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It's not too late to join our exceptional university. Find out first about our Clearing vacancies with our results day email alert.

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Follow these steps to apply now:

  1. Search our vacancies
  2. Read our guide to applying through Clearing and Adjustment 
  3. Apply - call us on +44 (0)1904 234868 or apply online through our 2020 course pages. 

Clearing hotline opening times:

  • 6 July - 6 August - Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm BST
  • 7 - 12 August - Lines are closed while we prepare for A level results day.
  • 13 -14 August - 8am - 6pm BST
  • 15 - 16 August - 10am - 2pm BST
  • 17 August onward - Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm BST

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What is Clearing?

Clearing and Adjustment can help you find an alternative place at university.

You can apply for a course through Clearing from 30 June if you're not already holding an offer from a university or college, and the course still has places available.  

So make yourself comfortable and we'll tell you how it all works.

Read our Clearing guide

Helpful guides

Starting term in September

The 2020/21 academic year will start in September as planned in our usual term dates. How we deliver our courses will depend on government guidance on social distancing at the time. We are preparing for all different scenarios in order to maintain the excellent teaching offered at York.

No matter how you begin your student journey in September - whether that's online or on campus - we'll be here to support you and warmly welcome you into our community. Find out more about our plans for the start of term.


York is one of a handful of UK universities with a college system. As well as a place to live, your college will provide you with a network of support throughout your first year and a calendar of events and activities. 

If you come to York through Clearing or Adjustment, we'll help you find your accommodation. Wherever you live, you'll become part of the York community and join one of our eight friendly undergraduate colleges. 

Explore accommodation options

Come to our online visit day

If we make you an offer through Clearing or Adjustment, we'll invite you to our online visit day.

We'd recommend that you come along - we'll give you a virtual tour of our campus and introduce you to the University and what it's like studying and living here. Plus, we'll also be on-hand to answer your questions through live Q&As. 

Watch on YouTube

BSc (Hons) Psychology in Education student Lucy talks about her experience going through Clearing.

The choice is York

Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award

marks our outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for students.

Top rated for 'overall satisfaction'

out of the Russell Group universities included in the National Student Survey 2019.

Why York?

Be inspired by brilliant minds and develop your ambitions in our supportive environment.

Student stories

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Changed your plans?

Join us in 2020

There are lots of reasons why you might apply through Clearing. You might be looking to change your subject or career path.

Maybe your results are different to what you expected. No matter what your situation or background, Clearing can open up exciting opportunities. 

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Our green parkland campus, within walking distance of York’s impressive city centre, is a welcoming place to call home.

Next steps

Got your results?

Find out how to apply through Clearing or Adjustment

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Ready to apply? Explore our courses

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