University of Huddersfield

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University of Huddersfield
motto Inspiring tomorrow's professionals
founding 1992
Sponsorship state
place Huddersfield , West Yorkshire , United Kingdom
Chancellor vacant
Students 24,000 (2009)
Queensgate campus of the HUD

The University of Huddersfield ( German : University of Huddersfield ) is a British university in Huddersfield, Northern England .


The forerunner was the Young Men's Mental Improvement Society founded in 1841 . From this came the Huddersfield Mechanics 'Institution in 1843 , which was converted into the Technical School and Mechanics' Institute in 1884 together with the Female Educational Institute . In 1896 it became the Technical College and in 1958 the College of Technology emerged from it. In 1970 the college merged with Oastler College to form Huddersfield Polytechnic . In 1992 the name was changed to University of Huddersfield .

From 2003 to 2015, the actor Patrick Stewart was the university's chancellor. Andrew, Duke of York was Chancellor from July 2015 to November 2019 , and the position has been vacant since then.

Web links

Commons : University of Huddersfield  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. 24,000 students on campus at University of Huddersfield at
  2. a b c d e Brief History ( Memento of the original from January 8, 2013 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. at @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  3. Prince Andrew gives Vulcan salute to Patrick Stewart at university ceremony . In: , accessed July 14, 2015.
  4. ^ Prince Andrew quits as University of Huddersfield chancellor . In: of November 21, 2019.

Coordinates: 53 ° 38 ′ 35.7 "  N , 1 ° 46 ′ 42.1"  W.