The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) has been at the forefront of agricultural education and a key contributor to the land-based sector for 175 years. Today, we have more than 1,100 students studying agriculture, business, environment, equine science, farm management, food, real estate and rural land management.
We are based in Cirencester, Gloucestershire and pride ourself on our links with industry and all courses are designed to meet the demands of the employment market for land-based expertise, both in the UK and worldwide.
Our vision and strategy
Our vision is to become the leading specialist University providing a fresh perspective for the land agri-food and rural enterprise sectors.
Find out more about the Governance of the RAU.
The Wild Campus Cirencester project seeks to bring about real change at a local level, engaging and educating university students, school pupils, staff and the local community in Cirencester.
Find our policies, standards and processes
Explore our academic policies and procedures.
A Fellow is a person of eminence who has made a significant and distinguished contribution to the industries and professions associated with the RAU.