one of the top 150 universities in the world under 50 years old (Times Higher Education 100 under 50 rankings 2017)
University of Hertfordshire graduates have once again in 2017 recorded employment rates of over 96% which puts them highest in the east of England region - outperforming several Russell Group Universities including Oxford and Cambridge.
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With its heritage in Britain’s pioneering aeronautical industry, the University has been an innovative force in education since the early 1950s. Today, it hosts a thriving community of more than 25,000 students who study 300 flexible degree options at a vibrant, inclusive, campus-based institution. Alongside TEF Gold rated teaching, the University’s strong relationships with industry and award-winning careers services ensure students gain the knowledge and skills they need to match their ambition and succeed.
Academics are experts in their field, and many are focused on researching solutions to the Grand Challenges of our time. From developing a humanoid robot that can support children with autism, to using a pioneering laser facility to deliver critical insights into climate change, staff drive forward and deliver cutting-edge research.
The University of Hertfordshire has been an anchor institution for the regional economy and community since its beginning. Through its all-campus incubator ethos and status as an Enterprise Zone, the University gives hundreds of local businesses the support and facilities they need to learn and grow each year.
Globally, the University partners with institutions in countries all over the world, as well as welcoming 4,000 students from over 100 countries to its campus in the UK. Home students are also encouraged to take the opportunity to experience studying abroad at one of over 170 Universities worldwide.
At the University of Hertfordshire students, staff and businesses consistently reach their full potential. They continue to think bigger, stand out and positively impact local, national and international communities.
The School has important international ties and its reputation abroad is very high. It aims to help students become independent, goal-oriented and resourceful practitioners who know the history of design and are well prepared for work in the creative industries.
The University of Hertfordshire is one of the top 150 universities in the world under 50 years old according to the Times Higher Education 100 under 50 rankings 2017. Also it is included in the Times Higher Education list of the 100 most international universities in the world published in January 2015. The survey, conducted by the UK’s Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), revealed in its UK Performance Indicators for Employment 2015/2016 that the University of Hertfordshire is now ranked 21st out of 125 universities in the UK (for universities with over 500 students). The University of Hertfordshire also achieved the top gold ranking in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2018.
University of Hertfordshire graduates have once again in 2017 recorded employment rates of over 96% which puts them highest in the east of England region - outperforming several Russell Group Universities including Oxford and Cambridge. 96.5% of University of Hertfordshire students are in work or further study six months after graduating, according to the latest national Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey; well above the national average for the UK (94.3%).
The School of Creative Arts provides some of the best facilities in the UK for studying and producing your own creative work in art, design, film, media and music. Students benefit from cutting-edge study resources creative studios and digital workshops. Facilities are supported by specialist technical officers who offer high levels of support and advice in their particular specialism.
World-class facilities make UH an outstanding place to study, live and work. Its award-winning Learning Resources Centres are open 24/7, with some 3,000 study seats and over 1,200 computer workstations. On-campus Hertfordshire Sports Village offers outstanding sports and fitness facilities. A fantastic range of halls on campus – around 3,500 students live on campus in University-owned and managed student accommodation so they're always close to the social and learning facilities they need. Social life is presented through a thriving range of clubs, societies and Students' Union events.
The University of Hertfordshire is located in Hatfield, just 22 minutes by the fastest train from London's King's Cross station. Students are in easy reach of London's major art galleries, design consultancies, fashion and interior design houses and thriving music communities.