University of Huddersfield
The University of Huddersfield is situated on one campus, located in the centre of a vibrant town, surrounded by beautiful Yorkshire countryside. Compared to larger UK cities, Huddersfield offers a relatively low cost of living. The campus has benefited from £150m investment in top class facilities, buildings and resources for students over the last decade.
The main things you need to know about studying at the University of Huddersfield.
The University of Huddersfield achieved a Gold Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) award in June 2017. This award expired in June 2021 and the scheme is currently being revised. The University looks forward to being reassessed when the awards are re-opened in 2023. The award recognised that the University of Huddersfield delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. The Complete University Guide ranks the University of Huddersfield as 53rd in the UK.
Students are able to study for the Global Professional Award alongside their undergraduate degree(1) enabling them to gain valuable qualities that employers are looking for. The Award is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (Level 5), an internationally recognised institute, which may help to set students apart from other graduates.
(1) full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerated or apprenticeship degrees.
The University is in the top 15 in the UK for placement years in industry. HESA Student Record 2018/19.
Undergraduate fees Fees for undergraduate full time study is £9,250 a year. This is reduced to £1,000 for a placement year.
International Fees Fees for undergraduate students vary, with most courses starting at £15,000 per year. The cost for some courses is higher, such as £17,000 per year for Allied Health Professionals and £18,000 per year for nursing.
A number of scholarships are awarded to students each year. Eligible students will receive a £1000 payment towards their first year of study. We also offer a range of scholarships to international applicants, including automatic £2,000 scholarships for eligible students on most of our undergraduate and taught postgraduate courses
The University of Huddersfield has a range of accommodation options and students are guaranteed a place (including during clearing) if they use the University's preferred, recommended and approved accommodation provider, DIGS Student. At Storthes Hall Park, all rooms are en-suite, and there’s a free gym on-site as well as a bar and gaming room.Weekly rent includes utility bills, up to 100mb broadband and WiFi, and contents insurance. You can also stay here for the duration of your studies – not just in first year. AFS also has a selection of private accommodation options available in Huddersfield.
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The University of Huddersfield’s Student’s Union is an exciting hub of activity through its events, activities and impressive range of clubs and societies that range from traditional sports to more niche discussion groups. Executive Officers are also on hand to answer any queries and offer impartial advice to students including wellbeing, finance and housing.
Sir Patrick Stewart is the Emeritus Chancellor of the University and drama students are taught in the Sir Patrick Stewart building
Engineers from the University of Huddersfield are helping to ensure a prestigious new railway project will be undergone with safety and reliability.
“Huddersfield is a multicultural place, which combined with the large student population and native Yorkshire folk, provide the town with an enigmatic, albeit buzzing character".
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