University of Huddersfield International Study Centre

Huddersfield ranks as one of the top 200 “young universities” in the world

International students enjoy a sunny day on campus.

Times Higher Education ranks the University of Huddersfield as one of the top 200 ‘young universities’ in the world in the Times and Higher Education Young University Rankings 2017. The rankings cite a high score in international outlook as one of the key reasons for success.

Times Highers Education’s research team look at factors such as student-staff ratio and number of currently enrolled international students. Currently, Huddersfield welcomes 3,500 international students, out of a total student body of 22,000.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Tim Thornton is thrilled at the University’s debut on the list, saying of the ranking, "One of our goals is to establish ourselves as a truly international institution. Therefore, we are proud that the Times Higher – perhaps the most prestigious publication in its field – has ranked us inside the top 200 young universities in the entire world.

"We are delighted, but not too surprised, because we have laid so much emphasis on teaching excellence. In fact, we are the UK’s top university for staff teaching qualifications. Also, our campus and its facilities just get better all the time, which means the student experience is constantly improving too,"

View the full Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2017.