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5 top tips for Clearing

Be prepared

It’s a good idea to identify the institutions that you’re interested in applying to, have a look at their websites and find out what Clearing information is available to you in advance.

Make a note of the Clearing hotline number for any of the institutions you’d like to speak to and find out as much as you can about the programmes they’re offering.

Have some constructive questions ready to ask the admissions advisors for when you call. You might want to...

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Key skills you will develop at UCFB

Attaining a university degree will significantly boost your career prospects, but it’s certainly not the only benefit that students gain from higher education. Studying at UCFB will provide you with the technical knowledge required for a successful career in the football and sports industry, but you will also develop vital employability skills that will enable you to flourish in the workplace. Employability skills – or soft skills – are qualities that are transferable across jobs and industries and employers attach a...

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Clearing 2018: The final step

This blog first appeared on UCFB’s UniBuddy platform, a noticeboard where current students can pass on advice about life at UCFB. Click here to read more.

By Alex Harrison, BA (Hons) Football Coaching & Management student

You’re now approaching the final step of your rollercoaster A-Level journey, and with it being just over a month until university starts these next few weeks will be very exciting, nervous and challenging. This final step I’m talking about, of course, is results day! Being...

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wembley oasis

Clearing 2018: August 16th – The all-important day just around the corner…

This blog first appeared on UCFB’s UniBuddy platform, a noticeboard where current students can pass on advice about life at UCFB. Click here to read more.

By Kieran McAndrew, BA (Hons) Sports Business & Coaching student

Hey everybody,

First things first… I hope you’re all having or have had the summer of your lives; enjoying the heatwave and attending holidays, festivals and taking in the brilliant World Cup that we were all fortunate enough to witness.

I’m sure you are all eagerly anticipating...

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Clearing 2018: My clearing experience

This blog first appeared on UCFB’s UniBuddy platform, a noticeboard where current students can pass on advice about life at UCFB. Click here to read more.

By Sarah Makki, BA (Hons) Multimedia Sports Journalism student

As soon as your last A Level exam is done or your last assignment has been submitted, the countdown to results day officially starts. It’s a process we’ve all been through and at this stage all I can say is do everything and anything to keep...

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Clearing Q&A with UCFB student Ryan Channer

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...

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Clearing Q&A with UCFB student Sarah Makki

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.

UCFB Etihad Campus student Sarah Makki, who’s studying BA (Hons) Multimedia Sports Journalism, explains how she found the Clearing process in 2016.

What circumstances led you to Clearing?

I used all five of my...

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Clearing Q&A with UCFB student Ariana Tan

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 Ariana Tan, who’s studying BA (Hons) Sports Business & Sports Broadcasting, explains how she found the Clearing process in 2015.

What circumstances led you to Clearing?

I was in Clearing...

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Clearing Q&A with UCFB student Sam Smith

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 Sam Smith, who’s studying BA (Hons) Football Business & Media, explains how he found the Clearing process in 2015.

What circumstances led you to Clearing?

I was planning to go...

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