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Writtle University College, Rittle University College

Address: Lordship Rd, Writtle, Chelmsford CM1 3RR, UK

Description Writtle University College, Rittle University College

  • Established: 18 93
  • Location: Rittle, Essex, UK
  • Students age: 17+
  • Institution type: state
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of studying: mixed.

Writtle University College is a prestigious university college with bachelor's and master's programs in agriculture, physical education and the creative professions. The educational institution is among the top colleges in Britain in terms of student satisfaction with the learning environment.

Writtle University College was founded in 1893 and since then is considered the oldest flagship educational institution in the fields of agriculture, veterinary medicine, sports and design. The institute in the field of agriculture and forestry achieved special recognition: two ministers of agriculture of Britain studied at the university.

Thanks to the high quality of education, Writtle University College has acquired national recognition and has all the necessary accreditations to award its own scientific degrees. Although most of the courses are held in full-time format, every year there are more correspondence courses and online programs in the college. The rector of the university is Baroness Kenington An Jenkin.

The institution favors practice-oriented programs with a focus on industry demands. The college guarantees competitive education with an emphasis on practical skills that are highly valued by employers.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Writtle University College, Rittle University College

Program name


  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration of studying: 3-5 years
  • Age of students: 17+.

Popular bachelor's programs:

  • Veterinary and physiotherapy
  • Physical education
  • Design
  • Forestry
  • Animal Management
  • Agriculture.

Master's degree

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration of studying: 1-2 years
  • Age of students: 21+.

Popular directions for studying:

  • Landscape design
  • Physiotherapy
  • Agriculture
  • Garden design
  • Harvesting technologies.

Accommodation, housing and food

The university has on-campus residences with a capacity of about 400 students. Most of the rooms are standard comfortable rooms with a private bathroom or amenities for several people. Many residences are located in green areas.

  • Rooms for 1-4 people
  • Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Canteens
  • The shops
  • Laundries
  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Study area
  • Rest zone.

Events Writtle University College, Rittle University College

On the campus, something interesting is happening all the time: master classes from invited specialists, parties, students barbecue or play basketball.

Popular sections and clubs:

  • Literary club
  • Debate
  • Scientific communities
  • Basketball
  • Horseback riding
  • Cricket
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Hockey
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Athletics.


  • Excellent industry communication with employers
  • Emphasis on practical knowledge
  • Access to modern teaching and research resources
  • Career development issues are included in the programs
  • Professional accreditations and recognition
  • Studying from industry experts
  • Field trips and tours introducing the industry
  • A picturesque rural campus.

Equipment Writtle University College, Rittle University College

Rittl is a true British village, renowned for its nature and identity. Rittl has everything you need to live: pharmacies, medical care, shops, pubs and cafes. The university is located on 220 hectares of land in the countryside and has an excellent travel location: just 35 minutes from central London, 35 minutes to the coastal resort town of Southend-on-Sea and two miles from the English city of Chelmsford. Over the past 5 years, the educational institution has invested almost 9 million pounds in infrastructure development.

  • Library
  • Student Center
  • Computer center
  • Gardens
  • Restaurants
  • Health center
  • Multifunctional playgrounds for team sports
  • Sports complex and fitness room
  • A farm of 138 hectares.

Scholarships Writtle University College, Rittle University College

  • Marshal Papworth Scholarship is a scholarship for undergraduates who study in the Faculties of Agriculture;
  • Writtle University College Bursary (HEBSS) - £ 1,500 for high performing undergraduate students.

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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