The University of Huddersfield is a public research university located in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. It has been a University since 1992, but has its origins in a series of institutions dating back to the 19th century. It has made teaching quality a particular focus of its activities, winning the inaugural Higher Education Academy Global Teaching Excellence Award, and achieving a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold Award, both in 2017. In 2020 it was ranked joint first in England for the proportion of its staff with a teaching qualification.
The university is organised into the following academic schools:
- Applied Sciences
- Arts and Humanities
- Computing and Engineering
- Education and Professional Development
- Human and Health Sciences