University of Huddersfield

Huddersfield University is the direct descendant of the Young Men's Mental Improvement Society, which started in 1841. After various changes in name and structure it became Huddersfield Polytechnic in 1970 and then the University of Huddersfield in 1992. It continues to invest millions of pounds in buildings around the campus and has over 13,000 students locally, as well as many overseas and surrounding areas. It has recently been awarded the prestigious award of Entrepreneurial University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2012.

Car badly damaged in crash on Queensgate stretch of Huddersfield ring road
University of Huddersfield researcher Hardeep Singh Sahota

History of British Bhangra scene uncovered in new book by University of Huddersfield researcher Hardeep Singh Sahota

Dozens of oral histories were carried out by Hardeep and a dedicated team of community volunteers who came together through his group, Virsa

Huddersfield free town bus in front of Huddersfield station

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman confident he can save free Town Bus

Rallying call issued over threatened bus service

The Legacy wallet

Crowdfunding request comes up trumps for university graduates

Design start-up Legacy, run by product design graduates James Whitfield and Sean Sykes, has launched the “next generation” of slim executive wallets with a crowdfunding campaign in September

The John Smith's Stadium

John Smith's Stadium in 'pole position' to be permanent home of national rugby league museum

Huddersfield University helps launch touring rugby league exhibition

Uni Media Mash books a place in national competition

Huddersfield University student Sam Forrest is helping fellow students keep down costs with online trading platform Uni Media Mash

Elsie Wright, 16, a with fake photograph which appeared to show fairies playing at the bottom of their garden in Cottingley near Bingley in 1917

Away with the fairies at Tolson Museum lecture

Friends of Tolson Museum team up with Huddersfield University English department

Comedian Chris Ramsey headlined HudComedy

Review: HudComedy at the Lawrence Batley Theatre

As part of Huddersfield University’s Freshers' Week 2014, 450 students packed themselves in for an evening of comical entertainment

Microsoft to host grand finale at Kirklees Business Week

Huddersfield's 3M Buckley Innovation Centre will be the venue for the final event of next month's Kirklees Business Week

Huddersfield woman Jenny Gill is new chairman of Mensa - test your genius with these quiz questions!

She left school at 15 but is now top of the IQ chain - how high is your IQ?

Huddersfield Local History Society publicity officer David Griffiths
New app keeping students safe, 'Appy Student'.Pictured at the Freshers' Fair at the University of Huddersfield with the app running on their devices are, l to r, Pc Laura Jackson (student safety officer), David Keegan (head of Wellbeing), James Denton (Kirklees Safer Communities officer), Tom Whitcombe and Josh Flitcroft (students and the app's developers)

Appy talk! Tech-savvy students at Huddersfield University launch pioneering mobile phone app

Police and crime commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson gives £10k grant to boost students' safety

Gillette Rugby League Heritage Centre formerly at George Hotel, Huddersfield

George Hotel's Rugby League Heritage Centre memorabilia to go on tour - before heading back to new Huddersfield home

Exact details of the new home are not being revealed but both the John Smith’s Stadium and the University of Huddersfield have been mooted

What's on: Huddersfield University Freshers' Week 2014

Here's what Huddersfield Students' Union have got in store for freshers this week

Matthew Kenyon, a committed gamer and graphic designer from Clayton West, who has published a new book Every Day is Play
Yorkshire flag

What will change for Yorkshire after Scotland referendum vote?

“Those at Westminster have to listen to the arguments and will have to devolve more power. It will be a question of the MPs being like turkeys and voting for Christmas; things have to change” says expert

Graham Leslie

Graham Leslie leads Masters of Growth debate

Kirklees Business Week kicks-off with The Great Kirkeles Economic Debate featuring serial entrepreneur Graham Leslie

Latoya Lambert and Aurangzeb Hussain were both lucky winners

Huddersfield is luckiest town in the country as two people win Postcode Lottery

One winner from Bradley and the other from Lowerhouses

Les Clancy of Silver Lining, Market Avenue, Huddersfield, with flyers banned by Huddersfield University Students Union.
Businessman Jon Gamble from go2eventhire is seen displaying his YES and NO signs ahead of voting in the Scottish Referendum

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Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Val Javin
Features Editor
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent