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Clearing 2021

Don’t wait for your future to come to you. Apply through Clearing today.

1) Find your course

2) Apply online or call 01245 686868

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Joining ARU through Clearing is quick and easy. Simply find your course, then apply online.

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Find out what it's like to study at ARU - and the ambitions our students hold for the future.

Is Clearing for me?

Clearing is your opportunity to apply to university, whether you’re just getting results this summer or you’re returning to education.

You're eligible to apply through Clearing if:

Applying through Clearing is quick and easy, and there’s no need to wait until A-level results day to do it. From 1 July, simply search for a course and apply online.


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We know you may have some questions about your university plans and applying through Clearing. We're here to support you all the way.

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