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UCAS Clearing and Adjustment

Information for SOAS applicants

If you have already applied to SOAS and want to talk to us about any aspect of your application, please give us a call on our Applicant Helpline: +44 (0)20 7898 4567

What is Clearing and Adjustment?

Clearing helps students who have not achieved the results they were expecting to find the right degree for them.

Adjustment allows students who have achieved higher than expected results to upgrade to a different degree.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are detailed on the individual programme pages.

If you have narrowly missed the advertised grades, please get in touch to discuss your options with us.

Why choose SOAS?

Find out from the Class of 2015 in their Graduation Film


SOAS Graduation Film 2015


Advice and guidance

Hear from three SOAS students: Sumaiya Fatine, Bilal Hassan and Ameera Layla about their experiences of coming through clearing to study here.

Three of our Students Talking about Clearing at SOAS


Visiting SOAS 

We run weekly campus tours at 2pm every Wednesday and Friday.

On the day you will have the opportunity to see the SOAS campus, view our world class library and get a feel for what it would be like to study here.

If you would like to join us, please email us at study@soas.ac.uk or call +44 (0)20 7898 4700 letting us know which date you would like to come along.

Clearing Insight Day 

SOAS is offering the chance for anyone offered a place through Clearing 2015 to come and visit the campus and find out more about life at SOAS. Click here for more details. 


SOAS offers both private and intercollegiate halls for our Undergraduate students. Many of our first year students also choose to rent private accommodation. Coming through Clearing, it's not too late for you to find accommodation you are happy with. 

You can find out more about accommodation options by visiting our accommodation page. 


All the information you need to sort your finances before university can be found on our finance pages. 

Clearing and Adjustment contact

Email: clearing@soas.ac.uk