University of Hertfordshire facts
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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.
We are commanding
University of Hertfordshire mathematics graduate, Commander Sarah West, is the first woman in the Royal Navy's 500 year history to command a royal navy major warship – HMS Portland.
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 all known 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 open minds
Over 3,700 new teachers have qualified from the University of Hertfordshire in the last 10 years.
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 are caring
350 qualified nurses graduate from the University of Hertfordshire each year.
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.
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