Be Inspired, Be Westminster

We will inspire you to reach your full potential and be the best version of you. Our enviable teaching locations, our progressive community and our industry-informed, practical courses will prepare you for the world of work. We care about you and your future.

  • Be London – Your learning and teaching experience will be enhanced by our strong links to the capital
  • Be Connected – Benefit from our network of over 3,000 actively engaged employers
  • Be You – We are proud to be a vibrant and welcoming community with students from over 160 countries

How to apply

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Have all your exam results ready

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Have your UCAS ID ready (if you have one)

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Have a list of your preferred courses

If you are not sure yet and want to find out more about the courses

See courses in Clearing

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Apply

If you have your results

Call us on: 0800 027 9777 (UK)

+44 207 915 5415 (Overseas)

or complete our form

Apply now

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What is clearing and how does it work?

Clearing is part of the UCAS application process. It helps students who have not yet secured a university place to find and apply for a course.

Prepare for Clearing 
Browse our Courses in Clearing to find the right course for you.

When you have your results
If you already have your results, call us now on the numbers above. You can also apply using our form

If you're still waiting for your results, apply as soon as you have them. Make sure you have your UCAS number and qualification details ready (subjects and grades), including GCSE results. It's also helpful to have a pen and paper to take any notes.

If you meet our entry requirements and we can offer you a place, we'll email you to let you know. You'll receive formal confirmation via email with a deadline for accepting your place.

I have a Clearing offer. What next? 
If you call us on results day and we offer you a place, you’ll need to log on to UCAS Track to accept our offer. You’ll be able to do this from 2pm on Tuesday 10 August. Find out more in our FAQs section below.

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Join our Clearing webinar

Join our Course Enquiries Manager, Kim, as she explains everything you need to know about Clearing. Kim will also be joined by current student, Shema, who will be sharing her experience of securing a place through Clearing at Westminster.

We’ll also cover:

  • student accommodation
  • funding
  • top tips on how to prepare
  • a Q&A, so you can ask us any questions

Join us at 2pm BST on Thursday 5 August.

Register now

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Being safe, feeling safe

Our aim from September 2021 and beyond, as long as government guidelines allow, will be to deliver on-campus practical teaching, seminars and workshops while also bringing some of our digital development and learnings with us, ensuring we offer opportunities for students to engage and learn online in addition to their on-campus activity.

We know how hard you've worked to get where you are today and we remain absolutely determined to do all we can to support you to achieve your ambitions. The health and wellbeing of our community will remain our top priority and we have published information on how we will deliver our courses should government restrictions be in place. This information can be found at the top of each course page. 

International students

If you're an international student looking to start a degree in September 2021, check our Clearing advice for international students.

If you’re joining us based on an EU qualification, regardless of nationality, you may qualify for our new EU Qualifications Welcome Awards worth £4,500 per academic year for eligible students.  

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Offer holders and Adjustment

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I already have an offer and now I have my results

If you want to check what to do with your application, want to change course, enquire about enrolment or defer your place, visit the Offer holders page to find out more.

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I have better grades than expected

If you’ve done better in your exams than expected, Adjustment gives you the chance to secure a place on a different course or at a different university.

Find out about applying through Adjustment in our FAQs section below.

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How do I get released from my place at Westminster?

We hope that you will join us at Westminster. However, if you're holding a confirmed place with us and you now wish to be released you must request an official release. 

Visit the Offer holders page to find out more.

Clearing FAQs

Yes, applicants should have all their results, including any GCSE results.

If you call us on results day and we offer you a place, you’ll need to log on to UCAS Track to accept our offer. You’ll be able to do this from 2pm on Tuesday 10 August.

To accept our offer, you'll need to:

  1. Log on to UCAS Track, click ‘Add Clearing choice’ and fill in the course details before the deadline you were given in your offer email. This confirms that you're accepting the offer from us.
  2. When we’ve verified your results, we’ll confirm your place via email. You’ll also receive confirmation from UCAS and see details of your place on UCAS Track. This process can take a couple of days, so don’t worry if the confirmed offer doesn’t appear immediately. 

We may need to contact you to ask you to send in your results so that they can be assessed. When you’ve received your confirmation, you're ready to enrol with us. Details about when and where to enrol and starting your course will follow via email.

If you’ve not yet applied to university, you can apply now, but you'll need to complete a UCAS application in order to confirm any offer you receive.

We hope that you will join us at Westminster. However, if you're holding a confirmed place with us and you now wish to be released from Westminster to accept a place at another university, you must request an official release. You can do this in the following way.

You'll need to sign in to UCAS Track and click the "Decline my place" button. You will then be taken to a page with three options in a drop-down list. Depending on which option you select, you will be presented with different advice and guidance on your next steps. The options are: 

  • I want to go to my insurance choice 
  • I no longer wish to go to university this year 
  • I want to apply somewhere else in Clearing 

If you choose "I want to apply somewhere else in Clearing", you will be given a warning to ensure you wish to proceed. 

When you confirm that you wish to be released into Clearing, UCAS will send you an email to let you know this has been actioned.

We will process your request as soon as possible but please be aware that on results day, this can take up to 48 hours.

Why Westminster?

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London is your campus

With four campuses across London, you'll be studying in one of the most culturally rich, vibrant cities in the world.

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State-of-the-art facilities

Achieve your full potential in our first-rate workshops, labs, galleries, studios and other spaces.

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Careers

Our close links with industry and professional organisations give you the chance to work with and learn from top employers from all sectors.

Find out more

Contact us

Already have your results?

Call us now:

0800 027 9777 (UK)

+44 207 915 5415 (Overseas)

Opening hours: 10am–4pm (BST) Monday to Friday

You can also apply via our Clearing application form

Any questions?

Email us at [email protected] or speak to us on livechat.

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Opening hours: 10am–4pm (BST) Monday to Friday