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Rural Businesses Learn More About Government Apprenticeship Changes

Posted on 4th December 2014 in Apprenticeships

On 3rd December 2014, Hadlow College held its first Business Advisory Council of the new academic year, with the aim of updating everyone on the forthcoming changes to apprenticeships.

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Degree Students’ work represented at Saddle Research Trust’s conference

Posted on 1st December 2014 in Equine Management, Higher Education

On Saturday 29th November we took 5 of our Degree students’ dissertation posters to the Saddle Research Trust’s conference at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. The aim of this international conference is to investigate the very latest in horse, saddle and rider interaction, and to look into how scientific research can promote equine welfare and performance.

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‘Winter Moments with Flowers’ in Bruges.

Posted on 27th November 2014 in Floristry

Students studying a variety of full and part-time floristry courses, from introduction through to the Level 5 Master Diploma in Professional Floristry, recently travelled to Bruges to visit the 'Winter Moments with Flowers' exhibition.

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First South-East Food and Agriculture Breakfast Hosted by Hadlow College

Posted on 26th November 2014 in General

On 25th November 2014, Hadlow College – together with Brachers, Smiths Gore and UK Export Finance – hosted the first South-East Food and Agriculture breakfast event.

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Students Decorate Ightham Mote

Posted on 23rd November 2014 in Floristry

A group of Level 3 Diploma in Floristry students recently visited Ightham Mote for a day of garland making to decorate the buildings for their Christmas display.

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Fisheries Management Students Survey the River Darent

Posted on 21st November 2014 in Fisheries Management, HE News, Higher Education

Our FdSc Fisheries Management students recently visited Darent Valley Fly Fishers to carry out an annual survey of the river Darent.

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La Chaire: The Story of Jersey’s Lost Garden

Posted on 17th November 2014 in Horticulture

Hadlow College lecturer Stephen Harmer has published his first book – La Chaire: The Story of Jersey's Lost Garden.

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Hadlow College sets up link with Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

Posted on 13th November 2014 in Animal Management, HE News, Higher Education

The ‘Cans For Corridors’ project aims to use funds raised from recycling drinks cans, to create wildlife corridors to connect areas of fragmented habitat in the Atlantic Forest in Brazil.

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Free Winter Turf Seminars Offered To Industry

Posted on 10th November 2014 in Apprenticeships, General

This winter, in association with the local British and International Golf Greenkeepers’ Association (BIGGA) section, is offering free evening classes on a range of current topics.

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Sissinghurst Castle Gardens

Posted on 3rd November 2014 in Horticulture

15 students studying towards level three qualifications in Horticulture enjoyed a study trip to Sissinghurst Castle Gardens.

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Colchester Zoo Study Tour

Posted on 3rd November 2014 in Animal Management

55 Students studying for their degrees in Animal Management, Animal Conservation and Biodiversity and Animal Behavioural Science and Welfare recently benefitted from a study trip to Colchester Zoo.

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Ex-Hadlow Floristry Students Eco-Florist Business a Great Success

Posted on 30th October 2014 in Floristry, Alumni

Two ex-Hadlow College floristry students have, for the past seven years, firmly established their eco-florist business on am acre of land within the family fruit farm.

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Horticulture Students benefit from Ergonomic tools.

Posted on 24th October 2014 in Horticulture, Events

Students on our Level 3 Extended Diploma in Forestry and Arboriculture and our Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horticulture courses, will now benefit from a range of specialist, ergonomically designed, pruning equipment.

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Student Success at the Autumn Show and Game Fair

Posted on 20th October 2014 in Agriculture, Events

A group of agriculture students recently attended the Autumn Show and Game Fair, organised by the South of England Agricultural Society (SEAS).

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Hadlow College Firmly Back in Fruit

Posted on 17th October 2014 in HE News, Higher Education, Horticulture

Hadlow College firmly demonstrated that it was back in the fruit sector with an exceptional performance at this year’s National Fruit Show.

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The Horse of the Year Show

Posted on 10th October 2014 in Equine Management, HE News

A group of BSc (Hons) Equine Management and BSc (Hons) Equine Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation students recently attended this year’s Horse of the Year Show.

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Improvements and exciting new animals for our Animal Management Unit

Posted on 29th September 2014 in Animal Management

Our animal management students have some exciting new animals to get to know this year, including three Northern Flying Squirrels which are housed in a special nocturnal room of the animal management unit. These squirrels, together with the Sugar Gliders that we already possess, will make great research projects and allow students to conduct comparison studies, such as how they breed their young.

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Pip to Plate

Posted on 26th September 2014 in Horticulture, Events

On Friday 26th September, Hadlow College, together with The British Independent Fruit Growers Association [BIFGA] held an educational outdoors event for local school students.

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2014 FE Fresher’s Fair

Posted on 24th September 2014 in Events

Our FE Fresher’s Fair for new Further Education students was, as usual, a hive of activity.

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Ram Management Workshop

Posted on 18th September 2014 in Agriculture, Events

On 17th September Hadlow College together with Eblex and NSA held a very informative Ram Management Workshop with a focus on ‘Fit For Purpose Breeding Rams’

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Hadlow College and West Kent take part in Dragon Boat event

Posted on 15th September 2014 in Sport & Outdoor Activities, Events

A team of staff and friends of Hadlow College and West Kent’ were delighted to take part in the 2014 Tonbridge Dragon Boat Race on Sept 14th. The Dragon Boat Race was part of a Medieval Weekend at Tonbridge Castle, with a range of themed activities and entertainment taking place.

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Learning Resource Centre Continues to Improve

Posted on 13th August 2014 in General

Students returning to Hadlow College this September will notice some developments and improvements to their Learning Resource Centre (LRC), reflecting a more general move towards library services where hard copy and electronic resources have an equal place.

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New Arrivals Planned for Hadlow’s Animal Management Unit

Posted on 1st August 2014 in Animal Management

This summer Hadlow College’s Animal Management department will welcome a number of new arrivals.

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Animal Management Degree Students Enjoy a Trip of a Lifetime

Posted on 18th July 2014 in Animal Management, HE News, Higher Education

Twenty-one excited higher education students arrived at Hadlow College on the 29th of June eagerly awaiting their departure to South Africa.

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Princess Christian’s Farm Students Complete the Six Book Challenge

Posted on 7th July 2014 in General

Twenty-six students from Princess Christian’s Farm (PCF) successfully completed the Reading Agency’s six book challenge and were awarded certificates by Steve Brown, London 2012 Paralympic GB Wheelchair Rugby Captain

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Hadlow Wins Business Commitment to the Environment Award

Posted on 27th June 2014 in General

Hadlow College, at last night’s Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA), won the Business Commitment to the Environment award in recognition of the work it does in sustainability.

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Success at the South of England Show

Posted on 19th June 2014 in Agriculture, Events

The Hadlow College farm team recently spent 3 days at the South of England show and entered into a number of classes with the following results.

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National Farmers Union First Aid Training for our Agriculture Students

Posted on 10th June 2014 in Agriculture, Events

A group of 38 Agriculture students studying towards the Level 2 Diploma and Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture benefited from attending first aid training provided free of charge by NFU Mutual, with the assistance of the St Johns Ambulance.

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Queen’s Baton Relay

Posted on 6th June 2014 in Sport & Outdoor Activities, Events

A group of Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Outdoor Activity students have been involved in supporting the celebrations of the arrival of the Queen’s Baton at Tonbridge Castle this morning.

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Degree Students to present their work at International Society for Equine Sciences Conference

Posted on 2nd June 2014 in Equine Management, HE News, Higher Education

The work of seven Hadlow College degree students, supported by Total Contact Saddles, will soon be presented at the 10th Annual International Society for Equine Sciences Conference (ISES) in Copenhagen in August 2014.

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Event date 24th January 2015 at 10:00am
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Unaffiliated Dressage

Hadlow Campus

Event date 25th January 2015 at 9:30am
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Unaffiliated Show Jumping

Hadlow Campus

Event date 8th February 2015 at 10:25am
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Higher Education Applicant Day

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Event date 18th February 2015 at 12:30pm
Higher Education, Events

Taster Day

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Event date 20th February 2015 at 9:00am
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Hadlow Campus

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Course Information Event

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Event date 11th March 2015 at 4:30pm
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Spring Collection 2015 - by Mig Kimpton

Hadlow Campus

Event date 17th March 2015 at 7:30pm
Floristry, Events

Higher Education Experience Day

Event date 18th March 2015 at 1:00pm
Higher Education, Events

Affiliated Dressage

Hadlow Campus

Event date 22nd March 2015 at 9:00am
Equine Management, Events

Higher Education Applicant Day

Hadlow Campus

Event date 22nd April 2015 at 12:30pm
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Unaffiliated Show Jumping

Hadlow Campus

Event date 26th April 2015 at 9:00am
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Clear Round Show Jumping

Hadlow Campus

Event date 6th May 2015 at 5:30pm
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Event date 10th May 2015 at 9:00am
Equine Management, Events

Course Information Event

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Event date 13th May 2015 at 4:30pm
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Annual Horse Show

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Event date 24th May 2015 at 9:00am
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Higher Education Applicant Day

Hadlow Campus

Event date 27th May 2015 at 12:30pm

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Event date 29th May 2015 at 9:00am
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Clear Round Show Jumping

Hadlow Campus

Event date 3rd June 2015 at 5:30pm
Equine Management, Events

Higher Education Experience Day

Hadlow Campus

Event date 24th June 2015 at 12:30pm
Higher Education, Events

Course Information Event

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