We asked our students, what makes Hartpury different?

Our students told us that they love the family feel and sense of belonging. Not to mention the specialist facilities, diverse campus and being surrounded by likeminded people who become lifelong friends.

Hear what they have to say.

Meet our lecturers

Find out how they will support your learning, as they lead on research and inspire their fields.

Hear what our students say about teaching at Hartpury

Our students feel inspired. They love learning from expert lecturers.

Hear from our employers

Find out why 98% of Hartpury University graduates are in work or further study.

What Uni reviews

What Uni Student Choice Awards - 2nd Place for Job Prospects 2019

Explore campus

Virtual tour

Explore Hartpury's busy 360 hectare campus.

Student life

Our friendly community provides the perfect backdrop to your university experience. Enjoy parties, movie nights and live acts in our Students’ Union bar, plenty of outdoor beauty spots for relaxing on our large campus, and over 20 clubs and societies to keep you busy, including Hockey, Basketball, Polo, Dog Agility, Media Society and Green Leaders.

Nearby Gloucester city and Cheltenham town provide shops, restaurants and evening entertainment, and are surrounded by beautiful Cotswold countryside. From outdoor pursuits to cosy coffee shops, you’ll find something to suit. Gloucestershire is an exciting county. With a vibrant student community and over 45 festivals, it’s the perfect place to live and study.

Essential guides

University accommodation guide

A guide to your accommodation options on site and off site at Hartpury University.

University finance guide

A guide to navigating the Student Finance system and managing your money.

University student support guide

A guide to the student support you'll receive while studying with us.

Student blogs

Emily Packman | BSc Agriculture

Emily is on a mission to improve the lives of animals through policy development. She's here to share her story as a second-year student.

Skai Walker | BSc Human-Animal Interaction

Skai wants to help animals and people as an Animal-Assisted Therapist. Find out how his Foundation year is preparing him for his degree.

Emily Hancock | BSc Bioveterinary Science

Emily wants to use her research skills to follow a career in the veterinary industry. She's here to share her story as a third-year animal student.

Daniel Olley | BA Equine Business Management

Daniel is focused on securing a business role within the equine industry. He's here to share his story as a third-year equine student.

Phil Hallsworth | BSc Sport & Exercise Sciences

Phil is gaining the skills and experience to launch a career working with elite athletes. He's here to share his story as a first-year sport student.

Tizzy Palmes | FdSc Equine Veterinary Nursing

Tizzy's clinical placement at Three Counties Equine Hospital has led to a gradute job offer. She's here to share her story with you.

Playing sport at Hartpury

Hartpury is an inclusive environment, helping you achieve your sport and fitness goals.

Our exceptional sports facilities are open for all of our students – not just those who are part of Hartpury’s academy squads.

Whether it’s taking a walk around our breath-taking campus or joining one of the recreational sports teams, the ‘Get Hartpury Active’ project has opportunities to suit you and your friends. If you’re already playing sport competitively, or you have the talent and drive to do so, you may want to join one of our Sports Academies.

Find out more