Media playback is unsupported on your device

Inside Ucas clearing centre as students seek courses

14 August 2014 Last updated at 14:17 BST

Hundreds of thousands of students have been accepted for university courses after receiving their A-level results, but for those who did not get the grades they wanted there is still hope.

Thousands more places are up for grabs through the clearing system run by the University and College Admissions Service (Ucas).

Jo Black visited Ucas in Cheltenham to see how the process works.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.