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UCAS: University clearing for international students

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Every summer, many international students successfully apply to study in London via Clearing. Here’s our guide to applying to a London university during Clearing.

What is clearing?

Clearing is a university application service available for undergraduate students between July and September every year. During the Clearing period, students can apply for courses which still have places for entry this September.

You can use Clearing if you have applied via UCAS but have not received any offers from universities or if you have declined all of your offers. You can also use Clearing if you have not applied via UCAS before.

Can international students apply via clearing?

Yes, international students applying for undergraduate courses can apply to study in London using Clearing if they do not already hold an offer from a UK university.

Students applying for a postgraduate degree must apply directly to their chosen university. Clearing and UCAS are for undergraduate students only.

How do I apply through clearing?

If you have already applied via UCAS this year but you have not received any offers or declined all offers, you can simply log back in to UCAS and resume your application.

If you have not applied via UCAS before, you can still use Clearing. Simply register on the UCAS website and your application will be entered into Clearing.

How do I find available courses? 

You will be able to view a full list of courses between mid-August and mid-September on UCAS. You can also contact universities directly to find out about available courses.

When does clearing end?

The final deadline for applications is 20th September 2017.

However, international students who require a visa to study in the UK must consider whether they will be able to receive their visa before the course start date.

If you do not have a course offer at the end of clearing you will need to re-apply for courses starting in September the following year. There are also a small number of university courses starting in January or February.

What Next?

You can use our London university course search to find the perfect course for you and contact the university to find out if spaces are available.  When you know what universities and courses you want to apply to, visit the UCAS website and start your Clearing application.

London remains the world’s leading hub for higher education

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London is a dream city and a hub for design

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London remains the Higher Education Capital of the world!

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Nerves are normal – Our top 5 ways to deal with them

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What to Do on Your Gap Year

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5 great reasons to study English in London

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