Student Support Services

Student Services

Personal welfare and support

Students experiencing personal difficulties are advised, in the first instance, to bring these to the attention of their Course and Year Tutor. Regular tutorials provide opportunities for students to raise and discuss problems if they have them.

Additional confidential support is available through the Student Support Team and the Residential Support Team. In addition, we provide a qualified counselling service and a fully qualified nurse is present to resolve minor medical conditions and emergencies during the working day.

Careers advice

The College is committed to the provision of comprehensive career information systems and access to careers advice and job-hunting seminars. A Jobs Notice Board advertises many posts sent to the College direct from employers in environment and land-based industries.

With their specialist industry experience, Course Tutors are often in the best position to advise on careers related to particular training programmes. A comprehensive careers information section is to be found in the College Library and students have access to a qualified Careers Adviser (for all ages) whose role is to give impartial information, advice and guidance and to help students work through the process of career choice.

Career progression is part of each student’s programme and discussion of career plans with tutors is programmed and recorded. Students’ progress into jobs and higher level courses has been recorded at over 95% for a number of years.


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Matrix accreditation

Sparsholt College Hampshire has been accredited with the nationally recognised quality mark for organisations which provide support to individuals to make learning and work more accessible – the matrix Standard. The matrix Standard is the national quality mark for all organisations delivering information, advice and guidance services.

Matrix accreditation

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