Discover Hertford with our Virtual Open Day

Welcome to the friendly college with the bridge! Watch our videos to find out more about what it’s like to live and study as an undergraduate at Hertford College.

Let’s start with our Virtual College Tour – join our friendly student guides as they show you the best of Hertford, from our famous bridge to our legendary brunch! Find out even more in our new Alternative Prospectus, written by our students. Any questions? Explore our undergraduate study pages and feel free to email us at


College life at Hertford

Discover the special features that make Hertford a great place to be a student, from guaranteed accommodation for the duration of your course, to a 24/7 library and personalised academic skills support. Outside of your course, our caring wellbeing and welfare team are there to support you and there are plenty of clubs and societies to get involved in, including our chapel and choir.

Ask our students

At our 2020 Virtual Open Day, our current student ambassadors answered loads of excellent questions about what it’s like to live and study here. We’ve put together a selection of our favourite answers to your questions.

Livestreamed Q&As

Missed our live events? You can catch up on our Q&As from September 2021 here, as our students discuss the best approaches to personal statements and interviews.

Tutorial teaching at Hertford

Find out more about our distinctive teaching style in our introduction to tutorials. We’ve got example tutorials in English and Physics, as well as a discussion with our Law tutors about the benefits of the tutorial system.

Alternative Prospectus

Our Alternative Prospectus is written by current students, giving you a unique insight into undergraduate life at Hertford. Click below to read it!