Students walking on Lancaster's campus

Adjustment and Clearing

Adjustment and Clearing give you another chance to choose a university.

A chance to think again

The Adjustment and Clearing process gives you the opportunity to change your mind or explore different options about your future.

Clearing Hotline

Call us to talk about your options:


From Landlines

0800 298 9542


From Mobiles

0300 500 8086


From Outside the UK

+44 1524 931300
Own country charges may apply

How to apply

You can apply to Lancaster University through our Adjustment and Clearing Hotline.

If you are interested in applying to Lancaster University via Adjustment or Clearing, you must first check if we have vacancies for your chosen subject.

On results day

Make sure that you have registered for Adjustment via UCAS Track, or alternatively that you are eligible for Clearing. 

Call the Adjustment and Clearing Hotline and tell our staff whether you are applying through Adjustment or Clearing. Make sure that you have your UCAS Personal ID and exam results to hand.

During the call we’ll let you know if your qualifications meet the criteria, including any GCSE or subject-specific requirements that may apply.

If you are an EU or Overseas national then we will need detail of your English Language qualification or test results.

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Students in Lancaster University's library

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