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Clearing 2017: five ways Which? University can make your life easier

Going through Clearing? We can help you make the right course and university choices...fast. Check out how we can help get you through the process...

Entering Clearing? We can help you make the right course and university choices...fast.

To get the most from Which? University during Clearing, use it alongside Ucas for up-to-the-minute Clearing vacancies, as well as university websites and The Telegraph's live Clearing place finder tool and app to ensure you're making the right choice.

Plus we have advice for Clearing 2016 covering each and every aspect, including how to prepare in the days before Results Day; what you can expect when you call; and stories from students who've been through Clearing (and survived to tell their tale).

So how can we help you through Clearing?

1. One-step course and university search

After you've found the Clearing vacancies you’re interested in on Ucas, look up the relevant courses and universities right here for all the official course info, stats on student satisfaction and graduate employment, real student views and at-a-glance student ratings – all in one place.

2. Find out whether the Clearing course will suit you

As well as official course content and module info, we reveal how satisfied students are with the course – what the lectures are like, how helpful the feedback on work is – and help you build up a picture of who studies the subject and how they get on with the course, including the percentage achieving a 2:1 or above.

3. Shortlist and compare Clearing courses

Hit 'Shortlist' on the courses you're interested in so you can return to them later (just go to the 'My shortlist' tab). This will make keeping track of all the courses that catch your eye, easier. Then you can compare all your shortlisted courses in one place and see key course stats side-by-side, including average graduate salary and student satisfaction scores, to choose the ones you want to call.

4. Alternative Clearing courses

If you've got your heart set on going to university this year, you might need to think a little more creatively where your choice of course is concerned. Our subject guides will help you explore your options - including what similar courses and popular combination courses in your subject area you might want to consider.

5. Weigh up university facts and stats 

As well as giving you the student perspective – we've quizzed thousands of undergrads about everything from the accommodation to cost of living – our university profiles have all the official stats in one place, including the three main league table rankings side-by-side. Essential reading, especially if you won't make it to an open day before making your decision.


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