University of Hertfordshire
University of Hertfordshire,Hatfield,Hertfordshire,AL10 9AB,United Kingdom
Overview of University of Hertfordshire
In Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire University is a public university. Hatfield, Hertfordshire, is a university based largely. His predecessor, Hatfield Technical College, was founded in 1948 and in 1959 was named one of 25 Technology Colleges in the UK. In 1992, the British Government granted Hatfield Polytechnic university status, then renamed Hertfordshire University. The University has an international network of more than 165,000 alumni with a student community of more than 25,130 students including 5,200 international students representing 100 countries. Hertfordshire University is one of the largest employers in Hertfordshire, with over 2,700 employees, 812 of whom are academics. It generated over £ 235 million in turnover.
The University of Hertfordshire is situated only 25 minutes by train from London, in the beautiful countryside north of the capital. The two campuses of the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield are only a 10-minute walk away, linked by a network of paths, cycle routes and shuttle busses. Hatfield is a town of nearly 30,000 people in Hertfordshire County. It features many pubs and The Forum, a popular student entertainment venue. The town center is small but has a weekly market and a farmers ‘ market each month.
- Helen Lederer – Comedian
- Ben Mosley – Expressive Artist
- Sean Hedges-Quinn – British sculptor and animator
- Diane Maclean – Sculptor and environmental artist
- The headquarters of Warner Bros and the Harry Potter Studio Tours is just around the corner at the University of Hertfordshire. This has definitely been useful for students working on Harry Potter, Clash of the Titans 2, X Men and Captain America.
- University has its own Formula One Student team, UH Racing, it's also ranked 23rd out of more than 500 teams worldwide, one of the top-ranked UK teams.