University of Huddersfield

Huddersfield University was established in 1842 and is public research university located in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England.

University of Huddersfield



Sporting Achievements:

M. Rugby League – 12th in North region
M. Basketball – 20th in North region
W. Badminton – 17th in North region
M. American Football - 21st in North region

Huddersfield is the birthplace of Rugby League. The university has a close partnership with Rugby Super League club Huddersfield Giants.


University of the Year (2013 Times Higher Education Awards)
Global Teaching Excellence Award (2017 Higher Education Academy)
Joint 1st in England for professionally qualified teaching staff (2020 HESA)
Top 200 in the world of “Young Universities” (2017 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings)
Event Management 13th, Mechanical Engineering 23rd, Criminology 11th, Pharmacy 13th, 26th Design (The Guardian UK Subject Rankings, 2021)

On Campus:

The university campus is located in the very centre of Huddersfield Town. A short walk to all attractions and entertainment, Huddersfield has a number of bars and clubs for ‘nights out’.

Hiking, cycling and climbing are all popular outdoor pastimes in and around the Pennine Hills.

The campus has recently benefited from a recent £156million re-development is also home to historic 19th century buildings.

  • Working canal runs through the campus, Enterprise Hub, 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, Sir Patrick is Emeritus Chancellor of the university, Team Hud Sports Hall, Performance Sports Suite, Marshall Arts/Combat Sports Suite.