Life on campus

The city of Hull is in the East Riding of Yorkshire, on the north bank of the Humber Estuary. It is a gateway to Europe and beyond, with strong transport connections to cities across the UK.

You have the best of all worlds at the University of Hull. Not only does the campus have beautiful surroundings and an abundance of outdoor leisure opportunities right on its doorstep, it is also easy to reach by road, rail, sea or air.

Direct trains to London take as little as two-and-a-half hours. By sea, daily overnight passenger ferries run from Hull to the Netherlands and Belgium. By air, nearby Humberside Airport has direct flights to Europe and a global reach via Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.

Exceptional study environment

  • The University of Hull has the perfect combination of heritage and high technology and they've invested £300 million in high quality teaching and learning facilities, IT infrastructure, research laboratories, social spaces and sporting facilities.
  • The 125-acre green and leafy campus, complete with beautiful old buildings, offers an inspiring and nuturing for international students.
  • The refurbished Brynmor Jones Library is world class, combining printed materials and rare books with an unprecedented level of digital connectivity.

First-class student experience

  • Student experience is at the heart of everything the University does. This commitment has seen Hull consistently ranked in the UK’s top 10 by the National Student Survey.
  • Everything you need closeby: from shops to sports facilities, from cafes to computer rooms, from nightlife to library.
  • As the UK’s City of Culture for 2017, Hull enjoys annual festivals for film, comedy, sciences, music and more.

Inspirational teaching

  • Teaching at the University of Hull is led by inspirational academics at the cutting edge of research.
  • Research and teaching go hand in hand to give you an education that is innovative, relevant and in tune with the world of work.

World-class research

  • Two of the University’s research breakthroughs - the development of liquid crystal technology and a bone density scanner – made it into a recent list of ‘100 discoveries in UK universities that changed the world’ (‘Eureka UK’ published by Universities UK).
  • In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), more than 60% of the university's research was ranked as “internationally excellent” or “world leading”.

The best preparation for a future career

  • Unique Hull Employability Awards scheme helps students to convert their whole university experience into workplace currency, so that employers see you as a distinctive, rounded, three-dimensional prospect and not just an off-the-shelf graduate.
  • 97.9% of international students go into work or further study within six months of graduating, according to the latest figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018.
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