Clearing: information for parents

The Clearing process is an opportunity for prospective students to make a new university choice should their circumstances change, or if they've simply changed their mind about what or where they want to study. 

Scenarios where applicants may want to enter Clearing include:

  • They are applying after Clearing opens
  • They didn’t receive any offers, or didn't accept any
  • They didn’t meet the conditions of their offers, for example receiving lower grades than predicted
  • They have changed their mind about the university or course they want to study

DMU has a team of advisors who are trained to offer guidance to students going through Clearing, so should your child be going through the Clearing process, reassure them that there are experts available to give them support. After your child has researched their options, they should call right away to hopefully receive their offer. Ideally, we would like to speak to your child on the phone, but you can be with them to offer them support.

Remember that you can get more information and chat to other parents and guardians about your child going to university by joining our dedicated Facebook group DMU Parents 2020.

Watch DMU Clearing advisor Jamie's top tips for parents:

 

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