We are proud of being a thriving and successful higher education provider.
Here are the top reasons why we hope you will get involved with the University of Hertfordshire:
The University of Hertfordshire was created as an independent Higher Education Corporation in 1989 under the terms of the Education Reform Act (1989). The institution achieved university status in 1992 under the provisions of the Further and Higher Education Act (1992).
The University operates in accordance with the terms of its Instrument and Articles of Government, as approved by the Privy Council. These determine the overarching governance framework within which the University functions and require it to establish a Board of Governors and Academic Board.
The Office of the Dean of Students has a wide range of responsibilities including:
The Dean of Students is also responsible for student discipline and student complaints and appeals.
As a twenty-first century, business-facing university, we're committed to giving our students the skills they need to succeed in the global marketplace.
They leave the University of Hertfordshire confident, experienced and highly employable.
We achieve this by:
One of our aims is to bring higher education to a wider audience. We provide flexible learning opportunities for local residents and businesses, including:
Our world-class facilities make the University of Hertfordshire an outstanding place to study, live and work. As part of the University of Hertfordshire, you benefit from:
A self-contained, accessible campus It's a short walk between the two main sites of our single-campus, the state-of-the-art £120Million de Havilland site and College Lane.
Purpose-built facilities Our contemporary academic centres, social venues and accommodation have all been designed to enhance your learning experience.
Excellent study resources To support your learning experience, we offer:
Recreational opportunities Because its not all work, work, work at university, enjoy:
There is much more to university than just studying. Its a great opportunity to broaden your horizons by meeting new people and discovering new interests.
The time of your life
However you want to spend your leisure time, youll be spoilt for choice at the University of Hertfordshire.
The Students Union is the hub of university life, with bars, regular live music and events throughout the year, including our famous Summer Ball - a chance to let your hair down at the end of term. With over fifty clubs and societies ranging from climbing to curry, youre sure to find an opportunity to indulge old passions or discover new ones.
Our entertainment venue, 'The Forum Hertfordshire', opened in September 2009. It provides an exciting contemporary venue with state-of-the-art equipment, club, bars, shopping and eateries. Discover more about the different nationalities represented at the University of Hertfordshire through the International Students Associations programme of cultural events and trips. If youre passionate about the arts, the Universitys own arts association, UHArts, runs a programme of comedy, dance and drama throughout the year.
Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at The University of Hertfordshire!