Hartpury is a specialist educational provider located in Gloucestershire with more than 3000 college and university level students studying degrees, A Levels and diploma courses in the areas of sport, equine, animal and agriculture.
Hartpury College and University Centre Hartpury sit side by side on the same campus. The 360-hectare estate, located close to Gloucester and Cheltenham, has benefitted from over 50 million pounds of investment over the last 20 years.
Students at Hartpury have access to the world’s largest equine educational facility and cutting-edge sports facilities; Hartpury sports teams regularly win national titles in rugby, football and equine. Hartpury also boasts an extensive animal collection, animal science laboratories with industry standard equipment and a fully working farm.
University Centre Hartpury is the only educational institution in Gloucestershire to be awarded Gold in the Teaching Educational Framework (TEF), putting it in the top 20% of national higher education providers. University Centre Hartpury has also been awarded Taught Degree Awarding Powers, allowing students from September 2018 to study University Centre Hartpury degrees.
Hartpury College was rated as Outstanding by Ofsted for pastoral care and support for residential students in 2016. It was also recently named as the best Specialist Land-based College in England for student achievement, as highlighted in a Government report.