Clearing

Is Clearing open?

Clearing is (typically) open from the 1st of July and closes in October, please see our clearings page or UCAS for details.

If you haven't completed an application and want to begin studying at the University of Bolton please contact us on our Clearing line 01204 896 734, email clearing@bolton.ac.uk, or visit our Clearing Webpage for more details

Please note that during Clearing our phone lines will be open:

Monday 9th August: 9am – 5pm

Tuesday 10th August: 7.30am – 6.30pm

Wednesday 11th August: 7.30am – 6.30pm

Thursday 12th August: 8am – 6pm

Friday 13th August: 8am – 6pm

Saturday 14th August: 9am – 1pm

Sunday 15th August: Closed

After Clearing phone lines will be open 9:00 - 5:00pm


It’s a big decision whether you think University is the right path to support your career ambitions. The University of Bolton is proud to offer its students #UniAsItShouldBe; a supportive learning environment, where we put you, and your needs, first!

You can also chat with our staff directly every Wednesday from 2 pm - 4 pm and periodically throughout the working week.

Alternatively, chat with our current students who will be able to share this information with you and any other course-related queries.

Or book onto one of our Open Days or Course Advice Days to find out more and speak with the team.

We're delighted to be No. 1 in the North West for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2021), and for the past 3 years, we have been voted No.1 for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2021, North West).

We are proud of our work on-campus to ensure our students can enjoy #UniAsItShouldBe, COVID-secure.