Who we are
Writtle University College campus is a unique place. It is set in its own 220 hectare estate with landscaped gardens, working animal units, construction areas, workshops and retail, business and leisure operations. There is a lively community atmosphere on campus, with students from over 50 different countries.
The majority of our students spend a large proportion of their course time using the diversity of the natural and built environments on campus for case study work, practical learning and hands-on work experience and business training
What we do.
Writtle University College prides itself on the quality of its courses. Our classrooms do not have walls. Most students spend a large proportion of their course time outdoors, using the diversity of natural and built environments on campus for case study work, practical learning and hands-on work experience and business training.
What's on offer:
- Land-based courses
- A continually growing postgraduate community specialising in Horticulture, Equine Studies and Business Management
- A wide range of degrees from a range of subject areas, all validated by the University of Essex
- Courses for 16+ school leavers looking for a practical alternative to A levels
- Over 100 short courses which range from a few hours to a year of part-time study. Many of the courses accredited by national organisations
How to find out more
For comprehensive information on the University College, its activities and how you can apply for courses, click on the website link in the box on the left. To contact the University College, click on the email link.
Writtle University College
Prof. Stephen Waite