17th May 2002

 

EQUINE PROGRAMMES ATTRACT EUROPEAN STUDENTS

 

Students are due to visit an open day at University of Lincoln’s Riseholme Park from as far away as the Netherlands this weekend.

 

Equine Sports Science, Equine Science, Animal Management & Welfare, Animal Science and Conservation Biology degree programmes have attracted interested students from all over the UK - and one from Eindhoven in the Netherlands. 

 

The open day, which begins at 10am tomorrow (Saturday), will give visitors the opportunity to find out more about the courses and the facilities on offer.

 

Presentations from senior lecturers in various departments will give students a greater insight course content and will include examples of work by first, second and final-year students.

 

Visitors will have the chance to ask currents students about life at the university in Lincoln whilst touring the campuses at Riseholme Park and Brayford pool. 

 

The tours will include visits to the halls of residence, teaching facilities, laboratories, restaurants, sports facilities and the Students’ Union bar.

 

Riseholme Park is currently undergoing a £2 million expansion which is to include a new animal care unit, animal behaviour clinic, indoor riding school, outdoor arena, equine treadmill and other animal-related resources.

 

“Open days give potential students the chance to take a look at the courses we have to offer,” said Emma Godsall, faculty marketing manager. “Visitors will also receive advice on accommodation, finances and completing UCAS applications.”

 

If you would like further information regarding the open day please contact Emma Godsall on 01522 886286

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For more information contact:

Gill Noakes, Press Assistant, University of Lincoln

Tel: 01522 886042

Email: gnoakes@lincoln.ac.uk

 

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