University of Hull
Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire , Yorkshire and The Humber, United Kingdom

The University of Hull was established in 1927 and opened its doors one year later to an initial cohort of just 39 students and 14 departments, all operating out of a single building. Originally an outpost of the University of London, the then University College Hull offered courses in the arts and pure sciences, before becoming an independent institution (and Yorkshire’s third university) in 1954.

Today, it offers over 2,000 courses to 18,000 students across six faculties, with its academic portfolio comprising 50 disciplines in the arts and humanities, business, education, health, the sciences, and the social sciences. Courses are split between two campuses, with the main one located two miles north of Hull city centre in leafy, redbrick surrounds. Its second campus is in the seaside town of Scarborough, 40 miles from Hull and within an hour’s drive of the city of York. A £28-million refurbishment of the university’s Brynmor Jones Library was recently finalized with other redevelopments underway: a further £70 million is being invested in a performance and concert venue, new student accommodation, and a revolutionary ‘health hub’ for medical training. Hull is a cultural hotspot, home to festivals, art galleries, theatre companies, and live comedy and music venues.

International Students: 10.3%

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Our location – roughly halfway between London and Edinburgh – on the east coast of the UK, puts us within striking distance of most parts of the UK. Served by Humberside Airport and Hull Paragon Station, Hull is a well-connected city, offering daily flights to mainland Europe and direct train journeys to London (2.5 hours) and Manchester (2 hours).

Life on Campus

At Hull, you will find everything you need to study, live and socialize - from versatile workspaces to an award-winning careers service – all on one site. Our award-winning student union – with more than 150 societies and sports clubs – and our Student Support Team – which provides advice on issues including health and wellbeing, visas and immigration, and learning support – will ensure that you get the most out of everything the university has to offer.

Student Guide

The International Office provides all international students with pre-arrival information about visa applications. The University of Hull is a truly global institution, renowned for providing a first-class education and rewarding life experience to students from more than 100 countries around the world.