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Why Hull is becoming a top destination for international students

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Hull was named as the UK’s City of Culture in 2017. This distinction has raised the awareness of Hull not only as a vacation destination, but as a leading destination for international students. Just north of the city centre is the University of Hull, a campus university which blends the traditional with the innovative. ONCAMPUS is proud to work in partnership with the University of Hull to prepare you for a degree at one of the oldest universities in England.

What the city has to offer

Located on the banks of the Humber estuary, the city of Hull has a long history of being a maritime hub and still has strong transportation connections to Europe and beyond. Having been named the City of Culture has added to the city’s prestige and highlights the cultural attractions of the city – the Ferens Art Gallery, the Hull History Centre, the Maritime Museum, and The Deep aquarium are just a few of the attractions the city has to offer. Exploring the city on foot can be fun, with strolls along the marina or the cobblestone streets of the Old Town district.

To get a feel for Hull and learn about its history, watch this travel vlog by the Vagabrothers.

The University of Hull was an integral part of the city being named a City of Culture. University students played and continue to play an active part in creating art installations and organising events around the city. They add spirit and vibrancy to a historic city and you could be part of that energy!

Why University of Hull is a great university

With its green and leafy 125-acre campus, dotted with historic and new buildings, the University of Hull offers the quintessential British university experience. The university boasts over 1,300 international students from more than 100 countries around the world, which creates a vibrant multicultural environment. The renovated Brynmor Jones Library, Hull University Union, and Middleton Hall cultural venue are the anchors of student life on campus.

Students can choose from a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees, with faculties in Arts, Culture and Education; Business, Law and Politics; Health Sciences; the Medical School; and Science and Engineering. Graduates from the University of Hull have found careers in some of the world’s leading organisations, such as BMW, Coca-Cola, GlaxoSmithKline, HSBC, Microsoft, and Walt Disney Company to name just a few.

How ONCAMPUS can get you there

From September, ONCAMPUS Hull is located in the heart of the University campus in the recently refurbished Leven Building, providing easy access to all of the University of Hull’s facilities. Featuring 12 dedicated classrooms, meeting rooms, office and public space, it offers students the perfect blend of academic and social space to inspire learning. It is also conveniently situated right next to Westfield Court halls of residence, part of a £130 million scheme developed in partnership between the University and the award-winning student accommodation provider, UPP.

Our foundation programmes are designed specifically to help you progress to studies at the University of Hull. We will help you increase your English language skills, improve your academic grades and study skills and guide you to progress to university. We pride ourselves in our one-to-one support and personal touch. Let us help you put you on a path to success at the University of Hull!

See what experience these ONCAMPUS Hull alumni had when they took a foundation programme last year.



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