"Although Sparsholt is big, it isn’t intimidating - everyone is very welcoming. I’m now working with a conservation company."Lucy Rasell-White, Extended Diploma
Our strong industry links, expert staff and outstanding natural facilities make Sparsholt College a natural choice for the study of habitat and rural resources management. Conservation is at the heart of everything we do and our courses provide an entry into the industry for school leavers and adults seeking career change.
The College is planning investment in a new range of renewable technologies such as an anaerobic digester and a wind turbine, which will provide an opportunity for students on a number of courses to understand the technology behind such initiatives.
College Farm with incorporated wildlife zones; Wildlife Observation Unit; Fishing lake, attractive to wildlife and wetland species; Deer park with Sika deer herd…
* Ofsted: teachers are enthusiastic and expert in their subject areas, using knowledge and passion for their subject to inspire students
* HE Ecology and Conservation students state that staff are highly knowledgeable, resources are fantastic and ensure applied skills
* On-site facilities include charcoal making, chalk grassland restoration, hedge laying, pond and reedbed management, greenwood crafts, and dedicated chainsaw work areas
“After my time as a Sparsholt student, I worked on both national and international conservation projects. I have particular interest in applied ecology, practical habitat management and ornithology.”