Clearing FAQs 

Q1. Is it too late to apply?

Don’t panic, it’s not too late. Here at Cardiff Met, we’ll be offering course places (subject to availability) up until the end of September 2014. So, don’t delay, give us a call!

Advice Line Tel: 0300 330 0755
or you may email but please be aware there may be a delay with replies due to the busy period.

Q2. I've already applied to Cardiff Met but my place is still Conditional, what do I do?

If you have logged on to UCAS Track and seen that your place is still conditional, it is likely that we are either still considering your application based on your results, or we haven't received your results yet.

To check if there's anything we need from you or if you have any queries, please call our advice line on 0300 330 0755.

Q3. I’ve done better than I expected and I haven’t yet applied for a course at Cardiff Met. What are my options?

Congratulations on your exam results.

If you've met and exceeded conditions for your firm choice, you might be thinking about looking for an alternative course.

You might be happy where you are, but with the UCAS Adjustment service it's possible you could swap where you're studying. So if you're curious check out our full list of vacancies and call our Clearing Advice Line.

Advice Line: 0300 330 0755
or you may email but please be aware there may be a delay with replies due to the busy period.

For more information on the Adjustment process please see UCAS Adjustment.

Q4. If I'm applying through Clearing, Can I come to an Open Day before I start my course?

Yes we have a dedicated Clearing Open Day that will take place on:

Saturday 16th August 2014.​
Wednesday 20th August, 2014.
11.00am – 3.00pm

Please click here to find out more.

Further information: 029 2041 6042 or email

Q5. I’ve been offered a place on a Clearing course at Cardiff Met, what do I do next?

Add your Clearing Choice with UCAS​
Congratulations, please log onto UCAS TRACK and add Cardiff Met (C20) as your Clearing Choice so that an acceptance can be entered. You won't be able to add a choice until after 5pm on August 14th and you will need to email proof of your qualifications to before we can accept you.

Once accepted you will be sent confirmation from UCAS and a Cardiff Met New Student Joining Pack. Please note that once you add your Clearing Choice electronically to Cardiff Met you can no longer be considered by another institution.

New Students joining us in September 2014
You’ll find all of the information you need, to prepare for student life in Cardiff here. We will also be emailing you important information prior to your start date so keep checking your emails.

​Apply for a place in halls
It’s not too late to apply for accommodation through the Cardiff Met Accommodation Service. Simply contact the Accommodation Team on
Tel: 029 2041 6188 / 6189

Q6. What about money, fees and funding available?

Tuition Fees& Student Loans
Tuition fees at Cardiff Met for 2014/2015 have been set at £9000 for full-time undergraduate students.
For further information about fees and loans please visit

For more information and to download the relevant forms for student loans, logon to the following websites:

Students from:
Northern Ireland:
EU Countries:

Can’t find your clearing question above? Feel free to contact us on the Clearing Advice Line Tel: 0300 330 0755 or E-mail: