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Student Life - Students' Union

During your time at university, you will soon realise that the centre of non-academic activities is the Students' Union.

Students UnionAward-winning Hull University Union (HUU) is the best students' unions in the country, as voted by the National Union of Students. When you become a student at the University, you become a full member of the union and receive all the benefits that come with it, e.g. entry to the award-winning nightclub Asylum and the Sanctuary Bar.

You can also become a member of the NUS and receive even more benefits and student discounts by signing up for the NUS Extra card, either at registration or before you arrive at


There are many societies at the Students' Union. If you would like to join, please see the A-Z of Societies that are available. Look for the societies in the bazaars during Welcome Week.

Job Shop

The Job Shop can help you find part-time, temporary or vacation work with local and national student-friendly employers. For more information visit Everyone who applies for work (even a temporary position) now needs to prove that they are eligible to work in the UK before they can be employed. If you are British or from the European Economic Area (EEA), you will be able to show your passport or national ID card as proof of your eligibility. If you are from outside the EEA, please visit the Home Office website to see what other forms of identification you can bring to prove your eligibility.

Food Areas

There are plenty of places to eat in the Students' Union, including Sanctuary Bar, John McCarthy Bar, Munchies, Quickbite and the Union Shop. Find out more about the Student Union Bars.

Other Facilities

There is also a hairdresser and a print shop. You can buy your end of year ball tickets at the Box Office in the Student's Union.

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