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.

WATCH: £27m University new-build gets go-ahead at gateway to Huddersfield

Kirklees councillors approval for iconic Huddersfield University new-build overlooking Shorehead roundabout

Greg Wadsworth

Huddersfield landmark gets a new lease of life

Student apartments plan for former theatre

Renowned Builders Club revived for just one night at Vox Bar for special remembrance event

The club carved a reputation for itself in just 10 years until it closed in 1974

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils

Busy planning meeting for Kirklees councillors

The Bishop of Huddersfield, Jonathan Gibbs, and University of Huddersfield vice chancellor Prof Bob Cryan

Thorny subject of politics and religion is theme for Bishop of Huddersfield's Harold Wilson Lecture

Bishop Jonathan to ask whether the church should stay out of politics

University of Huddersfield international students get ready for World Cup - from left - Maria Diaz (Colombia), Alicia Dion (USA), Alessandro Sinopoli (Italy), Gavin Hart (England), Bright Ovbiovbio (Nigeria), Aleksandres Jerpyliovas (Russia) and David Sang-Cheol Lee (South Korea).

Denis Kilcommons: Laying the foundations of lasting friendships at Builders

Old faces who attended the legendary Builders Club almost 50 years ago will be out in force at The Vox Bar in Wood Street, Huddersfield, on Sunday

Eight to receive honorary awards from University of Huddersfield

Journalist Nina Hossain and business tycoon Malcolm Walker will be honoured

3M BIC launches new support group

Huddersfield University's 3M Buckley Innovation Centre has set up a Professional Service Membership network

'Slippery' Smithy Place Lane re-surfaced - after council admits road was 'worn out' in just 18 months

Brockholes road was only recently resurfaced for Tour de France in 2013

Huddersfield University director Colin Blair honoured

Colin Blair, director of estates and facilities at Huddersfield University, has won a top award for the quality of the campus

Scriba PR's Katie Mallinson's royal appointment with Prince Andrew

Katie Mallinson, of Scriba PR, was presented with a Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Award by Prince Andrew at Huddersfield University

KC Communications makes new appointment

Huddersfield University student Grace Lenihan has joined marketing and management services company KC Communications

Kingsgate Centre in Huddersfield.
Who should fill Sir Patrick's shoes?

VOTE: Who should take over from Sir Patrick Stewart as Huddersfield University chancellor?

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Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman brands lack of action in Cologne investigation into death of Jane Khalaf 'scandalous'

He made his remarks ahead of a poignant memorial service on what would have been her 20th birthday at Huddersfield Town Hall on Sunday

Sir Patrick Stewart to step down as Huddersfield University chancellor

A tough act to follow as curtain comes down on Sir Patrick's chancellor role

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Huddersfield Town correspondent
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Crime correspondent
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Health Correspondent
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Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Val Javin
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Martin Shaw
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