Guide to Clearing - understanding your options

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Guide to clearing at The Bournemouth & Poole College

What is Clearing?

Any questions? Call our Higher Education Team: 01202 205339. Our Clearing Team will be available from 8am on Thursday 16th August. 

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Clearing is organised by UCAS and is the last opportunity for you to find a place at college/university for this September. Clearing is for students who:

  • Haven't done quite as well as expected and therefore have been unable to secure their first or second choice of course

  • Sent their application to UCAS after 30th June 2018

  • Haven't already applied through UCAS and now would like to apply to study in September

  • Have declined an offer that's been made. 

We've produced this guide to help you prepare, along with a downloadable Clearing Toolkit that can be printed.

When is Clearing?

Clearing is open between July and September. You can apply to The Bournemouth & Poole College Clearing vacancies NOW. These are listed on UCAS.

When you have a verbal Clearing offer from Bournemouth & Poole College

We will send you an email confirmation of that offer. This email will also contain information on what you need to do next:

  • Add us as your clearing choice on UCAS Track (our institution code is B49) and complete the course details - we will give you a deadline to do this.

  • Once you've done this, you're accepting the offer and it will show as 'accepted' on the choices page of Track. UCAS will then send you a confirmation letter and we will send you a Welcome Pack which will contain details of your Enrolment and Induction dates and times. Please note Enrolment commences week beginning Monday 17th September 2018.

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