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Animal Experience 2024 - APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

  • Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st April 2024

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College Hartpury University and Hartpury College


Open to students in Year 9

Do you have a passion for working with animals and want to know more about how you could turn this into a career?

Ideal for pupils in Year 9 with enthusiasm and an interest in pursuing an animal science based subject as a career. This experience will provide opportunities to engage, explore and get ‘hands on’ with key areas in this field including animal management, handling, feeding, grooming and accommodation, as well as wildlife conservation, equine and livestock.

When and where:

Date(s) and time(s): Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st April
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (Saturday) and Hartpury University (Sunday)


Priority will be given to those pupils who attend target schools and meet certain eligibility criteria. We also require applicants to be able to attend all four scheduled dates.

To register interest follow the "Book Online" link above - please note this is to register interest and does not guarantee you/your young person a place.

Should you require any further information please contact the GROWS team on 01242 714447 or

This event is completely free of charge and the GROWS network will cover all costs including food, transport (where offered) and all activities.