International students

What is University Clearing?

Clearing is the process where you can apply for undergraduate courses that still have places available. Applicants contact us directly to see if we’ll accept them.  Strathclyde welcomes international students from over 140 countries. We're looking forward to assisting you through the application process on to your desired undergraduate course, and supporting you throughout your degree and beyond.

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Our helpful team will be available to guide you through any questions you have about Clearing and applying to study at the University of Strathclyde.

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Clearing opens on 5 July 2024, but you can register your interest today.

Register your interest for Clearing at the University of Strathclyde.

Apply now

International students have the option to apply directly to the University of Strathclyde. Direct applications can be made throughout the year with admissions decisions made on a rolling basis.

If you would like to apply to more than one UK university then you may alternatively submit your application via UCAS.

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Aditya Prakash

Mechanical Engineering

In addition to an excellent academic environment, I have felt constantly supported at every step of the way right from the time I set foot on campus.
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Sara Blake

Mathematics, Statistics & Finance

Strathclyde is a great university, both academically and socially. There are many clubs and societies to join, and I found this was one of the easiest ways to make friends.
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Kimberly Nicholson

Physics with teaching

It’s right in the heart of Glasgow, always plenty to do within the city as well as being a short distance from the Trossachs! It has a very welcoming atmosphere from the first day, there are a lot of clubs and societies to choose from.
Holly MacDonald, BA Marketing student

Holly MacDonald


There is always something going on in Glasgow, whether it’s gigs, pub crawls or even late nights in the library; there’s plenty to do. I didn’t know anyone on the business course at first and found the class size to be a little daunting, but Strathclyde offers many opportunities to meet people and share these experiences with.
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The highlight of my time at Strathclyde has been meeting new people from all over the world and being exposed to a lot of different cultures and lifestyles.

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