Study at the University of Hertfordshire
Originally established as the Hatfield College of Technology in 1952, the University of Hertfordshire was granted university status in 1992. The modern institution prides itself on being ‘business-facing’ and claims an innovative approach to teaching and a wide variety of work placements and overseas study that appeal to employers. It was among the top 50 best UK universities chosen by major employers for producing ready-to-work graduates in THE’s 2015 ranking. The university has also received recognition for its research – it’s one of only a few UK HEIs to have been awarded a ‘European Commission HR Excellence in Research badge.
Hertfordshire also has a racing car team currently ranked 26th in the world and estimates that a University of Hertfordshire graduate is among every British Formula 1 team that exists. With lots of outdoor space and sports facilities, the university has plenty to offer. With a strong ecological focus, the university is dedicated to protecting the environment, which has been recognised with first-class awards in the People & Planet Green League every year since its inception in 2007.
- Established: 1992
- Students: 17,888 (2021)
- Intl. Student Ratio: 29%
- Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
- Campus: Three ( College Lane Campus, de Havilland Campus, Bayfordbury Campus )
- TEF Ranking: Gold
- THE Ranking: 81th in the UK (800 -1000 in the World)