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How to apply

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Clearing 2021 is now closed. To find out how to apply to NTU for 2022 entry please visit Your NTU, Your Application.

Clearing is an opportunity to find the right course for you. However, the sooner you apply when Clearing opens the more choice you will have.

What do I need to apply?

Firstly, you’ll need all your results available including GCSEs or equivalent so we can match with our course entry requirements. You’ll need to provide us with your full contact details including address, telephone and email.

Have your UCAS and Clearing number ready. You can still apply without your Clearing number but you will need this issued by UCAS to accept your offer on UCAS Track.

How to apply

To apply to NTU you can call our Clearing hotline or apply online.

Calling us

When you call you’ll speak to a Clearing adviser who’ll work with you to try and find a suitable course for you. They’ll ask a series of questions to find out more about your results and any relevant experience. Remember: It's important that you call us yourself. We can’t discuss your application with a parent / carer or teacher as this will breach the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

If you are eligible to apply and we have vacancies your application will be completed on the call and the adviser will confirm if your application has been successful. An email will follow confirming the offer and instructions on how to respond via UCAS Track.

For some courses you may be asked to attend an interview, provide a portfolio or talk to a tutor, as part of the application. Don’t worry, the operator will explain the process and will refer you to the next step. You will need to complete this stage to progress your application.

Applying online

If you know which course you want to apply for and don’t need to speak to anyone you can apply online.

You’ll need to complete all the fields required and submit your application. This will be assessed and if successful an email confirming the offer and instructions how to respond via UCAS will follow. If we are unable to process your application we’ll email you.

For some courses you may be asked to attend an interview, provide a portfolio or talk to a tutor, as part of the application. We’ll email you if this is required. You will need to complete this stage to progress your application.

If at any time you need help with your application you can call our Clearing hotline.

What’s happens when you get an offer from NTU?

We will send you confirmation of the offer by email. You need to check to make sure all the details and results are correct. If you need to make any changes please call our Clearing hotline.

You’ll need go into UCAS Track and select ‘add Clearing choice’. Add the course and NTU’s UCAS institution code name NOTRE and institution code N91. This counts as you definitely accepting the offer, and will show as an acceptance on your 'Choices' page in UCAS Track. The earliest you can accept is from 2 pm on A-level results day.

Following this, our Admissions team will send you joining instructions by email and at this point, you can talk to our Accommodation or Student Finance teams.

How many offers can I have?

You may receive multiple courses offers through the Clearing and Adjustment process, and it's important that you make the choice that's right for you. You can only accept one so research the course and university in detail before you respond.

What if I need accommodation?

When you accept the NTU offer you can give our friendly Accommodation team a call and they will be there to help you find your new home – whether it's in University-owned halls of residence, halls of residence run by our partner providers or private companies, or accredited shared housing. You will need your NTU student number [N Number] to book accommodation.

Find out more at accommodation.

I need to apply for student finance

This information applies to full-time UK home undergraduate students only. Advice on fees and funding for International students can be found on our scholarships and funding pages.

You need to apply as soon as you’ve accepted the course and can apply for a tuition fee loan, maintenance loan and NTU Bursary online in one application. Applying at this late stage may delay your student finance so you are advised to have some money to cover your expenses in the first few weeks of university. Our Student Financial Support Service can help if you experience prolonged funding delays.

Visit the student finance website.

I need to amend my student finance

This information applies to full-time UK home undergraduate students only.

If you have already applied for student finance and will be studying a different course, and / or will be attending a different university, you need to update this on your application. You need to submit these changes as soon as possible so you can enrol and received your loan payment.

NTU will also assess your eligibility for our NTU bursary scheme.

If you applied to Student Finance England, you can log in to your account and update ‘Your details’. Student Finance England: 0300 100 0607.

If you are from Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, you will need to telephone your student finance service:

Visit our Fees and Funding pages.

See UCAS’ advice pages on Clearing and Adjustment for more information.

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