The Local Area

Set in the rolling green hills of West Yorkshire, on the edge of the beautiful Peak District, Huddersfield is quickly becoming the place to be for students

Huddersfield University was recently ranked number one in Yorkshire for it's teaching excellence. The University was also named 'Times Higher Education University of the Year 2013', following on from a successful year in which it won two Queen Elizabeth Awards. January 2014 also saw the opening of it's impressive new £22.5 million central hub building and more recently was awarded a 4 star rating by one of the world's leading research organisations, further boosting it's reputation. The campus is situated a short walk from the heart of the town centre, it's lively nightlife and various shopping facilities

The town also has an excellent transport network that 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. Manchester airport is also only a half hour drive away, so if you're an international student you'll be covered

Huddersfield is a town with very rich cultural history and diversity. Whether it's film, music, food, clubbing, theatre, shopping or sport you're into; there is something for everyone! Click here to find out more. There really is no better time to look for your student accommodation in Huddersfield