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Class of 2021 – We’re so proud!

Our fantastic students have gone above and beyond to work hard and achieve fantastic success throughout their time at Sparsholt, especially over the last extraordinary year. Students, parents and staff have responded amazingly well to the on-going lockdowns using the college’s online learning platform, and have embraced this new way of blended learning. We can’t wait to see what the future holds for you as you join the experts in your field.

We’re still here to support you, and have put together this page of resources to help answer any questions or queries you may have about taking your next steps now that your results have arrived.


Receiving your results this year? Check out all the options for your next steps! From work based training, to university, to going straight into work. Explore which path is right for you at: https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/examresults You can speak to a professional careers adviser for free and impartial info and advice via the webchat, or call the National Careers Exam Results Helpline on 0800 100 900, open weekdays 8am to 8pm,  Sat 10am to 5pm.


 

Heading to University or University Centre Sparsholt?

We’re excited to see many of our students move on to continue their studies at University this year! Now your results are in, you should have received an update on your offers via UCAS. Whatever your results, we’ve gathered some information to to help you decide what to do next.

  • Getting Prepared

    To help you prepare for life at University, our Careers Team have put together a wealth of online resources to help with your progression – Uni Bound. Pages of helpful information, tips and tricks, and a mixture of talks from different Universities are available for you to browse, and help you feel prepared for this exciting new time. Start exploring now by heading to Moodle, clicking your Student Toolkit, and heading to the Careers section!

    As part of the Southern Universities Network (SUN), students at Sparsholt College also have access to a wealth of resources from universities all across the South Coast. SUN’s brand new online chat platform, Future Steps, allows students to speak directly with current university students, careers advisers and progression mentors for impartial advice and support.

    Log in to Future Steps now!

  • Clearing

    If your results haven’t secured you a place on your chosen University course, don’t panic! Clearing can help you find a course at University that’s best suited for the grades you have achieved. You can find out more by heading to the UCAS website here.

  • University Centre Sparsholt

    We can’t wait to welcome so many students back as they begin their Higher Education journey at University Centre Sparsholt! If you’re returning to us as an Undergraduate student this September, we’ve prepared some information to help you get ready for university life here.

    University Centre Sparsholt is a popular choice for our students to continue their studies at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. If you’re excited to continue your journey at Sparsholt and are interested in clearing, or just want to know more about our expert lecturers, leading research and specialist degree courses, find out more here.

Apprenticeships

Looking to continue your education, but gain experience working in industry? An Apprenticeship might be the right choice for you!

A training programme designed to develop your skills and knowledge in a particular professional area, you’ll be able to earn as you learn. We offer a fantastic choice of apprenticeships in a wide variety of professions, and our expert Apprenticeship Team can offer advice and information on how to get started.

Find out more here.

Wellbeing Support

Finishing College and moving onto the next step in your education or career is a huge achievement to be excited about, however we understand it can also feel daunting. If you’re feeling worried, need some support, or just want someone to talk to, our friendly Wellbeing team are still here to help!

Our team includes specialist wellbeing practitioners, counsellors, and nurses that are dedicated to listening and empowering you to resolve any challenges you might face. Find out more here.

 

Careers Support

Many students leaving Sparsholt College this year have a clear idea of the next steps they want to take, and we’re looking forward to seeing where you go next. However, we understand that you may still feel uncertain about your future and what to do next – please know that Sparsholt is still here to help!

Our dedicated Careers team, with the assistance of the Southern Universities Network, are on-hand to offer support to help you plan what the next right step is for you. You can still get in touch to arrange a 1:1 appointment with our team, and access a wealth of resources at our Careers Hub (based in the library) or online on the Careers Moodle page.

Find out more here.

Sparsholt College officially launches its new Careers Hub

  • Thinking about Employment?

    Getting ready for a job interview? This video will help you prepare:

  • Thinking about University?

    If you are have decided that university is right for you,  the college will still support you with your application, and we will provide your academic reference. Please contact careers@sparsholt.ac.uk  for any additional assistance.