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Applying to the University of Hertfordshire

Why choose higher education?

Wondering if higher education is the right choice for you? Here's how you can decide whether University is right for you.

The application process

Find out how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the University of Hertfordshire. As an international student, please follow the guidance in this video to apply.

Personal statements

The personal statement is an important part of the higher education application process. Find out what universities are looking for.

Accommodation guide

Find out more about accommodation as an international student at the University of Hertfordshire.

Visa and CAS

Understanding this process will ensure you have the best possible chance of securing your CAS and Tier 4 Visa.

Fees and funding

It is important to understand the fees and funding options for studying at the University of Hertfordshire. This short video will explore the basic information surrounding these topics.

US student loans

For students applying for U.S. Loans, this video will provide information on the University of Hertfordshire’s application process and what you need to do ahead of starting in September.

Explore open days

Discover what we have to offer and attend one of our open days. This short video contains clips from a recent open day.

At university

International pre-arrival

This video has some useful information for overseas students arriving at the University in September.

Hertfordshire Students Union

Your elected officers tell you everything you need to know about the Students' Union - get involved, get your voice heard, get impartial advice, support and more!

Overseas Students Orientation Programme

To help you settle into life at the University, we run a free Overseas Students' Orientation Programme (OSOP). Welcome to Herts.

Moving in weekend international

We spoke to international students who arrived on campus about why they chose the University of Hertfordshire as their university.

Study abroad

You can choose to study abroad as part of your degree.

Graduation and employability


An insight in to the University of Hertfordshire’s September awards ceremonies that take place in St Albans Abbey.


A competition to help students and alumni launch new businesses and develop their innovative ideas

Alumni network

A special message for the graduating class of 2017 - a celebration of your time at the University of Hertfordshire!

Subject specific information

Some of our degrees at the University of Hertfordshire require additional information, portfolios or slightly amended personal statements in order to meet the entry requirements. Below are some guides that might help you in applying for these such courses.

Creative Arts - portfolio advice

The School of Creative Arts have put together a series of videos to support you in applying for one of their programmes. If you cannot find the programme that you wish to apply for, please contact our team on for additional support.

Health and Social Work

The School of Health and Social Work has put together additional guidance for your personal statements for the following courses:

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