I wasn't going to go to university...

If you hadn't planned on going to university but have since changed your mind, this is the place for you! Below you'll find plenty of information and guidance about what to do next and how to apply through clearing. 

You're not alone in changing your mind. Joshua, Sophie and Molly hadn't planned on going to university, but changed their minds and decided to apply.

Have a read of their stories, what encouraged them to go to university and how they knew it was the right decision for them. 

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It sounds cliched but it just felt right

Amy at the University of Suffolk

Amy had given up hope of going to university after she didn't get into her chosen universities, but then applied through Clearing to pursue her passion for bioscience.

Why I changed my mind


Recent graduate, Sophie, looks back on her three years at Suffolk, talking about what changed her decision and her reasons for applying to university. 

Follow your dreams, take risks and make amazing memories!


Molly hadn't planned on applying to university for a number of reasons, but changed her mind and applied through Clearing. 

Here's why I love studying at Suffolk


Doubtful whether uni is for you? Read Rose's blog about why Suffolk might change your mind!

I only made the decision late in the year

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Daniel was keen to start university, but only made the decision late in the year so applied through clearing.

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Inspiring stories

I grew up in the Philippines, which was a wonderful experience, but I found myself at 17 with no goals, poor grades, and what felt like bleak prospects ahead of me. I then bucked my ideas up and forced myself to work as hard as I could for my last year of high school, where I recogn...

Before joining Suffolk, I was working as an assistant in the Radiology department of my local hospital. I’d been doing this for a few years and decided I wanted to further my career and become a Radiographer myself. I completed an Access to Higher Education diploma first then secu...

I chose to study at the University of Suffolk because of how they individualise students. They know that every student is different, and they learn differently, at a different pace, so they really make an effort to personalise your learning. When considering my options, I felt that ...