About - Writtle University College



Writtle University College is a leading provider of land-based, animal, environmental, design and sport education.

Having achieved University College status in 2016, we are an ambitious institution with a personal approach. We nurture students through their academic journey and provide support, guidance and knowledge that will enable them to grow.

Our lecturers work closely with industry to create courses that are relevant to today’s world and meet the modern demands of a fast-paced and changing environment. Our students are more than just a number to us and we take great pride in providing an academic experience that allows our students to flourish and achieve their career ambitions.

We are set on a stunning 220 hectare estate with landscaped gardens, animal units, working farm, sports facilities, research laboratories and design studios, in addition to many other specialist teaching facilities. Located in rural Essex, we are perfectly situated just two miles from the city of Chelmsford, 35 minutes from London and 40 minutes from the coastal town of Southend-on-Sea.

Writtle also provide business, event and conferencing facilities for those who are looking to hire an external venue for corporate events, as well as wedding venues and private functions.