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University of Huddersfield

Huddersfield | Yorkshire and The Humber

Creative Town

Ucas code: H60

The University of Huddersfield welcomes almost 20,000 students, including over 3,000 international students from more than 120 countries and is recognised for the quality of its teaching. It was the first university in England to achieve recognition as having the highest proportion of professionally-qualified teaching staff* and the first UK university to have achieved 100% of permanent teaching staff as Fellows of the Higher Education Academy**. It is a gold-rated university in the Teaching Excellence Framework and in 2017 won the first Global Teaching Excellence Award. *HESA - First awarded in 2016, maintained in 2017 and 2018 ** Permanent staff, after probation: some recently appointed colleagues will only obtain recognition in the months after their arrival in Huddersfield, once they have started teaching.
Source:University of Huddersfield Students' Union

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Varied union activities

71%

MED

Political

56%

MED

Sporty

63%

MED

Creative

68%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

60%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £20k MED
% of graduates in work or further study 98% HIGH
Student satisfaction score 79% MED

Number of students

18,221

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

78%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

18%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

44%

of students are male

Young / Mature

19%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

19%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

Dialog 421 comments (115 students)
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