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University of Hertfordshire

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Main Website for exchange students

The University of Hertfordshire 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 is a truly international community – the student body of more than 24,500 includes more than 2,000 students from overseas, representing more than 85 countries.

The University of Hertfordshire is located in Hatfield, just 20 minutes from London's King's Cross station and within easy access of the A1(M).The two campuses -- College Lane and de Havilland-- are situated less than a kilometre apart. A network of pathways, cycle routes and handy shuttle buses connects the sites.
You'll find most of the University's Schools at College Lane. The region's best galleries and entertainment venues sit at the heart of this campus. While Humanities, Education, Law and Business are all based at de Havilland. This is a £120m state-of-the-art campus with modern halls of residence.

Highlighted Program(s)
Throughout its history, the university has been strong in aerospace engineering and computer science. More recently, it has built up its strengths in other areas such as pharmacology, history, business, geography and astrophysics. The university has a unique history in training aerospace engineers. The university is ranked 9th for physics by the Guardian University guide for 2011.

Language of instruction
All lecturers/classess/exams/assignments are conducted through English with the exception of foreign language classes such as French, German, Spanish, and Italian.

Important Dates
To apply, contact International Centre. Only students nominated by their home university are accpeted. Once nominated you will receive the relevant application forms by email.
The closing date for September entry is 30 April and for January entry 31 October.

Cost of living
We estimate that you will need between £190 and £240 per week for living expenses. Below is a breakdown of this figure showing average costs:

  • Food: £45
  • Laundry: £10
  • Telephone: £15
  • Travel: £20
  • Rent: £60 to £110
    Cost for rent will vary depending on if you live on or off campus and in a shared or single room. See cost of campus accommodation.
  • Utilities: £20
  • Miscellaneous: £20
  • Textbooks and Study Equipment: £320 to £740

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