Why Hartpury University?

Reasons to choose us

Facilities you'll love

Our specialist 360-hectare campus is designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience you need to move into your dream career. We’ve invested £50 million in recent years to provide you with an ideal environment in which to learn and progress.

Our on-site facilities include our equine and canine therapy centres, commercial farm (Home Farm), a £2million Agri-Tech Centre, an animal collection with over 70 different species, our £9m Sports Academy and specialist training gyms.

There’s something for everybody. Many of our exceptional sport and equine facilities are open to all of our students, not just those who are part of Hartpury’s academy squads or studying for a related degree.

World-class academies 

Over 200 international athletes have developed their talents with us over the past 10 years. From equestrian medal-winners at the Olympics, to our three-time BUCS-winning rugby squad, we nurture the very best talent. If you have the talent and drive to play sport competitively, you could be part of one of our ten sports academies.

Amazing career opportunities

We develop our qualifications in line with evolving industry requirements, consulting with employers to ensure the skills you’re developing are in demand. 97% of our graduates are in employment, further study or other purposeful activity within 15 months (Graduate Outcomes 2022).

From our nine diverse and specialist commercial businesses on-site through to our 3,000-strong business network, you’ll be given the opportunities to gain valuable skills, experience and industry connections, ready for a successful and rewarding career.

Our credentials

Creating positive change

We’re driving change with research that’s improving animal and equine welfare and performance, agricultural productivity, and changing lives through sport and physical activity. We innovate where it matters.

Our research-active staff and students collaborate with businesses and professional bodies to undertake data-driven research to find solutions to pressing world issues. The majority of our research is based in practical real-world settings too, which enables you to graduate employment-ready and equipped to make a positive difference in an area you’re passionate about.