Clearing dates for 2023

Clearing opens on 5 July 2023, but UK and Republic of Ireland applicants can get ahead of the crowd and register their interest today. 

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You might be able to secure a place at the University of Stirling before Clearing by applying through UCAS Extra

Register your interest for Clearing at Stirling today

When does Clearing open? When is Results Day? We provide the answers to your questions about key Clearing dates.

February 2023

23 February: UCAS Extra opens

If you've not received any university offers for your five choices, you can add another choice using UCAS Extra. It gives you another chance to gain a place at university or college.

If you don't get the offer of a place through Extra, you still have another chance with Clearing.

UCAS Extra runs from 23 February to 4 July. Find out more about UCAS Extra.

June 2023

30 June: UCAS applications close

UK students can apply via UCAS for a university place until 18:00 (UK time) 30 June. After this deadline, your application for a course will automatically be entered into Clearing.

International students can apply through UCAS as normal. See our Clearing guide for international students.

30 June: Accommodation guarantee deadline for students from Scotland

Deadline for eligible students to apply for guaranteed Stirling accommodation. After this date, accommodation may be available, but no longer guaranteed.

July 2023

5 July: UCAS Clearing opens

You can now apply for a university course using Clearing. Why not read our Clearing guide for more information on how to secure your place through Clearing?

August 2023

8 August: SQA results day

SQA Highers and Advanced Highers results are published for Scotland.

17 August: A-Levels results day

A-Levels results are published.

Read our tips and guide on how to get prepared for results day.

31 August: Accommodation guarantee deadline for students from England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, EU and International

Deadline for eligible students to arrange your guaranteed Stirling accommodation. After this date, accommodation may be available, but no longer guaranteed.

September 2023

11 September: Autumn semester starts

Teaching starts at Stirling for the Autumn semester.


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