|Whatuni UK Graduate Prospects||1st|
|Student Satisfaction Rate||90%|
|UK's Safest Universities||3rd|
|UK's Most Welcoming Universities||4th|
|Best Universities for Sport||Top 12|
|Whatuni Uni of the Year 2016||1st|
|THE Awards: Uni of the Year||Top 6|
Facts and Figures
Harper Adams currently has more than 4,000 students, with about 2,600 students on undergraduate and postgraduate awards, a number which is growing year on year.
Just as schools are assessed by OFSTED, every university goes through a rigorous independent quality assessment, conducted by The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). We are proud that the agency expressed 'confidence' in Harper Adams as an effective institution. Read the report in full and compare our results with other universities at www.qaa.ac.uk.
The high quality of teaching, learning resources, and personal and career development opportunities offered at Harper Adams University led to it achieving the sixth highest score in the country for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2014.
The satisfaction score of 90 per cent placed Harper Adams joint 17th out of 126 English higher education institutions that participated in the survey. The rating makes Harper Adams the UK's top specialist agri-food and rural studies university for student satisfaction. The university already has the best graduate employment rate in this sector (see below). Full results can be viewed on the Unistats website
Harper Adams was also rated the fourth most welcoming university in the UK in the 2014 Higher Expectations Survey conducted by YouthSight.
Harper Adams has an enviable record in employment terms, showing that our graduates are highly sought after in the jobs market. According to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) employment performance indicator, just 3.8 per cent of 2012/13 graduates were unemployed six months after graduation. These figures are based on a 97.8 per cent survey return.
Figure 1 Student Data 2009/10
Excellence in Research
In the 2014 REF (Research Excellence Framework), 100 per cent of the research conducted by Harper Adams University was assessed to be of international quality, with more than 50 per cent either world leading or internationally excellent. The University has excellent infrastructure to support its research including modern laboratories, engineering facilities and ready access to the University Farm, as well as technical staff and a thriving community of postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers.
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