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University Centre Sparsholt is renowned for the extent, depth and breadth of its links with industry. The opportunities this provides for students is outstanding – through practical industry-related research and work experience. Over 50% of our graduates reported that they had worked for their current employer before or during their recent programme of study at Sparsholt.

  • Animal Management, Zoo Biology and Veterinary Science

    • The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
    • (RCVS)
    • Leading UK Zoos
    • ZSL London and Whipsnade
    • Bristol Zoo
    • Chester Zoo
    • Dudley Zoo
    • Blackpool Zoo
    • Woburn Safari Park
    • The Aspinall Foundation (Howletts and Port Lympne Wild
    • Animal Parks)
    • The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA)
    • Natural England
    • The World Pheasant Association
    • The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland
    • Rare Breeds Survival Trust
    • The Living Rainforest
    • Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB)

  • Equestrian Science and Performance Management

    • The British Horse Society (BHS)
    • Dodson & Horrell
    • British Dressage
    • The British Equestrian Federation
    • Robinsons
    • The Jockey Club
    • Newmarket Racecourse
    • The National Stud
    • Horse & Hound
    • The International Society for Equitation Science
    • The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
    • The British Society of Animal Science
    • British Showjumping

  • Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Studies

    • British and Irish Association of Zoos and
    • Aquariums (BIAZA)
    • British Zebrafish Association
    • Institute of Marine Sciences at the University of Portsmouth
    • British Trout Association
    • Institute of Fisheries Management
    • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
    • Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association (OATA)
    • Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture
    • Science (CEFAS)
    • KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board
    • Environment Agency
    • Carp TV
    • Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (IFCAs)

  • Horticulture

    • The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)
    • Plant Heritage
    • The Chartered Institute of Horticulture
    • The National Trust
    • The Horticultural Development Company
    • BBC Radio 4 Gardeners’ Question Time
    • The Horticultural Trades Association
    • Landex
    • The Society of Garden Designers
    • Hillier Nurseries and Garden Centre
    • British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI)
    • Steve’s Leaves

  • Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

    • Natural England
    • Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust
    • Hampshire County Council
    • The National Trust
    • Ecology & Countryside Service
    • The Wildlife Trusts
    • Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group (FWAG)
    • Forestry Commission