Executive Recruitment

Our Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide: World leading higher education and research for the delivery of sustainable food chains and the protection of rural resources for future generations.

Our Vision

Our vision for 2025 is that Harper Adams University will be:

  • Engaged with the industries, professions and organisations that comprise the global agri-food chain, closely related industry sectors and the UK rural economy, to deliver an outstanding, practice-based and inclusive learning environment that enhances personal development and employability;
  • A recognised centre of research excellence, especially in the application of science and technological advances and;
  • A trusted source of independent and authoritative commentary to inform public and policy debate on agri-food, animal wellbeing, land, environmental and rural business matters.

Our Values

Harper Adams has a strong set of values that have underpinned its development since its foundation nearly 120 years ago. The four core values are that we will be outstanding, inspirational, distinctive and inclusive in all that we do.