Hartpury College is one of the UK’s leading land-based and sports colleges. The campus covers over 360 hectares and is located near to both Gloucester and Cheltenham. The College is an Associate Faculty of the University of the West of England (UWE) and has been working in partnership with UWE since 1997.
Today it has more than 1300 students working towards foundation degrees, honours degrees and postgraduate qualifications in equine, sport and animal and land studies.
It also offers A Levels and BTEC Diplomas to over 1600 full time students as well as short courses in leadership and management, teaching and training, animal care, dog grooming, equine studies, land based studies, first aid and health and safety. Hartpury is one of the world’s largest equine education facilities and regularly wins national university titles in rugby and football.
The college was awarded ‘Outstanding College' status by Ofsted for its further education courses and facilities in November 2009 and ‘Outstanding’ for residential students in 2012.
Hartpury College is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality. One of our Corporate Values is promoting respect for all and this means we treat all people with courtesy and respect, involve and listen to others and show consideration and empathy for their well-being. We value others for their contribution irrespective of personal differences and actively encourage diversity and inclusion, good employment practice and a positive working and learning environment.