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    (Original post by Tarzan)
    Thanks, all. Just hypothetically, suppose she didn't get her expected grades, and both QM and Birmingham withdrew their offers, what will she do then?
    Will it be a case of going into Clearing (which I don't fully comprehend) and hoping for the best?
    Yes it will Clearing is basically phoning up places which say they have places and begging so your daughter if Birmingham and QM withdraw their offers could end up going somewhere like lets go extreme here solent (which gets a bad rep but is a good university) but she should be fine.
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    Hello all,

    Just to add another dimension to discussions about clearing it might be useful just to add that clearing can also be used to get into a University asking for higher grades than the institutions that a studnet has originally applied for with UCAS.

    For instance, if a student gets higher grades than expected and is in a position where they are considering coming to The University of Sheffield, we have an infrastructrue in place to make this as easy as possible. Further information can be found at our 'Go Higher' page http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/clearing

    From here you can pre-register to be fast-tracked through the process on results day, have your accomodation guarenteed, find help in switching all of funding and even arrange to go on a tour of the campus next week.

    Hope this proves useful.

    All the best.
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    I don't know about QM but a guy from Birmingham gave my school a talk on Law and he said people can still get in with AAB, so she should be okay there!
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    (Original post by The University of Sheffield)
    Hello all,

    Just to add another dimension to discussions about clearing it might be useful just to add that clearing can also be used to get into a University asking for higher grades than the institutions that a studnet has originally applied for with UCAS.

    For instance, if a student gets higher grades than expected and is in a position where they are considering coming to The University of Sheffield, we have an infrastructrue in place to make this as easy as possible. Further information can be found at our 'Go Higher' page http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/clearing

    From here you can pre-register to be fast-tracked through the process on results day, have your accomodation guarenteed, find help in switching all of funding and even arrange to go on a tour of the campus next week.

    Hope this proves useful.

    All the best.
    As mentioned elsewhere, your constant posts on this topic are giving off a whiff of desperation - as if Sheffield knows it is facing a student shortfall this year? Resurrecting month-old posts with what amounts to an advert is hardly classy.

    A shame, as I did a Master's at Sheffield a long, long time ago...
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    Thank you for your comment. We are aware that clearing can be a very stressful time for everybody, and student feedback has suggested that an official University presence is welcome on this forum. It was only our intention to ensure that all prospective students are aware of the breadth of options available to them at this (increasingly) complex time.
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    (Original post by The University of Sheffield)
    Thank you for your comment. We are aware that clearing can be a very stressful time for everybody, and student feedback has suggested that an official University presence is welcome on this forum. It was only our intention to ensure that all prospective students are aware of the breadth of options available to them at this (increasingly) complex time.
    Clearing is stressful time for all involved, an offical University presence on these threads is welcomed as long as they give advice on the issues which people are asking about. Not spamming those people with an advert and advice that does not directly relate to the issue.
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    I've applied for Law Hope your duaghter gets her required grades!

    Wherever she goes, she can always transfer. Some uni's let you ring up and speak tot hem about your grades if your slightly below the asking.

    Fingers crossed x
 
 
 
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