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University and College Animal Workshops

Zoo2U at college Open Day

Zoo2U can offer Universities and Colleges a wide range of animal related encounters. The Zoo2U core values are to Interact, Educate and Inspire with their amazing group of exotic animals. In the past their focus on education has brought Zoo2U to many Colleges and Universities where they have offered a vast array of bespoke animal encounters.

Below are three examples of the benefits Zoo2U can bring to your College and University:

Keele University - Newcastle Under Lyme

Zoo2U visited students with a selection of animals across a number of planned visits to teach on husbandry aspects and legalities within the captive exotic animal industry. These were presented in lectures and hands on sessions to students. The interactive experience proved to be invaluable to students and lecturers alike.

Liverpool John Moores University - Screen School TV Studios; Liverpool

After meeting with the students to discuss their project, Zoo2U’s Melissa provided a specific selection of animals to assist with a media production. The year 2 graduate students were working on an assignment to record an interview on ‘Live’ TV with Melissa, where the animals were also on screen. Everyone learned a lot and found it a really interesting and gathered some great skills for the more challenging interviews, especially with the cheeky meerkats!

Manchester Metropolitan University - Crewe

Zoo2U were invited to the Manchester Metropolitan University’s Crewe campus to join in their ‘destress’ week, presenting the animals in a bespoke static display. Students loved getting up close and personal with the animals and were eager to engage with Zoo2U staff with intriguing questions. The event certainly gave the young people a much needed break from revision, during a very busy period.

Zoo2U can bring their exotic animals into your lectures or ad-hoc locations for small projects. The benefits for inspiring all levels from undergraduates, graduates and lecturers is well documented and our experienced Zoo2U staff will be happy to cater for many different requests. Meanwhile our great animal collection will help with topics such as:

  • Science Lectures
  • Art and Design
  • Media Studies
  • Veterinary Courses
  • ... and many more

The Animals

Zoo2U at college

Zoo2U's animals originate from different parts of the world and include:

  • Reptiles; such as lizards, snakes and tortoises
  • Birds; such as owls and parrots
  • Mammals; such as hedgehogs and meerkats

All Zoo2U animals are captive bred and have been handpicked to create an exciting, fun and adaptable team. Their animals have all been handled from young so are super friendly and enjoy interacting with humans, which means that Zoo2U can offer a hands-on animal encounter which is safe, educational and of course fun!

Zoo2U are proud of the wonderful educational benefits they bring to all ages and needs. Click on the links below to visit school websites and see the impact Zoo2U brings:

  • Click here for Zoo2U High School Visit
  • Reviews and testimonials can be found by clicking here

For enquiries or bookings click here to Contact Us.

* Please note availability of animals is subject to season and health status. However we will always bring a good selection of animals.

Find Us

Zoo2U Discovery Centre
Hall Farm
Alsager, Cheshire

About Us

Zoo2U are a family run business who specialise in Exotic Animal Encouters. Their values are to bring an Inspiring, Educational and Interactive experience every time through their amazing diverse animal collection

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  Zoo2U Discovery Centre, Alsager. ST7 2UB