An outstanding place to study
The University of Hertfordshire is based largely in Hatfield. In 1992, Hatfield Polytechnic was granted university status by the British government this was subsequently renamed the University of Hertfordshire. These days there is a student community of over 25,000. This includes more than 5,200 international students that represent a magnificent 100 countries. The University of Hertfordshire has a global network of over 240,000 alumni. The University is one of Hertfordshire's largest employers with over 2,700 staff. Over 800 of these are academic members of staff. The University of Hertfordshire has a turnover of more than £235 million. The University is a member of University Alliance, Universities UK and European University Association.
The University of Hertfordshire has simple yet valuable core values. These core values are to be Friendly, Ambitious, Collegiate, Enterprising, Student focused and have Key Strategic Objectives.
Approach to learning
At the University of Hertfordshire, they are proud of their TEF Gold-rated teaching. From September, you can still expect excellent teaching and support, including access to an even wider range of on-campus wellbeing, careers support and online learning materials. The University's goal is to provide you with a unique on-campus community experience which puts your health and wellbeing first. With the university being campus based the emphasis is on face to face teaching and this will continue ensuring they are following national safety guidelines to provide a COVID secure environment. Where required, the university will also be using technologies to deliver rich and high-quality teaching through guided-learning and live, interactive sessions to give the best possible student experience.
The University of Hertfordshire understands that joining a university can be daunting, exciting and even a bit overwhelming. They are a very friendly community at Hertfordshire and they want to make the transition to University life as easy and fun as possible. They have put together lots of useful advice from a pre-arrival checklist to what to expect on your first week. If you still have questions and feel unsure, reach out to the teams on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, or search for information on Ask Herts. You can contact the University directly for any questions left unanswered or refer to the FAQs for more information. Alternatively, you can chat with current students and staff.
Gold rated teaching
The University of Hertfordshire have been awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework. This means that the University is of the highest quality found in the United Kingdom. It also means that the University consistently delivers outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for students. So, what does that mean for you? It means the University teach you to become ready for the working world. You don’t have to take them at their word, as over 96.5% of Hertfordshire students get jobs within the first six months of graduating. Even better, of those graduates in work, 78% of them are in professional or managerial roles.
There are different ways to apply for a course at the University of Hertfordshire. How and where you apply will depend on the course you choose. The University of Hertfordshire's website has instructions for your course type and degree level for Undergraduate courses, Postgraduate courses, Research degrees, Continuing professional development (CPD), Online distance learning and the Admissions policy.
For much more information please see the University of Hertfordshire's website.