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How does Clearing work?

Clearing is the process that prospective students who don't have an offer to study at university can apply secure their place on a degree course. 

You may be in Clearing if you didn't meet your results, applied late or weren't made any offers on your initial application.

If you got better results than you expected - or changed your mind about what you want to study - you can also apply through the Adjustment process, which runs alongside Clearing.

When you find a degree available in Clearing that you would like to apply for you'll need to contact the university directly. They'll let you know whether they are able to make an offer. If they do offer you a place to study you'll then be able to confirm your place via UCAS Track.

If you already have an offer from a university you'll need to release yourself from your offer before another institution can offer your a place to study.

Take a look through our list of courses available through Clearing at St Mary's. If there's any that sound interesting to you, make sure to pre-register with us to be contacted when you get your results.


Clearing 2020 at St Mary's University

A wide range of degree courses are available through Clearing this year. There's several ways to apply to St Mary's via Clearing: