Group of Giraffes from Animal Management trip ri==to Cotswold Safari Park

Animal Management Trip to Cotswold Wildlife Park

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Recently our Animal Management students took a trip to the Cotswold Wildlife Park. Located on the A361 – 22 miles east of Cheltenham, Cotswold Wildlife Park is committed to conservation through it’s trust. This was formed to raise funds for the conservation of animal species and endangered environments and to educate and inform the public, including visitors to the Wildlife …

Sir Ian Redmond OBE

Dr Ian Redmond OBE Visits Animal Management Students

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Recently, we welcomed Dr Ian Redmond to our Animal Management Education Centre, at Puxton Park. The students were treated to a fascinating talk from Dr Ian Redmond, who is a Tropical Field Biologist, Conservationist, Dian Fossey’s assistant and the first person to introduce David Attenborough to Mountain gorillas! He talked all about his work with great apes and elephants. He …

Female students in white lab coats discussing top 10 Bio Lab careers

Top 10 Bio Lab Careers

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Are you interested in pursuing a degree in Biological Laboratory Sciences but not sure where it will take you?  Well, when it comes to career paths and opportunities post-graduation, with a Bio Lab degree, only the sky is the limit!  Biosciences are broad and all-encompassing; the study of all life itself! This diverse degree explores all aspects of biological life, from genes …

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How to Apply Through Clearing 2022 – UCAS Clearing FAQs

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With the summer holidays well underway, students with offers from universities are eagerly awaiting those all important college exam results.  The question we always get over the summer break though is… “Is it too late to apply”?! To that we say: Not at all! We can consider applications throughout the summer for most of our courses through the process called …

Under the Sea! – Animal Degree Visits Aquarium

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Who doesn’t love a trip to the aquarium?! To mark the end of term, FdSc Animal Management students visited the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth. This trip offered learners the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge gained over the last academic year by observing a range of species in a marine setting. They had the opportunity to observe natural behaviour …

Snake at Puxton Park

Children’s University Members Enjoy Adventure at Puxton Park

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This week our North Somerset Children’s University members took part in an Animal Management Workshop at Puxton Park Tourist Attraction. This initiative encourages children to engage with Higher Education and consider what they want to do in the future through fun and engaging extracurricular activities. The North Somerset Children’s University helps primary school age children to raise their aspirations and develop a …

Bear in field

Animal Management Learners Get Stuck In at the Wild Place Project

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A Bear-illiant trip! (sorry, that was a bad one)  Our Animal Management degree learners had a great time visiting Wild Place Project recently as part of their Introduction to Animal Welfare module. Getting out of the classroom and getting some real hands-on knowledge is a great opportunity and will help these learners visualise for the rest of the course.  Seeing …

Greyhound dog lying on the floor

Shadow the Greyhound Visits Animal Management Learners

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The lovely greyhound Shadow has been on tour!   After well as popping in to the Winter Gardens for some much-deserved strokes from our students last week, the gorgeous Greyhound also visited our Animal Management learners.   In a workshop led by Shadow’s owner Wendy, the class learnt all about how greyhounds’ bodies are adapted to meet the demands of greyhound …

Degree Apprentices Front Cover Debut on Environmental Health News Magazine

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Our Environmental Health Practitioners BSc (Hons) Degree Apprenticeship learners have made it onto the front cover of Environmental Health News magazine! Degree apprenticeships allows students to work in the professional field whilst studying for a degree at the same time. Students (i.e. apprentices) are usually full time paid employees who spend 20% of their week studying, and the rest of …