Discover Collegiate Hatfield
20 miles north of London lies the town of Hatfield, home to the University of Hertfordshire. Hatfield is a friendly place with plenty to offer. If you’re coming to study in Hatfield, you will find plenty of outlets at which to shop, drink and dine in this compact and cultured town.
The majestic grace of the Hatfield House stately home offers a glimpse of English life in days gone by. Meanwhile, The Forum Hertfordshire music venue (set within the university), offers entertainment that’s bang up to date. The venue is known for being the location of Ed Sheeran’s 2011 Lego House music video, with many of the university’s students making up the audience.
Hatfield has a lively theatrical scene and excellent retail offering. National and international brands are the focus of the Galleria shopping centre, while The Stable Yard at Hatfield House provides an eclectic mix of independent stores. The Stable Yard is also home to live music, beer festivals, busking and more throughout the year.
Direct trains to London King’s Cross railway station, Finsbury Park and Moorgate mean that students also have the whole of the capital at their disposal, making Hatfield the ideal place to enjoy a rich and varied university lifestyle.