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Campuses and accommodation

Spread across two campuses, the University of Hertfordshire has a wide variety of facilities to choose from for your event.

Whether you are looking to host your event on-campus, or would like to take advantage of our on-site accommodation, we can tailor your package to suit your needs.

Explore our campuses

Our de Havilland and College Lane campuses offer excellent facilities and scenery, providing you with the ideal backdrop to your event.

Both campuses benefit from traditional and contemporary workspaces, large green areas and well-maintained accommodation. Wi-Fi, parking, and multiple coffee and food outlets are available on both sites to ensure you and your delegates have everything you need while on campus.

The campuses are well-equipped to host a range of events, including:

  • conferences
  • gala dinners
  • exhibitions
  • networking events
  • large-scale events
  • hybrid meetings
  • filming.

Whatever your requirements, our campuses offer flexible layouts to suit your needs.

College Lane

Located off of junction 3 of the A1 (M), our College Lane campus boasts a wealth of facilities and open green spaces.

While best suited for summer schools and exhibitions, the campus can be used as a venue for a range of events.

The facilities on the campus, include:

  • blend of specialist and teaching environments
  • open spaces for exhibitions and networking opportunities
  • large lecture theatres
  • breakout and seminar rooms
  • accommodation common rooms
  • approximately, 1,750 en-suite and townhouse bedrooms (available outside of term time)
  • a new smart lecture space (opening late 2021).
College Lane main reception
Chapman Lounge
Hutton Hub
Lecture room
Art gallery exterior
Two women and one male on sofa

de Havilland

Originally the home of the Hatfield Aerodrome and the de Havilland Aircraft Company, our de Havilland campus is steeped in history.

The campus has a range of facilities best suited for corporate and academic conferences.

The facilities on the campus, include:

  • four academic lecture theatres ranging from 120-240 capacity
  • 440 seat performance auditorium with video link for expansion to 680 capacity
  • large flat floored classrooms
  • breakout and seminar rooms
  • a central exhibition space
  • Hertfordshire Sports Village onsite
  • a mock court room
  • approximately 1,600 en-suite bedrooms (available outside of term time)
  • a new flexible and bespoke event space.
de Havilland campus exterior
Meeting room with table and chairs
Large meeting with tables in square
Chairs in rows
Social space with people working in
Students in bar and sofa area



Our accommodation is suitable for corporate and academic conference delegates, youth residential programmes, language schools, and sports teams throughout the summer. We have over 3,000 bedrooms available, the vast majority being single en-suite.

All our accommodation packages come with:

  • full linen
  • pillow
  • bath mat
  • bath towel
  • hand towel
  • clothes hangers
  • Wi-Fi access.

Other accommodation options include studio flats on our College Lane campus. To discuss these, as well as other accommodation options, please contact us.

White coloured bedroom
Bedroom with blue duvet
White kitchen
Social area
Bedroom with blue carpet