News and Updates

Giving you the latest information about student life and updates from Hertfordshire University and surrounding areas

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Hertfordshire Students’ Union and Trident Media welcome student journalists for SPA South East Confe

[Kealie Mardell | Print Editor] Hertfordshire Students’ Union and Trident Media hosted their first Student Publication Association conference on Saturday 21st February. Student journalists visited Herts for the second South East Conference, featuring workshops and industry speakers. The Student Publication Association (SPA) is made up of student media outlets coming together to share training, advice, and to recognise their successes. Attending from SPA  was Chair Sophie Davi

First Hertfordshire TEDx Conference is a success

[Shelby Loasby | News Sub Editor] The University of Hertfordshire’s first ever TEDx conference was held at The Forum Hertfordshire on Saturday 7th February, and saw a successful day of insightful and thought-provoking speeches. For those of you that don’t know, TEDx is an independently organised event that follows the framework of TED; a non-profit organisation devoted to spreading ideas worldwide, in the form of short, powerful talks. The talks usually last between 10-20 min

TEDx at UH this weekend

[Shelby Loasby | News Sub Editor] It’s nearly time! The University of Hertfordshire’s very own TEDx is happening this Saturday (February 7th) from 10am in The Forum. (Link to tickets is at the bottom of this page) The Pink Polar Bear themed event has recently released the list of speakers and it’s looking like an unmissable day of thought-provoking and insightful talks. So who are the speakers? There’s definitely something for everyone to enjoy in this extensive list of speak

Humanities Careers Conference 2014

[Emma Langschied | Contributing Writer] The Careers Conference 2014 was another success, with students being offered internships and advice from six speakers in the main auditorium. The companies represented included: John Lewis, Tesco and the NHS, which all offer positions that a humanities degree could lead to. University of Hertfordshire graduate Calum DiLieto was amongst the speakers, representing Executive Grapevine as Vice President, Editor and Head of Content. Hosting

TEDx comes to Herts

[Shelby Loasby | News Sub Editor] Ever heard of TED? (No, it’s not the cuddly teddy bear who likes to swear and get drunk with Mark Wahlberg.) TED is a nonprofit organisation that is devoted to spreading ideas worldwide, in the form of short, powerful talks. TED began in 1984 as a conference addressing technology, entertainment and design and has now grown into a global community that aims to inspire and change attitudes. Famous innovators and filmmakers have even taken part