Exciting News! Last week the Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester has been granted university status. Our University ( the first agricultural college in the English speaking world (1845) currently has got 1,150 students from more than 40 countries studying 30 different programmes!
As the Principal Chris Gaskell CBE said the new title would greatly enhance the university’s reputation and is a really exciting opportunity for further success and development.
University status best describes what the institution does and aspires to do,” he said.
“University title will benefit our students, their employers and the industries to which they contribute – and agriculture, food and land management are some of the most important industries in the world today.”