Harper Adams University
Harper Adams University is the UK’s leading provider of specialist higher education for a sustainable agri-food chain and rural economy. Course areas include Agriculture, Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Business, Engineering, Countryside and Geography, Zoology, Rural Estate and Land Management.
Opened originally in 1901 as an agricultural college after Thomas Harper Adams, a wealthy Shropshire gentleman farmer, bequeathed his estate to the education of agriculture, the university has grown to become an award-winning university, but still holds the sense of community and support close to its heart with its student population of only around 5,000. The university campus is set on a 635 hectare farm, which features all the facilities to educate student about crops, dairy, beef, sheep, pigs and poultry. It’s a scenic and safe space for students to study and live.
Keele University is No.1 in England for course satisfaction in the Guardian University League Table 2019, in addition to being consistently ranked in the top three in the National Student Survey (NSS), of broad-based universities in England. Course areas include Biosciences, Business and Management, Chemistry, Computing and Mathematics and Law. The campus of Keele University is over 600 acres and it is the largest sing-site campus in the UK and top 5 most beautiful universities in the UK in the Times Higher Education 2018. In the last 10 years, the University has invested over £140 million in campus and infrastructure. Keele University is home to a 70-acre development site for its Science and Innovation Park, hosting over 40 companies that employ over 600 people.
Falmouth University is a dynamic and fast-growing university specializing in the arts, design and creative industries. Founded in 1902 as the Falmouth School of Art, Falmouth University has 100+ years of experience in research and teaching of art and design, placing it in the top 20 UK university subject rankings nationally (the Guardian University Guide). In recent years, it has also become increasingly recognized for its innovation and creativity in other disciplines. It is ranked 1st in the UK, 2nd in Europe and 28th in the world for Games Development (Princeton Review 2021) and is the 6th best university in the UK for Hospitality, Events Management and Tourism (Guardian University Guide 2021). Falmouth also continuously receives highly positive feedback from international students. In the most recent International Student Barometer, Falmouth was ranked 1st in the UK and 2nd in the world for international student experience.