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A-level students in Cumbria received their results yesterday, August 15.
The early signs are that there has been a higher number of students receiving A and B grades across the county.
Many of them will go to university but some are already looking at alternatives.
Watch Tim Backshall's report here:
Some students who have not received the exam results they were expecting, may still be able to secure a place at their chosen university- through the 'clearing' process.
Helen Fleming, from the University of Cumbria, explains more:
The Corporate Director for Children's Service at Cumbria County Council, Julia Morrison, says that early indications are looking good for students:
Helen Fleming is the Director of Marketing and Recruitment at the University of Cumbria.
She says that students need to look at all of their options before considering what to do next:
Website 'The Student Room' is offering a 24 hour service today to provide support for people getting their A-level results.
The website has a dedicated hub that will be manned in real-time so you can ask questions and get answers quickly.
It is not all doom and gloom though, as the website also offers guides for heading to university and what you can expect from the experience.
If you are getting your A-level results today and are looking for alternatives to going to university, www.notgoingtouni.co.uk could help.
The website offers information on everything from apprenticeships to getting professional qualifications while training on the job.
Are you receiving your A-level results this morning and feeling nervous about what the future might hold for you?
We will be linking you to all of the resources you need - if you want to go to university or want to go down another route - on our website today.
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