The University of Huddersfield has been awarded an outstanding Gold rating, the highest accolade attainable, in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2023). The University has been awarded gold in its overall rating, as well as gold in the student experience and in the student outcomes categories.
These ratings reflect the University’s unwavering commitment to providing an exceptional student experience and fostering excellent student outcomes.
These ratings were awarded in 2023, for four years.
“Thank you to everyone involved in our submission, and to all colleagues and students in our community who work so hard to deliver excellence in everything we do.”
Vice-Chancellor, Professor Bob Cryan.
The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) is a national Government exercise to establish the quality of Higher Education, via the Independent Regulator in England, the Office for Students (OfS). The ratings are therefore an established mark of teaching quality as well as recognising the student experience and opportunities available to our students to develop the skills and knowledge valued by employers.
The TEF assesses undergraduate courses, and awards are decided based on metrics, a University written submission and student contributions submitted via Student Unions. This information is evaluated by an independent panel of experts, who were particularly impressed by our:
All students should have confidence that they’ll receive the highest quality university education and can go on to achieve positive outcomes from their higher education experience. TEF helps inform student choice by shining a light on the quality of the courses available and providing a clear indicator of excellence.
You can find out more about the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) on the Office for Students (OfS) website.