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Exchange (Bilateral) England: University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2021-2022 04/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2021 04/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Exchange (Bilateral)
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Junior, Senior, Sophomore
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Areas of Study:
Business, Communication, Criminal Justice, Criminology, English, Film, History, Humanities, Journalism, Literature, Media Studies, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology, Theatre
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University of Huddersfield


UW-W Exchange Program



Huddersfield Map

Location: Huddersfield, United Kingdom

Academic Focus: 
Across the Curriculum (Exchange
in Music, Humanities & Media)

Terms: Fall, Academic Year

Language: English

Eligibility: 2.5 GPA

University Website:

Huddersfield is a perfect place to immerse yourself in British culture; whether you enjoy classic architecture or a strong local history, there is something for everyone. Huddersfield is a charming town with ample opportunities to sample the delights of the city or the great outdoors whenever you get the urge. With international food and drink festivals, music and literature festivals, and an art gallery in the train station, Huddersfield offers lots of opportunities to try something new. The University of Huddersfield is at the heart of the local community, and is a growing center of research and excellence. The University is known for pushing the boundaries of knowledge, and has been nationally recognized for its achievements.  

Huddersfield Campus


The University of Huddersfield is a diverse campus with a student enrollment of over 23,000,
over 10% of which are international students from 120 different countries. UW-Whitewater
students can study abroad on a tuition exchange basis at Huddersfield’s school of Music,
Humanities and Media in the following areas: Journalism, English, Literature, History,
Music, and Drama.

Students may also study on a non-exchange basis and take classes at the other
academic schools the University of Huddersfield has. Course areas open to study
abroad students are across the curriculum, and may include: Business, Criminology,
Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and more. To look at The University of Huddersfield's 
course catalog, click here and then select "Advanced Search" under the "Course Finder" 

Huddersfield Town


The University of Huddersfield has accommodation for students studying abroad for both a semester and academic year. Ashenhurst Houses and Storthes Hall Park are the two university approved accommodation residences, ensuring that the needs of students and a commitment to providing the best possible student experience while abroad. Students are also permitted to find their own housing if that is preferred, and the Student Union at the University of Huddersfield can assist them in this process if desired.  For more information on accommodation at The University of Huddersfield, click here.

Student Life and Surroundings:

The University of Huddersfield is located in northern England.  With a population of
146,000,the town of Huddersfield is known for its history and culture of the United Kingdom,
its rugby and football (soccer) teams, as well as the Victorian architecture that decorates
the city center. Huddersfield is located three hours from London by train,  and in the center
of a big city triangle of Manchester, Leeds, and Sheffield, all of which are a half hour train 
ride away.

The University of Huddersfield’s Student Union organizes many events for the students,
including concerts, sports games, excursions and workshop training.  Students can also get
involved  through the many student organizations and groups on campus. They have many
academic societies, like the Psychology Society and Drama Society, and activist groups like 
the Students for Sustainability and the LGBTQ+ Society, just to name a few. The school also
has many sports club teams for students to get involved with, including American football, 
soccer, rugby and ultimate frisbee.

Huddersfield Station 

Cost of Attendance, Financial Aid, and Scholarships:

The exchange program allows students to pay UW-W tuition while studying abroad. 
Students going on a non-exchange basis are subject to the University of Huddersfield’s
published tuition prices. UW-W financial aid can be used global experience programs.  
Eligible students are encouraged to apply for the Wisconsin Grant for Study Abroad, and
UW-W and external study abroad scholarships are available.

UW-W tuition, as well as the Global Experiences Application Fee and CISI international 
insurance, are billed to the student’s UW-W account.  Other expenses are paid individually
(e.g. living expenses) or to the host university (e.g. accommodation).

Estimated Cost of Attendance (per semester)

Billed by UW-Whitewater *Exchange *Non-Exchange
Tuition** $3,800 $9,000
Administrative Fee 225 225
Contingency Fee 50 50
CISI Insurance 140 140
Subtotal $4,215 $9,415
Additional Estimated Expenses    
Accommodation*** $1,800 $1,800
Meals 2,000 2,000
Personal/Miscellaneous 2,000 2,000
Passport and Passport Photos 150 150
Round-Trip Airfare 1,200 1,200
Subtotal $7,150 $7,150
Total**** $11,275 $16,565

* Those enrolling in the School of Music, Humanities and Media are subject to the “Exchange”
tuition price. If enrolling in classes outside of this academic focus, students are subject to the
“Non-exchange” prices stated above.

** 2019-20 Wisconsin resident tuition rate. Non-resident tuition rates apply.

*** Estimate only—exact accommodation fees depend on options chosen

**** For comparison, the UW-W Financial Aid office estimates the cost of attendance on the
UW-Whitewater campus for one semester to be $7,400.

 Passport and Visa Requirements:

Students will need a passport to study abroad that is valid for at least 6 months beyond
their program end date. U.S. citizens are not required to apply for a visa unless they plan
on studying in the UK for longer than 6 months, in which case a Tier 4 student visa is required.

Key Dates:

Term Application Deadline Term Dates
Academic Year March 2 Late September to Mid May
Fall Semester March 2 Late September to Mid December


Office of Global Experiences
Office: McCutchan 204
Phone: 262-472-5759

UW-W Faculty Exchange Advisor:
Dr. Sue Wildermuth 
College of Communication
Office: HE 410
Tel: 262-472-5064

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