Explore our Clearing courses and join us in September.
If you don't have your exam results yet you can still apply and if you are successful, we'll make you a conditional offer.
This means you can apply for accommodation if you choose to accept whilst waiting for your results.
It's possible that some popular courses might fill up, so it's best not to wait around!
UCAS Clearing is a process designed to match students who haven't secured a university place with courses that still have vacancies. It's an alternative route for those who have applied after the 30th of June, didn't receive offers, didn't meet the conditions of their existing offers, or wish to change their application.
You can apply through UCAS Clearing if:
If you haven't applied for a university place yet, there's no need to worry. You can still apply through UCAS, and your application will automatically be considered for Clearing if you're eligible.
UCAS Clearing opens up exciting opportunities for students to find suitable courses and institutions that can help shape their future. It's a chance to explore alternative options, secure a place in a field you're passionate about, and embark on your higher education journey.
Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
Here’s our step-by-step guide to making your Clearing application.
There's no need to wait until results day to find out what courses will be available in Clearing. Take some time to research your options. You can search for all available courses at any institution on UCAS and you’ll find available clearing places at dBs Institute on this page.
Once you are eligible for Clearing you will be assigned a Clearing Number.
Our friendly Admissions Team is on hand to help you, call your campus of choice on the number below and tell us about yourself. You should be prepared to talk to us about:
It is also your opportunity to ask us questions too, book a visit, arrange a chat with a course leader or our student support team.
If you meet the eligibility criteria, we will make you a verbal offer. This offer will be confirmed through an email. Take your time to consider your options and talk to other institutions if you wish. You may receive multiple offers.
Once you've made your decision, add the chosen course as your Clearing choice on UCAS. This confirms your acceptance of our offer. We will then confirm your place through UCAS, finalising your admission process.