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Key dates

To make your journey to the university as stress-free as possible, here are some key Clearing dates to be aware of. 

UCAS Clearing opens

Tuesday 5 July

Our list of courses with Clearing will be online and you will be able to find the course that’s right for you. If you already have your results, you’ll be able to apply for a Clearing space.

International Baccalaureate (IB) results

Wednesday 6 July

International Baccalaureate students will receive their results.


SQA results

Between Monday 1 August 18:00 - Tuesday 9 August 09:00 there will be a SQA Clearing Embargo, which means Queen Mary will not be able to offer you a place through clearing.

Tuesday 9 August

If you’re in Scotland you will get your results on this day. Either your Firm or Insurance offers will be confirmed, but if you’ve not got the results you hoped for, there’s no need to panic. Take a look at our Clearing courses.

A-Level results

Between Friday 12 August 14:00 - Thursday 18 August 08:00 there will be a JCQ Clearing Embargo, which means Queen Mary will not be able to offer you a place through clearing.

Thursday 18 August

A Level results are announced on this day. UCAS Track will show you whether your Firm or Insurance offers have been confirmed, but if your results aren’t what you’d hoped you can look at our Clearing courses. 

GCSE results

Thursday 25 August

Students will receive their GCSE results.

Welcome Week

Monday 19 September – Friday 23 September

As well as inductions from your School/Institute, there’ll be fun events and activities arranged by the student union to welcome you to university

Teaching starts

Monday 26 September

Time to start your classes and hit the books! 



Queen Mary enrolment deadline

Friday 7 October

This is the last date you’ll be able to complete your enrolment with us, so make sure to do this in plenty of time.

Last chance to add clearing choice on UCAS

Tuesday 18 October

Last day to add clearing choice on UCAS.

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