Get help this results day

With hundreds of students set to get their A-Level results today, UCAS advisers are on standby ready to help with the Confirmation and Clearing process.

Applicants can log on to the redesigned Track on the UCAS website from 8am this morning to see if they have been accepted or are eligible for Clearing. They will also receive an email from UCAS confirming their status.

An official Clearing choice can be made from 5pm although applicants should call universities and colleges beforehand to discuss courses that interest them and ensure that places are available

Students can start looking at courses with vacancies on the UCAS website immediately.

The new UCAS website, www.ucas.com/clearing, contains all the information on Clearing that students need.

Expert UCAS advisers are also on hand to answer questions from 7.30am. The number to call is 0871 468 0 468.