University of Hertfordshire

The University of Hertfordshire, based in Hatfield, offers excellence in teaching, learning and research. Herts develops graduates who are capable, creative and enterprising. They are provided with the knowledge, practical skills and experience that employers look for, giving them the best chance of career success.

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The University is proud to put enterprise at its core, and is renowned for supporting the growth of its local and regional economy. Within the University Enterprise Zone, there are clusters of excellence that respond to national and regional demands, providing students and businesses with access to funding and specialist start-up, innovation and growth support.

The University opens the door to a wide and fascinating range of careers, attracting future entrepreneurs, lawyers, nurses, engineers, scientists and more. Students enjoy high quality teaching from inspiring and engaging academic staff, with many of the degrees accredited by professional bodies, as well as gaining vital career skills and industry connections.

The University is home to impressive teaching facilities across both campuses that are designed to enable students to gain practical experience before graduating. This includes two well-equipped libraries, robotics laboratories, aeronautics simulation suites and a full replica court room. Opened in 2022, the Institute of Sport provides world-class facilities for research, training and teaching and learning – enhancing students’ experience, while generating a wealth of new partnership opportunities.

Students also have plenty to get involved with outside of their studies, including societies, volunteering and the University’s sporting options. The Oval Gym is open 24/7 while the Hertfordshire Sports Village boasts professional-level facilities and many outdoor sports pitches.