We can’t wait to welcome you in January! Are you ready to become an official Herts student?
First of all, you'll need to check your personal and programme details in your registration portal. Our Student Records and Enrolment team will then check through your documents and information to make sure everything is correct and they will email you if there's an issue with your documents.
Set up your University account
Your University account gives you access to all our systems and resources including StudyNet and Canvas which you need for your programme. Keep an eye on your inbox as you'll receive an email asking you to set up your account.
You will receive an email inviting you to complete online registration first. Remember to have the relevant documents and information with you.
Step 1 – create your University account
Set up your University account. You'll receive an email from us asking you to set up your University account so you can complete registration. Please set up your account as soon as you can.
Step 2 – start registration
You will receive an email asking you to complete registration by following the steps in your account. To start registration, click 'Registration (Stage 1)' under the services heading.
Step 3 – check your programme information
Check your programme details – including your programme title. if anything looks wrong, contact us at email@example.com for help, but don't worry about the programme start and end dates, as they may not be exact.
Step 4 – add in your address details
Next you need to confirm your address. You’ll need to keep this up to date during your time with us. Please make sure you complete your full address details (including the postcode) as it is essential for your safety and will make sure that any important documents such as your qualification certificates, we send you will go to the right address.
- Home Address – this is where you normally live outside of term-time.
- Term Address - this is your UK address where you will be living while you are studying with us. Make sure to provide an exact address - if you are living in University accommodation your full address will be included in our emails or you can find it in our student guides to living on campus.
- Mailing Address - this is the address we will use when we send you any important letters. This won't happen often, but it's important that we have a correct address. If you put down your Term Address here, you'll have to remember to change it your University account if you move.
- Work Address - we only need this completed if you are studying a course directly linked to an employer, such as a degree apprenticeship.
Step 5 – add details of your emergency contact
If there is an emergency, we will need the details of someone who is in the UK who we can contact. They can be a parent or a friend and should be aware that you have listed them as your emergency contact.
Step 6 – Questions about Herts students
UK universities must provide regular statistics about our students to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), so they can get an idea of who attends the University of Hertfordshire. This section will go through questions such as ethnicity, your highest qualifications, any disabilities you wish to disclose, how you’ll be funding your studies and your religion or beliefs.
These questions are mandatory and there is an explanation available by clicking on each of the questions. If you wish, you can select ‘information refused’ for any questions you do not want to answer.
Step 7 – tell us about your career aspirations
By telling us about your career aspirations, you will receive personalised support with your career plans from our Careers and Employment team.
Step 8 - additional questions
To access personalised support, you will be asked if you are a care leaver, estranged, a parent or a carer.
Step 9 – review your information and check the terms and conditions
Here you’ll see a summary of the information you’ve entered. Make sure to check it that it is correct. You will also see a link to the University’s terms and conditions that you should read through before submitting the form.
Once you have submitted your details and completed online registration, you will be confirming your plans to study at Herts.
When you've completed online registration, check your portal to see what you need to do next.
Upload your documents
You'll need to upload your relevant documents to confirm your identity and how you will be funding your programme. You can find details about what documentation you need to upload on our registration page.
Once you have uploaded your documents, our Student Records and Enrolment team will review the documents to make sure you’ve met all the requirements. If there are any issues, such as missing documents or files that cannot be read by our systems, the team will be in touch. Make sure you keep an eye on your emails during this time.
If the team are satisfied that you have completed registration, they will mark you as fully registered. You will be able to check if you are fully registered by logging into your University account.
What else do I need to do?
Now that you’ve completed registration, you can collect your student ID card from our Ask Herts Hubs in Hutton Hub, College Lane or de Havilland campus.
You’ll need your physical student ID card for swiping into class to mark your attendance and accessing our Learning Resources Centres. You can use your virtual student ID card on our Uno buses. Download the Herts mobile app to view your virtual ID card and nearest Ask Herts Hub.