20th August 1999 at 01:00
LAST year out of the total number of 329,788 new undergraduates, 50,650 found places through clearing.

All those entitled to go through clearing will receive a clearing entry form (CEF) and number.

Students should call the appropriate institution as soon as they find a suitable course and college with vacancies. Students will be asked to quote both the UCAS and CEF numbers.

The course vacancies are listed on the UCAS website (

For further information call the UCAS helpline on 01242 227788.

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