Northern Ireland students recieve A-Level results today

Almost 13,000 candidates from across Northern Ireland are receiving their A-Level results today, with UCAS also releasing its course offers.

For those who do not receive their first choice, competition for places under the clearing system is tight, with fewer places this year than previously. The University of Ulster is estimating they will have around 50 clearing places, compared to 260 last year.

Brenda Barr is a Careers Advisor with the Department of Employment and Learning in the North West - She if people are concerned, the most important thing to do is to seek advice.......

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