• A-level results 2016: Number of universities offering Freephone clearing hotlines rises

    A-level pupils going through clearing this year are less likely to face considerable phone charges after the number of universities using Freephone numbers nearly doubled in 12 months, a Schools Week investigation can reveal. Last summer, Schools Week highlighted the potential high costs for young people needing to ring round universities to secure a place on a course through clearing.

    6.00 Aug. 16th, 2016 | Exam results, News

  • A-level results 2016: How can teachers help during UCAS clearing?

    A-level results day can be traumatic for students who miss their university offer grades – but what can teachers do to help? It can be devastating if pupils you’ve worked with for years miss the grades they need to take their university place. UCAS Clearing can help students find a place despite their lower grades.

    10.02 Aug. 15th, 2016 | Exam results, News

  • A level pupils face hefty phone bills to call clearing hotlines

    Students needing to call universities in the scramble for places due later this week can expect to face considerable phone charges, an exclusive Schools Week investigation can reveal. Only 14 universities offer Freephone numbers for young people to call during clearing – and one university charges callers at a business rate. A level results will

    20.00 Aug. 11th, 2015 | Exam results, News

  • How can teachers help during UCAS Clearing?

    A level results day can be traumatic for students who miss their university offer grades – but what can teachers do to help?   It can be devastating if pupils you’ve worked with for years misses the grades they need to take their university place. UCAS Clearing can help students find a place despite their

    15.22 Aug. 11th, 2015 | Exam results, News