Malaysia Welcome Home event 2019

Alumni were able to offer professional help and advice to new graduates about to forge their own careers, sharing their own experience and industry insider tips. Graduates were also introduced to the kind of events held throughout the year by the UHAAM (University of Hertfordshire Alumni Association of Malaysia) and their committee of fantastic volunteers.

Guests also enjoyed a fantastic buffet and formed teams for our annual UH quiz, with a coveted UH hoodie prize for the best team!

If you would like to join the UHAAM, please email us or Indrani Kuppusamy, University of Hertfordshire Kuala Lumpur Office on i.kuppusamy@herts.ac.uk

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New research into supporting families eligible for free school meals in the East of England during the pandemic

New research into supporting families eligible for free school meals in the East of England during the pandemic

A study of households, community volunteers and local authority and health and care professionals involved in the provision of food in the East of England has found that many families with school-aged children reported difficulties in accessing food during the pandemic....

29 July 2021

Local businesses receive over 1,000 hours of free support during the pandemic

Local businesses receive over 1,000 hours of free support during the pandemic

Hertfordshire businesses that have struggled to cope during the pandemic have been given over 1,000 hours of free and confidential 1-2-1 business support through the Volunteer Business Support Scheme (VBSS), which has now been extended until the end of the year....

28 July 2021

University of Hertfordshire athletes go for gold in Tokyo

University of Hertfordshire athletes go for gold in Tokyo

Athletes taught and trained at the University of Hertfordshire have been selected to represent Team GB at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....

23 July 2021

University of Hertfordshire a lead partner in the UK’s successful bid to host the International Working Group on Women and Sport

University of Hertfordshire a lead partner in the UK’s successful bid to host the International Working Group on Women and Sport

The UK has been announced as the next host secretariat for the International Working Group (IWG) on Women and Sport. Following a competitive bidding process, in which the University of Hertfordshire was one of the lead partners, the UK will take over from current hosts New Zealand for the period...

21 July 2021

Study proves that wish fulfilment experiences deliver life-enhancing benefits for children with life-limiting conditions

Study proves that wish fulfilment experiences deliver life-enhancing benefits for children with life-limiting conditions

Increased confidence (70%), self-esteem (76%), feeling empowered to achieve life goals (73%) and developing new skills (61%) are the key impacts wish fulfilment experiences can provide to children and young adults living with life limiting conditions, The Muscle Help Foundation has found....

19 July 2021

University of Hertfordshire receives positive feedback in latest NSS results amid pandemic response

University of Hertfordshire receives positive feedback in latest NSS results amid pandemic response

For the fourth year running, the University of Hertfordshire’s student community has confirmed that their feedback is being heard and acted upon in the latest National Student Survey (NSS) results....

16 July 2021

New project aims to improve hospital care for people with dementia

New project aims to improve hospital care for people with dementia

A team of researchers from the University of Hertfordshire, Leeds Beckett University and the University of Nottingham have been awarded over £300,000 of funding from the Alzheimer’s Society to co-design resources to improve dementia care in hospital....

14 July 2021

Quarter of people struggle with lockdown easing as we face the ‘new normal’

Quarter of people struggle with lockdown easing as we face the ‘new normal’

One-in-four people (25%) experienced ‘significant difficulties’ with their mental health when national lockdown restrictions eased last summer, according to new research led by the University of Hertfordshire. Although many will welcome the lifting of restrictions, these findings have led to concerns that a significant number of people will struggle to...

8 July 2021

Thank exploding stars for our galaxy’s gold

Thank exploding stars for our galaxy’s gold

All the elements on Earth, from those that create us humans to the air we breathe and even the jewellery we wear, all come from cosmological phenomena like exploding stars. Scientists have now discovered a new type of cosmic explosion that is likely to have created elements, such as oxygen, iron and gold,...

7 July 2021

Double award win for University of Hertfordshire-trained midwives

Double award win for University of Hertfordshire-trained midwives

Two midwives from the University of Hertfordshire’s midwifery course have recently won national awards celebrating outstanding work by midwives from Black, Asian and ethnically diverse communities....

6 July 2021

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