Your university experience will create memories that stick with you for a lifetime.

Huddersfield has great opportunities for our students, from joining societies to part-time work and experiencing new cultures.

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

Get involved


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.


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.


Global Campus Events

Free events for all students no matter where you are from. Including the Global Food and Culture Festival, Global Week and Lunar New Year.

Earn while you learn


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?


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.


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 they’re available for all students (at all points in your University life) plus up to 5 years after graduating.

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. 

Gain work experience and travel


Study abroad and exchanges

The University of Huddersfield offers a wide range of study abroad opportunities for both incoming and outgoing students.



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.



The University of Huddersfield is part of the Santander Universities Global Network of partner universities; a network of over 1,000 universities in 20 countries across the world. 


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.