"Resources include catering facilities, a centre for degree students, an International Equestrian Arena and sports facilities including a golf course."
Myerscough College is one of the UK’s largest land-based colleges and has a strong reputation for its Higher Education courses and academic research. Established in 1894, the College has its main centre just a few miles north of Preston. The picturesque countryside campus is well resourced and extends to some 600 hectares. Resources include on-site accommodation for 750 students, a range of catering facilities, a dedicated Higher Education Centre exclusive to degree students, an International Equestrian Arena and excellent sports facilities, including a golf course. The College offers Foundation Degrees and Honours Degrees in a wide range of land-based and sports related subjects. We have excellent links with industry, ensuring that our courses provide students with the best skills and training for their future employment.
What's on Offer
Myerscough College offers Foundation degrees and Honours degrees in the following subjects - agriculture, animal welfare, arboriculture, ecology and conservation, equine studies, floral design, golf coaching, football coaching, cricket coaching, rugby coaching, sport, horticulture, motorsports, sportsturf, mechanisation, waste management and veterinary nursing.
The College's popular Stumble Inn student centre hosts hundreds of different events, parties and theme nights as well as our legendary highlights - the Christmas and Summer Balls. The Students' Association organises most of these activities, co-ordinates RAG week and arranges nights out in nearby Preston, Blackpool and Lancaster. There are many other sports teams and social clubs.
Myerscough College is the largest partner college of the University of Central Lancashire. A range of bursaries, achievement grants and scholarships are available. More information about student loans, maintenance grants and bursaries is available on the College website.
The College has single rooms, twin rooms and single en-suite self-catering rooms available. There is on-site accommodation for 750 students. Priority is given to first-year students living more than 25 miles from the College. Weekly rent ranges from £78 for self-catering to £125 for single en-suite with 7 days a week catering. If you choose to live off-campus there is a good choice of private accommodation - either in the local rural community or in and around Preston city centre.
We have an excellently resourced library and IT centre and, as a Partner College of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), students also have access to the facilities at UCLan in Preston city centre, including the award-winning Students Union. We also offer a range of learning support services, welfare and careers advice, and counselling support.
Name: Sukhdeep Singh Garcha