Huddersfield is a modern, successful and innovative university with a reputation for helping students succeed in their chosen career
The University of Huddersfield is an excellent place for undergraduate and postgraduate study. The University was awarded two Queen's Awards for Enterprise and the prestigious Times Higher Education award for Entrepreneurial University of the Year and offers a rewarding and exciting learning experience for all students.
The University of Huddersfield is one of the top ten providers of work placement courses in the UK and knows exactly how to prepare students for successful careers and a great future. Boasting excellent employability, 94.9% of undergraduate students go on to work or further study within six months of graduating.The University was also awarded a QS 5 Star rating for Employability in 2015. The Careers and Employability Service has two specialist advisers for international students. Workshops, one-to-one appointments and links to employers help students become confident and employable graduates.
Huddersfield is ranked in the top 10 universities in England for teaching excellence (Sunday Times, 2013) and was the first UK university where all teaching staff were Fellows of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Students are taught by highly qualified staff who are leaders in their fields and the University also has over 100 professors with leading research and academic publications.
Previously voted best university in the UK and in the top three in the world to live as an international student*, students quickly feel at home here. The University is ranked in the top five in the UK for student experience* and boasts a high number of student run clubs and societies for you to join or create. There are more than 120 nationalities represented on campus and the University has 88% student satisfaction - higher than the national average. *International Student Barometer, 2014.
The University is located close to the centre of the thriving West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. The town has an extensive range of new retail and social developments with many new shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Near to areas of outstanding natural beauty and within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales, the Peak District and the major urban cities of Leeds and Manchester. The cost of housing compares very favourably with other regions in the UK and the choice of where to live is outstanding. The town is well known for its musical traditions, including the world famous Huddersfield Choral Society and the internationally renowned Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.
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International Study Centre
The International Study Centre (ISC) will help you take your first step towards a successful career. Based at the heart of the University of Huddersfield’s campus, the ISC provides degree preparation programmes that are specifically designed for international students. Our courses will prepare you for the challenges of degree level study and equip you with the academic knowledge, study and English language skills you need to succeed at the University of Huddersfield.