University of Huddersfield Receives Five-Star Rating

Posted: 21 January 2015
By:Anthony Cliff

The University of Huddersfield has been awarded five star status for the help it provides its students in gaining employment by the international QS Star system.

Following last year’s four star rating, the university’s success across the various criteria required to achieve the rating, including the number of employers who visit the institution to provide employment opportunities and places.

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The university has recently expanded its focus on employability with increased staffing and the introduction of a new careers programme, EmployableME, designed to help students gain workplace experience.

The rapid upgrade of the university’s rating now means that the University of Huddersfield now boasts a five-star rating for teaching, internationalisation, facilities and access, in addition to the latest employability rating.

The QS Stars system is applied to institutions from around the world and is named after its parent organisation, Quacquarelli Symonds, a leading provider of specialist information in the realm of higher education and careers.

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With the University of Huddersfield continuing to grow, Principal International’s newest investment opportunity, Colne Hall, is perfect for purchasers looking to invest in the undersupplied purpose-built student accommodation market in the university town.

Colne Hall offers buyers 9% NET rental return with 5 years rental assurance, 5% interest on deposit and full management from a specialist operator, making it an excellent opportunity for investment. With only 4,000 beds currently available in purpose-built student accommodation and more than 10,000 students in Huddersfield in need of accommodation, it will be an excellent addition to the student property market in the town.


This is an outstanding student accommodation development in one of the UK's fastest growing university towns, therefore we advise investors to act promptly to make the most of this exceptional investment.

For more information on Colne Hall, please click here.

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