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New to applying?

This is your time

It's never too late to apply to university.

If you've had a change of heart and are interested in applying to university for the first time through Clearing, our short guide below will provide an overview of the process.

Search our courses and apply

Find a course you'll love. You can apply online or by calling our Clearing helpline.

Our Clearing team are also here to help with any information or support you need. The line is open Monday to Friday, 9:00 - 17:00 (BST).

Applying to University for the first time through Clearing

If you haven’t applied to study at any universities and you want to study this September, here's what you can do:

returning to education

At Bradford, we use the term 'adult learner' to describe anyone who is considering applying to university after a break from education, and/or is applying with non-traditional qualifications.

Adult learners currently make up around a third of our undergraduate community and they make a welcome contribution to life at the University of Bradford.

Our Adult Learner Advisers offer free, impartial advice to anyone considering applying to university. They can advise you on qualifications, course options, how to make your application stand out and answer any other questions you may have. 

Other things to think about...

After you've applied to start university through Clearing, don't forget about these other important things:

Got a question about Clearing?

Our Enquiries Team is here to help.

They can answer any queries you have about Clearing or studying at the University of Bradford.