Based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, the University of Huddersfield was founded in 1988 and was most recently ranked 59 in the 2016 Guardian University League Tables. The university ensures that all of their students have the chance to undertake a placement year in the form of a sandwich course, and was a Top 10 University in England for sandwich placement years in 2012/13.
The university is split into 7 academic schools. These are:
- Applied Sciences
- Art, Design & Architecture
- Computing & Engineering
- Education & Professional Development
- Human & Health Sciences
- Music, Humanities & Media
Students can enhance their university experience at Huddersfield by becoming involved in their sports clubs and societies, organised by the Students Union. There is a vast range of activities on offer including dance, arts, media, music, politics and club sports such as football.
The university recommend that first year students contact the housing company, DIGS, who are responsible for the two halls of residence; Storthes Hall Park and Ashenhurst Houses. Alternatively, students can opt to live in the private student houses available throughout Huddersfield.
Storthes Hall Park student village is home to many amenities including a small supermarket, a gym, launderette, TV lounge, games room, and entertainment venue. Rooms are all en suite and you will have the choice of standard, premium or double rooms. If you are looking for a cheaper type of accommodation, Ashenhurst Houses offer non-ensuite rooms.