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Clearing is now closed for 2019 applications, but you can still find out how to accept your Clearing offer and get some great tips ahead of Clearing 2020.


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Check we have made you an offer before you add us as your Clearing choice on UCAS Track
Make sure you have read your offer email to find out next steps
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Accepting your offer 

To accept our offer, you must add Essex as your Clearing choice in UCAS Track

  1. Log in to UCAS Track
  2. Find the 'add Clearing choice' button
  3. Enter Essex's institution code - E70
  4. Enter the four character course code shown in your confirmation email from us

 Please don't add Essex as your Clearing choice until you've received our email confirming that we are making you a Clearing offer.

If you're not already in UCAS, then don't worry, we'll let you know in your acceptance email what to do next and how to accept your offer.

Changed your mind?

If you decide that you're no longer interested in studying at Essex it's really important that you let us know as soon as possible, so that we can offer your place to another applicant. Please email us at

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