Foundation Degree in Animal Management Summer Higher Education Day

23 Jul 2024
9:00AM - 4PM

Please note: this event is now at full capacity and no more places are available. Please contact Houghall reception on 0191 375 4710 with any questions.

Always dreamed of working in the animal sector, but never took the opportunity? Now is the time - come and find out more about how our Foundation Degree in Animal Management course, in association with the University of Sunderland, can help you to get your start in exciting careers from zoology to marine biology.

About the Event

This event has been exclusively created to give adults a taste of what to expect from our Higher Education animal programme at our Houghall campus, in Durham.

It's ideal for anyone looking to retrain who'd love to work with animals, and with support for funding your course available, as well as our stunning facilities and highly-experienced higher education team, there's no better place to study this course than right here at Houghall.

Wooden building with 'The Hive' logo on the side and hexagon designs
The event will take place at our specialist HE building, The Hive, at our Houghall campus in Durham.

The event schedule is as follows:

  • 9:00 to 9:30AM - Arrival and Welcome
  • 10AM to 12PM - Animal Unit Placement. Refine your practical animal skills at our multi-million-pound animal care unit, home to over 70 different species of animal
  • 12PM-1PM - FREE lunch provided by college in The Hive Common Room
  • 1PM-3PM - Bioblitz activity. Take in the sights of our stunning Houghall campus to see what wonderful biodiversity we have right here on campus. Make sure you bring your phone with you!
  • 3:30PM-4PM - Q&A session. Have all your questions on funding your course to what you'll be studying with this session.

If you'd like to find out more about what the course involves before attending this event, you can click here to read the course information, as well as apply if you're interested.