Our mission is to be an inspiring and innovative University of international renown. Through awards, we are gaining recognition for our outstanding work towards achieving this vision.
Read more about the awards we are proud to have won:
In November 2013, the University was awarded the Times Higher Education University of the Year. The award was in recognition of a University 'that has demonstrated exceptional performance in the past academic year’.
In 2015, the University was named the New University of the Year at the Educate North Awards. A panel of more than 20 leading figures from the fields of education, business and politics selected the winners, who were announced at a ceremony in Manchester.
In April 2017 Huddersfield joined the Times Higher's world top 200 “young universities”.
In 2019, the University’s role in future-proofing the rail network earned a Queen’s Anniversary Prize. It’s one of the most coveted honours in UK Higher Education. The prize recognised the innovations made by the Institute of Railway Research to track, rolling stock and safety of the rail network.
This follows our 2015 Queen’s Anniversary Prize for expanding the global boundaries of new music.