Huddersfield is one of the largest towns in the United Kingdom, with a population of 162,949 (2011 census). It lies in the heart of the Pennies, halfway between Leeds and Manchester. Huddersfield also offers a unique multicultural living experience that gives students the opportunity to make friends from all corners of the world.
Both Huddersfield’s Train Station and the Bus Station are a short 5 minute walk from our property, making travel extremely easy. The town’s excellent transport network provides easy access to Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield, Bradford, Liverpool and Birmingham. The Leeds Bradford International airport is just 20 miles away connecting anyone to all UK and European destinations, and Manchester airport is only half an hour drive away. Huddersfield is also connected to the motorway via the M1 and the M62, which along with the excellent bus services the local area is easy to access and explore.
Huddersfield University currently has a record number of students, topping 22,000. It was ranked first out of all Yorkshire universities for the high quality of it’s staff and lectures. The facility is situated a short walk from the heart of the town centre, it’s nightlife, multiple national supermarkets, and our development! In addition to this the University was recently named ‘Times Higher Education University of the Year 2013’, following on from a highly successful previous year during which it won two Queen
Elizabeth Awards. January 2014 also saw the opening of an impressive £22.5m central hub building. Aside from this it has further boosted its international reputation by being awarded a 4 Star rating by one of the world’s leading research organisations.
"Huddersfield shone through in the toughest of categories on the strength of the exceptional year across the piece."