About our facilities

The de Havilland LRC at night

Our world-class facilities make the University of Hertfordshire an outstanding place to study, live and work. As part of the University of Hertfordshire, you benefit from:

A self-contained, accessible campus

It's a short walk between the two main sites of our single-campus, the state-of-the-art £120m de Havilland site and College Lane.

Purpose-built facilities

Our contemporary academic centres, social venues and accommodation have all been designed to enhance your learning experience.

Excellent study resources

To support your learning experience, we offer:

  • State-of-the-art technology, including networked electronic systems, hi-tech labs and ICT suites.
  • Always-on learning: our award-winning Learning Resources Centres are open 24/7, with some 3,000 study seats and over 1,200 computer workstations.
  • Online anytime, anywhere - studynet is your University online, providing a gateway to all your personalised course and study information and access to University online services.
  • Cutting-edge facilities: one of the UK's best-equipped astronomical observatories, a flight simulator, wind tunnels, a simulated intensive care unit, creative studios and digital workshops.

More about our Learning Resources Centres

Recreational opportunities

Because it's not all work, work, work at university, enjoy:

  • Top sport: the University's on-campus Hertfordshire Sports Village offers outstanding sports and fitness facilities for all ages and abilities.
  • Peak performances: the stunning 460-seat Weston Auditorium regularly stages acclaimed cultural and arts events.
  • Social benefits: a thriving range of clubs, societies and Students' Union events.

What our
students say

What ourstudents say

I like the fact that the university is in one place and not spread across a city.

-Simon Probert,Student