June 2019

Breeding Success for Critically Endangered Arachnid at BCA.

Our Animal Management Centre and students have successfully bred one of the world’s most endangered spiders, the Critically Endangered Desertas Wolf Spider. The Desertas wolf spider is regarded as being the largest wolf spider in the world and is one of the top predators on the island of Desertas, Portugal. The decline of the species… Read more »

Apprentice Greenkeeper Awards Success

We’re delighted to announce that we have an incredible five BCA apprentices who have made it to the Regional Finals of the Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Awards this year. They each have the opportunity to be one of only six to make it to the National Final to potentially win the Toro Scholarship,… Read more »

GCSE English – ‘Perfect Piece’ Awards

Recently, our GCSE English students had their second opportunity to enter a fantastic College-led creative writing competition called the ‘Perfect Piece’ Huge congratulations must go to the three winners; Johnathan, Megan and Keira, whose judge’s comments are below: 1st Place: Johnathan North Johnathan’s article called “Game Over for Video Games? Are they really that bad… Read more »

FdSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare Awards Day

Last week, our second-year degree students studying our FdSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare programme, presented their animal behaviour and welfare research at our 4th Annual Student Animal Welfare Higher Education Conference. Guest speakers also attended the event from the University of Sussex and the University of Southampton to showcase their own research. We would like to thank all presenters… Read more »