The University of Hertfordshire’s history goes back to 1952 when Hatfield Technical College was built by Hertfordshire County Council on ninety acres of land personally donated by Alan S. Butler, Chairman of the de Havilland Aircraft Company, on condition it be used for further educational purposes.
The University is the UK's leading business-facing university and an exemplar in the sector. It is innovative and enterprising and challenges individuals and organisations to excel.
The University of Hertfordshire is one of the region's largest employers with over 2,700 staff and a turnover of more than £238 million.
With a student community of over 25,300 including more than 2,800 international students from 100 different countries, the University has a global network of over 210,000 alumni. The new student accommodation is an exciting 3-year project on the College Lane campus is already transforming the living space and surroundings currently available to students at the University of Hertfordshire.
The University's vision is to create fully inclusive living and learning environment which will significantly enhance the students' lives while at University.