Your experience as a university student will create memories that stay with you for a lifetime.

The University of Huddersfield has great opportunities for students, from joining a range of societies with the Students’ Union, to building your network of friends or even experiencing new cultures through global societies and events.

Here are just some of the ways to make the most of your time at university.

Get involved

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Your Union

Huddersfield Students' Union exists to make student life better. It's a charity run by students for students, which means it's 100% focused on your interests, concerns and wellbeing.

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Join a student society

Get involved in a society, sport or volunteering. With over 100 sports clubs, societies and academic societies the Students' Union has something for everyone.

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Global Campus Events

Make friends from around the world, and experience different cultures and traditions as part of our global societies. Discover a full calendar of events, from Lunar New Year to Global Week. 


Earn while you learn

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Do you like to blog, vlog or use social media?

Every year the University recruits a team of students to create content for the student blog and social media. Would you like to join the team?

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Student Ambassador Scheme

Student Ambassador's support a wide range of events and activities including Open Days, HE Experience Days, University Visit Days and visits to schools and colleges.

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JobShop for part-time work

The JobShop is a place for students to find part-time work while at University.

Become your own boss

University is a fantastic time to explore the world of entrepreneurship.

Huddersfield has an award winning Enterprise Team with state of the art facilities housed in the 3M BIC (Buckley Innovation Centre). The team is on hand to guide your ideas and dreams into reality, and their support is available to all students for life, even after you’ve graduated. 

Also, the Enterprise Placement Year is a great opportunity to set up or further develop your business in a supportive environment.

Learn all about The Enterprise Team. 

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Placements

We know how much employers value graduates who have real-world experience on their CV and that is why we encourage our students to make the most of the opportunities available during your time at Huddersfield.

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Global Professional Award

At Huddersfield, we offer the Global Professional Award alongside your degree so that you gain valuable qualities that we know employers are looking for.