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    On International Friendship Day we look at what our students and graduates say about the friendships they have made at Harper.

    30 July 2021

    Harper Adams University has always had strong industry links and provides students, past and present with every opportunity available so that they can succeed in their degrees and careers.  

    However, on International Friendship Day it’s worth remembering that long-lasting friendships are created here at Harper Adams as well.  

    Take a look below at what some of our students and graduates have to say about the friendships they have made at Harper. 


    “Whilst at Harper Adams I have been able to surround myself with some incredible people who will definitely be in my life for many years to come”.  

    Abby Chalkey, BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology.  


    “I have gained amazing friends and we bounce industry ideas off of each other alongside socialising together.” 

    Fiona Wilshaw, BSc (Hons) Animal Production Science. 


    “Harper has definitely been some of the best years of life. I have made some of my best friends at Harper and have had some amazing experiences. I would definitely advise anyone thinking about going to Harper to go!” 

    Annabel Arrand, BSc (Hons) Agri-Business.  


    “Harper is close knit…everyone knows everyone and I’ve settled in well and I have great friends and always look forward to coming back.” 

    Hannah Scott-Cook, BSc (Hons) Agriculture. 


    “My favourite part of Harper Adams has been meeting lifelong friends.” 

    Holly Boardman, BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare (Clinical). 


     “Don’t worry about making friends or being social because there is a very family-like feel here at Harper and on the courses…everyone looks out for each other”. 

     Richard Wilkinson, BSc (Hons)  Countryside Management. 


    For the three years I was based near my teammates became my family, when things went wrong, or I wanted to celebrate something I’d always turn to them first.” 

    Abby Puddefoot, BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Animal Sciences. 



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