The University of Huddersfield is a university located in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England, with additional campuses in Barnsley and Oldham.
The University traces its roots back to a Science and Mechanic Institute founded in 1825. Some nineteenth-century students earned qualifications as external students of the University of London.
1799 - 1882 - The life of Frederic Schwann
1841 - 1844 - Young Men's Mental Improvement Society
1844 - 1884 - Mechanics' Institution Formed
1846 - 1883 - Female Educational Institute Formed
1883 - 1883 - New Technical School Holds Exhibition
1884 - 1896 - Technical School and Mechanics' Institution
1896 - 1958 - Technical School and Mechanic's Institute becomes the Technical College
1958 - 1970 - Technical College becomes College of Technology
1970 - 1992 - College of Technology becomes Huddersfield Polytechnic
The University is a founding member of the Northern Consortium and a member of the Yorkshire Universities. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Bob Cryan, has previously sat as Chair of this regional Higher Education association.
Professor Sir Patrick Stewart replaced Sir Ernest Hall as the University's Chancellor in November 2003.
Queensgate, Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom