Some UK students will be using the UCAS Clearing system to help secure a place at a university and the town or city may be slightly further away from home than expected. Plans need to be quickly put in place, but one thing undergraduates don’t need to worry about is transporting belongings to their new accommodation, says luggage delivery company, Send My Bag.
The clearing system is used when students receive higher or lower results than predicted, which can result in them enrolling at a different university to the one that was planned for. Last year in the UK, around 167,000 students used the clearing system to find courses with vacancies that match their unexpected grades.
As most new academic years start in September, it leaves limited time for clearing students to research the area, secure accommodation and plan how they’re going to get all of their possessions there. Also, the majority of universities don’t offer parking with a place in halls of residence, meaning many students rely on family and friends to assist them to move books, clothes, bedding and electronic items.
The stress of transporting luggage can be taken out of moving away to university, whether the student needs to travel 30, 300 or 3,000 miles, as Send My Bag delivers door-to-door. For just £15.89, a 30kg package can be collected from and shipped to any UK mainland addresses; picked up on Wednesday 27th September, it would be delivered on Friday 29th.
Adam Ewart, founder of Send My Bag, said: “It’s an exciting, but stressful time for students who are heading off to university and if they find they have to go through the clearing process, the best laid plans can go to waste. If transporting a term or year’s worth of belongings is proving a problem, whether within the UK or overseas, Send My Bag’s student removal and shipping service could be the solution.
“To have belongings delivered directly to university accommodation, just book online at sendmybag.com, print the labels, be there to wave your baggage goodbye and meet it at your new home. It’s just one less thing students, and parents, have to worry about during a busy time.”
For more information and to obtain a quick quote for a student move, visit www.sendmybag.com. Also, follow @SendMyBag on Twitter or search for SendMyBag.com on Facebook and like the page.