Why choose the University Of Hertfordshire?
The University of Hertfordshire is a public research university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. The university is mainly based in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Its antecedent institution, Hatfield Technical College, was founded in 1952 and was identified as one of 25 Colleges of Technology in the United Kingdom in 1959. In 1992, Hatfield Polytechnic was granted the university status by the British government and subsequently renamed University of Hertfordshire.
As of 2013, it has 25,130 students and 2,358 staff, 812 of which are academic members of staff. It has more than 5,200 international students and a global network of more than 160,000 alumni.
The University's academic activities are organised into 11 schools, within which there are around 50 academic departments and 24 research centres. The university has a unique history in training aerospace engineers. The university offers courses in architecture, astronomy, business, computing, education, engineering, humanities, natural sciences, pharmacy and social sciences.
The University of Hertfordshire is recognised as one of Hertfordshire's largest employers with over 2,700 staff and a turnover of more than £235 million. With a student community of over 24,500 including more than 2,000 international students. The university exhibits an international character with 85 countries represented in its student body.
It has good transport links to the rest of the UK, with London only 25 minutes by train, and the University's own bus company providing student transport.
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With two sites in Hatfield and Bayfordbury (a rural field station and observatory outside Hertford), students are well served in information technology. The Library and Resource Centre on the College Lane Campus offers 24-hour access to hundreds of computer workstations.
The virtual learning environment has been a leader in its field, giving all staff and students their own storage space. Students can use it for study, revision or communication, as well as to access university information.
Hertfordshire has good transport links to the rest of the UK, well located with London only 25 minutes' by train to London King's Cross tube and rail station.
Uno Bus, a the University of Hertfordshire owned bus company, was set up by the university in 1992 to provide student transport to the expanding university from local areas as well as improving east-west travel across the county and opening up new links from North London.
The main source of nightlife is the Forum – it offers the best live entertainment and club facilities available in Hertfordshire. With a total capacity of 2,000, the Forum is a sophisticated venue with three entertainment spaces, a restaurant, a café, multiple bars and onsite parking.
The 'local pub' on campus, the revamped Ele house, holds comfy seats, big-screen TVs, and pool tables providing a convenient location to socialise. Open daily from 11.00–23.00 with food served every day.
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