Royal Agricultural College becomes University

The Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester can now operate under the University title.
The Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester can now operate under the University title. Credit: ITV West

The Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester is set to become a university in the biggest expansion of higher education in 20 years.

It comes as the Government lowered the bar on student numbers needed for the title.

It will give attending students - who study the key industries of agriculture, food and land - the chance of a University education.

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