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Hadlow College Students Enjoy GCSE Success

Posted on 24th August 2017 in

Against a backdrop of the new GCSE framework where overall pass rates have fallen nationally, students across the three colleges that comprise the Hadlow Group have outperformed their peers with a higher pass rates than last year.

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GCSE Exam Results Day

Posted on 15th August 2017 in

Collect your GCSE results: Thursday 24th August

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Animal Management Students Get Creative for Wildlife Trust Hedgehog Haven

Posted on 7th August 2017 in Animal Management

Back in late April, to coincide with Hedgehog Awareness Week, our Animal Management department ran a competition, in partnership with the Kent Wildlife Trust, for our FE and HE students to produce a new design for the Trust’s ‘Best Garden for Hedgehogs’ award, sponsored by Kent Mammal Group.

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Hadlow Student Presents Research Findings to World-Renowned Academics at International Conference

Posted on 31st July 2017 in Animal Management, Higher Education

One of our undergraduate students recently presented their dissertation findings at an interdisciplinary international conference on animal ethics amongst world-renowned academics at Oxford.

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Hadlow College Partners With Leading Animal Organisations for Degree Programme Enhancement

Posted on 28th July 2017 in Animal Management, HE News, Higher Education

In recognition of the ever-changing industry and the growth in the companion animal sector, Hadlow has partnered with the Centre of Applied Pet Ethology (COAPE). The partnership will see Dr Robert Falconer-Taylor and Professor Peter Neville, both recognised animal behaviour experts, contributing to the College’s successful animal behaviour degree programmes with lectures and tutorial support.

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Kent County Show Heatwave Draws Thousands as Hadlow College Celebrates 50 Years of Education

This year’s Kent County Show saw sweltering temperatures over the three days, which brought the sun-seeking visitors out in droves. As always, Hadlow College had a significant presence and profile as Livestock and Equine sponsors at the show, with the College being profiled on BBC Radio Kent on all three days and receiving television coverage on the Friday evening.

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Tonbridge Schoolgirl Pips the Competition with Winning Label Design

Posted on 28th June 2017 in Horticulture, Events

A pupil at Weald of Kent Grammar School for Girls has been announced as the winner of Hadlow College’s Pip-to-Plate label design competition.

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Hadlow Group Comments on Publication of The Bank of England Agents’ Summary of Business Conditions

Posted on 26th June 2017 in General

The Hadlow Group would like to see the Government position farming and food at the very top of its agenda, encouraging producers to export to new markets post-Brexit by providing the necessary support.

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New Level 2 Golf Greenkeeper Qualification Gathers Significant Momentum

Posted on 1st June 2017 in Horticulture, Sport & Outdoor Activities

Hadlow College is delighted to have recently enrolled over 15 students on the new Level 2 Golf Greenkeeper Certificate 0143. This new cohort of students represents a significant shift in the industry from old framework qualifications to the new more modern standard apprenticeships.

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Hadlow College and Rural PLC (Kent) pre-2017 Election Manifesto

Hadlow College, in partnership with Rural PLC (Kent), have produced a pre-2017 Election Manifesto

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Landscape and Countryside Management Field Trip to Cuckmere Haven and Knepp Castle Estate

Posted on 5th May 2017 in Countryside, Wildlife & Game Management

Our 3rd year Landscape and Countryside Management degree students recently undertook a field trip to Cuckmere Haven and Knepp Castle Estate in Sussex as part of their Coastal Habitat Management and Livestock Use in Conservation units.

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Two Hadlow Alumni Among Only 17 Students Selected Globally for Bat Conservation Research Grants

Posted on 27th April 2017 in Animal Management, Alumni

We are very proud to announce that two of our graduates have been selected to receive grants from a leading international conservation organisation for their research into bat conservation, with one of them receiving a prestigious international award for their work.

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‘The Bigger Picture’: Horticulture and Landscape Conference Welcomes Industry Expert Speakers

Hadlow College welcomed a series of industry experts to speak at its annual Horticulture and Landscape Conference on the 2nd March, entitled ‘The Bigger Picture’, which covered a broad range of topics, touching upon such pertinent issues as the role of cutting-edge technology in commercial horticulture and post-Brexit food security.

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Meet Tyler Brabham, ABC Apprentice of the Month!

Posted on 18th April 2017 in Apprenticeships, Horticulture

Tyler Brabham, 20, studying for a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Greenkeeping from Lydd Golf Club is the worthy winner of the latest ABC apprentice of the month award.

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Grove Farm – Day-Ticket Fishing

Posted on 29th March 2017 in Fisheries Management

Grove Farm open to the public during 2017 for fishing.

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Thousands Attend Hadlow College Lambing Weekend for Ewe-nique Opportunity to Welcome in the Spring

This year’s Lambing Weekend, our flagship event heralding the start of Spring, saw us welcome 13,000 visitors to our site at Faulkner’s Farm on the 11th and 12th March. Running for 25 years now, the event continues to expand, with this year featuring more exciting family activities and food stalls showcasing the best of our local produce than ever before

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Visit the newborn lambs at Hadlow College’s Lambing Weekend 2017!

Posted on 20th February 2017 in

On 11th and 12th March 2017, visitors to Hadlow College will be able to visit our lambing ewes and their newborn lambs. There will be lots of other fun-filled activities to enjoy for all the family!

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The Hadlow Group Responds to the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy

Posted on 14th February 2017 in General

The recent publication of the UK government’s much-vaunted Industrial Strategy Green Paper, setting out plans to adapt the economy for a post-Brexit era, sees a welcome focus on overhauling technical education – with a pledge to help young people develop the skills for the high-paid, high-skilled jobs of the future.

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Hadlow College Launches Commercial Horticulture Bursary Initiative to Help Safeguard Food Production

Posted on 31st January 2017 in Horticulture

Hadlow College is offering three bursaries worth 80% of tuition fees for the first year of the undergraduate BSc (Hons) programme for entry in either 2017 or 2018.

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Hadlow College Partner with Leading Arborist Trainer, Kingswood, to Offer Industry Short Courses

Posted on 26th January 2017 in Countryside, Wildlife & Game Management

Hadlow College are proud to announce they have partnered with Kingswood Training, a market-leading Lantra-approved training provider, to offer a range of short and legislative chainsaw and arborist courses.

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Hadlow Group Named Top Public Sector Company at The Institute for Turnaround Awards

Posted on 30th November 2016 in General

The Hadlow Group is delighted to announce that it was named Top Public Sector Company at The Institute for Turnaround Awards, held on 24th November at London’s Landmark Hotel.

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The Hadlow Group Announces Joint Venture with Rosemary Shrager’s Cookery School

Posted on 30th November 2016 in General, Events

As part of The Hadlow Group’s continuing commitment to delivering first class training and education across Kent, it has begun a joint venture with Rosemary Shrager’s Cookery School in The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells.

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Olympic Council for Tokyo Delegates Visit Royal Borough of Greenwich Equestrian Centre

Posted on 16th November 2016 in Equine Management

On the 8th November 2016, the Royal Borough of Greenwich Equestrian Centre, run in partnership with Hadlow College, hosted delegates from Setagaya Council on behalf of the Olympic Organising Committee for Tokyo, as part of the planning for the games in 2020.

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Hadlow Student Achieves Second Place in 2016 Toro Young Student Greenkeeper of the Year Awards

Posted on 7th November 2016 in

Hadlow College is proud to announce that one of our students, Vince DeMarzo, took second place in the highly coveted 2016 Toro Young Student Greenkeeper of the Year awards.

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Hadlow College Students and Staff Volunteer for BBC’s DIY SOS:Big Build Great Ormond Street Project

Posted on 7th November 2016 in Garden Design

Staff and students from Hadlow College volunteered in an amazing project over the summer, involving Great Ormond Street Hospital and the BBC TV series: DIY SOS: The Big Build.

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Relocation for Hadlow College Farm Shop

Posted on 7th October 2016 in General

Hadlow College Farm Shop will soon be moving from its current premises on the A26 to a new location, only a stone’s throw away, on Ashes Lane.

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Huge success for Hadlow College students at Crowborough ploughing match!

Posted on 6th October 2016 in

On the 5th October, the Hadlow College engineering team attended Crowborough and District Ploughing match and we are delighted to hear that two of our students won prizes!

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Hadlow College is First Organisation in UK to Offer New Golf Greenkeeping Standard Apprenticeship

Posted on 5th October 2016 in Apprenticeships, Horticulture

Hadlow College is delighted to announce that they are the first centre in the UK to have been awarded approval to offer the newly developed 0143 Golf Greenkeeping Standard Apprenticeship.

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