The University of Hull has a proud history of achievement and
a long-established international reputation as a research-engaged
and innovative institution.
This commitment to excellence remains a key element of our
vision, outlined in a new Strategic Plan. Striving for
excellence will drive our research and enterprise agendas as
we pursue our internationalisation strategy; it will also entrench
the University’s position as an anchor institution for our
Our outlook is encapsulated by the key phrase ‘going
beyond’, and reflects our belief that universities must
contribute towards shaping a better world and affect greater
As part of our Strategic Plan, we are promoting a set of
interdisciplinary themes, founded upon some of the most complex
challenges facing the world today. These are: connected
communities; creative economy; energy and the environment; ethics
and social justice; global economy, maritime and security;
and health and wellbeing.
The University will also continue to innovate within a broader
research and enterprise agenda via our research departments, institutes, groups and
centres, while supporting new and existing researchers in the
development of world-class research.