In 2016 the University of Huddersfield was announced as first in the country for the percentage of professionally qualified teaching staff. A recent winner of the Times Higher University of the Year and Entrepreneurial University of the Year awards, the University is a public institution located in the north of England, renowned for the excellence of its teaching, research and engagement with industry and the professions. Its activity ranges across science, technology, engineering, social sciences, health, education, the arts and humanities; over 20,000 students supported by over 2000 staff.
The University is committed to ensuring parity of esteem for education and research. They have developed an inclusive and reflective community of scholarly practitioners working together to share, develop, and innovate in relation to their teaching, constantly striving to understand and enhance their practice. These values are embedded in all the University’s staffing processes and initiatives supporting education.
“To be shortlisted alongside the leading institutions internationally which like us are setting the pace in teaching and learning is both an opportunity to learn from them and to showcase Huddersfield’s excellence to the world.”
Professor Tim Thornton, Deputy Vice-Chancellor