Hartpury University


  • Location: City, Rural

About us


The National Student Survey, 2022 ranks us as the no.1 English Mainstream University for Teaching, 2nd for Academic Support. We're also in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2023 Top 10 universities for teaching quality.


Hartpury University is one of the UK's leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing, offering world-class degrees to over 4,500 students from over 60 countries.


We’ve invested £50 million in our 360-hectare campus over recent years to provide an ideal environment in which to learn and progress. Our on-site facilities include our equine and canine therapy centres, commercial farm, Agri-Tech Centre, a 70-species animal collection, Sports Academy and specialist training gyms. 


97% of Hartpury graduates are in employment, further study or other purposeful activity (Graduate Outcomes, 2022). We have nine commercial businesses on-site and a 3,000-strong business network.

Do what you love. Find your perfect course at Hartpury University.

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 offer a wide range of degrees in our specialist subject areas. You’ll develop in-depth understanding of your subject and be supported to gain the real-world experience you need. Looking to forge a future from your passion? This is the place for you.

What makes us different

The right course for you

Developed with support from employers, you’ll be taught by expert lecturers and coaches, many of whom are producing industry-leading research. You'll see theory come to life as you get hands-on while you study.

Student support services

As a small university, we provide personalised support based on individual needs and aspirations. Our teams cover wellbeing, achievement and success, learning support, careers, and more.

World-class academies 

Over 200 international athletes have developed their talents with us. From the Olympics to Premiership Rugby, we've nurtured some of the best.

Professional connections

We have connections with some of the world’s biggest names and brands, giving you the very best opportunities to gain industry experience, discover new ways of doing things and graduate ready to hit the ground running. At Hartpury, you’ll have the tools to succeed. 

Hartpury is an amazing place with an amazing campus. You really get to know the people around you and make a close family. The knowledge, real-life experience, and industry contacts I’m gaining at Hartpury are preparing me for my future.

Wonga Matubatuba
BSc (Hons) Agriculture

Course locations

Hartpury University

Hartpury House, Gloucester, GL19 3BE

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Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, GL19 3BE