University of Hertfordshire facts

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Female teacherWe open minds

Over 3,700 new teachers have qualified from the University of Hertfordshire in the last 10 years.

NursWe 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.

A female research student in a labWe work collaboratively

The University of Hertfordshire raised over £10 Million to develop one of the UK's largest Bioscience incubation facilities.

HR Excellence in ResearchWe provide Excellence in Research

The University of Hertfordshire is one of only 50 UK Universities awarded the European Commission HR Excellence in Research badge.

The UH logo on a buildingWe grow the economy

The University of Hertfordshire group's annual contribution to the UK economy is £1.03 Billion.

A policeman and a paramedic attending a University lectureWe help regional employment

The University of Hertfordshire supports more than 11,000 jobs in the region, with over 40% of these in Hertfordshire.

Two women talking in front of a KTP posterWe share knowledge

The University of Hertfordshire has secured over £11 Million income through collaborative Knowledge Transfer projects, connecting with over 100 companies.

Four smartly dressed studentsWe 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.

Super JumboWe make technology soar

University of Hertfordshire Aerodynamics graduate, Frank Ogilvie, was Aerodynamics Director on the A380 double-decker 'superjumbo' jet.

Sports carWe 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.

SpaceWe 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.

Film cameraWe are creative

Our students have worked on the special effects in Harry Potter, Clash of the Titans 2, X Men and Captain America.

Volcanic dustWe are innovating

University of Hertfordshire volcanic dust sensors are helping the Met Office provide vital information on the safety of UK airspace.

BabyWe are delivering miracles

Most babies born in Hertfordshire are delivered by a University of Hertfordshire educated midwife.

Paramedic graduate in ambulanceWe save lives

60 qualified paramedics graduate from the University of Hertfordshire each year.

Child with KASPAR the robotWe change lives

The University of Hertfordshire's interactive robot is helping autistic children improve their social interaction skills.

Brad Barrit playing for EnglandWe are proud

University of Hertfordshire Business student, Brad Barritt, plays rugby for England, and competed in the RBS Six Nations 2013.

Alyssa SmithWe 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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