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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’re recognised for our teaching excellence. We are joint-first in the UK for the proportion of professionally-qualified teaching staff. (HESA 2021.) Our awards include The Global Teaching Excellence Award. We were the first University to receive this award which recognises our commitment to world-class teaching (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 University of Huddersfield achieved a Gold Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) award in June 2017 which recognised the delivery of outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. This award expired in June 2021 and the scheme is currently being revised. 

Open Days

An Open Day is the perfect chance to get a feel for life at the University of Huddersfield. No matter how you attend this year, online or on campus, you’ll learn all about life at Huddersfield from live subject talks to chats with current students. 

Our Open Days include:

•    Live subject talks and Q&A’s with tutors
•    Chat with current students
•    Learn about accommodation
•    Advice on topics such as finance, applying through UCAS, wellbeing and disability services and Careers
•    Explore our campus online or in person

Upcoming open days
    • Saturday 4th December 2021
    • Undergraduate open day
    • Undergraduate
    • find out more

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


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