HOW TO APPLY IN CLEARING
So you've found a course that's available in Clearing and you meet the entry requirements. What next? You need to secure your place! We've got some tips on how to apply.
1. FIND OUT WHICH COURSES ARE IN CLEARING
Find your course and see if it's the right one for you. Check to see if you meet the entry requirements.
2. GET YOUR POINTS AND INFO READY
Make sure you have all your info to hand, including your UCAS points, ID number if you have it, and the details for the course you're applying to.
3. GIVE US A CALL
Our hotline is open from 8am on Thursday 17 August. Give us a call on 0121 331 6777.
Clearing hotline opening hours
Call us on 0121 331 6777 to talk through your Clearing options and find the right course for you.
- Thursday 17 August 8am – 10pm
- Friday 18 August 8am – 8pm
- Saturday 19 August 9am – 4pm
- Sunday 20 August 10am – 2pm
- Monday 21 August 8am – 5pm
- Tuesday 22 Aug – Friday 25 August 9am – 5pm
- Tuesday 29 Aug 8am – 5pm
- Wednesday 30 Aug – mid October (weekdays only) 9am – 5pm
WORRIED ABOUT MAKING YOUR CLEARING CALL?
We’re here to reassure you that making your Clearing call isn't as scary as it may seem. Our guide to your call explains exactly what you will be asked for over the phone and how you can best prepare.Get ready for your call
More Clearing help and advice
How to add a Clearing choice
If you’ve applied through Clearing and the university you’ve applied for has confirmed your provisional Clearing offer, the next step is to add this as a Clearing choice. We’ve put together a step-by-step guide on how to add your offer from BCU as a Clearing choice.Step-by-step guide
HOW TO SELF RELEASE
If you’ve got a place at university but changed your mind and want to decline your Unconditional Firm offer, you’ll need to self-release into Clearing. This will allow you to add a Clearing choice to your UCAS Hub account and apply for your chosen course and institution through Clearing.How to guide
How to apply through Clearing without a UCAS account
If you’ve never applied to university through UCAS before but want to apply to a course through Clearing, you’ll still need to create a UCAS account. We’ve created a step-by-step guide to walk you through this process.Apply direct