Top-up applicants


We hope you’re excited to join our #HartpuryFamily and start your new adventure. 

If you have any specific questions about your application, please get in touch with our admissions team by emailing

Your Hartpury enrolment

If you’re new to Hartpury and haven’t studied here before:
Arrive on Wednesday 18 September, 10am in the Mark Davison Centre (room MDC4). Your Programme Manager will meet you and welcome you to Hartpury.

There will be plenty of signs around campus to find your way and our support team will be on-hand to help you get to where you need to be.

All top-up students (including new and current Hartpury students):
Arrive on Friday 20 September in the Equine Centre for your course induction:

  • BSc (Hons) Equine Management – 9.30am (room EQ12)
  • BSc (Hons) Animal Management – 9.30am (room EQ10)
  • BSc (Hons) Sports Studies – 10.30am (room EQ10)

You’ll get to know your programme team, Personal Tutor and fellow students – and start to settle into the Hartpury family. You’ll also receive your timetable.

Now check the enrolment instructions for your course below.

Arriving late? If you're unable to arrive on your induction day, please let us know as soon as possible by emailing

Important documents

Please make sure you bring the following with you:

  • Photo ID - this could be a valid passport, national identity card, or EU photo driving licence. You'll need this to collect your Student ID.

If you don't have photo ID, please contact

Other documents you should bring with you include:

  • Bank details, cards, chequebook and paying in book
  • National Insurance Number (if applicable)
  • NHS card (if applicable)
  • Details of your student finance arrangements (if applicable)

If you'd like to work alongside your studies, please ensure you bring your passport and/or birth certificate with you. These documents are needed to conduct 'Right to Work' checks (UK and international students).

Freshers' Week

Once you’ve enrolled, you’re welcome to join in with Freshers’ Week activities. It's a great way to meet your fellow coursemates and get to know our campus. We've got some great events planned.


You might need to get some specialist equipment, clothing or books for your course.

  • Check your joining instructions to see if you need to get anything before you start
  • Clothing can be ordered from the our online shop
  • You only need to buy the competitive sport kit if you join one of our sports academies
  • Optional course hoodies can be ordered online, or when you get here

Getting around

Regular buses between our campus and Gloucester and Cheltenham means that popping into town is quick and easy. You can also bring your car to campus, so you're ready to explore Gloucestershire.