Clearing at Kent

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What is Clearing?

Clearing is an opportunity to explore your options if things have changed. Is there a new subject that excites you? Are your grades not quite as you expected? We're here to help get the right course for you, whatever your situation.

Clearing Online Information Event

Our event from Thursday 4 August is now available to view on demand

Key Clearing dates

30 June 2022

UCAS deadline

This is the last chance to apply through UCAS before Clearing opens. Any applications received after 18:00 (BST) on this date will be entered into Clearing. Register now for Priority Clearing at Kent. 

Priority Clearing
5 July 2022

Clearing opens

If you have your results, you may be able to apply for a Clearing place as early as 5 July. If you haven’t, now is a good time to take a look at course vacancies and get ahead with your research. 

3 August 2022

Information Event - Canterbury campus

You'll be able to join information talks and chat to Kent staff and students about how Clearing works.

Book your place
4 August 2022

Information Event - online

Hear from our experts as they share advice on how to benefit from Clearing at Kent.

18 August 2022

A level results day

Congratulations – you’ve got your results! Whatever your reason for using Clearing, you’ll be able to search and apply for our courses from 8am. Kent’s Clearing hotline will be open between 8am and 8pm on 18 and 19 August 2022. 

19 September 2022

Start of academic term

Although not guaranteed, we may still consider applications received after this date. Our registration deadline is 10:00 on Monday 17 October. 

Where are they now? Clearing alumni stories

Elouise's Clearing story

Kent alumna Eloise explains how joining societies helped her to choose a career path and to feel involved.

Timo's alumni story

Kent alumnus Timo is now studying for a PhD, investigating the cell biology of cancer.

Ehi's alumni story

Kent alumna Ehi talks about her time spent in America and her career since completing her degree.