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Hadlow Floristry Students win Gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Posted on 20th May 2015 in Floristry

Hadlow College’s Floristry department are celebrating after being awarded a ‘Gold’ medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and also winning RHS Chelsea Floristry College of the year 2015.

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Fisheries study tour to Elphicks Fisheries

Posted on 18th May 2015 in Fisheries Management

Our Extended Diploma in Fish Management Year 1 and 2 students have recently enjoyed a study tour to Elphicks Fisheries in Tonbridge.

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Agriculture students celebrating some new arrivals.

Posted on 14th May 2015 in Agriculture

Our Level 3 extended diploma in Agriculture students are working towards an assignment based around a poultry production project. They have 3 incubators all requiring different levels of care containing Quail eggs, Bantoms and Hens.

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RHS Chelsea Floristry College of the Year 2015

Posted on 14th May 2015 in Floristry, Events

Our Level 5 Floristry students are busy creating their entries for the RHS Chelsea Floristry College of the year 2015 competition, which will take place at this year's Chelsea Flower Show.

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The River Canche - Level 3 Extended Diploma Year 1 & 2 Outdoor Activities Study Tour

Posted on 4th May 2015 in Sport & Outdoor Activities

13 Level 3 extended diploma in Outdoor Activities students have recently returned from a study tour to France where they spent 4 days camping in La Fontaine des Clercs.

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Agriculture students benefit from grassland demonstration.

Posted on 27th April 2015 in Agriculture

Representatives from Burden Bros Agri Ltd and Sumo UK Ltd visited Hadlow College and gave a presentation to around 60 Level 3 extended diploma in Agriculture students. The talk focused on getting maximum productivity out of grassland through good soil management.

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Animal Care students helping the community

Posted on 23rd March 2015 in Animal Management

18 students from our Canterbury site recently spent two days (working one day each) at the Happy Endings Rescue Centre in Faversham as part of their Level 1 Diploma in Land-Based (Animal Care) course.

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New Foal for Hadlow College Equestrian Centre

Posted on 18th March 2015 in Equine Management

Our Equine students were celebrating a new arrival this weekend as Tilly gave birth to a Chestnut Colt at 04.10am on Sunday morning.

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A Great Family Day Out at Annual Lambing Weekend

Posted on 16th March 2015 in Events

Hadlow College staff and students have celebrated another successful Lambing Weekend.

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Do You Need an App for That?

Posted on 13th March 2015 in Apprenticeships

This week, as part of National Apprenticeship Week, our team of advisers have been out and about around the South-East asking businesses whether they have an “app for that”.

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Student success at the Jim Green Memorial Competition

Posted on 13th March 2015 in

A group of Level 2 Diploma Skills for Working Life students have recently returned from the South of England Show ground after taking part in the Jim Green Memorial Competition.

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Horticulture students experience Iceland’s sustainable technology

Posted on 5th March 2015 in Higher Education, Horticulture

A group of eight final year BSc Horticulture students have recently returned from a study tour to Iceland. Where they experienced the sustainable techniques used in glasshouses as well as seeing the sustainable use of geothermal energy in Icelandic Horticulture.

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Cans for Corridors Update

Posted on 26th February 2015 in Animal Management

Since joining the cans for corridors project, run at Durrell Wildlife in November, our students have been collecting aluminium cans in order to raise funds for the ‘Cans For Corridors’ project in Brazil.

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Princess Christian’s Farm Poultry Enterprise

Posted on 12th February 2015 in Animal Management

Students at our Princess Christian’s Farm campus in Hildenborough are working on an exciting new Poultry Enterprise project – a new purpose built area with wheelchair access to enable students of all ability to care for the poultry birds. The Poultry Enterprise project is self-funding and is student led every step of the way. A grant from KCC was obtained and with help from private donations the project has been made possible.

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Annual Careers Fair

Posted on 11th February 2015 in Events

Hadlow College students and pupils of Hadlow Rural Community School had the unique opportunity to meet an exciting variety of employers and speak to them about organisations and careers in the land-based sector at our Annual Careers Fair.

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Hadlow Searches For “Land-Based Business of the Year”

Posted on 11th February 2015 in General

Once again, Hadlow College – together with Brachers LLP – is sponsoring the ‘Land-Based Business of the Year’ category in the Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA).

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NPTC Level 5 Floristry Distinctions

Posted on 9th February 2015 in Floristry, Higher Education

Two Hadlow College Floristry staff are celebrating passing their NPTC Level 5 Diploma in Floristry with Distinction. This is the highest floristry qualification available in the UK, requiring the highest levels of floral design, design concepts and techniques.

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Horticulture Degree Students Benefit From Industry Conference

Posted on 4th February 2015 in HE News, Higher Education, Events

We recently held our annual Landscape and Horticulture Conference, attended by current Higher Education students studying both the BSc (Hons) and FdSc Horticulture programmes, as well as those on the FdSc Garden Management, HND Landscape Management and HND Garden Design programmes.

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Sports Students Work with Local Schools

Posted on 19th January 2015 in Sport & Outdoor Activities

Over the last few weeks our Extended Diploma in Sport students and our Level 1 and 2 Public Services students have been assisting with the delivery of Physical Education lessons for pupils at the Hadlow Rural Community School (HRCS).

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Football Academy Students Complete Their Football Coaching Badge

Posted on 8th January 2015 in Sport & Outdoor Activities

Hadlow College Level 2 and 3 Football Academy students have completed their level one football coaching badge this week with Charlton Athletic.

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Animal Management Students Work With Blue Cross

Posted on 5th January 2015 in Animal Management

Blue Cross has teamed up with Hadlow College to help find homes for unwanted cats, whilst giving Animal Management students valuable hands on experience.

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Land-based Technology Students Busy in the Workshops

Posted on 22nd December 2014 in Agriculture

Our Land-based Technology students have been busy in our engineering workshops, with several new projects coming in for repair or restoration, plus a few of the long term projects being finished off.

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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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Annual Horse Show

Hadlow Campus

Event date 24th May 2015 at 9:00am
Equine Management, Events

Higher Education Applicant Day

Hadlow Campus

Event date 27th May 2015 at 12:30pm

Household Sustainability: how to save the planet and your money

Hadlow Campus

Event date 27th May 2015 at 2:00pm
Events

Workshop - Herbal health and healing for sustainable communities

Hadlow Campus

Event date 3rd June 2015 at 10:00am
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Clear Round Show Jumping

Hadlow Campus

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

Fishing at Grove Farm Sat 6th & Sun 7th June 2015

Hadlow Campus

Event date 6th June 2015 at 7:29am
Fisheries Management, Events

Open Farm Sunday

Princess Christian’s Farm

Event date 7th June 2015 at 10:00am
Events

College Community Event

Hadlow Campus

Event date 11th June 2015 at 4:00pm
Events

Art in the Garden Sat 13th - Sat 20th June

Hadlow Campus

Event date 13th June 2015 at 10:00am
Garden Design, Events

Garden Design Open Studio Sat 13th - Sat 20th June

Hadlow Campus

Event date 13th June 2015 at 10:00am
Garden Design, Events

Gardener’s Question Time

Hadlow Campus

Event date 17th June 2015 at 7:00pm
Horticulture, Events

Hadlow Open Day

Hadlow Campus

Event date 20th June 2015 at 10:00am
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Football Academy Trial - Tournament 6 a side

Hadlow Campus

Event date 20th June 2015 at 10:30am
Sport & Outdoor Activities

Higher Education Experience Day

Hadlow Campus

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

Course Information Event

Hadlow Campus, Canterbury Campus, Royal Borough of Greenwich Equestrian Skills and Riding Centre, Mottingham Campus

Event date 24th June 2015 at 4:29pm
Events

Fishing at Grove Farm Sat 4th & Sun 5th July 2015

Hadlow Campus

Event date 4th July 2015 at 7:30am
Fisheries Management, Events

Grove Farm Open Day

Hadlow Campus

Event date 31st July 2015 at 10:00am
Fisheries Management, Events

Fishing at Grove Farm Sat 1st & Sun 2nd August 2015

Hadlow Campus

Event date 1st August 2015 at 7:30am
Fisheries Management, Events

Grove Farm Open Day

Hadlow Campus

Event date 21st August 2015 at 9:59am
Fisheries Management, Events

Fishing at Grove Farm Sat 5th & Sun 6th September 2015

Hadlow Campus

Event date 5th September 2015 at 7:30am
Fisheries Management, Events

Fishing at Grove Farm Sat 3rd & Sun 4th October 2015

Hadlow Campus

Event date 3rd October 2015 at 7:30am
Fisheries Management, Events

Taster Day

Canterbury Campus, Hadlow Campus, Mottingham Campus, Royal Borough of Greenwich Equestrian Skills and Riding Centre

Event date 30th October 2015 at 9:00am
General, Events

Taster Day

Canterbury Campus, Hadlow Campus, Mottingham Campus, Royal Borough of Greenwich Equestrian Skills and Riding Centre

Event date 19th February 2016 at 9:00am
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Taster Day

Canterbury Campus, Hadlow Campus, Mottingham Campus, Royal Borough of Greenwich Equestrian Skills and Riding Centre

Event date 3rd June 2016 at 9:00am
General, Events