Clearing 2023 will open in July

Please note: Clearing will open in July

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Impatient to join?

Clearing 2023 doesn't open until July, however main cycle applications for 2023 are still open, more information can be found here.

Clearing entry requirements: When Clearing opens in July, we expect to make offers for available courses at BBC-CCD (112 – 88 UCAS tariff points) or equivalent.

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10 things we're doing to help our students through the cost of living crisis

Working with our Students' Union we've come up with a package of support to help our community through the cost of living crisis; from £2 hot meals to an expanded Hardship Fund to increased student job opportunities all paid the Voluntary Living Wage.

Find out more about our Cost of Living support

Why choose Essex in Clearing?

You're guaranteed university accommodation for at least the first year of your studies
Earn £250 by completing the Essex Preparation Programme
Free data science courses are available for all students
Essex is top 30 in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2025
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