Clearing Opening Times

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We know Clearing can be a stressful experience but don't panic as we're here to help. You can call one of our friendly advisors on the clearing hotline 01772 830777, tweet or drop in to see us.

Hotline opening times

From Monday 3 July : 9.00am – 5.00pm (Weekdays)
Thursday 17 August : 6.30am – 8.00pm
Friday 18 August : 8.00am – 6.00pm
Saturday 19 August : 9.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday 20 August : 10.00am – 4.00pm
21 - 25 August : 9.00am – 5.00pm (Weekdays)
29 August - 1 September : 9.00am – 5.00pm (Weekdays)

When you call us, you will need your UCAS Clearing Number which you will find in UCAS Track, and details of your BTEC or A Level results.



We’re open for the weekend of 19/20 August to help you with your Clearing decisions!

Visit us

Saturday 9am-4pm
Sunday 10am-3pm

We’ll be based in the Atrium in the Students’ Union building, and there will be plenty of stands, with academics and members of staff available to chat to you about your options, and give you all the help you need!

No need to register, just turn up on the day.  Please be aware there are roadworks on Fylde Road Sunday 20th August.

We're open for clearing weekend


Campus Tours

Our student-led Campus Tours are an ideal way to get a feel for our Preston Campus – whether you’ve not visited us before, or just fancy another informal look round. During A Level results week, our Campus Tours are running daily, including the weekend, from Monday 14 August to Friday 25 August.

Tours run at the following times:

Monday 14 to Wednesday 16 August

10am, 12noon & 2.30pm
Venue: SU – Atrium

Thursday 17 August

10am, 12noon & 2.30pm
Venue: SU Atrium

Friday 18 August

10am, 12noon & 2.30pm
Venue: SU Atrium

Saturday 19 August & Sunday 20 August

Clearing Open Days Weekend
Sat 9am-4pm
Sun 10am-3pm

Monday 21 August

9am – 4pm       
Venue: SU – Atrium

From Tuesday 22 – Friday 25 August

12noon & 2.30pm
Venue: SU – Atrium

Our accommodation office will be open and show flats will be available to view or you can view our wide range of accommodation via our Virtual Tour. You can apply for accommodation as soon as you have confirmed your place with us. If you're in need of further advice or assistance give our friendly team a call on 01772 892529 or email us at

Student Ambassadors will lead the campus tours and will be able to answer peer to peer questions.


Students on campus


Clearing advice stand

There will be an Advice stand located in the Student Union Atrium for visitors from 17 – 25 August, Our Schools and College Liaison team will be available for general queries and advice on Accommodation, Admissions or anything university related.

Advice Stand Times:

Thursday 17 August: 8am to 5pm

Friday 18 August: 9am to 4pm

Saturday 19 August: 9am to 4pm

Sunday 20 August: 10am to 3pm

Monday 21 August: 9am to 5pm

There will be no formal booking just turn up.  If you require car parking please email


student guiding uclan visitors

ambassador talking to students

ambassador talking to students