Get ready for Clearing in Essex 2022!

With results day on the horizon for Year 13 and Level 3 students, you might be considering applying for a university course though Clearing. If you’ve not yet applied to university, changed your mind about the course or university you originally applied for, or your circumstances have changed, Clearing could be a good choice for you.


There are loads of options available in Essex when it comes to Clearing, with courses available at universities and colleges across the county. If you don’t currently hold any offers through UCAS, these courses are available for application now. Some are also offering the chance to attend an Open Day this summer to give you a chance to visit the university or college either before or after you apply.


Check out what our partners in Essex are offering to support students through Clearing 2022.


Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has three main campuses, located in Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough. The University is home to Essex’s first School of Medicine and also has one of the largest business schools in East Anglia.

ARU are offering drop-in campus tours across A-level results week at their campuses in Chelmsford, Cambridge, and Peterborough.

Click here to find out more about Anglia Ruskin University campus tours

Click here to find out more about Clearing at Anglia Ruskin University and find out about their WhatsApp messaging service.


Harlow College

Harlow College offers a range of courses at levels 3-5, whether helping you to prepare for higher education with an access course or completing a professional qualification to help you progress in your career.

Find out more about higher education courses at Harlow College by clicking here.


University Centre Colchester

Located on Colchester Institute’s Colchester campus, University Centre Colchester (UCC) offers a wide range of full-time and part-time foundation and honours degrees, together with HNC/Ds, higher apprenticeships and postgraduate qualifications.

For more information about Clearing at University Centre Colchester, click here


University Centre South Essex

University Centre South Essex offers a range of interesting and challenging full BA (Hons), BSc (Hons) and Foundation degree courses in a variety of subjects. These are validated by their partners: the University of East Anglia and the University of the Arts London. The HND offer is validated by Pearson.

Visit the University Centre South Essex website to find out more information by clicking here


University of East London

The University of East London is located in close to the Olympic Park in Stratford and the Royal Albert Dock in Docklands. Both campuses are easily accessible by public transport, with the Docklands Light Railway stopping right outside the Docklands site!

UEL are offering students the opportunity to attend a campus tour at their Docklands Campus in August, where you can also watch the planes landing and taking off from London City Airport just across the dock. To view the list of campus tour date and to book, click here. 

Click here to find out more about Clearing at the University of East London


University of Essex

The University of Essex has three campuses, each with something different to offer. The Colchester campus is set in over 200 acres of parkland complete with a lake and its very own country house and hotel school, Edge Hotel School. The Southend campus is located in the heart of the city, just a short stroll from the seafront where you can visit the longest pleasure pier in the world. East 15 is the one of the most prestigious and internationally respected conservatoires in the country and is the University’s Acting School based in Loughton, on the edge of Epping Forest, as well as Southend-on-Sea.

Visit the University of Essex website by clicking here, there is even a live chat facility.

Don’t miss the University of Essex Clearing Open Day on Saturday 20 August in Colchester, click here to book your place!


USP College

USP College offers higher education courses at its Seevic campus in Benfleet and XTEND Digital on Canvey Island. All of their courses are designed and taught with a career-focused learning strategy designed to give you the qualification, skills and knowledge needed for employment.

To find out more about courses at USP College, visit their website by clicking here


Writtle University College

Writtle University College is just two miles from Chelmsford and is a leading provider of land-based, animal, environmental, design and sport education. The campuses are set on a stunning estate of approximately 150 hectares with landscaped gardens, animal units, working farm, sports facilities, research laboratories and design studios, in addition to many other specialist teaching facilities.

Take a tour of Writtle University College on Tuesday 23 August, click here to book your place!

Visit the Writtle University College website to find more information about Clearing


Remember! Check to see if the university or college is offering scholarships, bursaries or Clearing support packages. Extra funding is awarded for all sorts of reasons (not just for straight A students!).


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