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    Heya,

    I have just finished 2nd year of Uni doing Mathematics but I don't feel like continuing it anymore (various reasons) so hoping to apply for a new course via clearings.

    Quick question, do I need to be released by my current university to enter clearings? Also, I have a university and course in mind, how do I go about approaching them?

    Many thanks!
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    If you have a uni and course in mind ring them up now and talk to them is the best option in my opinion
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    Do be aware that you will only be entitled to two years of student finance and will have to fund your first year, fees and all, by yourself.
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    If you want to apply via clearing, you'll need a new UCAS application, and a reference from someone within your university.

    However, if you have a specific course in mind, then approach them now, rather than waiting for the mad rush of clearing! Do be aware that one of their first questions is likely to be about how you will fund your study. Your university don't need to release you, but they will probably have to provide a reference, so you will have to tell someone you're leaving.

    Do bear in mind that this specific course may not have any spaces. What is your plan B?
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    Hey all, thanks for the responses.

    I am from Scotland so my university fees have been paid by SAAS, moving to another university at this stage would mean I'd have to pay £1,820 for first year which I am completely fine with.

    I've mentioned to my current university that I was intending on leaving (unless I could transfer courses internally) but I am pretty certain I can get a reference from someone.

    In terms of course, I was hoping to switch to something Accounting/Business related or Finance related so I imagine there should be options. 2015 application/whatever is in clearing are my other options if it was fully subscribed.

    But yeah, I reckon I'll approach the university I have in mind tomorrow morning
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    hi! I'm in a similar situation as you, I'm transferring mid-degree.... I first contacted my new uni, they asked me for my grades and a-level certificates... once you start the UCAS thing could you please help me out if you'll be going through clearing? I'm unsure of the process
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    here's a good guide http://www.studential.com/applying/Clearing-guide-2014
 
 
 
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