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Our students and graduates share their stories. A place for student life, opinion pieces on the latest industry topics, graduate experiences, tips for preparing for university, and more.
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Hartpury’s amazing facilities

I’m here to share my experience of using Hartpury’s amazing facilities – inside and outside of my course...

Ellie Evans, BSc Canine Training and Performance student blog

Ellie Evans studies BSc (Hons) Canine Training and Performance and shares her experience of this course at Hartpury....

My passion for dog agility

Discover dog agility in this blog written by Ellie Evans, who is studying BSc (Hons) Canine Training and Performance......

Rural life at Hartpury

Lucy James is a second-year BSc Bioveterinary Science student at Hartpury University. Read her blog to discover Hartpury's beautiful rural campus and the surrounding countryside......
Tessa Hughes, BSc Applied Animal Science with Therapy student with rabbit

Tessa Hughes, BSc Applied Animal Science with Therapy student blog

Tessa Hughes is studying BSc Applied Animal Science with Therapy at Hartpury University. In her blog and podcast, she explains how her degree is preparing her for the future, from insightful modules opening new career opportunities, to volunteering in the commercial canine and equine therapy centres on campus. She's looking forward to completing a Master's degree to develop her expertise for a career in animal therapy....
Hartpury student Bethan Evans

Bethan Evans, BSc Animal Training and Performance student blog

Bethan Evans is studying BSc Animal Training and Performance at Hartpury University. Read about her favourite modules and practical sessions, her dream for a future working with animals, and how campus walks with our lovely therapy dog Ralph have helped her build confidence....

Hazel Facey, BSc Human Animal Interaction with Psychology student

Hazel Facey is studying BSc Human Animal Interaction with Psychology at Hartpury University. A Students' Union officer and committee member for the Animal and Green Leaders societies, she's making the most of every opportunity to gain experience and keep improving Hartpury life for everyone. Find out more about the module she's studying and how they're preparing her to complete a Master's degree in Anthrozoology....

Jodie Daniel, BSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare student blog

Jodie Daniel is studying BSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare at Hartpury University. Read about her modules she's studying, the wildlife she loves discovering on campus and the local placements she's completing. With all of this great experience, she's preparing to launch her dream career in conservation in Africa, protecting endangered species from poachers....
Female animal student handling snake in reptile room

Sapphire Rae, Foundation Year BSc Bioveterinary Science student blog

Sapphire Rae is studying a Foundation Year at Hartpury University, to prepare for the first year (level 4) of her BSc Bioveterinary Science degree. Read her blog to discover how the skills and expertise she's gaining on her Foundation year, and her 20-week internship in our on-site animal collection, are the perfect gateway to her BSc degree and a future career in veterinary medicine....

Saskia Jeremiah, BSc Bioveterinary Science student blog

Saskia Jeremiah is studying BSc Bioveterinary Science at Hartpury University. Read about her daily life on this course, and discover how her favourite modules, practical sessions, and volunteering experience in the Cotswold Dog Spa on campus are preparing her for a future in veterinary medicine....

Echo Holding, BSc Canine Training and Behaviour student blog

Echo Holding is a BSc Canine Training and Behaviour student at Hartpury University. Hear about her passion for dogs, what she thinks about the modules on her course, and her experience living on campus....
Female animal student with snake

Zoe Brown, BSc Zoology student blog

Zoe Brown is a BSc Zoology student at Hartpury University. Read about her course, the experience she's gaining in lectures and practicals in our on-campus animal collection, and her plans to travel to a reserve in South Africa to launch her career in conservation....
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