Unexpected exam results?

exam_results_helpline_logoDisappointing grades?  Had a change of heart and now want to study something different? Got the grades but no offers? Or done much better than you thought and want to see what else you can do?

The Exam Results Helpline on 0808 100 8000 offers free independent advice if your exams results are higher or lower than you expected and you want to explore your options.

Expert Careers Advisers can help with issues such as Confirmation, Clearing and Adjustment;
university and college options; re-sits and re-marks skills; qualifications and subject choices; careers and employment; gap years; vocational learning routes and funding.

Calls are free from landlines but mobile network charges vary. Visit the UCAS exam results helpline page for opening hours.

The UCAS guide Getting results and what happens next has details on how to confirm your university place or enter clearing.  If you want to speak to someone at UCAS, call  0371 468 0 468 and remember to have your personal ID ready.

Watch Career Adviser John explain how the Exam Results Helpline can help:

And see how they helped Ollie when he didn’t get the results he needed – and what he’s doing now:


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