Why come to the University of Hull?
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Top 5 reasons to choose the University of Hull
At the University of Hull we believe that we have the perfect
combination of heritage and high technology, in an inspiring and
nurturing arena, to help you truly flourish:
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. In the 2015
National Student Survey, 91% of our students praised our staff’s
ability to explain things, while 84% agreed that staff made their
We’re in the top 10 universities in England for employability. In
the most recent survey, an impressive 98% of our international
graduates were in work or further study within six months of
completing their undergraduate course. And 97% of those were in
graduate-level work or study.
campus contains everything you need from study and sport to
shopping and socialising. The world-class Brynmor Jones Library has
recently undergone a £28million refurbishment creating a learning
environment perfectly equipped for 21st century study.
Our research impacts the world we live in. We are passionate about
identifying and solving real life problems and sharing that
knowledge and experience with our students. In the 2014 Research
Excellence Framework over 60% of our research was ranked as word
leading or internationally excellent - and in Geography and
Environmental Sciences the impact of our submitted research was
ranked in the top 3. We are excited about the difference we are
making in the world.
The UK’s City of Culture 2017
Choosing to study here puts you at the heart of 365 days of
world-class arts and entertainment as Hull takes centre stage as
the UK’s City of Culture in 2017. Our campus already has a rich
seam of cultural heritage running through its red-brick
surroundings but 2017 will bring further excitement with 1,500
events pledged for the city. Festivals, installations and a
University programme of events will provide plenty of big names to
go and see as well as CV-boosting opportunities to volunteer behind
the scenes. This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be a part
of a unique moment in history.