About HIC


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 one of the most improved Universities in the UK, climbing 16 places in the latest ranking (Guardian University Guide, 2015).

  2. HIC is located in the historic town of Hatfield, which is just a 25-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: September, January or May


Students from over 120 countries worldwide


Why HIC?


Welcome to HIC

Over the past 15 years 6000 students have studied at HIC and have gone on to graduate with a degree from the University of Hertfordshire. HIC is a very proud partner of the University, and through the continued success of our students we are pleased to develop and expand our long-standing relationship with the University.

We share a vision and commitment to academic excellence and student experience for meeting the higher education needs of international students and the regions they live in. The pathway programmes provide students with unique educational experience that help you to build your future and sail your away to a land of opportunity to succeed. I, on behalf of the college offer you the warmest of welcomes and very best wishes for your future studies with us.

Dr Sarah Liu
College Director and Principal