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Writtle University College

Writtle is one of the oldest specialist institutions in the UK and offers a range of land-based, design and sport courses at various levels of academic study including Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Further Education, Short Courses and Apprenticeships.

History

Established in 1893, Writtle University College has been producing leaders in the land-based industries and organisations for more than 120 years.

Education

Writtle is one of the oldest specialist institutions in the UK and offers a range of land-based, design and sport courses at various levels of academic study including Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Further Education, Short Courses and Apprenticeships. We also provide students with the options of being able to study certain courses on a part-time basis.

Research

Research provision at Writtle University College has been established for many years and the research undertaken today primarily has a 'near market' practitioner focus, as well as developing and underpinning the curriculum. We have an active community of researchers who regularly publish and contribute to a variety of academic peer reviewed forums.

From cow behaviour tracking and crop analysis to sustainable development and landscape research, the research carried out at Writtle makes a significant contribution to the world around us.

Career

As a small and specialist institution we are keen to offer a bespoke careers guidance service to all our students including:

  • Careers education and career development planning
  • Careers advice to support decisions around ‘what next’, progression and future plans
  • Advice to support UCAS applications and applications for post graduate study
  • CV help through individual careers appointments or via email
  • Support for job search and applications, combined with help preparing for job interviews
  • Specialist knowledge of land-based sector
  • Vacancy service via the Virtual Jobs Notice Board
  • Employer presentations and events
  • Careers information in the library and online
  • Social media presence via Facebook Writtle Careers and Twitter

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Writtle University College Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Writtle University College. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Provided by university
Grant
12500 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
Sport Scholarship
Merit-based

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Anglia Ruskin University
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
19000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarships for PhD Students
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Boustany Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Ocean Country Partnership Programme Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACU (The Association of Commonweath Universities)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
Boustany Cambridge Pembroke Scholarship in Philosophy
Merit-based

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Unknown
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
23 Nov 2024
Royal Geographical Society - Dudley Stamp Memorial Award in UK
Merit-based Need-based

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Royal Geographical Society
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Writtle University College, visit our scholarship search.

Student services

We want you to get the most out of college and as such the Learner Services team are here to support you. We offer a range of services from financial hardship assistance through to welfare support and counselling. We can provide individually tailored learning support for students with a disability, specific learning difficulty or medical condition(s) as well as one to one and drop-in session support for students that might just need some help with their study skills.

Housing services

The Accommodation Office provides advice and guidance on accommodation matters both on and off-campus, as well as processing halls applications and providing details of available off campus accommodation. Students often use the office as the first point of call for any student issues and will always receive a warm welcome.

We have 382 rooms available in 14 Halls of Residence set in beautiful gardens on the main campus. Halls are close to all main amenities such as the Bar and Recreation and Fitness Centre, catering outlets, library, computer suites and laundry facilities.

Library services

As well as providing a specialist book collection, the library offers access to a range of electronic journals, e-books and online databases. The study spaces include several computers, laptops for loan and Wi-Fi access for students with their own portable devices.

ICT services

Students have access to eleven computer suites throughout the University College, with high specification machines capable of running the latest versions of software and accessing the Internet and student Intranet.

Medical services

The Safeguarding & Wellbeing team play a key role in this and offer/provide a range of student services including counselling, welfare support, international student advice/support and safeguarding (including Prevent).

Campus life

Writtle University College attracts students locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. Our facilities and resources, based on our picturesque campus of approximately 200 hectares, are used to enhance the student learning experience, enabling them to gain both theory and practical skills whilst studying with us.

Sports facilities

Writtle University College offers a range of activities, facilities and events that enable students, staff and our local community to stay in shape whilst studying, keep active outside of work and enjoy the physical and social aspect of sport.

  • WUC Sport runs morning, day-time and evening fitness classes for students and staff to take part in including; core strength, BoxFit and Bootcamp.
  • Give-It-A-Go is our free social sport and physical activity programme available to students and staff here at WUC.
  • Our gym is equipped with CV machines, resistance machines and has a separate weights room.

Student clubs

The Students' Union are here to help each and every student that studies at Writtle University College, to make the most of your time here and hopefully improve your student experience. We are an extremely enthusiastic group of volunteers and part time members of staff, who get involved with everything around college and above all else looking after your interests.

Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom

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