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Become part of Hull in Clearing

Find out more about Clearing

Is Clearing for you?

Didn't get the grades you were expecting?

Only just decided to apply to uni?

Second thoughts about where to study?

Yes, Clearing is for you too

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then you’re right where you should be.

Clearing is how to get a place at university if you don’t already have one – for whatever reason.

There could be options open to you, no matter what your situation.



All new full-time undergraduate students are guaranteed a single-person room within our University owned, managed or directed accommodation if you sign up by 1 October.¹ Think fresh, airy, en-suite rooms with free WiFi, 24/7 security, and all the modern facilities you’d expect.

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Visit Us

The best way to know if the University of Hull is right for you, is to see it for yourself. Explore our beautiful, single-site campus, where you'll study, socialise and sleep, as well as our amazing city.

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Student Stories

Every year, hundreds of students join university through Clearing for all sorts of reasons and go on to do extraordinary things. You could do the same.

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Guide for parents

When they come to you, you can turn to this. Read our parents’ guide for tips, advice and everything you can do to help your son or daughter through Clearing.


Fees and finance

Not applied for student finance? You can do this when you accept your Clearing place. Already applied? Make sure you update your details in your student finance account.

¹ All unaccompanied first-year students who apply by 1 October are guaranteed a place in University owned, managed or directed accommodation.

² 10 great British city breaks for both culture and outdoor fun, The Guardian.

³ (September 2023).

⁴ UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Higher Education Graduate Outcomes statistics, for the academic year 2020/21, published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency June 2023.