Get involved

There’s much more to university than just studying. It’s a great opportunity to broaden your horizons by meeting new people and discovering new interests.

Careers and employment

CareersWhether you are looking for part-time work, work experience, volunteering opportunities, self-employment advice, further study options, or to secure a placement or gaining employment, we can help you at every step. Our online portal, CareerHub, is a place where you can explore your career options and build on your skills.

You can:

  • Access extensive online resources
  • Book on events and workshops
  • Search placements and graduate jobs
  • Search work experience opportunities
  • Book an appointment with a Careers Advisor
  • Ask a question

Find out more about Careers and employment.

Go Herts Award

Want to stand out from the crowd as an educated, well-rounded, enterprising global citizen, well prepared for life after University?

The Go Herts Award is an exciting initiative which recognises your engagement in a range of extra-curricular activities outside of the assessed part of your degree. The Go Herts Award is open to all students and is awarded to you when you graduate, at the end of your programme of study.

Find out more about the Go Herts Award.

Students’ Union

The Hertfordshire Students’ Union are there to help you have a great experience at the University. They’re the hub of University life, with bars, regular live music and events throughout the year.

Find out more about what’s happening at the Students’ Union.

Sport and physical activity

You’ll find some of the best sports facilities in the UK right here on campus. Whether you are a beginner or a hardcore competitor, there’s a massive range of sports and fitness options on campus and you can also take part in the award-winning Active Students programme.

Find out more about sport and physical activity.



Societies and volunteering

Whatever your interests, find like-minded people at our vast array of societies, or get involved in a volunteering project during your studies. And if you can’t find the society you’re looking for, the Students’ Union will provide you with support and funding to setup your own.

Find out more about societies and volunteering.

Student ambassadors

Make the most of your university experience and become a Student Ambassador. The ambassador programme is a great way to make new friends, develop your skills and earn some money!

Find out more about becoming a Student Ambassador