Latest news and blogs

Latest news and blogs

The Old Postern at Schumacher College

Work begins on repairs to Old Postern roof

Thursday, 23 January, 2020
Work to repair the historic Old Postern, home of Schumacher College, has begun.
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Schumacher College Recognised in Prestigious Sustainability Awards

Tuesday, 3 December, 2019
College collects a "Highly Commended" at the 2019 Green Gown Awards in recognition of the regenerative and ecologically sensitive food culture on our campus.
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College announces a reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study

Tuesday, 19 November, 2019
New style programmes will give students the opportunity to combine work and study.
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Is the word sustainability still meaningful? by Dr Pavel Cenkl

Head of Schumacher College Dr Pavel Cenkl questions whether we can still use a word like 'sustainability' when it is being increasingly misused - often for commercial gain.
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Old Postern added to English Heritage's At Risk Register

Friday, 18 October, 2019
English Heritage acknowledges the historic value of the Old Postern as a project team makes final preparations to begin work on repairs to the roof of the 15th Century building.
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Breaking New Ground by Stephan Harding

Finding unexpected beauty can bring great pleasure but sometimes it can bring with it a greater insight.
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Stephan Harding becomes Deep Ecology Research Fellow

Wednesday, 9 October, 2019
New title acknowledges the achievements of Schumacher College's longest serving teacher.
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New Head of College announced

Monday, 23 September, 2019
Dr Pavel Cenkl will be leaving Sterling College in Vermont, USA, to take up his new post as Head of Schumacher College at the beginning of October.
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Could Brexit provide an opportunity to re-imagine our food sytems?

Leaving the European Union may present many challenges but it could it also bring opportunities to re-think out-dated food systems?
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Changes at Schumacher Network

Wednesday, 24 July, 2019
Schumacher Network Platform is to be managed within College as external funding for the project comes to an end.
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A New 'Quiet' Garden for Schumacher College.

Thursday, 11 July, 2019
Satish Kumar welcomes a new "contemplative corner" as the former Stewards Garden is 're-wilded' for a place of reflection.
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New Kitchen and Dining Facilities for Schumacher College

Thursday, 20 June, 2019
Second hand and re-purposed materials have been used to create a new kitchen and dining space for staff and students at Schumacher College while the Old Postern roof is repaired