University Clearing and Adjustment 2019

If your plans for applying to your chosen university change, we'll be here to support you. Find out everything you need to know after getting your exam results, including information about Clearing, Adjustment and the courses on offer at the University of Sussex for 2019 entry.

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Haven't applied to university yet?

If you haven't applied to university for 2019 entry yet, you don't have to go through Clearing. You can still apply to Sussex through UCAS before 30 June 2019. Apply through UCAS now.

Key dates for Clearing 2019

If you apply for a university course after 30 June 2019, you'll automatically be entered into Clearing. Clearing 2019 opens during the summer. Key dates for your diary include: 

  • International Baccalaureate: Clearing opens on 5 July 2019
  • BTEC and other vocational courses: Clearing is open as soon as you get all your results in July or August
  • A-level exam results: Clearing through UCAS Track opens on 15 August 2019
  • other European and international qualifications: Clearing opens as soon as you have all your results in July or August. 


If you get better results than expected, you can explore other course vacancies through a process known as Adjustment, even if you've secured a place at your firm choice university.

We have a number of adjustment vacancies at Sussex, which will be available for you to browse in the summer. 

Adjustment is available from A-level results day on 15 August.

Find out more about Adjustment from UCAS.

What courses will be available at Sussex through Clearing 2019?

We will begin listing vacancies when Clearing opens on 5 July, with vacancies for A-level students being previewed from 13 August.

In the meantime, you can get an idea of the type of courses we offer on our undergraduate course pages.

Have you considered a Foundation Year?

Our Foundation Years are designed for talented applicants who do not quite meet the criteria for direct entry into the first year of an undergraduate course.

They enable you to gain the subject-specific knowledge and skills to support your transition to university. Successfully completing your Foundation Year allows you to continue on to a range of related degrees.

Take a look at our Foundation Year options

Uni checklist: How to choose a university

Before you choose a university, check it has everything a university should have: 

  1. Was it founded in the year of progress?

    We were founded in 1961 when humanity went to space and hatchbacks were on the streets. 

    Find out more about us.

  2. Is it nine minutes from Brighton?

    We're located just nine minutes from Brighton & Hove and zero minutes from the South Downs National Park.

    Discover more about our location.

  3. Does it have iconic architecture?

    Our students have posed next to our concrete University of Sussex sign for decades.

    Our 60-year-old architecture remains as beautiful as it did on day one - and some of our buildings are Grade I listed. 

    We also have our very own arts centre named after our former Chancellor Lord Richard Attenborough.

    Read more about our architecture.

  4. Is it working with robots to create future technologies?

    Our Future Technologies Lab is teaching future workers about robotics and other developing technologies. 

    Explore our research.

  5. Does its students stand up for what they believe in?

    Studying at Sussex is about more than just the classroom – you'll be encouraged to push yourself, explore new ideas and stand up for what you believe in. Our staff have also included three nobel prize winners. 

    Read about our inspiring community.

  6. Does it have an ever growing list of societies?

    Our Students' Union has more than 200 societies and sport clubs for you to choose from. 

    Find out more about our Students' Union.

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