News: Open Day 2016 at Plumpton College

Posted on 11th April 2016

Experience all courses in action at the Plumpton College Open Day
Saturday 14th May, 10am-5pm.
Equine displays. Forestry demonstrations. Range of large and small animals. Tractor/trailer rides. Children’s activities. Craft and trade fair. Woodland walks.
Farm displays. Local food & refreshments. Dog grooming. Falconry. Machinery.
Wine tasting and wine sales. Clay pigeon shooting. Plant sales. Sheep shearing.
Dog showing. Sport/outdoor activities/climbing wall. Metalsmithing/jewellery.
Gun dogs and terrier racing. Floristry displays & competition. Horticulture and hard landscaping. Game and fishery management.  Entry: £7.50 adult. £5.00 senior.
Free entry for under 16s.  Shop online for tickets for fast track entry: http://shop.plumpton.ac.uk


At open day you can get courses and careers advice from specialist staff.

The land based sector has identified a need for nearly 600,000 young people to enter the profession within the next ten years.  The College is pleased to welcome more students than ever from non-farming backgrounds, as well as a higher percentage of female students and those with excellent academic qualifications.

The College is keen to constantly evolve their resources to meet the needs of the rapidly changing sector and have introduced dynamic and exciting ways to teach within study programmes.

A strong teaching staff with extensive international, research and industry expertise complements the student support offered to teaching and learning study programmes.
Student provision includes accommodation on-campus at the main college location in the centre of the South Downs National Park, a range of bursaries and loans, subsided transport within Sussex, pastoral provision and a lively social calendar.  The College is situated only six miles from Lewes and nine miles from Brighton, with major transport routes within easy reach.  Gatwick airport is close by and London only an hour away.

 

We hope that you will come along and enjoy a great day out at the Plumpton College Open Day on
Saturday 14th May, from 10am -5pm! www.plumpton.ac.uk

 

 

Kind regards Shan Dexter | publicity | Plumpton College
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