Clearing and adjustment 2021

Clearing is now open

Clearing is an opportunity for you to find a course that you’ll enjoy at a university that suits you. Whether you’ve changed your mind about your original choices, your results were not as you expected or even if you’ve just started to think about going to university this year, UCAS Clearing gives you a chance to find wonderful courses with spaces available. Take a look at our Guide to Clearing (PDF) or find out more about our plans for September 2021.  

If you already have your results, you can contact our Admissions team on +44 (0)1483 682222 to check whether your results meet our requirements and for our advice on what to do next.

The 2021 National Student Survey (NSS) ranked the University of Surrey 25th in the UK for student satisfaction. 

*2021 National Student Survey (NSS)

Clearing webinars

Our webinars have been designed to guide and support you through the important decisions and milestones needed prior to starting university. You will have the opportunity to speak to our support staff and have your questions answered during each session.

Accommodation guarantees 

We guarantee accommodation for successful Clearing offer holders who apply for a room by 5pm (BST) on 16 August 2021 and meet their academic offer conditions by 24 August 2021, provided that you submit Surrey as your Clearing choice on UCAS Track by 12 August 2021. If you apply for accommodation after 16 August 2021, we are unable to guarantee you a room but still apply and we will do our best to accommodate you, we’ll allocate those on a first-come first-served basis.

The accommodation have different band preferences to suit different budgets and lifestyles and we’ll do our best to offer you your band choice, but you may find that availability of some bands is limited at this time. If you have a specific room requirement due to medical or personal reasons, you can leave us a note on your application and we will follow this up with you.

Applying for accommodation is easy:

  1. Make Surrey your Clearing choice on UCAS Track
  2. View our virtual accommodation tours on the Apple app or Google Play app, and find room specs and prices on our accommodation pages
  3. Read our Residents’ Guide to understand the terms and conditions
  4. Create an accommodation account and submit your application by the deadline
  5. Room offers are sent out at the end of August.

For more information on how to apply or to start your application, please go to our accommodation pages.

Virtual Tour App

No matter where you are in the world, our virtual tour allows you to experience the University of Surrey from the comfort of your home. Navigate through 360° photos and videos to view our accommodation, places to eat, study spaces and so much more! 

Download from the App Store and the Google Play Store.


Clearing planner

To help you with your research, we’ve created a handy Clearing planner you can download and fill in. 

Be prepared for Clearing

Exams and results can be one of the most stressful times of our lives, so here’s some advice from us if you’re preparing to apply through Clearing this year.