Clare Freemantle

Clare Freemantle

FdSc Horticulture with Plantsmanship and Design

“The Horticulture facilities at the College are excellent and complement the academic elements of my course.”

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George Stone

George Stone

FdSc Horticulture with Plantsmanship and Design

” The course covers a diverse range of subjects allowing me to broaden my knowledge and skills in the industry, as well as providing networking opportunities.”

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Emma Brown

Emma Brown

BSc (Hons) Animal Management

“I would thoroughly recommend Sparsholt to anyone wanting to work within the animal industry.”

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Lucy Babey

Lucy Babey

BSc (Hons) Animal Management

” A particular highlight of Sparsholt is that it holds a zoo licence and houses an array of exotic species, as well as farm and companion animals, and includes specialist herptile and nocturnal facilities.”

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Zoe Newnham

Zoe Newnham

BSc (Hons) Animal Management

“I liked the opportunities for work experience – the tutors helped you choose and often had contacts to help you get there.”

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Fraser Deans

Fraser Deans

BSc (Hons) Conservation and Wildlife Management

” I heard from people in the field that Sparsholt College is the best place in the UK to train for a countryside career. ”

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Glen Moores

Glen Moores

BSc (Hons) Conservation and Wildlife Management

” What is excellent at Sparsholt are the facilities and chances for networking – the lecturers are very well-connected and the opportunities are there for the taking.”

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Tim Bernhard

Tim Bernhard

BSc (Hons) Conservation and Wildlife Management

” Now that I am employed in conservation, on reflection, I think going to Sparsholt was probably the best decision I ever made. The course broadened my view of conservation on a global scale and introduced me to many aspects which I would not have considered previously.”

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Hana Wilson

Hana Wilson

MSc Equine Behaviour, Performance and Training

“The lecturing team are second to none and inspire students to research into their field of interest; throughout my time at Sparsholt College I was given great opportunities to get involved in three research projects for the British Equine Federation (BEF) and the Advancing Equine Scientific Excellence (AESE)!”

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Nathalie Luckhurst

Nathalie Luckhurst

MSc Equine Behaviour, Performance and Training

” Before starting the course I was a little unsure and felt intimidated by it, but as I began the course I felt more relaxed and comfortable, which was greatly helped by all the support and guidance given by the lecturers.”

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Sarah Johns

Sarah Johns

MSc Equine Behaviour, Performance and Training

” The life at Sparsholt College is great and the tutors are always very helpful. I find organising the set work with other life aspects achievable and not too stressful.”

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Sophie Cookson

Sophie Cookson

MSc Equine Behaviour, Performance and Training

” I have always known Sparsholt to be one of the leading land-based colleges – the facilities and resources are fantastic and I loved the third year top-up Equine BSc and MSc. ”

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Sophie Cope

Sophie Cope

BSc (Hons) Equine Studies

” I chose Sparsholt due to their fantastic facilities, reputation and the support available for students.”

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Tiffany Riman

Tiffany Riman

BSc (Hons) Equine Studies

” I chose Sparsholt initially because of its good reputation – everyone I knew who had studied here enjoyed it. I remember coming to meet the tutors and thinking how friendly they all were.”

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Cameo Pike

Cameo Pike

BSc (Hons) Equine Science

” After a two year National Diploma in Horse Management, I couldn’t wait to be an undergraduate student. After three brilliant years as a BSc (Hons) Equine Science student, when the MSc EBPT was mentioned to me, I couldn’t wait to start.”

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Jaana Pohjola

Jaana Pohjola

MSc Equine Behaviour, Performance and Training

” The MSc course has given me many new perspectives of the international equine industry and I believe this enhances my future employment opportunities.”

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Jack Taylor

Jack Taylor

BSc (Hons) Aquaculture and Fishery Management

” What I took away from Sparsholt was an area of expertise and the ability to talk confidently and credibly on a range of subjects, from fish health to the environmental impact of pollution, European regulations etc. I’m really excited about the future.”

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Neil Swift

Neil Swift

BSc (Hons) Aquaculture and Fishery Management

” If you’re interested in the world of fishing, you’ll already have heard of Sparsholt – its reputation precedes it.”

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Hannah Prince

Hannah Prince

Hannah Prince – FdSc Veterinary Nursing Science

” When I starting looking at universities I found Sparsholt had the best veterinary nursing facilities compared to the others I visited.”

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Alice Permain

Alice Permain

BSc (Hons) Equine Studies

Alice graduated from Sparsholt College with a BSc (Hons) Equine Studies in 2011 and has now ventured onto to work in a prestigious role with Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) at Rio Olympics 2016.

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Alice Carter

Alice Carter

BSc Equine Science graduate

“I found Sparsholt to be much more intimate than other larger universities, and the individual tutor support was amazing – they really get to know you and your project.”

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Bob Goddard

Bob Goddard

BSc Aquaculture and Fishery Management graduate

“The best thing about the course was the content of the units, the level of teaching and the practical work.”

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Jake Kendall-Ashton

Jake Kendall-Ashton

BSc (Hons) Animal Management

“I would say the biggest advantages of studying at Sparsholt are the fantastic industry links the College and its tutors have as well as the expert level of tuition on offer.”

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Joe Pearce

Joe Pearce

FdSc Sports Fisheries and Aquaculture

“Fish were always my passion and I chose Sparsholt because of its reputation and contacts within the industry.”

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Nicole Pfaller-Sadovsky

Nicole Pfaller-Sadovsky

BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Behaviour

“Sparsholt offers the possibility to work hands-on with different species in the on-site facilities.”

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Michael Clough

Michael Clough

FdSc Animal Management and Applied Science

“My Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management provided me with two great years gaining knowledge and experience.”

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Emily Clark

Emily Clark

FdSc Animal Management and Applied Science

“I really enjoyed the practical lessons which made learning easier and I found all the teachers so friendly and extremely supportive.”

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Danielle Moraviec

Danielle Moraviec

BSc (Hons) Animal Management

“I never realised my potential before coming to Sparsholt – the lecturers really support you and always encourage you to work to your best potential.”

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Ruth Holland

Ruth Holland

BSc (Hons) Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Management

“We do a lot of practicals and the lecturers’ knowledge and enthusiasm is infectious.”

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Bernadette Collins

Bernadette Collins

BSc (Hons) Equine Science

“The facilities are great and I’ve had the chance to use a lot of high-tech lab equipment on the degree course. I’ve found my BSc really interesting and it has developed my knowledge.”

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Summer Heiford

Summer Heiford

FdSc Equine Studies

“I have always found my lecturers really supportive and they help students get through their degree course.”

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Jennifer Rozak

Jennifer Rozak

FdSc Marine Ecology and Conservation

“This course has helped me experience my desired field of work through my placement at the Seawatch Foundation, a marine research charity.”

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