The University of Hull performs consistently well in the major student surveys and launches its graduates into dynamic, rewarding careers. We’re a top 20 university for graduate employability, top 10 for student satisfaction and our single-site campus has everything you need including a superb Students’ Union.
Our high-quality teaching is delivered in a supportive learning environment with an authentic community feel. Studying at the University of Hull is about more than just obtaining a degree; it’s about learning how to learn, question and research too. We empower our students to entertoday’s competitive job market and 95% of our graduates get into work or further study within six months of leaving according to the latest figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.
Building your future
Our studentshave many opportunities to broaden their horizons with industrial placements and internships in the UK and overseasin countries including Kenya, India and Bolivia to name just a few.We work closely with leading employers to provide industry experience within a range of high-profile organisations such as RB, Tata Steel, Microsoft, the House of Commons and the BBC.We are also committed to developing student enterprise and entrepreneurship and are home to “For Entrepreneurs Only”: a highly regarded network of business mentors that exists to help and support young entrepreneurs in Hull and East Yorkshire.
Our commitment to shaping your future continues beyond your studies too with our lifelong careers guidance promise: our Careers Service is available for all graduates for life.
Life on Campus
We are continually investing in our unique and attractive campus which successfully marries historic and modern architecture. A £98m campus development programme is underway and includes a remodeling of the Middleton Hall auditorium into a world-scale events space, a Health Campus and new on-site student residencies which will add to our already extensive suite of University-managed accommodation that guarantees all first years a place to call home.
Our world-class Brynmor Jones Library has recently undergone a £28million refurbishment creating a learning environment perfectly equipped for 21st century study.Newly refurbished state-of-the-art music facilities including industry standard recording studios and the School of Drama has some of the best-equipped performance and production facilities of any university in Europe. HIVE, part of the Computer Science department, provides the opportunity to learn in cutting-edge 3D visualization technology.
The Student Experience
We pride ourselves on our outstanding student experience. Our award-winning Students' Unionhas over 150 sports clubs and societies available to join plus our very own on-campus nightclub, Asylum.The University’s student body of over 20,000 has repeatedly voted us in the top ten satisfaction(National Student Survey) and we are confident that everyone who chooses the University of Hull will find themselves part of a true community.
This sense of community is representative of the city itself and Hull is famed for its friendly and welcoming attitude. Plus with Hull being the UK’s City of Culture in 2017, our students will be a part of a vibrant city that has committed to 365 days of world-class arts and culture. There’ll be plenty of chances to join the celebrations, volunteer behind the scenes, and take advantage of unique and unmissable CV-boosting opportunities in the run up to and beyond Hull’s cultural showcase year.
A rich heritage
As a research-led University,we have a rich heritage, academic experience and have been changing the world since 1927.We’re a top-50 UK institution for research power (Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014) and our academic expertise impacts the world we live in. For research impact our Geography and Environmental Studies research is ranked third in the UK and Computer Science research is joint fifth in the UK (REF).
A top ranking instituton
Hull’s strong domestic standing corresponds to solid rankings internationally. Hull’s geography degrees ranked in the top 200 examples of their kind globally in the latest QS World Rankings; medicine in the top 300; English and English literature degrees in the top 350. We were awarded 5 (out of 5) stars for teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities, innovation and inclusiveness in the recent QS Stars Ranking and overall, we are classed as a 4-star institution.
We are also pleased to reward higher-performing students – those with 300 UCAS points plus – with a £2,000 financial award in their first year, providing a helping hand towards the cost of university education.
With our established reputation for academic excellence, high graduate employability and top-ranked student experience, we know that choosing Hull will be the best decision you’ll ever make.
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University of Hull average rating
The timesRank 58th
*Source: Times Good University Guide 2015