The Veterinary Centre which includes a Companion Animal House and a cutting-edge hydrotherapy suite, will be used in the teaching of veterinary nursing and physiotherapy students. It is also planned for the facilities to be used in partnership with local veterinary practices to treat referral cases.
The Jean Jackson Entomology Building has been developed with the generous support of the Jean Jackson Charitable Trust.The new entomology centre will support both teaching and research. (One of the ‘Jean Jackson Trust’ aims is to Conserve, Improve, and Preserve for public benefit Wildlife and Fare and Flora, and also to educate the public in these principles.)
Harper Adams University is the leading specialist in agriculture and land-based studies. Its attractive rural location in the heart of England provides the best of town and country. With a reputation for excellence and innovation, the Shropshire campus offers state-of-the-art facilities and rewarding courses for undergraduate, postgraduate and lifelong learners in agriculture, agribusiness, animal, engineering, food, rural and land-based studies.
HRH Princess Anne, who was installed as Harper Adam’s first Chancellor back on 22nd November 2013, was met by The Lord Lieutenant Sir Algernon Heber-Percy before being presented to The High Sheriff and his wife, the Major and Mayoress of Stafford, as well as other dignitaries in the county, and then taken to meet all staff, teaching staff and students on the courses before going onto to the official opening declaration ceremony of the Jean Jackson Entomology Building.