Next Steps

If you’ve had an offer to join us through Clearing, congratulations! This page is designed to help you through the next steps of the process, so you can start looking forward joining us this September.

Confirm and Accept Your Offer

If we have made you an offer of a place through Clearing, you need to make the University of Lincoln your Clearing choice on UCAS Hub before your place is confirmed.

  • Log into UCAS Hub and go to the 'your choices' section
  • Add a Clearing Choice
  • Add the course details listed in your Clearing offer email

Our Admissions Team will then review the referral and confirm your place. You may need to send us evidence of qualifications or results before your offer can be confirmed.

Prepare Your Finances

If you've already applied for funding but have changed your course or university during Clearing, you'll need to update your details. You can find how to do this online at

If you haven't applied for student finance yet, you'll need to do this as soon as you've accepted your Clearing place. You can apply online for Tuition Fee Loans and Maintenance Loans.

Apply Online

Budgeting Support

We know that going to university is a big step, especially with the rising cost of living. Manging your money well is important to ensure you can cover everything you will need. You can access a wide range of resources to help you plan your finances, including our dedicated Cost of Living Hub, on our website. You can also find about scholarships, bursaries, and our Disabled Students’ Allowance.

Fees and Funding at Lincoln  Cost of Living Hub  UCAS Student Budgeting

Find Accommodation

It's time to find your new home from home. At Lincoln, we offer a great range of high quality accommodation at sought-after locations in the heart of the city. All of our accommodation is either on campus or a short distance away, which means that almost everything you could need is right on your doorstep.

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Step 5: Get Ready for Lincoln!

Once your place at Lincoln has been confirmed, you can start looking forward to beginning your first term with us in September.

We can’t wait to welcome our new students and bring them the amazing student experience Lincoln has become known for. Our teams are working on a range of exciting activities and events to welcome you to Lincoln if you join us. Welcome Week is scheduled to start on Monday 18 September 2023.

You can find out more about what we have planned on our Get Ready for Lincoln webapges. Here, you'll also find out more about enrolment and the process for formally joining the University.

Get Ready for Lincoln

Any Questions?

If you need to contact us about your Clearing offer, you can call our Clearing Hotline on 0808 164 4444.

If you have any further questions about studying at Lincoln, you can also contact our friendly Enquiries Team by calling +44(0)1522 886644 or by emailing