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.
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.
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.
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.
The Apprenticeship, Business and Communities (ABC) department at Hadlow College is celebrating a workplace training success rate far in excess of the national average.
Our International Harvester TD 18 Crawler tractor, now lovingly renamed ‘Caz’, has had quite a bit going on in her life recently.
Billy Stott, a BSc (Hons) Horticulture student, has today won the local heat of the Young Horticulturalist of the Year competition.
Our Countryside Management students have recently been out in force spending their practical sessions in establishing and developing habitat on the Hadlow College estate.
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.
A group of Hadlow College International Agriculture students recently enjoyed a study trip to Ethiopia.
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).
Our Level 3 Extended Diploma in Land-Based Technology students are getting hands on experience restoring an International Harvester TD 18 Crawler tractor.
32 Animal Management students recently enjoyed a study trip to Colchester Zoo.
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.
The floristry department of Hadlow College recently played host to 25 international students.
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.
Our Level 2, 3 and 5 Diploma in Floristry students will soon be getting creative and gathering materials for our Christmas table decoration competition.
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.
Our Football Academy students will have the luxury of playing on a pitch that has been designed to professional standards.
As part of our ‘LESS’ programme Hadlow College is encouraging staff to cycle or walk around the Hadlow campus rather than driving.
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.
Our students are always busy with any opportunity to have fun especially when Children In Need comes round again.
Our students have been busy again this year collecting items to fill Shoe Boxes for the Link Romania annual Family Shoebox Appeal.
In a speech today at the House of Commons, Hadlow College has revealed its £40m plan to bring future global solutions in green technologies to the site of the former Betteshanger Colliery, near Dover.
On 19th November, Hadlow College will welcome professional greenkeepers and groundsmen from around the South-East for the annual British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) regional conference.
In a recently released report, commissioned by Hadlow College to ascertain its social and economic impact, it has been determined that for every £1 of public money the College receives it generates £2.60 for the Kent economy.
Returning to the competition after a fifteen year break, horticultural students at Hadlow College have successfully entered, and been awarded prizes, for their apple entries at the National Fruit Show.
Hadlow College was recently supported by a number of industry partners who took part in an event at the College orchards, designed to give secondary school children the opportunity to learn about how apples are grown.
Harry Bailey, a lecturer in Veterinary Nursing at Hadlow College, has recently been elected onto the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA) Council.
In addition to providing an outstanding level of education and training to our students, Hadlow College is also responsible for running several commercial businesses, including its three farms. In total over 400 acres are farmed by the College, growing a mix of oil seed rape, maize and silage grasses. These are harvested at different times of the year and then either sold on the open market or stored as fodder to feed our livestock.
Canterbury Campus, Hadlow Campus, Mottingham Campus, Greenwich Campus