Successful, innovative and modern – welcome to the University of Huddersfield.
The University of Huddersfield is based right in the town centre and at the heart of the local community. Unlike some large cities in the UK, Huddersfield offers a relatively low cost of living, allowing your pennies to stretch further.
The University is recognised as a gold-rated University by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Based on the evidence available the TEF Panel judged that the University delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students.
In 2017, leading educationalists from around the world selected the University of Huddersfield as the first winner of the Global Teaching Excellence Award. The feedback from one of the judges said: “This University is truly inspiring and innovative.” (Higher Education Academy, 2017)
Figures released by the Higher Education Funding Council for England see the University of Huddersfield come top of all the universities in England for the proportion of staff with teaching qualifications. (HEFCE 9 Dec 2016)
Huddersfield has been the UK’s leading university for the receipt of National Teaching Fellowships, to mark Britain’s best teachers, for the past nine years!
And Huddersfield is the UK’s only university where 100% of permanent teaching staff are Fellows of the Higher Education Academy*.
*permanent staff, after probation: some recently appointed colleagues will only obtain recognition in the months after their arrival in Huddersfield, once they have started teaching.
It is also a Top 10 University in England for work placements and boasts strong links with universities across the world. This means there are lots of opportunities to broaden your horizons through industry placements and through its many overseas exchange programmes.
The University of Huddersfield’s researchers are committed to solving the problems and answering the questions posed by industry, science and society as a whole. We have world-leading applied research groups in biomedical sciences, engineering and physical sciences, social sciences and arts and humanities. Huddersfield have quadrupled their research income and postgraduate research in seven years.
Student life at University is so much more than your bedroom. For most of you, student accommodation will be your first time living independently, and all universities will strive to offer you a welcoming environment so that your new room instantly feels like home. Universities offer a fantastic choice of living, all which provides a safe, secure and sociable start to your university experience. Find out more about this university's accommodation on the link below.Find out more
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University Address: University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, HD1 3DH