The University of Huddersfield is a growing centre of research and excellence and we always push the boundaries of knowledge. We are proud to have been recognised as a gold-rated University by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Our academic staff are continually rated as providing high quality teaching in an exciting and stimulating environment. In fact, Huddersfield is first in England for professionally qualified teaching staff (HEFCE, 2016). Huddersfield is also the UK's leading university for the receipt of National Teaching Fellowships to mark Britain’s best lecturers in Higher Education for the past nine years.
We have an impressive record for graduate employment. 94.5% of our undergraduate and 94.8% of our postgraduate students go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE 2014/15). The University places a great deal of importance on industry experience. Huddersfield is a Top 10 University in England for work placement (HESA 14/15) and 100% of our undergraduate students have the opportunity to undertake professional work experience during their studies. Many of our courses give successful graduates professional body accreditation including, Law, Architecture, Psychology, Pharmacy, Accountancy, Chemistry, Engineering and Computing. We have invested in dedicated staff who work with international students which includes everything from getting a part-time job whilst they study to developing a global career.
Since 2010, £80 million has been spent on campus development, making sure our students have access to some of the best facilities in the country. Our campus also has a vibrant social scene and we have a very active Students’ Union with more than 110 clubs and societies.