Choose Hull

Discover our university.

Whichever university you consider, it's important to know the facts before you make your choice. Here are some of the main reasons why so many choose Hull.

TrophyAwarded silver in TEF*
£200 millioncampus investment§
CultureUK City of Culture 2017*
4 starRated 4 star by QS*
Employability96% employability*
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Employment prospects

We’re proud that more than 96% of our students are in work or further study within six months of graduating, according to the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

Many of our courses offer additional opportunities, such as a professional year in industry, structured work placements, or a year studying or working abroad.

We’ll teach you skills that employers really value – giving you a head start on your career journey.


Our accommodation guarantee

We guarantee rooms for new full-time unaccompanied students – with free WiFi, plus utility bills and insurance included in the rent.

Choose from halls of residence; shared houses and flats; on campus or off campus; catered or self-catered; big budget or small. There’s something to suit everyone – check out our accommodation.


GET help with living costs

If you’re from the UK or the EU and you achieve 120 UCAS points or higher from three A levels or equivalent, you may be eligible for a University of Hull Merit Scholarship of £2,000 (terms and conditions apply) to help with living costs. And you don’t even have to apply for it – we’ll award it to you automatically. Students at Hull receive the most money in the country through scholarships - you could be one of them.


RELAX and REFUEL at our Students' Union

Your social hub at the University. Whether you just want to grab a bite to eat between lectures or are looking for somewhere to unwind with mates into the early hours, our student's union has you covered. As well as four eateries, it's home to the award winning Asylum nightclub, which has hosted gigs by everyone from The Pigeon Detectives and Tinchy Stryder to Aqua and S Club. And stress-busting bunny cuddling sessions too. Oh yes.

Top 10

We're one of the world's most exciting cities

Rough Guides named Hull as one of the top 10 cities in the world to visit in 2016. The Daily Telegraph agree, rating us among the UK’s best destinations. And if that wasn’t impressive enough, things get even better as Hull is the current UK City of Culture for 2017. So join us and you’ll get a front-row seat for all the action.

About Hull and the region


We're plugged in

Here at Hull we know that being connected everywhere, anywhere is what you need.  There are more than 1,100 open-access computers and 1,600 study spaces around the University for you to use.  With our free high speed WiFi network it turns the entire campus into a virtual classroom. That’s a lot of wireless benefitting every hall, house and flat run by the University.


We invest in the best - our students

You will benefit from the massive investment we’ve made in our campus.

An injection of £200 million is transforming our campus into one of the finest institutions of its kind in the country with improvements including a major regeneration of the Brynmor Jones Library.

Our £9m investment in Middleton Hall now boasts a concert venue, surround-sound cinema and industry-standard recording and rehearsing facilities.

Our £28-million newly-opened health campus features some of the country’s most advanced medical training facilities with a full mock hospital ward, operating theatre and intensive care unit.

At the University of Hull we continue to make investment in our facilities and your future.

Making money matter

At Hull, you could find yourself getting a lot more for less. This is how some average prices compare to what you’d find in London.

Average price of a ...

Monthly rent
(one-bed city centre flat)


Hull £416.67
London £1,677.82

Meal in a budget restaurant

Fish and chips

Hull £12
London £15

Monthly gym membership


Hull £35
London £45.72

Cinema ticket for new release


Hull £9
London £12

Pint of lager in a pub

Glass of beer

Hull £3
London £4.50

  • awarded a Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework which recognises excellence in teaching and learning in UK Universities and colleges
  • located in Hull, UK City of Culture 2017 and one of The Guardian’s 2017 Hot List of places to visit
  • rated five-star for teaching, employability and facilities by world university ranking experts, QS
  • a university where 96.1% of our graduates are in work or further study within six months of completing their studies – Higher Education Statistics Agency, published 2017