What is Clearing?

What is Clearing?

When does Clearing start?

I haven’t met the conditions for my Firm or Insurance offers – am I now in Clearing?

How can I find out what courses I can apply to at DMU via Clearing and what the entry requirements are?

I haven’t had my results yet but I am interested in applying to DMU through Clearing – what do I need to do?

How do I contact DMU to apply for a Clearing place?

I've been accepted at another university but I’ve changed my mind and interested in DMU – what do I do?

DMU has made me a verbal offer – what happens next?

How long can I hold onto a Clearing offer?

How many Verbal Offers can I hold?

I applied to DMU earlier this year but didn’t get offered place. Can I apply again for this course through Clearing?

Do I have to apply through UCAS?

Can I apply for Student Accommodation if I come through Clearing?

Will changing my university and my course affect my Student Finance?

What is Adjustment?

I’m already holding an offer at DMU but want to change course  can I do this?

Are Clearing students able to apply for a scholarship?

I’m holding an offer with DMU and I’ve got my results but my UCAS Track hasn’t been updated to show my place is confirmed  why is this?

I’ve been told I need to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for the course I want to join – how do I do this?

I’m not available to call or email the University – can a friend or relative do this on my behalf?

What is Clearing?
Clearing is a process managed by UCAS that gives students the opportunity to find a course at university if they haven’t managed to secure one. If you haven't yet applied to university, you have changed your mind about your current course choice, or your circumstances have changed, then you can use Clearing to find alternative courses to study for September 2018.

When does Clearing start? At DMU, you don’t have to wait until A-level
results day – we’re accepting Clearing applications and offering places through
Clearing now, so get in touch.

I haven’t met the conditions for my Firm or Insurance offers – am I now in Clearing?
Yes, if you’ve been rejected by both your firm and Insurance choices, you’ll be placed into Clearing by UCAS – you’ll be able to check this status via UCAS Track. 

How can I find out what courses I can apply to at DMU via Clearing and what the entry requirements are?
For information about our available courses and entry requirements call us on
(0116) 257 7000 or view our list of courses available through Clearing.

I haven’t had my results yet but I'm interested in applying to DMU through Clearing  what do I need to do?
We are happy to talk to you now to discuss your options – call us on
(0116) 257 7000.

How do I contact DMU to apply for a Clearing place?
You can call us on (0116) 257 7000.

I've been accepted at another university but I’ve changed my mind and I am interested in DMU – what do I do?

We are happy to discuss your options with you; call us on (0116) 257 7000.  You will need to speak to the university that is your firm choice and request they release you from your place before you can accept any offer with another university.

Please note: seeking a release from your current unconditional firm choice will mean that you are put into Clearing. A release from your unconditional firm will not automatically allow you to go to your insurance choice.

DMU has made me a verbal offer – what happens next?
If you are made a verbal offer over the telephone, this will then be followed up with a confirmation email. Please ensure you check your inbox, including your junk inbox, as it includes very important information. The email will detail the next steps you will need to take and the time you will need to do this by. This will usually include providing proof of any qualifications you mentioned over the phone and selecting DMU and the relevant course as your Clearing choice through UCAS Track. In some instances there may be other conditions attached such as submission of an electronic portfolio – you will be advised on of this in your telephone conversation and it will also be detailed in the email you receive from us. 

How long can I hold on to a Clearing offer?
If you have been given a verbal offer at DMU, please ensure you read the email you will have been sent carefully as this also includes the ‘verbal offer deadline’. If you do not take the action required within this deadline then we cannot guarantee your offer will still be valid. Once A-level results have been released on 16 August, the offer is usually valid for 24 hours.

How many verbal offers can I hold?
There is no limit to how many universities you can contact or hold verbal offers with, but each one will have a time limit and you’ll only be able to accept one through UCAS.

I applied to DMU earlier this year but didn’t get offered a place. Can I apply again for this course through Clearing?
You won’t usually be able to re-apply for a course where you have been unsuccessful within the same academic cycle, unless any of the information you have previously provided to us has since changed. You are welcome to contact us regarding an alternative course however.

Do I have to apply through UCAS?
All UK/EU students wanting to study an undergraduate degree course must apply via UCAS. If you are an international student you can apply directly to DMU via the application portal.

Can I apply for student accommodation if I come through Clearing?
Accommodation is still available although choices are limited. Please call our Accommodation Office on (0116) 257 7577 for the most up to date information and advice.

Will changing my university and my course affect my Student Finance?
No, but it is advised you contact Student Finance to advise them of this change to avoid any delays in funding reaching you.

What is Adjustment?
Adjustment is a UCAS process that allows applicants to consider alternative options if they’ve met and exceeded the conditions of a Firm offer. More information is available on the UCAS website.

I’m already holding an offer at DMU but want to change course  can I do this?

If you’re already studying at DMU: If you are already enrolled on a course at DMU, you will need to speak to your faculty student advice centre. They will be able to give you further advice and guidance.
If you will be attending DMU: If you have a place at DMU starting in September 2018 but wish to change your course, please contact us on (0116) 257 7000. If you meet the relevant entry requirements and there are still places available, our admissions team will advise on how to change your course.

Are Clearing students able to apply for a scholarship?
See the fees and funding section of our website for information about scholarships you may be eligible for.

I’m holding an offer with DMU and I’ve got my results but my UCAS Track hasn’t been updated to show my place is confirmed  why is this?
There could be a few reasons why this is. If you have taken qualifications other than A-levels or BTECs, we may not have received confirmation of your results and therefore you will need to send a copy to us.

It is also useful to check the conditions of your offer which will be detailed on UCAS Track. It may be that there are other outstanding conditions you still need to meet. If you are still unsure, please call us on (0116) 257 7000.

I’ve been told I need to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for the course I want to join – how do I do this?
Once you have accepted your offer DMU will send the DBS form and relevant instructions to you (if this applies to your course).

I’m not available to call or email the university – can a friend or relative do this on my behalf?
Due to Data Protection purposes, we can only discuss general information with someone other than an applicant. The exception to this is if you have a nominated person detailed on your UCAS application and they call on your behalf. If you think you’ll need to enquire about a Clearing place, you are strongly advised to be available to do this.

Make that call Contact DMU on Whatsapp on 07960 086 989
Call us now: (0116) 257 7000

 

 
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