Education experts on how to prepare for results day and Clearing

What happens on results day? What is Clearing and Adjustment? What happens if I don’t get the grades I want? 

Results day is coming up, and getting prepared for all eventualities this year is more important than ever. 

On Thursday 6 August, we'll be joined by experts from the likes of Ucas and Ofqual to help you get prepared for results day. You can also ask your questions on how the grading process works and what happens if you don’t get the grades you want. 

This is part of our series of TSR Answers events, where we gather the experts together to answer your questions on results day and Clearing. Come and ask your questions here!

Meet the panel

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Courteney Sheppard, Ucas

Courteney is a senior customer experience manager at Ucas, the admissions service for universities and colleges in the UK.

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Richard Garrett, Ofqual

Richard is associate director at exam regulator Ofqual. Ofqual regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England.

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Joe Woodcock, The Student Room

Joe is a community manager on The Student Room, where he's focused specifically on our study help forums. You'll see him around the site posting as Evil Homer and he’ll be the host of this live Q&A event.

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