Harper Adams University
Why Harper?

As the population grows, so do our demands on the planet. Managing this resource has never been so important.

Since it was¬†founded in 1901, Harper has been designed to meet this challenge. Set on a 494 hectare¬†farm, we are the leading specialist university tackling the future development of our planet’s food production, processing, animal sciences, engineering, land management and sustainable business.


Finding the right place to live is an important part of settling into university life. Our safe, rural location is a community where students are surrounded by a friendly face and helping hands. Lots of students live on campus, within walking distance of all our facilities.

Here you’ll find loads of information about our halls of residence, accommodation in the local area, how to apply, and what to bring!

Careers and placement

Our graduate employment rate is consistently outstanding, thanks to the placement year all students take, our relationships with more than 700 businesses, industry-geared course content, and hard-working graduates with the knowledge and attitude employers need.