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Advice on Clearing and Confirmation

Hear from Roisin McEvoy, Head of Admissions and Access, with all you need to know to make the most of clearing opportunities at Queen's.

Clearing enables you to apply for any university course that has places left. You don’t need to keep the same subjects you previously applied for- the choice is yours.

No matter how you begin your student journey in September, we'll be here to support you and warmly welcome you into our community.

Complete guide to Clearing

How to apply via Clearing, what happens if you have an offer and more information.

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Get your Clearing Answers

Unsure about the options open to you through Clearing and Adjustment? We have you covered.

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Got questions? Get in touch with our team.

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Decision pending? Accepted / Insurance Offer? Find out what these mean here.

Understanding your UCAS decision

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Getting Ready for Campus

Find out more about our plans for Semester 1 of the 2021-22 academic year, including:

  • Next Year - Teaching Arrangements
  • Travelling 
  • Arrival & Preparation
  • Communication from the University
  • Vaccination Arrangements

Get Ready for Campus

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Know someone worrying about Results Day? Then this is for them.

This clinic features real advice from an expert or student who knows what you are going through. 

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Advice for Parents and Carers

Going to university is a big step for your children and you. Hear from two parents about their child's clearing experience and get advice on how to prepare for results day and what steps to take.

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Other Routes to University

Study a foundation degree or other higher education qualification at one of Northern Ireland’s six further education colleges then progress to complete your degree at Queen’s University or other local institutions, or enter full time employment.

Find out how we can help you enter university, with hundreds of course options across Northern Ireland.

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