Clearing is an opportunity for students to make sure they get a place on a degree programme that excites them at an institution that will help them achieve all of their goals. It is not limited to those who did not manage to obtain a place at their first choice institution.

Below, UCFB Wembley student Ryan Channer, who’s studying BA (Hons) Football Business & Marketing, explains how he found the Clearing process in 2016.

What circumstances led you to Clearing?

I decided my previous institution was not for me, and I felt UCFB offered something unique and something I was very interested in doing.

How did you find out about the Clearing process at UCFB?

I found out about the UCFB Clearing process through the website then arranged a phone call, everything got sorted within the same day. The process was quick and easy.

How supportive and helpful was UCFB during the Clearing process?

The UCFB team were very supportive. It was a stressful decision to make and UCFB made it stress free. I have no regrets and I’m loving life at UCFB.

If someone has just found out about UCFB through Clearing and only have a few weeks to plan the move, what top tips would you give them?

The tips I would give someone is make sure you get in contact with UCFB. Another tip is don’t panic because UCFB will do everything they can do to help.

How has your time at UCFB been so far?

My time at UCFB so far has be fantastic. I’ve met great people and the staff at UCFB are very helpful and push you to reach your full potential. The opportunities on offer are something I enjoy. Studying at the home of English football motivates me every day to push and achieve my dreams.

If someone is offered a place at UCFB through Clearing and has to make a decision quickly, what would your advice be to them?

I would advise you to seriously consider your options and go with the course you think you will enjoy the most. UCFB is a fantastic institution, and not many opportunities like this will come along.