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Extended Phone Line Times
Thursday 18 August: 8am - 8pm
Friday 19 August: 8am - 6pm
Saturday 20 August: 10am - 2pm
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Who can apply through Clearing?
You can apply through Clearing if:
You didn't apply to university before 30 June
You didn't get the grades for your chosen university
You exceeded your grades
You are holding a place at another institution but wish to change to another university
If you’re currently studying elsewhere and wish to transfer to the University of Suffolk, check our Recognition of Prior Learning policy and call our Admissions team to discuss your options.
Clearing is how universities recruit students between July and September each year. In Clearing, you can apply directly to a university rather than via UCAS. Find out more about the application process.
Discover more about your next steps after you apply and manage your application.
I decided to stay in Suffolk...
Megan started a degree in Northamptonshire, before deciding that it wasn't for her. Read Megan's story to find out more about her Clearing experience.
I wasn't going to go...
Daniel, Amy, Sophie and Mollie have spoken about their experience of Clearing, tips for applicants and how they knew they were making the right decision.
I didn't get my first choice...
Phoebe didn't get her first choice and came through Clearing to study Suffolk. Read Phoebe's story to hear about her student experience.
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