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Easter Lamb Show and Sale

Posted on 17th April 2014 in Agriculture, Events

We have just returned from the Easter Lamb Show and Sale at Ashford and are thrilled that out of more than 20 pens Hadlow College's top pen came a very creditable 4th, this was a great result from a small group of only 20 ewes, lambing early.

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Hadlow College Peer Mentoring Scheme

Posted on 3rd April 2014 in General

We have recently launched a Peer Mentoring Scheme for the wellbeing of our students.

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Students raise over £700 for the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution

Posted on 31st March 2014 in Events

Our Hadlow College Access to Higher Education students ran a stand at this years’ Lambing Weekend raising over £700 for the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI). This national charity which, operates throughout England and Wales, provides care and support in times of crisis for farmers, farm workers, farm managers and their dependents.

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Greenkeeping Apprenticeships Winter Work Schedule

Posted on 20th March 2014 in Apprenticeships

This week marks the first day of Spring and officially the end of Winter. The Winter period is the main training season for greenkeepers and ground staff throughout the country.

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Record Numbers of Visitors for our 2014 Lambing Weekend

Posted on 17th March 2014 in Events

The weekends Lambing event was a huge success with the highest number of recorded visitors in the last 11 years. The College received approximately 11,500 visitors this year, compared with 7500 the previous year (being a very cold and damp year!). Over the 2 days just over 5000 cars visited the College.

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Pammy Hutton FBHS Lecture Demonstration

Posted on 12th March 2014 in Equine Management, HE News, Events

Pammy Hutton FBHS international dressage rider and trainer spent the afternoon and evening at Hadlow College on Monday 10th March.

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A Game of Three Halves

Prospective Tonbridge Angels Football Academy students were last night given the opportunity to play the West Ham Academy at the Longmead Stadium, Tonbridge.

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Students Gain Practical Experience Electrofishing

Posted on 6th March 2014 in Fisheries Management

A group of students studying towards the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fish Management recently visited Clay Pit Fishery in Ashford and carried out an electrofishing exercise.

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Equine Study Tour to Newmarket

Posted on 3rd March 2014 in Equine Management

A group of 23 students studying towards the Extended Diploma in Horse Management (year 2) recently enjoyed a study tour to Newmarket.

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Horsebox and Trailer Safety Seminar

Posted on 26th February 2014 in Equine Management

NFU Mutual, The British Horse Society and PRP Rescue Services recently attended Hadlow College to run a seminar to highlight the importance of horsebox and trailer safety.

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Hadlow College Careers Fair 2014

Posted on 26th February 2014 in Events

On Wednesday, 26th February 2014 students at Hadlow College had the unique opportunity to meet a wide variety of employers and speak to them about businesses and organisations within the land-based sector.

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Hadlow College Preferred Provider for K College

Posted on 21st February 2014 in General

Hadlow College, an Ofsted outstanding provider, has been confirmed by K College as the preferred provider to take over the running of their Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Ashford campuses.

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Students give a little back to the community

Posted on 20th February 2014 in General

A group of 9 students studying towards their Entry Level Skills for Working Life qualifications course recently organised and carried out a community litter picking event.

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Hadlow College’s ABC Department Celebrate Success Rates

Posted on 13th February 2014 in Apprenticeships

The Apprenticeship, Business and Communities (ABC) department at Hadlow College is celebrating a workplace training success rate far in excess of the national average.

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International Harvester TD 18, Crawler tractor

Posted on 5th February 2014 in Agriculture

Our International Harvester TD 18 Crawler tractor, now lovingly renamed ‘Caz’, has had quite a bit going on in her life recently.

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Success for Billy in Young Horticulturalist of the Year Competition

Posted on 27th January 2014 in HE News, Horticulture, General

Billy Stott, a BSc (Hons) Horticulture student, has today won the local heat of the Young Horticulturalist of the Year competition.

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Countryside Management Students Put Theory into Practise on College Estate

Posted on 23rd January 2014 in Countryside, Wildlife & Game Management

Our Countryside Management students have recently been out in force spending their practical sessions in establishing and developing habitat on the Hadlow College estate.

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Hadlow College Awarded GTC Quality Mark

Posted on 20th January 2014 in Apprenticeships, General

Hadlow College has recently gained the prestigious GTC Quality Mark in recognition of the high standard of greenkeeping training that is offered within the Apprenticeships, Business and Communities (ABC) department.

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Agriculture study tour to Ethiopia

Posted on 16th January 2014 in Agriculture, HE News, Higher Education

A group of Hadlow College International Agriculture students recently enjoyed a study trip to Ethiopia.

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Hadlow College Sponsors Kent Excellence in Business Awards

Posted on 10th January 2014 in General

For the second successive year, Hadlow College is hunting for the best land-based business in Kent as part of the Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA).

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International Harvester TD 18, Crawler tractor

Posted on 6th January 2014 in Agriculture

Our Level 3 Extended Diploma in Land-Based Technology students are getting hands on experience restoring an International Harvester TD 18 Crawler tractor.

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Animal Management Study Trip to Colchester Zoo

Posted on 19th December 2013 in Animal Management, HE News, Higher Education

32 Animal Management students recently enjoyed a study trip to Colchester Zoo.

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Countryside Students helping the Community

Posted on 12th December 2013 in Countryside, Wildlife & Game Management

As part of their work with the local community, Hadlow College students recently completed a project with the Kent Fire and Rescue Service assisting with the landscaping around the new Ash-cum-Ridley Fire Station.

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International Students Visit Hadlow College’s Floristry Department

Posted on 9th December 2013 in Floristry

The floristry department of Hadlow College recently played host to 25 international students.

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Royal Opening for Hadlow’s Greenwich Equestrian Centre

Posted on 5th December 2013 in Equine Management, HE News, Higher Education, General

In a ceremony today, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal formally opened the Royal Borough of Greenwich Equestrian Centre, a partnership between the Royal Borough of Greenwich and Hadlow College.

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Christmas Table Decoration Competition

Posted on 2nd December 2013 in Floristry

Our Level 2, 3 and 5 Diploma in Floristry students will soon be getting creative and gathering materials for our Christmas table decoration competition.

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Interest in Land-Based Degrees Bucks National Trend

Posted on 28th November 2013 in Higher Education, General

Despite a back-drop of a national decline in applications for higher education, as reported by UCAS, interest in the land-based subjects offered by Hadlow College has increased compared to November 2012.

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College Footballers to Benefit from Professional Pitch

Our Football Academy students will have the luxury of playing on a pitch that has been designed to professional standards.

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Hadlow College Campus Cycle Scheme

Posted on 25th November 2013 in Events

As part of our ‘LESS’ programme Hadlow College is encouraging staff to cycle or walk around the Hadlow campus rather than driving.

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Horticulture Students Gain Practical Experience in College Nursery

Posted on 20th November 2013 in Horticulture

Autumn/Winter is not a quiet time for Horticulturalists. Since returning from their half-term break, our Horticulture students have been hard at work in our Court lane glasshouses and nursery complex.

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