The University Careers and Employability Service offers you a
Based in one of the most beautiful parts of the country, with
easy access to the coast and the countryside,you can be assured of
a friendly campus, where staff go beyond to provide that 'extra'
Click on the image on the right to view our latest film clip
from the Graduate Recruitment Fair. Our thanks to current student,
Jordan, for producing this film clip.
Why choose University of Hull?
" The University of Hull remains one of the best kept
secrets in higher education." The Sunday Times
The University of Hull has an excellent track record of helping
its students to succeed in work.
We know how important it is for you to get the job you
want. Studying at Hull will mean that you have access to the
skills you need to prosper: our alumni have achieved success at the
top level of every sector – from commerce and politics to science
and the arts. We are committed to developing student enterprise,
entrepreneurship and employability through our programmes of
The University of Hull also consistently ranks in the top
ten mainstream universities in the National Student Survey
The Hull campus is located north of the city and combines
historic and new buildings, with accommodation options close by and
a strong feeling of community, with Newland Avenue shops
nearby to cater for the needs of every student.
The Scarborough campus is located on the beautiful north coast,
with its castle, sandy beaches and picturesque harbour.
Come and see for
To help you decide whether the University of Hull is for you,
come along to an Open Day or arrange to visit the
Take a look at the facilities and the campus, and talk to staff
and students. The Careers Service is normally open each day,
so call in and see us if you have any particular queries.
Open Days and campus visits
If only I'd Known
The guide 'If Only I'd known' highlights how others have
benefited from higher education and provides hints and tips on
making the most of university
If Only I'd Known.
Congratulations to our local football
Many congratulations to Hull
City AFC for reaching the Premiership next season.
Read Katie's first article about
preparing for life beyond college.
A big thank you to all those who entered our recent competition.
The winner, Katie, has now written her first article for our
website. Read it
Deciding which course and which
It is important that you carefully consider your options.
Being a student is about more than choosing your
course. After all, you might be leaving home for the first
time. You will want to be sure that you will fit in and that your
choice of university meets your expectations and needs.
University offers you opportunities for new experiences,
for meeting new people from across the world and developing new
skills and greater confidence in addition to extending your
education and challenging you academically.
You may be thinking about studying close to home or branching
out for greater independence.
You may feel more at home on a smaller campus, or want a larger
campus. Try and reflect on what is right for you.
We have produced a checklist of things to consider when
choosing a course and a university - from accommodation
to course modules, from location to local travel costs.
You might like to print a copy and take it to open days.
It is available via the link below:
Checklist of things to consider when choosing
Teachers and Advisers Conference
It was good to see so many teachers
and advisers at the Teachers and Advisers Conferenceon 8
Slides from the Graduate Employability
workshop will be available from this website within the next
Careers and employability services at the University of
- From the start of your course, a friendly team of
experienced Careers Advisers and
Information staff are here to assist you, whether
or not you have any firm ideas about the next step in your
- We run a full programme of events at both
our Hull and Scarborough
campuses to develop your career awareness, helping you to
explore opportunities, including employer talks and careers
- We offer one-to-one advice and guidance so that you can
generate career plans with an impartial, professionally
trained Careers Adviser.
- We offer a range of services to assist you to develop the
skills looked for by
employers. These include
skills workshops, practice interviews and practice ability
- We have extensive information, both web-based and in printed
format, which is kept up to date with the latest job vacancies and
changes to recruitment processes.
- We maintain very close links with graduate employers, both on a
local, regional, national and international level.
- We offer free elective modules on Career management
- We work closely with academic colleagues and
student committees to provide specific opportunities,
information and events.
- Many of our academic programmes offer you the opportunity to
undertake an internship or work placement.
- We continue to offer you careers services beyond your
graduation or current programme of study.
Our Careers and Employability Service was one of the first to be
accredited against the new matrix standard. Matrix
is the UK quality standard for advice, information
and guidance services.
Many students undertake vacation and part-time work during their
course. The University Students' Union runs a Job
Shop to help you find part-time and vacation jobs whilst
Seventeen students from the region have embarked upon
degrees at the University of Hull with the backing of a full fee
waiver as part of a special one-off scholarship. All 17 are from
families that have an annual income of less than £42,000 a year,
and were selected to receive the scholarship after demonstrating
exceptional academic potential. The scholarships were announced as
part of the launch of the current Strategic Plan last year. Click
here to read more.
Thinking about engineering? You may be eligible
for a Whitworth scholarship of up to £20,000. For more information,
Stonewall have produced a guide to LGBT friendly universities
Stonewall Gay by degree
What do Our Graduates Do?
pictures of University of Hull and more about the city and
the coastal resort of Scarborough
How the student loan
repayments work - financing your study
What others have said about Hull
One of the reasons I took the job as visiting professor to
University of Hull is where it is geographically, we need to shout
about it more and I'm one of those people". Sir Digby
Jones, June 2011
"Good networks .. amazing quality of life, disposable income is
really high and a big sell ... Hull is not your classic gritty
industrial Northern City, it is a nice City with great access to
countryside and space". Robert Crampton, Journalist,
The Times, June 2011.
"Hull is Yorkshire's secret haven. I
love coming to Hull. More people should come here. The
City is full of interest and the countryside around it is
spectacular - it is some of the most stunning in England".
Gyles Brandreth, writer, broadcaster, presenter and
comedian, June 2011.