Values of Sparsholt College
In some higher education institutions top management imposes institutional values on staff without consultation, however, Sparsholt College, in full consultation with staff, has set out the beliefs and values that are central to our purpose. These beliefs and values inform staff and students of our organisational culture (the way we do things) and underpin all our activities.
Our values are: Excellence, Passion, Team work, Integrity, Innovation, Sustainability, Valuing Others, Supportiveness. You will see these listed in every room in the College.
If you are not ordinarily resident in a member state of the EEA/EU you may be classed as a visa national student and you will need to apply for a Tier 4 (General) student visa in order to study on a Further Education, Foundation Degree (FdSc), undergraduate degree (BSc), or postgraduate degree (MSc) in the UK. Full details of countries requiring a Tier 4 (General) student visa and exceptions can be found here.
If you are not ordinarily resident in a member state of the EEA/EU, and your country is not listed above, then you are classed as a non-visa national.
There is a very useful Home Office self-assessment page which you can use to find out what type of visa you need – check if you need a visa https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa.
You can contact the international office with any questions you may have about your Tier 4 visa.
Please note that the information given about visas and immigration in this online student handbook is as accurate as we can make it given that the Home Office is making frequent updates to its regulations. So for the latest information from the source, please visit the Home Office website page on Tier 4 (General) student visas.
If you are not an EEA/EU national you will require a Schengen Visa to travel to an EEA/EU country. The Schengen Visa Scheme allows those wishing to visit certain countries within the EEA/EU (and Switzerland) to travel between these countries using only one visa. The Schengen space includes the following countries:
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.
Further information can be found on the UKCISA website.