About us

Our story and who we are

Hartpury University Hartpury College

Hartpury University and Hartpury College is among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in animal, agriculture, equine, sport and veterinary nursing.

Located in Gloucestershire, our 360-hectare campus is home to over 4,500 college-level, undergraduate and postgraduate university students, studying A-levels, diplomas and degrees, as well as undertaking cutting-edge industry research.

Our campus is enriched with state-of-the-art specialist facilities. Over recent years we’ve invested more than £50 million to create an environment that supports and nurtures the progression of staff and students alike.

Our governors

Meet our governors, find out more about Hartpury’s Corporation – effectively our board of directors – and its responsibilities, as well as wider governance and policy information and our committee structure.

Our college

Over 2,000 students currently study A-levels and diplomas at Hartpury College. We're rated as Ofsted Outstanding in all areas (2018).

There are 14 A-level subjects to select from including English Literature, History and Maths. Our diplomas range across agriculture, animal, equine and sport, and we also offer courses in outdoor adventure and uniformed protective services.

We have a 98% student satisfaction rate with our teaching and hold a 99.5% A-level pass rate (Hartpury College 2022).

Hartpury College

Our community

Our 20,000+ alumni network is free for every former student, member of staff and friend of Hartpury to join. Register today to start taking advantage of the exciting opportunities and benefits on offer.

Our values

Hartpury University and Hartpury College is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality. One of our values is promoting respect for all. This means we treat all people with courtesy and respect, involve and listen to others and show consideration and empathy for their wellbeing.

We value others for their contribution, irrespective of personal differences, and actively encourage diversity and inclusion, good employment practice and a positive working and learning environment.

Equality, diversity and inclusion