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Sparsholt College staff pitch in with animal care

With the country in lockdown and most students and staff working remotely at home, resident staff @Sparsholt_Coll ege, Hampshire are pitching in to help with caring for the animals.

University Centre Sparsholt Degree Student, Sofia Forino wins undergraduate first place at the Equine Science Symposium

University Centre Sparsholt (@UC_Sparsholt) Degree Student, Sofia Forino has won undergraduate first place at the 2021 Equine Science Symposium which took place virtually between the 1-4 June this year.  

Former Sparsholt Principal, Tim Jackson honoured with TES Lifetime Achievement Award

Former Sparsholt Principal (@Sparsholt_Coll), Tim Jackson has been honoured with a prestigious TES Lifetime Achievement Award at the online TES FE Awards 2021 surrounded by industry experts and peers.  

University Centre Sparsholt Lecturer, Dr Kate Johnson wins £6,500 in funding from The Farmers Club Charitable Trust 2021 Agricultural Educators Awards

@UC_Sparsholt Lecturer, Dr Kate Johnson has won £6,500 in funding from The Farmers Club Charitable Trust (@TheFCCT) 2021 Agricultural Educator Awards.   Dr Johnson is a Higher Education Lecturer for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine and is a course tutor for the FdSc Marine Ecology and Conservation degree at University Centre Sparsholt (UCS). The prestigious award will fund, when restrictions allow, travel to Malaysia to visit universities and fish farms to study novel aquaculture.  On completion Dr Johnson will produce a report on ‘An investigation into the development of novel fin fish aquaculture, with a focus on minimising environmental impacts.’ The report once completed will be submitted to the Farmers Club Charitable Trust and a summary of the report may be published in the Farmers Club Journal.

Lecturer, John Britton celebrates 50 years of teaching at Sparsholt College

Animal Management Lecturer, John Britton is celebrating his golden anniversary at Sparsholt College (@Sparsholt_Coll) after teaching students on campus for an awe-inspiring 50 years.  

Meet Digital Skills Gaps for Free with Innovation South Virtual Campus

Innovation South Virtual Campus (@ISVirtualCampus) has launched a range of free online courses to help employers fill digital skills gaps in their businesses for free.

Andover College Achiever's Awards 2020

Every year Andover College (@Andovercollege) hosts an Achievers’ Awards Ceremony to celebrate their students’ success over the past year. This year, due to the ongoing situation they were unable to host this ceremony at the usual time or in the usual way, however, this is an event they hold close to their hearts so found an innovative, Covid-safe way to celebrate their students’ success.  

Andover College's goes live for Annual Pantomime

The show must go on… @AndoverCollege’s Performing Arts department have showcased their talent and skills in a new way, live and virtual, fitting to suit our times. This year’s pantomime, Beauty and the Beast was livestreamed for all to watch through YouTube.


@AndoverCollege celebrated its students’ success on #ALevel #ResultsDay a little differently in 2020. There was the same pride and sense of achievement from staff, students and parents as students came to collect their results but the day followed government guidelines for social distancing. Students still welcomed the opportunity to see their peers and lecturers and celebrate all they have achieved during their time at the college, especially in the last few extraordinary months.  

Tim Jackson retires as Principal and Chief Executive of Sparsholt College Group

Tim Jackson retires as Principal and Chief Executive of @Sparsholt_Coll

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