En­hanc­ing ca­reer suc­cess

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univer­sity of Hert­ford­shire is an am­bi­tious and en­tre­pre­neur­ial univer­sity of­fer­ing ex­cel­lence in teach­ing, learn­ing and re­search and puts stu­dents at the heart of its ac­tiv­i­ties.

the univer­sity is ranked within the top 400 uni­ver­si­ties in the world by the times Higher ed­u­ca­tion, World Univer­sity rank­ings – a global author­ity on Higher ed­u­ca­tion. this puts it in the top 4% of uni­ver­si­ties glob­ally.

it is the coun­try’s leading busi­ness-fac­ing univer­sity with a strong fo­cus on em­ploy­a­bil­ity of grad­u­ates. it pro­vides stu­dents with the knowl­edge, prac­ti­cal skills and ex­pe­ri­ence em­ploy­ers look for, giv­ing them the best chance of ca­reer suc­cess.

Pro­duc­ing highly em­ploy­able grad­u­ates is its pri­or­ity. it aims to be the univer­sity of choice for em­ploy­ers, with grad­u­ates who are in de­mand for their knowl­edge, skills and com­pe­tence.

With a stu­dent com­mu­nity of over 27,200, in­clud­ing more than 2,800 in­ter­na­tional stu­dents from over 90 dif­fer­ent coun­tries, the univer­sity has a global net­work of over 170,000 alumni.

the univer­sity of­fers over 500 cour­ses in a fas­ci­nat­ing range of sub­jects at both un­der­grad­u­ate and post­grad­u­ate lev­els.

the cour­ses are de­vel­oped in con­sul­ta­tion with busi­ness, in­dus­try, the pro­fes­sions and the pub­lic sec­tor.

their high vo­ca­tional con­tent means grad­u­ates are more “workready” than many other grad­u­ates qual­i­fied in their area of ex­per­tise.

On grad­u­a­tion, its alumni have ev­ery­thing they need for a sat­isfy- ing ca­reer – a pro­fes­sional qual­i­fi­ca­tion, life skills, prac­ti­cal ex­pe­ri­ence and an ever-grow­ing net­work of con­tacts.

it of­fers first-class study fa­cil­i­ties, in­clud­ing its award-win­ning Learn­ing re­source Cen­ter, which is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and specialist sub­ject fa­cili- ties, in­clud­ing its new Law Court Build­ing, an as­tro­nom­i­cal teach­ing ob­ser­va­tory and a med­i­cal sim­u­la­tion cen­tre.

it also pro­vides a one-stop-shop stu­dent Cen­tre for non-aca­demic needs.

the univer­sity has the per­fect lo­ca­tion, just 25 min­utes by train from cen­tral Lon­don in the beau­ti­ful Hert­ford­shire coun­try­side, and within easy reach of all four of the cap­i­tal’s in­ter­na­tional air­ports.

the univer­sity’s two cam­puses in Hat­field are only 10 min­utes’ walk apart and are safe, at­trac­tive places to live and study.

the univer­sity was voted as hav- ing the sev­enth safest cam­pus in eng­land and Wales in 2012.

there’s a va­ri­ety of ac­com­mo­da­tion both on and near its cam­puses and all new stu­dents are guar­an­teed a room in univer­sity ac­com­mo­da­tion.

its new on-cam­pus, 2,000 ca­pac­ity en­ter­tain­ment fa­cil­ity, the Fo­rum, is an ex­cit­ing con­tem­po­rary venue of­fer­ing the best in live en­ter­tain­ment, bars, shop­ping and eater­ies.

the sports vil­lage boasts some of the best univer­sity sports and fit­ness fa­cil­i­ties in the United King­dom and the im­pres­sive 460seat We­ston Au­di­to­rium is one of the re­gion’s most im­por­tant arts venues.

stu­dents at the Univer­sity of Hert­ford­shire en­joy a vi­brant so­cial life with a thriv­ing range of clubs, so­ci­eties and stu­dents’ Union events.

For more de­tails, log on to herts.ac.uk/in­ter­na­tional or con­tact JM ed­u­ca­tion Coun­selling Cen­tre at 03-5633 4732/017-213 7097 (Mee Har) or e-mail mhloong@ jmecc.com or 017-268 2812 (Pooi Ling); Pe­nang 04-228 8376/ 012-581 5509 (Amanda); ipoh 012-436 8982 (Kather­ine); Jo­hor Baru 013-371 7099 (Bor­way); Kota Kin­a­balu 088-261 228/ 016-840 9388 (Kee Aun); Kuch­ing 082-237 379/ 012-896 6738 (Daniel).

Univer­sity of Hert­ford­shire is an am­bi­tious and en­tre­pre­neur­ial univer­sity of­fer­ing ex­cel­lence in teach­ing, learn­ing and re­search and puts stu­dents at the heart of its ac­tiv­i­ties.

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