The University of Hertfordshire is a British new University based largely in Hatfield, in the county of Hertfordshire, England. The University of Hertfordshire was shortlisted for the University of the Year Award in 2008 and 2009. It was declared the ‘Entrepreneurial University of the Year’ 2010 by Times Higher Education. It is regarded as one of the UK’s greenest universities. The university has been awarded a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Chair for Information and Computer Ethics; the fourteenth to be established in the UK.
For seven consecutive years, members of staff have achieved lifelong Fellowship Awards as outstanding teachers, as part of the National Teaching Fellowship. 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.
HIC provides an excellent opportunity to enter UK higher education. HIC offer Undergraduate and Postgraduate Pathways that result in the award of a University of Hertfordshire Degree. HIC pathway students receive unparalleled academic support, with small class sizes and additional tutorials. HIC is the UK’s longest established on-campus Pathway College in the UK.