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Our beautiful campus is set in rural Cheshire, amongst 330 hectares of farm, zoo, parklands and woodlands and even has its own lake, perfect for relaxing with friends on a sunny day. Within close proximity of Manchester, Liverpool and Chester, our campus offers a range of top-class facilities to enhance learner experience.
University Centre Reaseheath’s Higher Education Centre is the main base for degree students on campus. This dedicated building has open-access IT suites, classrooms, a dual screen lecture theatre, tutorial rooms, a quiet study area and a social area with café.
Over recent years, we’ve invested £50 million across campus in facilities such as our National Centre for Horticulture, the Environment and Sustainable Technology, our top-class sports facilities, and our award-winning teaching zoo.
Further development of £31 million has included an extension to the Higher Education and Professional Development Centre, state-of-the-art laboratories, a brand new agri-technology building and a further 200 bed hall of residence, meaning that undergraduates are guaranteed high-quality on-site accommodation.
As a regional centre for agricultural education, our college farm has world class facilities. The working farm has a top of the range rapid exit milking parlour and anaerobic digester. It’s also home to the Reaseheath herd of pedigree high yielding Holsteins and youngstock.
Animal Management Training Centre
Our specialist teaching centre includes an on-site zoo which houses over 1,000 animals, an aquatics and exotics centre, mammal house, laboratories and training facilities. Our award winning zoo has been expanded to include provisions for Reaseheath’s canine programmes such as kennelling facilities, commercial standard grooming parlours, dedicated training areas and a full set of competition quality dog agility equipment.
Reaseheath Equestrian Centre
With both indoor and outdoor riding arenas our Equestrian Centre caters for equine sports performance and rehabilitation with facilities including a round pen, solarium, equissage and magnotherapy equipment as well as full laboratory facilities.
National Centre for Horticulture, the Environment and Sustainable Technology
Our innovative £8 million National Centre for Horticulture, the Environment and Sustainable Technology is one of the most modern glasshouse training facilities in the UK with its state-of-the-art glasshouse for food crop trials and research. It also houses a fully equipped science laboratory and CAD design studios.
Reaseheath Food Centre
The centre boasts one of the best food processing halls in Europe. It is internationally renowned in the food and drink sector and is the only one of its kind to achieve BRC7 standard. It’s also the chosen training provider to the Eden International Dairy Academy and is the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink Centre of Excellence for Dairy.
You will have access to our campus sport facilities including high and low ropes courses, an indoor climbing wall, gym with Technogym equipment and a brand new 3G Pitch and Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA).
In addition to the facilities above, we have an on-site bar and social areas, 5 catering outlets including a café in the Higher Education Centre, a library and learning resource centre and free Wi-Fi connection across the campus.