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Clearing Stories

Finding a course and securing a place through clearing is an exciting and life-changing experience for many students. 

Every situation is different. Whether you've decided to switch courses, you received unexpected grades or you've now decided that university is the right choice for you, you'll be glad to know that many students have been in the very same position as you.

To showcase how students have dealt with clearing in the past and gone on to find their ideal course and career path, we asked students to share their experiences:


Want to know more about student life, what it’s like to study a course, living in South Wales or what it's like to study at USW? Chat to our Unibuddies, a group of student ambassadors who have been there, done that and got the USW t-shirt.

If you've got a question about your application or specific qualifications, the best thing to do is contact our Enquiries and Admissions Team by clicking here.

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