University of Hertfordshire

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Amazing if you have a work hard and play hard attitude. The social life is incredible, the university is always improving its standards. There are new facilities, buildings, accomodation and science labs, art gallery, perfect for all types of students

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The University is the UK's leading business-facing university and an exemplar in the sector. It is innovative and enterprising and challenges individuals and organisations to excel. The University of Hertfordshire is one of the region's largest employers with over 2,700 staff and a turnover of more than £238 million. With a student community of over 25,300 including more than 2,800 international students from 100 different countries, the University has a global network of over 210,000 alumni.

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Teaching Excellence Framework Award (TEF)

TEF Gold Award

The University of Hertfordshire has been awarded gold in the 2018 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and was judged as delivering high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for its students.

What do the TEF Awards mean for you?

Open Days

Open Day Welcome

Fancy paying our campuses a visit? Our next open days are on the following dates:

Undergraduate (9am - 3pm)

  • Friday 14th June 2019
  • Saturday 12th October 2019
  • Saturday 16th November 2019
  • Wednesday 11th December 2019 (Open Afternoon- 12:00pm-15:00pm)


Postgraduate (5pm-7pm)

  • Wednesday 5th June 2019
  • Wednesday 6th November 2019

For a full list of open days please visit the Open Day calendar.

Student Life in Hertfordshire

College Lane accommodation

Hertfordshire is located in the South East of England, 20 minutes from London by train. The county is a blend of quaint villages and bustling modern towns. The university itself has undergone a great deal of development and growth in the past 10 years. Nightlife and entertainment thrives in Hertfordshire and sports culture is a big part of the leisure activities available. The College Lane accommodation recently won the Best Student Housing Award at CUBO 2017.  

Travel information

Travel options to and from the university are abundant. London is about a 25 min train ride away and Hatfield station is frequented by Great Western rail services. There are bus and coach exchanges on both campuses which are stops on many main travel routes. There is a free shuttle bus which runs between campus regularly throughout the day and night.

Latest News

There's loads going on at Hertfordshire, take a look at our latest news and events.

Keep an eye on Hertfordshire Students' Union page for all our social events and activities.


Other contact details

University switchboard:

tel: +44 (0)1707 284000

fax: +44 (0)1707 284115 

email: [email protected]


Admissions office:

tel: +44 (0)1707 284800  

fax: +44 (0)1707 284870

Address: University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield. Hertfordshire. AL10 9AB, UK