Why Hartpury?

Find out why international students love the experience of studying at Hartpury.

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International students at Hartpury University

Proud to be the top choice for students from over 60 countries

Hartpury is a specialist educational institution, offering diplomas, undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in animal, agriculture, equine and sport.

Our world-class facilities are situated on a stunning 360-hecture rural campus in the heart of Gloucestershire. We pride ourselves on our enthusiastic and experienced academics, industry expertise and cutting-edge technology that provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in your career goals.

Follow in the footsteps of thousands of international students who have chosen us to change their future.

Find a course that's right for you

With a global reputation in agriculture, animal, equine and sport, you’ll learn from the very best. If you dream of making a big difference in your career, Hartpury is the place for you. You’ll make connections, discover new ways of doing things and graduate ready to hit the ground running.

Student success stories

At Hartpury we equip our students for the real-world working environment. We'll support you to develop your skills and knowledge to move into a career you love - that's why 96% of our graduates are in employment, further study or other purposeful activity, 15 months after completing their studies.

Open events

Join one of our virtual or campus-based open events to explore our world-class facilities and meet our academics and current students. Our undergraduate and postgraduate open events provide a fantastic opportunity to experience student life at Hartpury and for you to discover more about a subject you're passionate about.

Hartpury campus

Our £50 million campus is nestled in the heart of the British countryside and located near the world-famous Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (Natural England). Our local towns of Cheltenham and Gloucester are renowned for their rich heritage, festivals and events including the well-known Cheltenham Gold Cup Festival horseracing event and Premiership team Gloucester rugby club.

We’re also close to major cities and transport links – London is an hour and a half away by train, and Bristol and Birmingham are less than an hour. Our campus allows you to enjoy the best of both rural and urban worlds.

As a student you'll have access to some of the most advanced facilities in the world at an educational institution. We're home to nine specialist businesses, an £8million performance Sports Academy, a commercial farm, as well as canine, equine and rider performance centres. Take our virtual tour below to find out more about our incredible facilities.

Your journey

Our dedicated International team will support you through every step of your university journey – from initial enquiry to enrolment and graduation. They’ll guide you through living and learning in the UK, making your application, visas, student finance, accommodation and much more.

Get in touch

Our international team would love to hear from you, so please get in touch. You can ask a specific question or simply pop your details in to be kept up-to-date with news and events.

International study advice at Hartpury