Clearing dates for 2021

Clearing opens on 5 July 2021. Register for our Clearing support and we'll help you find your university place. Sign-up for:

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When does Clearing open? When is Results Day? We provide the answers to your questions about key Clearing dates.


25 February: UCAS Extra begins

If you've not received any university offers for your five choices, you can add another choice using UCAS Extra. It gives you another chance to gain a place at university or college.

If you don't get the offer of a place through Extra, you still have another chance with Clearing.

Ucas Extra runs from 25 February to 4 July. Find out more about UCAS Extra.

June 2021

12 June: Virtual Open Day

Our Virtual Open Days will give you a taste of life as a Stirling student. Our next undergraduate open day is on Saturday 12 June 2021. Register for our morning or afternoon event now.

30 June

UK students can apply via UCAS Extra for your university places until 18:00 (UK time) 30 June. After this deadline, your application for a course will automatically be entered into Clearing.

International students can apply through UCAS as normal. See our Clearing guide for international students.

July 2021

5 July: UCAS Clearing opens

You can now apply for a university course using Clearing. Why not read our Clearing guide for more information on how to secure your place through Clearing.

International Baccalaureate results published.

University of Stirling Clearing helpline opens for you to talk to one of our friendly Clearing team members who can help you with advice. We are here for you!

August 2021

9 August

Clearing Information Event 11am-1pm - register for updates on this event

10 August: SQA and A-level results day

A-level results are published.

SQA Highers and Advanced Highers results are published for Scotland.

Read our tips and guide on how to get prepared for results day.

13 August

Clearing Offer Holder Event 11am-1pm - register for updates on this event

31 August

Deadline to arrange your Stirling accommodation.


13 September: Autumn semester starts

Teaching starts at Stirling for the Autumn semester



19 October

Final date for adding Clearing choices in Track.

Questions about Clearing?

Get in touch with our admissions team.