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Clearing and Adjustment hotline

UK Students: 0116 373 6000

International/EU Students: +44 (0)116 223 1888

Confirmation: 0116 252 2222

Hotline opening times
Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm (UK time)


If you got better grades than you expected and exceeded the offer from your unconditional firm choice, you might want to reconsider what course you’re doing or look at a different university. If this applies to you, we've saved a space for you at Leicester.

If you’re interested in the University of Leicester, the first thing that you’ll need to do is register for Adjustment on UCAS Track.

Then ring our Clearing hotline on 0116 373 6000 and speak to one of our advisers. Give them the details of your grades and mention that you’re an Adjustment applicant. They will guide you through the process after that.

You’ll have five days to make a decision about whether you want to stick with your original course and university or come to Leicester instead. When you choose Leicester, all you need to do is confirm you’d like to accept a place with us by emailing We will add ourselves to your application.

You can find out more about how Adjustment works and how to register on the UCAS website. Adjustment is available from A-level results day until 31 August.

Facts and figures

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    Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world

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    95% of students in employment (or further study) 6 months after graduation

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    Guaranteed place in University-allocated accommodation if you apply before 1 September 2017

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    Leicester was named the most affordable university destination in Britain in 2014 and 2015

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    £145 million in campus improvements since 2008