United Kingdom

University of Hertfordshire

Key Information

Rank 601 Location United Kingdom Established 1948 International Students 20%
Famous Courses BSc (Hons), MMath, BA (Hons), LLB (Hons), MSci, MChem, MComp, BEng (Hons), MEng, LLB (Hons), MPhys, MSc, LLM, MBA, MA, MSc, MRes, PGCE, PGCert, PGDip International Fees £14,000

The Institution of Hertfordshire (UOH) is a public university in the United Kingdom's county of Hertfordshire. Hatfield, Hertfordshire, is the home of the university. Hatfield Technical College, its forerunner, was established in 1948 and was named one of the top 25 colleges of technology in the United Kingdom in 1959.The British government granted Hatfield Polytechnic university status in 1992, and it was renamed University of Hertfordshire. It is one of the universities founded after 1992.

The Institution of Hertfordshire is a modern university based in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, some 35 kilometres north of London. Hertfordshire Institution is known as "the UK's leading business-facing university," with over 25,000 students from approximately 90 nations enrolled.

In 2015, the University of Hertfordshire earned the Guardian University Award for Student Experience, with 95.2 percent of graduates working or pursuing further education six months following graduation.

Every British Formula One team has at least one Hertfordshire graduate, and the university has many tight relationships with business. Hertfordshire is a favoured provider for the NHS in the east of England thanks to degrees in healthcare science and the pioneering paramedic science BSc, and the Universities Careers and Placements Service offers graduates lifelong help on employment and career development.

Services for international students

The International Student Support Team is adequately equipped to assist international students with employment, visas, financial, and personal issues. All overseas students are eligible for free in-sessional English classes that are suited to their course of study. There are also pre-sessional English classes offered. The University provides a complimentary airport pickup service from Heathrow before the start of the semester.

Rankings

  • The Times University Guide 2022 ranks 96th.
  • The Guardian University Guide 2022 ranks 90th.
  • The University of Hertfordshire is ranked 71st among UK universities formed after 1964, and is one of the top 100 institutions in the world under 50 years old.
  • 90 percent of submitted research was assessed to be of worldwide quality in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, and history was ranked top in the UK in terms of effect.
  • Across all 12 sections, 57 percent of Hertfordshire submitted research was deemed to be of world-leading or internationally excellent level.

Accomodation

All first-year students at the University of Hertfordshire are provided on-campus housing. On both the College Lane and the de Havilland campuses, halls of residence, including flats, homes, and classic corridor halls, are available, and students can choose to live on any campus, independent of where they are studying.

Ridgeview Lodge, a short drive away, offers off-campus lodging through the University. There are several private rental properties available in the neighbourhood, as well as the option of lodging with a local family.

Location

The University of Hertfordshire is nestled in picturesque countryside north of London, about 25 minutes by rail from the metropolis. The two Hatfield campuses of the University of Hertfordshire are only a ten-minute walk away, connected by a network of footpaths, cycle routes, and shuttle buses. Hatfield is a town in Hertfordshire with a population of over 30,000 people. It has a number of taverns as well as The Forum, a famous student hangout. The town centre is modest, but it has a monthly market and a farmers' market.

Alumni

  • Founder of the Hong Kong War Diary project, Tony Banham
  • Psychologist Ciarán O'Keeffe specialises in parapsychology and forensic psychology.
  • Sculptor and environmental artist Diane Maclean
  • Ben Mosley is an artist who expresses himself through his work.
  • Sean Hedges-Quinn is a sculptor and animator from the United Kingdom.
  • Sanjeev Bhaskar is a comedian, actor, and broadcaster from the United Kingdom.
  • British actor Matthew Buckley
  • Stevyn Colgan is a writer, artist, and public speaker from the United Kingdom.
  • John Cryer is a member of the English Labour Party.
  • Richard Howitt is a Labour Party member of the European Parliament representing the East of England.
  • Akif Atay Klç is Turkey's current Minister of Youth and Sports.
  • Darell Leiking is a former Malaysian minister of international trade and industry (MITI) and a current member of the Malaysian Parliament.
  • Mark Oaten was a senior member of the Liberal Democrat Party in the United Kingdom.
  • Labour Member of Parliament Fiona Onasanya
  • Lawrie Quinn is an English Labour Party politician.
  • Claire Ward is a member of the British Labour Party.
  • Sarah West was the Royal Navy's first female commander of a significant warship.
  • Member of the Indian Parliament, Prince Raj
  • Chris Gubbey is a General Motors executive.
  • Martin Leach is a businessman from the United Kingdom.
  • Luke Scheybeler is a designer and entrepreneur from the United Kingdom.
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Under graduate

  • English Language with Mandarin
  • English Language with Spanish
  • English Language with Japanese
  • English Language with German
  • English Language with French
  • English Language with Film

Post graduate

  • Education
  • Education PgCert
  • Drug Discovery and Toxicology with Placement Year
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Drug Discovery and Toxicology
  • Drug Discovery and Toxicology with Advanced Research

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Autumn term 27 September 2021 17 December 2021
Spring term 10 January 2022 8 April 2022
Summer term 25 April 2022 13 May 2022
Semester A 27 September 2021 21 January 2022
Semester B 24 January 2022 13 May 2022
Semester C 16 May 2022 9 September 2022
Christmas 25 December 2021 28 December 2021
New year 1 January 2022 3 January 2022
Easter 15 April 2022 18 April 2022
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