Clearing made easy: five tips for success

Clearing is a great opportunity for you to choose the perfect university for your study needs and future career plans. We’ve put together our five top tips for Clearing success so you can find a course you’ll love. Take the first step towards your future today. 

Take a deep breath. Yes, Clearing has started. We know things seem uncertain at the moment and you might be confused about what your next steps should be and when to take them. Despite this, many applicants are not letting the pandemic delay their university experience, so there will still be tens of thousands searching for a place through Clearing this year. The best approach is to stay calm but excited – if you’re going to spend all that time investing in a degree, you want to make the right choice. 

So don’t delay, take note and follow our five top tips to Clearing success today:

1. Be prepared with back-up options

Have one or two alternative courses in mind even if you’re confident about your results. That way you won’t have to do lots of last-minute research into other courses and you’ll feel happy with your final choice.

2. Pick a course you know you’ll enjoy

University is a big commitment so picking a course that you know you will absolutely love is the best advice you’ll ever get! Enjoying what you do will help you to succeed and achieve the best possible outcome – including that all important dream job!

3. Make your move

You might be surprised at the calibre of courses available through Clearing but they do fill up fast. Call our Clearing hotline today on 0800 085 3167 or apply online and see where your qualifications and experience can take you. 

4. Don’t give up

Clearing is a very busy time so don’t be disheartened if you don’t get through straight away, keep phoning the Clearing hotline number 0800 085 3167. You can also complete our self service form if you’re having trouble getting through to us. Your perseverance will pay off!

5. Ask for help

We have experienced staff who are ready and willing to give advice and guide you through the process, so there’s no need to worry. Try reaching out to your teachers, friends and family, they can all provide you with different types of support and might have even been through it themselves. It can be a stressful time and you aren’t alone in this! 

Places available in Clearing…

Our friendly and helpful admissions team is available on the phone right now and can talk you through entry requirements, support and funding.

All you have to do is browse our courses or call 0800 085 3167 if you already know what you want to study. You’ll be guided through the admissions process to make your application as quick and simple as possible.   

Remember Clearing continues for several weeks, but places do fill up. So don’t put your future on hold, call us today and get started this Autumn!

Your safety, our priority: how we’re tackling COVID-19

Rest assured, at London Met your safety is our top priority. We’ve made a number of changes to protect our staff and students during the pandemic, which will continue into the new term and until it’s safe to return to campus. 

We’re delaying the start of term by two weeks to give you a bit more time and help you adjust and prepare for life at Uni. We’ll also be offering dual delivery, which means you have the option to start your studies with us online and join us on campus when you can. For those of you who’d like to embark on a practice-based course our facilities will be open. 

So, whether you’re an aspiring architect or a budding biologist, our studios and labs will be ready and waiting for you to begin your studies at the start of term. Of course we’ll be abiding by the government's guidance on social distancing so we'll make sure teaching numbers are small and safe. We want to offer flexibility by building online and on campus learning so you won’t miss out on any of your studies. 

Call us now on 0800 085 3167 or apply online.

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