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Vice-Chancellor’s lecture challenges leading parties ahead of 2015 General Election

Vice-Chancellor’s lecture challenges leading parties ahead of 2015 General Election

Professor Quintin McKellar CBE, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hertfordshire took the opportunity, ahead of the General Election next year, to comment on the current higher education proposals of each of the major political parties at his annual public lecture on Thursday 16 October 2014.

17 October 2014
University awards £18,000 to start-up businesses

University awards £18,000 to start-up businesses

The winners of flare, the University's annual business start-up competion, are revealed.

10 October 2014
University climbs Good University Guide rankings

University climbs Good University Guide rankings

The University of Hertfordshire has climbed seventeen places in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015, released 19 September, ranking 79 out of 123 UK universities.

25 September 2014
Full-Circle – an oral history project bridging the gap between the UK and Western Australia

Full-Circle – an oral history project bridging the gap between the UK and Western Australia

Full-Circle seeks to bridge the gap between the UK and Western Australia by collecting memories of family members separated by 10,000 miles.

10 September 2014

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    Partnership ensures local charity support to university staff and students

    Partnership ensures local charity support to university staff and students

    The University of Hertfordshire has partnered with Resolve, a local drug and alcohol support charity, to provide free and confidential advice to staff and students.

    14 October 2014

  • Poster prize for crop research

    Poster prize for crop research

    The University of Hertfordshire has won two poster prizes for its research into the control of plant diseases at the 11th Conference of the European Foundation for Plant Pathology (EFPP), held in Krakow, Poland.

    13 October 2014

  • National Student Survey Results

    National Student Survey Results

    The University of Hertfordshire has increased its overall student satisfaction rating from 80% to 83% in the latest National Student Survey (NSS), to achieve its highest score to date.

    1 October 2014

  • New ‘Click’ antenatal classes prepare children for school

    New ‘Click’ antenatal classes prepare children for school

    Children whose parents attended a one-off antenatal class called 'Click’ are at a significant advantage in their cognitive and motor skills compared to children whose parents attended routine antenatal care, according to a new study by the University of Hertfordshire.

    12 September 2014

  • Astronomers unveil secrets of giant elliptical galaxies

    Astronomers unveil secrets of giant elliptical galaxies

    New findings of how giant elliptical galaxies move have been discovered by an international team of astronomers using the newly installed Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE) at the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT) facility.

    4 September 2014

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