GDPR - Student Information

We are contacting all students in relation to the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations which becomes law on the 25th May 2018.

The Pen Green Research & Training Base holds your personal data relating to your period of study with us.  We would like to continue to hold this information in order to be able to continue to notify you of any future potential opportunities in relation to your continuing professional development.

To this end we require your explicit consent to continue to hold this data and would ask that if you are happy for us to hold this data that you complete a consent form by completing the form below:

Many thanks for your time and we very much look forward to hearing from you by the 25th May 2018.

If you have any queries please contact the course Administrators in the first instance.  Should you require any more detailed information please do not hesitate to contact Catherine Welsh, Data Protection Officer Pen Green Integrated Centre, email address:

Degree Course Information

Are you interested in studying at Pen Green?  All course information can be found here.  We also have FAQs relating to course applications which might help you if you are considering your options.

Degree Application Form


StudyNet is the University of Hertfordshire virtual learning environment and is a vital tool to support students’ studies. Once registered, students can access their own portal within StudyNet, using a username and password. It will identify the modules on which a student is currently registered. More information can be found in the Pen Green Learner Guide.  If you have difficulty accessing Studynet please talk to your course administrator.

Student Handbooks

Useful Documents

Harvard Referencing Guide

The University of Hertfordshire Guide to referencing in the Harvard style.

Developing Academic Capability

This handbook aims to examine the nature of academic capability and to help those coming to academic study either for the first time, or after a break of some years, to begin the process with confidence.

The Wonderful World of SPAG

The Wonderful World of SPAG  (Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar) 

Eddie McKinnon – September 2017

A Guide to Page Numbering

A comprehensive guide on how to do something that should be simple but isn’t!

Learner Guide

The Pen Green Learner Handbook 2017/18

How to upload an assignment to Studynet

A useful guide with screen shots on how to upload assignments to Studynet.

A-Z for students at collaborative partners

A-Z of the University of Hertfordshire (for UH students studying at Partner Institutions of the University)

Guidance for Module Boards SAPs & Students

Guidelines to Students, Staff and Module Boards on Serious Adverse Circumstances

EYTS Placement Handbook 2017-18

University of Bedford Placement and Work Based Employment Handbook 2017/18 (Early Years Initial Teacher Training)

Course Dates for attendance on MA in working with children, young people & families: a psychoanalytic observational approach

M7 2017 Term 1

M7 2017 Term 2

M7 2017 Term 3

Social Media

Are you following us on Social Media?  To see what is currently happening at Pen Green, please see our current news.  We also have Social Media channels which will keep you up-to-date on the working of the centre with current news, observations, thought provoking articles and event dates.  Don’t forget to check in on study blocks!

Frequently Asked Questions

Assignments should be submitted via Studynet. Log in, find your course and then select ‘Assignments’ on the left hand side of the page.

Contact details for your tutor can be found in the module guide or in the section below.

You need to contact Pen Green as soon as you can by either emailing the course administrator or phoning the main office number 01536 443435.

Extensions need to be in place before a submission date. You need to tell your tutor as soon as you can if you feel this is a requirement so that the necessary paperwork is completed in good time.

Contact Us

Who to contact for details and enquiries about your course;

Foundation Degree and BA (Hons) – Nicky Novis

Masters Degree – Katie Byers

Early Years Initial Teacher Training – Katie Byers

Initial Teacher Training – Holly Reilly

Short courses and CPD – Amy Harrison

Tavistock and Portman Postgraduate Courses – Caroline Noble

Alumni Association

Our Alumni Association is a group for current students and alumni of Pen Green to keep in touch and keep up to date with what’s happening at Pen Green Research, Development and Training Base.  To join please join our Facebook group – if you are not on Facebook please contact us and we will keep you up to date with events for alumni members.

Have your say

This section of the website is for current Pen Green students.  If there is something that you would like to add, please let us know.