Press Releases 2014-2015

Uni Advice for Clearing Applicants

14.08.2014

As the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) braces itself for a busy period of applications, it has offered advice to students who will enter the Clearing process this Thursday.

A list of course vacancies is available at www.uwtsd.ac.uk/clearing and potential students who would like to discuss the options available to them can speak to the UWTSD admissions team on 0300 500 5054.

In addition, Clearing Open Days will be held at each of the University’s campuses in Swansea (Mount Pleasant), Carmarthen and Lampeter this Saturday 16th August. University and academic staff will be on hand during the day to answer any questions about UWTSD courses or about applying.

Steven Stokes, UWTSD Senior Communications Officer, has offered some advice for students who need to enter the Clearing process.

He said: "Students should get some advice from their careers advisors or tutors about the options available to them and look up the institutions with vacancies in their chosen subject. They can do this via the UCAS website, the media or individual institution websites. UCAS themselves also offer a helpline on 0871 468 0 468.

"Using the unique Clearing number supplied by UCAS, students can contact each institution directly, where trained staff will be on hand to advise them about any vacancies that may be available on each specific programme. In some cases they are able to make an offer straight away.

"One of the best ways to find out about an institution is to visit its campus. Many places will hold a Clearing Open Day, which offers a great opportunity to judge if the course and the place are the right choice.

"Once a student has made a choice and accepted a provisional offer, the next step is to apply electronically through the UCAS Track system at www.ucas.com and confirmation of their place should come directly from the institution shortly after."

Note to Editor

1. For more information please contact Steven Stokes, Senior PR and Communications Officer, on 07872 423788 or email steven.stokes@sm.uwtsd.ac.uk

2. The University of Wales Trinity Saint David was established in 2010 through the merger of the University of Wales Lampeter and Trinity University College, Carmarthen. On 1 August 2013 the Swansea Metropolitan University merged with the University.


3. The University’s Royal Charter 1828 is the oldest in Wales, and it is third behind Oxford and Cambridge in Wales and England. HRH Prince of Wales is the Patron of the University.

Further Information

Steven Stokes
Senior PR and Communications Officer
07872 423788
steven.stokes@sm.uwtsd.ac.uk