Clearing 2022 – Get in touch!

There is still time to join us at University Centre Sparsholt this September through clearing. Every year, students find their ideal course in UCAS Clearing or Adjustment. It give you another opportunity to find the best course for you – whether you’ve changed your mind, your results surprised you or you’re just starting to think about starting university this year.

Our courses range from Applied Animal Science, Zoo Biology and Equine to Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Aquaculture and Fishery Management, Marine Ecology and Conservation and Veterinary Nursing Science.

Clearing 2022 opens on Monday 5 July, contact us in the first instance and we can guide you through the process and discuss your options – our friendly admissions team are here to help.

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Why choose University Centre Sparsholt?

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Animal Science and Zoo Biology

Equestrian Science & Performance Management

Fisheries, Marine & Aquaculture

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Veterinary Nursing Science

Frequently Asked Questions 

  • Clearing gives you another opportunity to find a place at university this September.

    You can apply for a Clearing place if you want to study at university, but are not holding a place and/or have not met the conditions of your offers.

    Organised by UCAS, Clearing is designed to help students who:

    • Have sent their application to UCAS after 30 June
    • Haven’t already applied through UCAS before the deadline and would like to make an application
    • Haven’t got the results they expected and therefore have been unable to secure their first or second choice of course

  • Anyone can apply directly to us through Clearing, even if you hold an offer from another university or you haven’t applied through UCAS yet.

    If you applied for a course at University Centre Sparsholt and were unsuccessful, but you now meet the entry requirements for your chosen course, you can also apply through Clearing

    If you’re from outside the UK or EU, you can’t apply for Clearing through UCAS but you will be able to apply to us directly.

  • Clearing starts from July onwards (or as soon as you have all your qualification results). Adjustment doesn’t start until A-level results are published in August.

    You can find University Centre Sparsholt courses and apply for through Clearing from July.

    Read about our undergraduate courses

  • Every year thousands of students find a suitable university place through Clearing, so above all try not to panic. We have places available on a number of our degree level courses so here’s what you have to do next:

    • Take a look at the alternative courses available including the ones we offer here to make sure you are happy with the course content and you are heading in the right career direction.
    • Take a look at the entry requirements for courses with vacancies and compare with your grades to make sure you are choosing courses at the right level for you.
    • Contact us on the number below to express an interest in our courses and we will take details of your grades and pass to our tutors to assess your suitability.

    Note: your eligibility for Clearing will show up on your UCAS Trackpage and you will know if you’re in Clearing if your UCAS Track status says ‘You are in Clearing’ or ‘Clearing has started’. This will also be where you will find your Clearing Number (universities will need this so that they can access your application) and the ‘Add a Clearing choice‘ button.

    If financial issues are a concern, find out about what loans or bursaries may be available to you that will help support your learning. Our Fees and Funding page will give you more information on this.