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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.


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.


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.


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


Hadlow Group Ends Kent County Show on a High

The Hadlow Group had a hugely successful three days at the Kent County Show this year. The main marquee had a countryside and sustainability theme, with a host of exciting stands and interactive activities on offer.


Hadlow College Careers & Masters Fair 2016

Posted on 10th February 2016 in Higher Education, Events

On Wednesday, 10th February 2016 students and ex-students of Hadlow College had the exciting opportunity to meet a broad range of employers and speak to them about organisations and careers in the land-based sector, amongst others.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Undergraduate Students Research Presented at International Conferences

Posted on 20th May 2014 in HE News, Higher Education, General

Second year degree students at Hadlow College will soon be starting their dissertation research into a range of exciting subjects across all curriculum areas.


Hadlow Degree Students to Attend the London Produce Show

Posted on 9th May 2014 in Agriculture, HE News, Higher Education, Horticulture

Four Hadlow College degree students have successfully applied to attend the brand-new London Produce Show, which takes place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London from 4th – 6th June.


Agriculture study tour to Ethiopia

Posted on 16th January 2014 in Agriculture, HE News, Higher Education

A group of Hadlow College International Agriculture students recently enjoyed a study trip to Ethiopia.


Animal Management Study Trip to Colchester Zoo

Posted on 19th December 2013 in Animal Management, HE News, Higher Education

32 Animal Management students recently enjoyed a study trip to Colchester Zoo.


Royal Opening for Hadlow’s Greenwich Equestrian Centre

Posted on 5th December 2013 in Equine Management, HE News, Higher Education, General

In a ceremony today, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal formally opened the Royal Borough of Greenwich Equestrian Centre, a partnership between the Royal Borough of Greenwich and Hadlow College.


Interest in Land-Based Degrees Bucks National Trend

Posted on 28th November 2013 in Higher Education, General

Despite a back-drop of a national decline in applications for higher education, as reported by UCAS, interest in the land-based subjects offered by Hadlow College has increased compared to November 2012.


Equine Students Benefit From Innovative Technology

Posted on 8th October 2013 in Equine Management, HE News, Higher Education

Students studying the BSc (Hons) Equine Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation and BSc (Hons) Equine Management degree programmes will for the first time, as part of their course, be using an innovative wire-free system to learn more about how each horse moves.


Kayley Lanston Awarded Ken Lyndon-Dyke Equine Fellowship

Posted on 11th September 2013 in Equine Management, HE News, Higher Education

Following on from our Thanet Earth Discovery Fellowship in Horticulture a new Equine Fellowship is now underway.


Animal Managment Lecturer works with Wildlife Action Group

Posted on 30th August 2013 in Animal Management, HE News, Higher Education

Hadlow College Animal Management lecturer John Pemberton armed himself with a machete against a possible attack at his camp in Thuma Forest, Salima, South Africa, where he spent his summer break tackling human /elephant conflict while helping to protect the area’s wildlife for future generations.


Hadlow College Degree Students Actively Engage in Animal Conservation.

Posted on 19th June 2013 in Animal Management, HE News, Higher Education

In March 2013, as part of a project with Wildlife Action Group Malawi, final year BSc (Hons) Animal Conservation & Biodiversity students were set the task of designing a wildlife conflict mitigation strategy for the human/elephant conflict around the Thuma Forest Reserve.


Animal Management trip to Jersey

Posted on 30th May 2013 in Animal Management, HE News, Higher Education

Our Hadlow College Animal Management faculty have been running a trip to Jersey to visit Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust with degree students since 2005. The trust was founded in 1963 and is involved in a large variety of conservation projects ranging from ex-situ captive breeding projects for endangered species such as the golden lion tamarin, Madagascar teal and Western lowland gorilla to name a few.


Royal Greenwich Equestrian Centre, an Olympic Legacy project

Posted on 22nd May 2013 in Equine Management, HE News, Higher Education

Guests, at an event held on 16th May 2013, had the opportunity for a preview and tour of the Royal Greenwich Equestrian Centre, an Olympic Legacy project involving a partnership between Hadlow College and the Royal Borough of Greenwich.


Horticulture Student Awarded the 2013 Thanet Earth Discovery Fellowship

Posted on 27th April 2013 in HE News, Higher Education, Horticulture

Richard Killian, a second year BSc (Hons) Horticulture student at Hadlow College, has been awarded the 2013 Thanet Earth Discovery Fellowship.


Level 4 Floristry Students Design for RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Posted on 16th April 2013 in Floristry, HE News, Higher Education

Students on our Level 4 Higher Diploma in Floristry course will have, over the next few months, the opportunity to work on a floral exhibit for the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show which takes place in July.


Olympic Silver Medallist Tina Cook Visits Hadlow College

Posted on 28th March 2013 in Equine Management, HE News, Higher Education

As always our lecture demonstrations prove very popular and this one delivered by Tina Cook, despite a bitterly cold evening drew in the crowds.


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