Clearing dates for 2024

Clearing opens on 5 July 2024, but you can get ahead of the crowd and register your interest today. 

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You might be able to secure a place at Stirling before Clearing by applying through UCAS Extra

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When does Clearing open? When is Results Day? Here are the important Clearing dates for your diary.

February 2024

28 February: UCAS Extra opens

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 28 February to 5 July. Find out more about UCAS Extra.

Do you get UCAS Extra confused with Clearing? Read our blog: UCAS Extra vs. Clearing - what's the difference?

June 2024

30 June: UCAS applications close

UK students can apply via UCAS for a university place 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.

30 June: Accommodation guarantee deadline for students from Scotland

Deadline for eligible students to apply for guaranteed Stirling accommodation. After this date, accommodation may be available, but no longer guaranteed.

July 2024

4 July: UCAS Extra closes

This is the final day you can add another course choice through UCAS Extra. Any additional courses added to your application after this date will need to be added through the Clearing process. 

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?

6 July: International Baccalaureate results

Publication of International Baccalaureate results

August 2024

6 August: SQA results day

SQA Highers and Advanced Highers results are published for Scotland.

15 August: A-Levels results day

A-Levels results are published.

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

31 August: Accommodation guarantee deadline for students from England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, EU and International

Deadline for eligible students to arrange your guaranteed Stirling accommodation. After this date, accommodation may be available, but no longer guaranteed.

September 2024

9 September: Autumn semester starts

Teaching starts at Stirling for the Autumn semester.

October 2024

21 October: Clearing closes

Last date to add Clearing choices

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