Landscape Institute campaign sees 19% increase in landscape architecture students

The I Want to Be A Landscape Architect campaign has contributed to a fifth more students starting Landscape Institute-accredited courses.

As the I want to be a Landscape Architect campaign celebrates its second anniversary, it has contributed to increasing numbers of students applying to landscape architecture courses.

The Landscape Institute's education and careers executive Steve Cole explained: "Over the past two years the campaign has resulted in a 19% increase from 446 new students to 532 in the number of students starting Landscape Institute accredited courses.

"We've attended 30 UCAS Careers Fairs between 2008-10; distributed over 15,000 LI careers packs; and March 2010 was the most successful month in the website's history.  To mark the second anniversary, the Landscape Institute will be updating the website with four new ‘talking heads'."

Featuring on the site will be:

Amy Strong - Kingston University - 1st year of BA Hons + Diploma Landscape Architecture

Mark Evans (Career Changer) - University of Gloucestershire - 1st year Graduate Conversion Course + Diploma Landscape Architecture

Debbie Israel (Career Changer) - Kingston University - Final year BA Hons + Diploma Landscape Architecture

Liam Adams - Hadlow College - Final year BSc Hons Landscape Management

Visit the I Want to Be a Landscape Architect website to find out more.

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