleep.

Read our expert advice

2Make sure you’ve made the right decision

You might be feeling uneasy about more than just your results. If you're worried you’ve chosen the wrong course or university, Clearing gives you the opportunity to change your mind. Need a little inspiration? Why not check out our courses quiz to see if a different subject interests you?

Did you know our graduates are the most employable in Birmingham? Well it's true! There are also 10 more great reasons to study with us.

Why study with us

3Talk to us on social media

Got any questions about Results Day, our courses or just fancy a chat? We’ll be here all through the night on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Getting answers to that burning question of yours might make it easier for you to relax and get back to the land of nod.

Talk to us on social media

4Get ready for uni

Looking forward to the exciting days of moving to uni might help to relax you the night before Results Day. A lot like counting sheep, thinking of all the things you'll need to start uni is a strange but practical way to drift off to sleep. Wondering what you’ll need to take to uni with you this September? Whether it's stationery, clothes or kitchen essentials we’ve got a free checklist you can download.

Download our free checklist

5Make a plan B – just in case

Sometimes things don’t go quite to plan, but there’s always options. No one likes to go into results day thinking about Clearing, but it’s a great option if you didn’t quite get the grades for your firm choice university. We recommend having a little read up on the C word, just so you know what it’s all about in case you need it, and it’s not as scary as you might think. Here’s some articles you might find useful:

Clearing-  Let's Talk About You

Clearing 2019 Let's talk about you

Looking for an undergraduate course to start this September? We have places available in a range of subjects.

Find your course and apply online