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Post-18 exam results: next steps

​​​Talking through your options​​

Skills Jersey is open from Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm, throughout the summer holidays to help those students who are:

  • looking for alternative courses and universities
  • taking an unexpected gap year
  • considering employment instead of further education

SkillJersey is situated at Bermuda House, next to Green Street car park and can be contacted on +44 (0) 1534 449440.

If you would like to talk through your options with someone else, you can contact:

  • your school careers teacher / counsellor
  • Samaritans

Skills Jersey
UCAS website
Open University website​​​​​​​​​

Samaritans website

University / alternative higher education courses

The quickest way to find out whether your university or college has accepted you is to check 'Track' on the UCAS website from 8am on A-Level results day. 

Track your progress on the UCAS website

Student finance

If you've applied for funding from the States of Jersey, you should complete the below form and return it with copies of exam results and your offer letter to the Student Finance Office as soon as you receive your A-level results.

Apply online ​for a student finance awar​d

How to apply for student finance


Clearing is available between July and September and helps people find vacancies on higher education courses. 

You're eligible for clearing if:

  • you've applied in the current application cycle
  • you've paid the full application fee
  • you haven't withdrawn ​your application

 You must also meet one of the following:

  • you hold no offers
  • your offers haven't been confirmed because you haven't met the conditions, eg you didn't achieve the required grades
  • you've declined or not responded to your offers
  • your offers haven't been confirmed and you have declined any alternative offers of course or start date made by your chosen universities and colleges 
  • you have applied after 30 June. If your application was received after this date, we won't have sent it to your chosen universities and colleges

Visit the UCAS website for courses availabl​e through clearing.

Clearing on the UCAS website

Going into full-time ​employment

There is help available if you've decided to go into full-time employment.

Preparing your CV

Interview skills

Voluntary work

Job searching tools

Advance Plus

Higher education in Jersey

There are an increasing number of higher education courses available in Jersey.

Highlands College University Centre website

Institute of Law Jersey website

Digital Leadership Programme website

Resitting your exams

If you haven't achieved the results you were hoping for, you might want to resit your exams. 

Contact your school for more information.

Gap year

You may wish to consider taking a year out to travel, work, or volunteer after completing your ​A-level (or equivalent) studies.​

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