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Looking to apply for one of our leading land-based courses? Get ahead of the crowds and join us at our next open event on Saturday 9 October 2021. (Registrations will open soon)

Our dedicated Principal, Assistant Principals, Student Support and Apprenticeship teams will be on-hand to answer any questions you may have to give you an insight into why Sparsholt is one of the UK’s leading land and environment based education providers.

Whether you are a school leaver, looking to study a degree, a mature learner looking for career change or looking for part-time study and apprenticeships, we are here to help you become tomorrow’s expert in land-based studies.

If you would like to book your place to discuss our specialist degree courses at University Centre Sparsholt, register here.


If you can’t wait to meet us at our Open Events, you can take a closer look at what Sparsholt has to offer here with our On Demand Open Event content!

We’ve created a suite of course overviews and guided tours from our expert tutors to help you explore our 450 acre countryside campus, leading and-based courses and specialist facilities; all from the comfort of your own home.


Navigate through our virtual campus tour below by scanning across the campus, zooming in to and clicking on different buildings, and exploring the wide variety of specialist facilities, student life amenities, and accommodation options Sparsholt has to offer.


Join our expert lecturers on an online guided tour across Sparsholt College’s industry standard facilities and state-of-the-art equipment! Browse through our playlist to find your subject area and find out about the facilities on offer!


Join Sparsholt students Hannah and Jack on a guided tour across our countryside campus, where they’ll show you all of the facilities that make Student Life at Sparsholt stand out.


Hear directly from our expert tutors about the leading land-based courses offered at Sparsholt College, alongside our wide range of apprenticeships.


  • Finance

    There are no course fees for students enrolling at the College if they are an EU citizen and under 19 when your full-time course begins. However, for others who have to pay for their courses, we know that Money Matters and offer many different Finance and Funding options.

    Find out more about our Finance and Funding options

  • Transport

    Students travel to Sparsholt College from all over the region, so we aim to make the journey as easy and cost effective as possible. Whether you’re getting the train from Southampton, Eastleigh, Totton or Basingstoke or the bus from across Hampshire and the county borders, we’ll help you find the best way to get into College.

    Find out more about our Travel options

  • Careers Support

    At Sparsholt College we do everything we can to make sure that you have a plan of what you want to do once you leave. This may include progressing onto university, an apprenticeship or continuing into full time employment. Our careers guidance aims to expand the horizons of all students, enabling you to make informed career decisions. Our Careers Adviser is on hand to help you every step of the way.

    Find out more about our dedicated Careers Support

  • Wellbeing, Support & Learning Resources

    Starting college and studying a subject that you are passionate about is exciting but it can be daunting too. We know how important it is to stay focused on your studies but recognise that life can get in the way sometimes.

    That’s why we have a highly experienced Student Wellbeing Team to ensure you are able to cope with any obstacles life throws at you and to offer information and support. The team includes specialist wellbeing practitioners, Counsellors and nurses. The team are dedicated to listening and empowering you to resolve any challenges you might face to enable you to be as successful as possible at college and beyond.

    Find out more about our expert Wellbeing, Support & Learning Resources 

  • Student Life

    Whether they live on campus in our Outstanding accommodation halls of residence, or travel in every day, Sparsholt College’s 450 acre campus has all the amenities to make our students feel at home, and to support them in their studies. Alongside use of College facilities such as the Fitness Suite and one-hectare lake, our students have access to a wide range of facilities dedicated to giving them the best student experience possible.

    Find out more about Student Life at Sparsholt.

  • Industry Placements

    As part of our Level 3 courses in land-based subjects, full-time students aged 16-19 will complete a work placement with an industry-specific external employer or voluntary organisation. Students are expected to source a potential placement opportunity prior to the start of their course. Our Industry Placement team will be here to support and guide you from start to finish should you require their help.

    Find out more about Industry Placements.

  • Future Open Events

    2021/22 Open Events

    Saturday 9 October 2021 10am–2pm  

    Saturday 13 November 2021 10am–2pm 

    Saturday 5 February 2022 10am–2pm  

    Saturday 5 March 2022 10am–2pm  

    Wednesday 4 May 2022 4–7pm  

    Thursday 16 June 2022 4–7pm  

    Thursday 7 July 2022 3–7pm 

  • University Centre Sparsholt

    Prospective degree students interested in studying at University Centre Sparsholt, please head to the University’s Open Event’s Page to find out more.


If you have any questions, please get in touch by calling 01962 776441 or send us an email on – we’re here to help!


Applications are open for September 2021 – click here to apply!