University of Hertfordshire facts
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We open minds
Over 3,700 new teachers have qualified from the University of Hertfordshire in the last 10 years.
We are caring
350 qualified nurses graduate from the University of Hertfordshire each year. Our School of Health and Social Work has a long-established reputation as a centre for excellence for healthcare education.
We work collaboratively
The University of Hertfordshire raised over £10 Million to develop one of the UK's largest Bioscience incubation facilities.
We provide Excellence in Research
The University of Hertfordshire is one of only 50 UK Universities awarded the European Commission HR Excellence in Research badge.
We grow the economy
The University of Hertfordshire group's annual contribution to the UK economy is £1.03 Billion.
We help regional employment
The University of Hertfordshire supports more than 11,000 jobs in the region, with over 40% of these in Hertfordshire.
We share knowledge
The University of Hertfordshire has secured over £11 Million income through collaborative Knowledge Transfer projects, connecting with over 100 companies.
We support student employment
Over 95% of University of Hertfordshire students are employed or in further study within 6 months of graduating, ranking us as the second highest University in East of England.
We make technology soar
University of Hertfordshire Aerodynamics graduate, Frank Ogilvie, was Aerodynamics Director on the A380 double-decker 'superjumbo' jet.
We set the pace
There is a University of Hertfordshire graduate in every British Formula 1 team and UH Racing, the University's formula student team, is currently ranked 23rd in the world out of 500+ teams.
We are pioneering
10% of nearby planets were discovered by University of Hertfordshire astronomers. Our research institute contains world-leading and internationally excellent research from a wide range of scientific and technological disciplines.
We are creative
Our students have worked on the special effects in Harry Potter, Clash of the Titans 2, X Men and Captain America.
We are innovating
University of Hertfordshire volcanic dust sensors are helping the Met Office provide vital information on the safety of UK airspace.
We are delivering miracles
Most babies born in Hertfordshire are delivered by a University of Hertfordshire educated midwife.
We save lives
60 qualified paramedics graduate from the University of Hertfordshire each year.
We change lives
The University of Hertfordshire's interactive robot is helping autistic children improve their social interaction skills.
We are proud
University of Hertfordshire Business student, Brad Barritt, plays rugby for England, and competed in the RBS Six Nations 2013.
We create new talent
Celebrities including Caroline Flack, Jamelia and Suzi Perry wear jewellery designed by University of Hertfordshire graduate, Alyssa Smith.
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