Exam results

Exam results advice

If a pupil has any concerns or queries about their results, there are a number of places offering advice.

Where to get advice


Pupils should phone their school in the first instance. Staff will be on hand to offer support and advice.

Exam Results Helpline

Advice and support is available through Skills Development Scotland's helpline free on 0808 100 8000. The helpline opens from 8am until 8pm on 6 and 7 August and 9am until 5pm on weekdays until Wednesday 14 August. 

Advisers will be on hand to give unique access to information on UCAS course vacancies at colleges and universities across the UK, Confirmation and Clearing, advice about employment, training opportunities and exam re-sits.


Students can also access Skills Development Scotland's Facebook page which has answers to common problems, help on making the best career moves, practical tools and links to other relevant bodies such as UCAS, SAAS, Young Scot and the SQA.

My World of Work website

There is also a wealth of post-results information for young people and their parents on the Skills Development Scotland My World of Work website.

Visit My World of Work website