So why do students choose to study with us?
Established in 1893, Writtle University College (WUC) has been producing leaders in the land-based industries and organisations for 130 years.
Writtle University College is one of the oldest specialist institutions in the UK and offers a range of land-based, animal, sport and health 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.
The quality of teaching
WUC has a history for achieving excellence and being recognised a market leader. We have award-winning alumni that have gone on to become leaders in their industry. Our students have also participated in the National Students Survey and have ranked us in the Top 12 Nationally and the No 1 in the East of England for Overall Satisfaction with teaching.
Our supportive environment
We value students as individuals here at WUC and with our smaller cohorts, every student is a name not a number! We recognise that every single one of our students will have different requirements and career ambitions; this is why we ensure they are given the attention needed in order to achieve their goals. Our supportive student services provide students with the wraparound support to enable them to reach their potential and maximise opportunities.
Our specialist subject areas
WUC is one of the oldest providers of specialist education in the UK and offers a range of land-based, environmental, animal, 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.
On our beautiful campus, close to the city of Chelmsford we host a wide range of specialist facilities that students will use throughout their chosen course. This includes an impressive dedicated equine centre, an animal centre, centre for sport and health, as well as a wide range of teaching and social facilities. In 2023 we will see the development of our Lordship Campus to provide a complete refurbishment of our science laboratories as well as a new dedicated canine centre.
Long standing reputationWe attract students locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. Our facilities and resources, based on our picturesque campus of approximately 150 hectares, are used to enhance the student learning experience, enabling them to gain both theory and practical skills whilst studying with us. Through our work with industry partners, we hold a strong reputation in the education of professionals to the animal, land, sport and health sectors.
Our convenient location
Writtle University College situated on a stunning estate of approximately 150 hectares. The unique location of our campus means we are also just two miles from the city of Chelmsford, just 35 minutes from Central London (to the West) and 35 minutes away from the coastal town of Southend-on-Sea (to the East).
We hope that you will choose to study and work with us!
Watch the video below and discover the wide range of reasons students choose to study with us at Writtle University College!