|Main location||Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England|
|Courses||Undergraduate, Master, PhD|
About the University of Huddersfield
The University of Huddersfield is a public university located in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. It has been a University since 1992, but has its origins in a series of institutions dating back to the 19th century. It has made teaching quality a particular focus of its activities, winning the inaugural Higher Education Academy Global Teaching Excellence Award, and achieving a TEF Gold Award, both in 2017.
As one of the top providers of work placement courses in the UK (Higher Education Statistics Agency, 2013/14), Huddersfield has a strong reputation for helping students succeed in their chosen career. Study Group's relationship with the University of Huddersfield began in 2008 with the opening of the on-campus International Study Centre, which provides progression to career-focused courses. Study Group’s International Study Centre is based in the heart of the University of Huddersfield campus, set in a thriving Yorkshire town and less than an hour from Leeds and Manchester.
The university is organised into the following academic schools: Applied Sciences, Art, Design and Architecture, Computing and Engineering, Education and Professional Development, Business, Human and Health Sciences, Music, Humanities and Media.
Why choose University of Huddersfield ?
Huddersfield is a cosmopolitan, bustling and energetic place, with lots of pubs, clubs, cafes and, plus great sports facilities and shopping.
Lower cost of living
Huddersfield is just the place to find your feet and become more independent. Unlike some large cities, Huddersfield offers a relatively low cost of living, giving you more for your money. This means it’s easier to enjoy all that Huddersfield, the University and the surrounding areas have to offer with fewer compromises.
Easy access to local, big cities
Leeds and Manchester are both just a quick train ride away. This means you can enjoy the best of city life including social, cultural and entertainment events, while living and studying in a friendly and welcoming town.
High levels of employability
94.8%* of the university postgraduates find employment or go on to further study within six months of graduating, and their average starting salary is £28,500*. 9 in 10 of them go on to work in professional or managerial roles.
The Storthes Hall Park Student Village and Ashenhurst Student Houses are the university affiliated accommodation. These residences are privately owned and operated by Digs Student, independently of the university.
Storthes Hall is situated in a parkland to the south of the town with 1,386 en-suite single, double or disabled bedrooms in shared flats of six to eight students.
Ashenhurst Houses are located in woodlands close to the campus and Storthes Hall Park. There are 280 single bedrooms in shared houses of six to eight students, all with shared facilities including a communal lounge and kitchen/dining area.