Alumni news

We use various ways to keep in touch with you to let you know what's going on at the University.

Futures is your annual alumni magazine - with news stories, features, articles, events coverage and much, much more. The magazine is your portal into the world of the University, helping you to remain very much a part of the community.

E-futures is our email newsletter that we send every two months. It's our way of giving you a more regular take on what's happening on campus and across the wider alumni community.

Click on any of the links to read the latest and back issues of Futures Magazine.

  • Hatfield Polytechnic Applied Biology Class of 86 (SAB) hold 30 Year Reunion

    Hatfield Polytechnic Applied Biology Class of 86 (SAB) hold 30 Year Reunion

    On 16 July 2016 the Hatfield Polytechnic Applied Biology Class of 86 (SAB) held a 30 Year Reunion at the Mercure Oak Hotel in Hatfield.

    12 August 2016

  • Engineering class of 1976 campus reunion

    Engineering class of 1976 campus reunion

    On Saturday 23 July, the University welcomed the Engineering class of 1976 back on campus for a 40 year reunion.

    11 August 2016

  • Old friends meet to relive their youth

    Old friends meet to relive their youth

    We recently heard from Jim Westcott who spent the last six months trying to organise a reunion of his former classmates.

    8 August 2016

  • University of Hertfordshire employment rate of graduates rises to a new record high

    University of Hertfordshire employment rate of graduates rises to a new record high

    Now ranked 21st in the UK, the University of Hertfordshire has achieved the best employment rate of graduates in the east of England region - outscoring the whole of the Russell Group including the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge

    7 July 2016

  • Encouraging diversity in gaming

    Encouraging diversity in gaming

    The video games industry has become a vital part of the creative economy and the UK is estimated to be the sixth largest video game market, worth nearly £4.2billion in consumer spend. However, despite the continual rise of women gamers, the games industry remains a male dominated environment with women making up just 19 per cent of all employees in the UK, although this does represent immense progress since 2009, when women represented a mere six per cent of the total workforce.

    27 June 2016

  • Shanghai alumni dinner event

    Shanghai alumni dinner event

    Our first ever dinner for alumni in Shanghai was held on Monday 13 June

    15 June 2016

  • Sports Therapy showcase and reunion

    Sports Therapy showcase and reunion

    After months of preparation, Friday 10th June saw over 80 attendees come along to the Sports Therapy showcase and reunion party, to celebrate 15 years of the course at the University of Hertfordshire.

    15 June 2016

  • Creative Arts alumnus shows Business flare with new company

    Creative Arts alumnus shows Business flare with new company

    Ryan Panchal, a graduate from the School of Creative Arts has demonstrated his entrepreneurial flare by setting up his own Clothing Design company, Rags Clothing.

    9 June 2016

  • Hertfordshire students help Saracens to the double

    Hertfordshire students help Saracens to the double

    University of Hertfordshire students have helped Saracens to victory in both the English Premiership and the European Champions Cup this season.

    31 May 2016

  • It’s amazing where a thought can take you!

    It’s amazing where a thought can take you!

    Joint Honours marketing and tourism graduate, Ashley Palmier looks back on the adventure of a lifetime.

    16 May 2016

  • Top marks for accounting alumnus

    Top marks for accounting alumnus

    Hertfordshire Business School graduate Scott Watkins is a CIMA Prize Winner after getting the third highest CIMA mark in the world.

    5 May 2016

  • The taste of Varsity success

    The taste of Varsity success

    The University recently won our annual varsity sports competition against the University of Bedfordshire 33 points to 21 at Hertfordshire Sports Village in what was, until the final four fixtures, a very closely fought day of sporting drama.

    3 May 2016

  • Que Innovations’ business expands

    Que Innovations’ business expands

    Que Innovations is an alumni-founded technology and robotics company that develops innovative products for autism therapy and related conditions, and they’ve opened a new office in Canada.

    29 April 2016

  • The alumnus helping to save you from a bad date

    The alumnus helping to save you from a bad date

    You might have read about the Tinder help sign in a ladies’ bathroom that went viral.

    29 April 2016

  • University of Hertfordshire students shortlisted in Festival de Cannes 2016

    University of Hertfordshire students shortlisted in Festival de Cannes 2016

    The Idea Thief, a film directed by University of Hertfordshire postgraduate students, Dani Alava and Juan Lozano, has been selected in the Short Film Corner of Festival de Cannes 2016, one of the most prestigious short film markets in the world.

    7 April 2016

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