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Confirmation and Clearing toolkit

This UCAS toolkit is designed to help you pass on key information about Confirmation, Clearing and Adjustment to your students and their parents.
Preparing for results
If you're waiting for exam results, watch this video so you can prepare for results day and get to know what happens next.
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What happens after results day?
Watch this video to get an overview of what to do after you get your results.
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How do I apply through Clearing?
Emma from UCAS explains how you can make an application through the Clearing process.
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How to use Adjustment
If you've met and exceeded the conditions of your conditional firm offer, you may be able to use Adjustment to find an alternative course. This guide explains what Adjustment means and whether you're eligible.
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  • Confirmation, Clearing and Adjustment brochure – a must-read document for advisers, packed with all the latest information for 2016.
  • Direct contact service – we’re once again offering our direct contact service to applicants – designed to help those who find themselves without a university or college place. For 2017, this service will be available for Extra and Clearing, helping applicants who find themselves unplaced from 27 February through to mid-September.
  • Confirmation & Clearing 2016 key dates (102.66 KB)– the dates you need to be aware of to support your students throughout Confirmation & Clearing.

  • A note to advisers – gives an overview of the toolkit and advice to advisers.
  • Adviser checklist (85.23 KB)– this gives you a quick view of what you can do to make sure the process is as smooth as possible for your students.
  • Lesson exercises covering  Confirmation Clearing and  Adjustment, and the  answers to each – these can fit around a variety of learning styles. Each encourages individuals to do their own research so they know where to turn when they are faced with making decisions in the summer.
  • A parent communication – this information can be copied into the format you use to communicate with parents. It provides all the key pointers which will hopefully ensure that parents and students alike are more informed about what to expect in the summer.
  • True or false exercise – this is all about providing clarity on some of those rumours that circulate each year; many of which cause applicants unnecessary worry. It could be used to prompt discussion in class.
  • Confirmation and Clearing poster – highlights specific areas of ucas.com which will help students prepare for results day and Clearing. 
  • Posters covering deadlines Clearing, and  Adjustment – these can be displayed around your school or college to give students information on each of the services and how to find out more.