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

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It Is Okay Not To Be Okay

Jake Borrett In September 2016, I graduated with a First-class honours degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. However, when reflecting, there were times when I never thought I would achieve this. I enrolled at the University of Hertfordshire in September 2012, and like many other students I was apprehensive, but I was also fearful because I decided to study at my local university and to commute there due to ill health and family circumstances. During my first year

Another UH Student Wins Prize at Information Technology Awards

By Zoe Fripp A student from the University of Hertfordshire has been awarded the silver prize at the 2018 Worshipful Company of Information Technologies (WCIT) Information Technology Awards, making it the second year in a row the prize has gone to a student from the University. The awards are given out each year to give recognition to outstanding UK undergraduate and postgraduate IT students. Universities are encouraged to nominate a student candidate, providing a written cit

Students of UH “invaluable” in assisting at fun sports event for people with disabilitie

By Zoe Fripp Thirty physiotherapy volunteers from the University of Hertfordshire were crucial to the success of the first-ever ‘Winter Wonderwheels’ event on the International Day of Disability in December. The event, created by Paralympian Sophia Warner, attracted over 500 disabled participants, and formed part of the ‘SuperheroSeries’; created to enable people with disabilities and an interest in sports a chance to participate in a variety of events, including running and

Instagram celebrity Munira Nur plans YouTube success

[Lashara Van Heerden | Features Editor] Instagram has revolutionised the capabilities of start-up businesses. Being dubbed an “Instagram celebrity” often comes with the opportunity to establish a following for upcoming business ventures. Munira Nur is an Instagram celebrity and has roughly 10,000, and counting, Instagram followers. Nur is known as a comedic personality with various comedic skits showcased on her Instagram page @MuniraChoco. 20-year-old Nur is in the midst of

Herts Uni celebrates hundreds of students’ academic success

[Laura Slingo | News Editor] Nearly 1,000 Hertfordshire University students celebrated their academic success on Saturday 15th December as they officially became graduates. Over 2,500 academics, friends and family members joined the graduates to celebrate their academic achievement and enjoy the ceremonies which took place on de Havilland campus. Sue Grant, Secretary and Registrar at the University of Hertfordshire, said: “These ceremonies form part of the recognition that th