Apply through Clearing if:

  • you’ve not met the conditions of your firm and insurance choices.
  • you’ve changed your mind about where or what you want to study.
  • you’ve not yet applied to a university and are looking to start in September 2021.

Apply through Adjustment if:

  • you’ve met or exceeded the conditions of your offer and you want to look at other options. Your firm offer is secure until you accept a new offer.
  • adjustment typically opens from August to September – UCAS will confirm this date shortly.

UCAS have some useful information on Adjustment here.

Follow these steps to make sure you are ready:

  • if you don’t already have a UCAS account, register online.
  • familiarise yourself with the application process
  • research universities and their courses to shortlist – take online tours, speak to academics and support staff or visit in person if you can.
  • speak to your parents/carers or teachers to discuss your options.