Industry professionals create content for students

May 2020

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(NOTE: This is an archived press release.)

Over the last few weeks, Writtle University College lecturers have been transforming face-to-face lectures into online content.

Chloe Mabbutt, a higher education lecturer in the School of Equine and Veterinary Physiotherapy, has received fantastic support from industry professionals, who kindly agreed to create guest lectures. This ensures students still benefit from real industry experience - despite not being at Writtle for the time being.

Chloe said: "Thank you to Anne Skivington Veterinary Physiotherapist for providing students with insights into how she set up her business and to Matt Owen, the equine behavioural consultant behind Horse Help UK. Special thanks also goes to the contacts who provided me with equine video content. They're helping students to gain well-rounded industry skills by giving them the chance to see professionals in action."

Responses have been positive. One student commented: "I really enjoyed Matt's presentation. Interesting format, lots of useful points made well and, as an Equine Behavioural Science student, I found it really encouraging!" Another said: "I found the Anne Skivington vet physio talk very useful. It was useful to get tips from a successful physio within the industry."