What do I do if I haven’t got the A level grades I needed to take up my conditional university place?

First of all – don’t panic! There are a number of sources of help and advice, including your school or college. A good starting point may be the UCAS website:; this includes information about the Clearing system and from 7 am on results day you can check your position on ‘Track’ using your application number and password, if you are holding a conditional offer/s. Ofqual also publishes a helpful guide to the A level system, including a section on results day and a list of other sources offering information. You can find this at: