University of Hertfordshire
The University of Hertfordshire is an ambitious and entrepreneurial University and was recently awarded the prestigious Times Higher Education ‘Entrepreneurial University of the Year’ award. It offers excellence in teaching, learning and research and our students are at the heart of everything.
It is the country’s leading business-facing university with a strong focus on the employability of graduates. It provides students with the knowledge, practical skills and experience that employers look for, giving them the best chance of career success. Producing highly employable graduates who are in demand for their knowledge, skills and competence is a priority at the University of Hertfordshire.
With over 27,500 students, including more than 2,800 from overseas, representing more than 85 countries, the University of Hertfordshire is a truly international community.
It offers over 500 courses in a fascinating range of subjects such as Art & Design, Accounting and Finance, Business and Management, Computer Science and Engineering, Humanities, Law and Education, Pharmacy, Psychology and Biosciences, all at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
The University’s courses are developed in consultation with business, industry, the professions and the public sector. Their high vocational content means graduates from the University of Hertfordshire are more ‘work-ready’ than many other graduates qualified in their area of expertise. On graduation students have everything they need for a satisfying career – a professional qualification, life skills, practical experience and an ever growing network of contacts, which includes a worldwide family of over 160,000 alumni.
First-class study facilities are on offer, including the award-winning Learning Resource Centers which is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and specialist subject facilities including an astronomical teaching observatory and a medical simulation centre.
The University has the perfect location, just 25 minutes by train from central London in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, and within easy reach of all four of the capital’s international airports. The University’s two campuses in Hatfield are only ten minutes walk apart and are safe, attractive places to live and study. There’s a variety of accommodation both on and near the campuses and all new international students are guaranteed a room in University accommodation.
The on-campus, 2,000 capacity entertainment facility – The Forum, is an exciting contemporary venue offering the best in live entertainment, bars, shopping and eateries. The Sports Village boasts some of the best university sports and fitness facilities in the UK. Students at the University of Hertfordshire enjoy a vibrant social life with a thriving range of clubs, societies and Students’ Union event as well as a first class educational experience.