UCAS Clearing - Ebony Answers FAQs

With the summer holidays well underway, students with offers from universities are eagerly awaiting those all important college exam results. 

The question we always get over the summer break though is… “Is it too late to apply to university”?! - Not at all! Universities can consider applications throughout the summer for most of our courses through the process called “Clearing” via UCAS.

UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) is a UK-based organisation whose main role is to operate the application process for British universities.

To help clear up some misunderstandings, in this article from University Centre Weston (UCW), admissions officer Ebony answers the Frequently Asked Questions about applying to university through clearing in 2022…

Clearing FAQs

What is clearing?
I have made a UCAS account but the university haven’t received my application?
Will I be assessed negatively for applying during Clearing?
The personal statement I used earlier this year is no longer relevant for the course I want to apply for, can I change it?
Do I have to pay for Clearing?
When does clearing open?
How do I apply?
Top tip!
@westoncollege It's not too late to go to university! 👨‍🎓 For help with clearing when applying to UCW, get in touch on enquiries@weston.ac.uk ✉️ 😄 #uni #university #clearing #ucas ♬ FEEL THE GROOVE - Queens Road, Fabian Graetz

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