University of Huddersfield

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5 out of 5 I have loved every minute of my university experience. There's not one thing this university is missing for me. I'm on a great course with great tutors great friends and I feel at home on campus and within the town centre.

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Successful, innovative and modern – welcome to the University of Huddersfield.

Whatever you aim to do in life, it pays to get a good education. And with high standards of teaching and learning and excellent facilities, that's exactly what our students can expect.

We are an award-winning University. Not only are we climbing the education league tables, we are also receiving national recognition for our work across a number of different areas including being named the Times Higher Education University of the Year in 2013. We also won the first Global Teaching Excellence Award recognising the University’s commitment to world-class teaching and its success in developing students as independent learners and critical thinkers (HEA, 2017).

This is the perfect place to get in touch if you want to know more about the University of Huddersfield. We aim to respond to your queries as quickly as possible.

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Teaching Excellence Framework Award (TEF)

TEF Gold Award

The excellence of its teaching has earned the University of Huddersfield a coveted Gold Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

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Open Days

It’s not possible to invite you onto our campus at the moment, but we don't want you to miss out on seeing what Huddersfield has to offer so we are offering Open Days online where you can:

  •  Chat with current students
  •  Watch live subject talks and chat with tutors online
  •  Learn about student accommodation
  •  Take part in live Q&As on topics such as student finance, applying through UCAS, wellbeing and disability, and careers
  •  Explore our campus online

We'd love it if you'd join us.

To find out when future Open Days are taking place, take a look at the Open Day calendar here.


Upcoming open days

Student Life in Huddersfield

The picturesque Huddersfield Narrow Canal runs through the heart of campus and the town itself thrives as a melting pot of cultures and cosmopolitan living.

The town centre has an independent feel with unusual shops, buildings, unique events and festivals. It’s a great place to express your individuality and experience new things. Its close proximity to major cities and the Peak District National Park, as well as a low cost of living, also make the University of Huddersfield an exciting and inexpensive place to continue your education.



Travel information

Huddersfield is just the place to find your feet and become more independent. Unlike some large cities, Huddersfield offers a relatively low cost of living, giving you more for your money. This means it’s easier to enjoy all that Huddersfield, the University and the surrounding areas have to offer with fewer compromises.

Easy access to local, big cities - Leeds and Manchester are both just a quick train ride away. This means you can enjoy the best of city life including social, cultural and entertainment events, while living and studying in a friendly and welcoming town.

There are also good connections to the M62 and M1 it’s easy to reach the rest of the UK by car or bus.

Other Contact Details

University of Huddersfield Switchboard

Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Friday: 08:30am - 4:00pm

+44 (0)1484 422288

+44 (0)845 155 6666


University of Huddersfield