Sparsholt College Top for Student SatisfactionSparsholt College higher education (HE) undergraduates are officially the most satisfied students of all the UK’s land-based colleges according to the National Student Survey 2015. An impressive 94% of Sparsholt’s HE students are highly satisfied with the overall quality of their course including teaching, academic support and learning resource. This puts the College considerably above the national satisfaction rate of 86% for all universities in and colleges in the UK and marks a further 7% improvement on last year’s already strong result.

Tim Jackson, Sparsholt College Principal said: “What a result – this really says something about the standards of undergraduate study at Sparsholt. While smaller than many mainstream universities, the specialist nature of our provision and the commitment of our expert staff to the achievement of high standards has been validated by our students.

“Everyone says there is something special about Sparsholt and this must be down to a combination of factors – the passion, expertise and gravitas of our lecturers; the unrivalled specialist facilities; our exceptional links with industry providing students with a natural pathway to employment and of course our beautiful 400 acre campus.”

More than 300,000 final-year students responded to the survey this year which is a national survey run by Ipsos MORI, from 350 universities, colleges and private providers from across the UK, representing a response rate of 71% with Sparsholt being the leader among 26 similar land based institutions.

Sparsholt College Hampshire is one of the leading providers of university level courses for the land and environment including Animal and Zoo Management, Ecology and Conservation Management, Equine Studies, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Studies, Horticulture and Veterinary Nursing.

To find out more about the full range of courses available at Sparsholt College please come along to the next Open Day on Saturday 3 October 10.00am to 3.00pm.

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