History, Affiliations & Rankings
The University of Huddersfield is a public research university established in 1825. It became a university in 1992 with its affiliation with the Association of Commonwealth Universities, University Alliance and Universities UK. Named after the city it is located in, the university is known as a world-class centre of higher education in the UK. The university was named Times Higher Education University of the Year in 2013 and it enjoys a place in the 701-750 range in the 2020 Global Work Rankings compiled by QS Top Universities. Some other accolades earned by the university include being gold-rated by TEF, winning the Global Teaching Excellence Award etc.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
A wide range of bachelor’s, master’s, and postgraduate research courses are included in the list of programmes that can be pursued at the University of Huddersfield. The university has four campuses, namely, the Queensgate Campus, University Campus Barnsley, University Campus Oldham and International Study Centre. It is organised into seven academic schools dedicated to various fields of study such as applied sciences, business, human and health sciences, computing and engineering, music and more. A wide range of student organizations can be joined on campus and the university has also invested heavily in campus improvements to ensure that life on campus is as enjoyable as it is enriching.
Accomplishments & Alumni
The University of Huddersfield is known for the fact that its permanent teaching staff have, or are completing, doctorates. This expertise, together with their teaching credentials give students the opportunity to learn from knowledgeable and well-qualified teachers and academics who are at the forefront of their subject area. The university has, over the years, produced numerous notable people who have made it big in various fields. Some of them include Stephen Beville, David Chaytor, Lisa Head, Matthew Lambley, and Kavita Oberoi.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
At the University of Huddersfield, close to 20,000 students are enrolled in its courses and more than 100 countries are represented by the student body. The university prides itself on its learner-centred education along with its focus on offering vocational and professional industry-specific knowledge to its students. 100% of its students get job or internship opportunities during their studies. The university also has strong industry connections which leads to higher graduate employment rates in the country. It is also among the top 15 universities in the UK in terms of placements.
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