• HIC @ a glance


    HIC provides an excellent opportunity to enter UK higher education. We offer Undergraduate and Postgraduate Pathways that result in the award of a University of Hertfordshire Degree.


    1. The University of Hertfordshire is ranked as the No. 1 modern university in the UK (The Complete University Guide, 2011).
    2. HIC is located in the historic town of Hatfield, which is just a 20-minute train journey from Central London.
    3. The University of Hertfordshire offers some of the best UK university sports facilities and a world-class 1,500 capacity entertainment venue.
    4. HIC pathway students receive unparalleled academic support, with small class sizes and additional tutorials.
    5. HIC is the UK's longest established on-campus pathway college in the UK.


    The University of Hertfordshire's College Lane and De Havilland Campuses in Hatfield.


    Start in: February, June or September


    Students from over 120 countries worldwide


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    Welcome to HIC

    Welcome to the HIC website, I am delighted that you are considering joining us in the College to study on one of the many pathway courses we provide with our highly respected partner, the University of Hertfordshire.

    By choosing to study with us, you will have access to a wide range of courses and an exciting choice of modules - all designed to prepare you for your chosen degree. Located on the vibrant and modern University of Hertfordshire campus which is located in the centre of Hertfordshire, HIC provides you with the opportunity to make friends with other students from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. Our academic and support staff are committed to your success and will work with you as you prepare for the challenges and rewards of study in an ambitious and world-class UK university. We are here to prepare you for life's challenges, as well as giving you every support by helping you settle in the UK and ensuring you are equipped for the commitment to study and pass your degree.

    From the moment you enrol on your chosen course at HIC, you will be a member of the University of Hertfordshire with access to all the first-class study, sport and social facilities on campus. Please have a good look at the website and the exciting opportunities available to you by choosing HIC for your study pathway.

    Bob BaddeleyI look forward to personally welcoming you to HIC, and to helping you achieve your ambition.

    Bob Baddeley
    College Director and Principal

    How to find us

    HIC is located on campus at the University of Hertfordshire.

    If you're in Hertfordshire, why not make an appointment to come in and see us. HIC staff are a friendly bunch and would be delighted to show you around.

    The University of Hertfordshire

    College Lane Campus
    AL10 9AB

    Telephone: +44 (0) 1707 285 590

    Facsimile: +44 (0) 1707 285 591



    Who will I study with?

    Shaun Lye

    What are you studying at HIC?


    Favourite thing about HIC?

    Awesome lecturers

    Who will teach me?

    Helen Rintoul

    What do you teach?


    What do you like most about it?

    Enjoy seeing students learning new skills