Living in Huddersfield

Location, location, location. Beautiful countryside, great shopping, big nightlife, sporting legends… they’re all on your doorstep when you’re living in Huddersfield.

And did we mention the people? This has to be one of the friendliest places on earth.

Explore Huddersfield

Huddersfield is a cosmopolitan, bustling and energetic place, with lots of pubs, clubs, cafes and bars, plus great sports facilities and shopping.

It’s hard to put into words just how special Huddersfield is. But pictures give you a much better idea. Take a look at our gallery of photos taken by students and staff. Or watch a film or two about our different days out.

Explore Huddersfield for yourself. 

Lower cost of living

Huddersfield is just the place to find your feet and become more independent. Unlike some large cities, Huddersfield offers a relatively low cost of living, giving you more for your money. This means it’s easier to enjoy all that Huddersfield, the University and the surrounding areas have to offer with fewer compromises. 

Easy access to local, big cities

Leeds and Manchester are both just a quick train ride away. This means you can enjoy the best of city life including social, cultural and entertainment events, while living and studying in a friendly and welcoming town.

And, with good connections to the M62 and M1 it’s easy to reach the rest of the UK by car or bus.

A perfect day in Huddersfield

What do students say about living in Huddersfield?

Want to know more? Our students have done all the hard work for you and come up with their highlights of things to do in Huddersfield. Check them out, rate them, comment on them and more importantly get involved with them... there's more to Huddersfield than meets the eye!

Read what our students say about living in Huddersfield.

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