Our emphasis on ensuring our students are prepared for the world of work means that you’ll leave university with more than just a degree. You’ll gain skills to get you noticed by employers and be supported in developing a stand-out CV.  
We won the award for the best university employability strategy at the National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2021 for our activity, including our Global Professional Award scheme.

You can study for the Global Professional Award (GPA) alongside your undergraduate degree. On completion, you’ll receive a GPA certificate from the University of Huddersfield. This award will help to set you apart from other graduates and develop valuable qualities that we know employers are looking for.*   
*Available alongside all full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerated or apprenticeship degrees. 

Find out more about the Global Professsional Award

96.5% of our undergraduate students go on to work and/or further study within fifteen months of graduating.**

**HESA Graduate Outcomes 2019/20, UK domiciled, other activities excluded. 


Enterprise placement year

We help current students and graduates prepare for self-employment, freelancing and starting their own business.


Careers advice for life

We help you to focus on life after you have graduated to ensure that your hard work pays off and you achieve your ambition


Earn while you learn

Earn money and pad out your CV with a part time job while you study.

Open Days and Campus Tours

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Find your perfect course

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