Leading land and environment college, Sparsholt, is encouraging prospective students to pursue their dream careers at their Open Day, Saturday 13 October 2018, 10am – 2pm. The autumn event is the ideal opportunity for parents and students with a true passion for practical subjects to engage with expert lecturers, tour the outstanding countryside campus and discover the scope of careers that stem from the Sparsholt learning experience.
The facilities, unrivalled in the region, provide students with the opportunity to gain in-depth experience that supports them in their learning so they can achieve their full potential and develop unique skills to take them on to university or employment. Student Amy Shevill an Animal Management student said: “The best part about my time at Sparsholt has been working with all the diverse species. Having such a variety at the college has really helped me gain experience. Also the staff are fantastic, you can’t fault them. They help us to work hard and teach us as much as possible.”
During the Open Day, prospective students can explore courses and apprenticeships across many land-based, active and sports subjects. Visitors can tour the industry-standard facilities set across 400 acres of Hampshire countryside, as well as receiving course advice from the Sparsholt teaching team who are all experts in their sector. The college is investing in its facilities, visitors will be able to find out about exciting developments coming soon, like the Equestrian Performance Studio, an outdoor rifle range and a new crocodile enclosure at the Animal Management Centre.
Principal, Tim Jackson said: “Our students learn from industry-recognised experts and go on to a range of careers and further training, higher apprenticeships and degree level study – often here at our own University Centre Sparsholt. Our alumni are to be found in key roles in their industries all over the world. Our campus is their classroom and our contacts in their industry take them to the next level.”