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Checking your results

A level results day - Tuesday 10 August

If you've studied A levels you'll find out on results day whether you have the grades you need to confirm your place at university.

BTEC and Access results are released at different times during July and August. If you've studied these qualifications you may have your results already - if so you can use Clearing now.

How to check your results

To find out if you’ve got a place at university, you’ll need to log on to UCAS Track and check the status of your offer(s). The website should update at around 08:30 on results day. If your status hasn’t changed, you can contact universities directly for confirmation.

You won’t be able to see your actual A level results on Track - these will be available from your school or college on the day.

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Your offer explained

On results day you’ll find yourself in one of four situations:

  1. You receive an unconditional offer for either your firm or insurance choice
  2. Your offer remains conditional as you're waiting on, for example, GCSE results
  3. You are offered a place on an alternative course
  4. You do not secure a place at university

Unconditional offer for firm or insurance choice

Next steps:

You’re all set to start university in September – your confirmation letter will be available on UCAS Track in five to seven days. It’s time to celebrate, find accommodation, get your finances in order and start preparing for this exciting new chapter of your life.

Our New Students site has information on all the things you’ll need to know in the weeks leading up to starting university, as well as details on what to expect when you arrive at the University of Bradford.

Offer remains conditional

If your offer depends on achieving particular GCSE grades your offer will remain conditional until GCSE results day on Thursday 12 August.

Offered a place on an alternative course

Next steps:

If you don't get the grades you needed for your original offer we may offer you a place on a different course. We look at the subjects you have studied and the grades you have achieved and find you a course that we think will interest you - this could be another degree programme or a foundation course which leads to a degree programme.

If you've been made an alternative offer you can accept it in Track, or if you want more information before making a decision you can call our Clearing helpline. If you’re unsure about your alternative course you can explore other courses through Clearing before making a final decision.

Not secured a place at university

Next steps:

You’ll be automatically entered into Clearing. You can find available courses at the University of Bradford via UCAS or through our Clearing course search.

To apply for a course through Clearing you’ll need your UCAS ID number and your exam results (including GCSEs). If you’re applying by phone it’s also handy to have a pen and paper to make notes.

At Bradford, you can use our UCAS points checker to identify suitable courses. Then, when you find a course you like, use our self-apply system to get an instant decision. If you are offered a place, you’ll need to add this to UCAS Track. Once this is done, your place will be confirmed and you can start preparing for life at university.

If, for whatever reason, you are unable to find a course through clearing, you can always resit your exams and re-apply to university for the next academic year.

Have a question about Clearing?