Clearing at the University of Derby

Your guide to results day and how Clearing works

Where are you on your Clearing journey?

I got the results I wanted

Derby is my Firm choice

  • Check your UCAS Track account. This will show information on your offer and give you further instructions

Derby is my Insurance choice and I want to come here instead of my Firm choice

  • Step 1. Contact us on 01332 592017 to check we have a place for you
  • Step 2. Contact your Firm choice and ask to be released into Clearing
  • Step 3. Submit an application through Clearing on UCAS Track for the course you held as Insurance at the University of Derby
  • Step 4. Check UCAS Track for an update on your application status. Our Admissions Team will update your application status and you will need to accept our offer
  • Step 5. You will be sent joining instructions via email

I did better than expected (Adjustment)

  • If you get better results than you were predicted, or you change your mind, UCAS offers the opportunity for you to reconsider your options. This is known as Adjustment and allows you to swap your course.
  • Adjustment is available from results day until 31 August
  • Step 1. Check your UCAS Track account to see if you are eligible to enter Adjustment
  • Step 2. Click the ’Find out about and Register for Adjustment’ link on UCAS and you’ll find information to register for Adjustment
  • Step 3. Contact us on 01332 591167 and ask for Adjustment
  • Step 4. Contact your Firm choice and ask to be released into Clearing
  • Step 5. Check UCAS Track for an update on your application status. Our Admissions Team need to confirm your place
  • Step 6. You will be sent joining instructions via email
  • Step 7. Contact our Accommodation Office (Derby and Buxton): 01332 594111 to see what accommodation we have available

I didn’t get the results I needed

  • Don’t panic!
  • Step 1. Check UCAS Track. Have you been offered a place on your chosen course?

YES

  • Step 2. You will be sent joining instructions via email

NO

  • Step 2. Contact us on 01332 592017 to discuss your options. At this point, we may be able to make you a verbal offer
  • Step 3. Refer yourself to us through UCAS Track. The dropdown menu that allows you to do this will be available at 15:00 on results day
  • Step 4. Check UCAS Track to review the status of our offer. We will be working through offers as quickly as possible but it can take some time for the status to change to 'confirmed'
  • Step 5. You will be sent joining instructions via email
  • Step 6. Contact Student Finance – if you have already applied for Student Finance you will need to let them know that you are changing your university choice as soon as possible
  • Step 7. Contact our Accommodation Office (Derby and Buxton): 01332 594111 to see what accommodation we have available

I'm a new applicant

  • Step 1.Contact us on 01332 592017 to discuss your options
  • Step 2.If offered refer yourself to us through UCAS Track. The dropdown menu that allows you to do this will be available at 15:00 on results day
  • Step 3.Check UCAS Track to review the status of our offer. We will be working through offers as quickly as possible but it can take some time for the status to change to 'confirmed'
  • Step 4.You will be sent joining instructions via email
  • Step 5.Contact Student Finance – if you have already applied for Student Finance you will need to tell them you are changing university
  • Step 6. Contact our Accommodation Office (Derby and Buxton): (0)1332 594111 to see what accommodation we have available

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