Whichever university you consider, it's important to know the facts before you make your choice. Here are some of the main reasons why so many choose Hull.



Trophyawarded silver for TEF 2018*
£200 millioncampus investment
AwardUK’s most affordable city for students**
Employability95.9% employability§

Explore our virtual tour

Be inspired by our campus and the city of Hull before you even arrive by taking our 360-degree virtual tour. Check out our beautiful listed buildings, find out where you'll be working and playing, and see what £200 million of investment in our campus has bought. Pack a bag, because you might want to set straight off when you’re finished.

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Our accommodation guarantee

We guarantee rooms for new full-time unaccompanied students – with free WiFi, plus utility bills and insurance included in the rent.

Choose from halls of residence; shared houses and flats; on campus or off campus; catered or self-catered; big budget or small. There’s something to suit everyone – check out our accommodation.


GET help with living costs

If you’re from the UK or the EU and you achieve 120 UCAS points or higher from three A levels or equivalent, you may be eligible for a University of Hull Merit Scholarship of £2,000 (terms and conditions apply) to help with living costs. And you don’t even have to apply for it – we’ll award it to you automatically. Students at Hull receive the most money in the country through scholarships - you could be one of them.


Relax and refuel at our Students' Union

Your social hub at the University. Whether you just want to grab a bite to eat between lectures or are looking for somewhere to unwind with mates into the early hours, our student's union has you covered. As well as four eateries, it's home to the award winning Asylum nightclub, which has hosted gigs by everyone from The Pigeon Detectives and Tinchy Stryder to Aqua and S Club. And stress-busting bunny cuddling sessions too. Oh yes.

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We're one of the world's most exciting cities

The Guardian included Hull among its 2017 Hot List of places to visit, while Rough Guides rated us one of the top 10 cities in the world to see in 2016. After our highly-acclaimed year as the UK City of Culture for 2017, it's clear we have become one of Britain's most talked about cities.

About Hull and the region


We're plugged in

Here at Hull we know that being connected everywhere, anywhere is what you need.  There are more than 1,100 open-access computers and 1,600 study spaces around the University for you to use.  With our free high speed WiFi network it turns the entire campus into a virtual classroom. That’s a lot of wireless benefitting every hall, house and flat run by the University.

The UK's most affordable city for students

At Hull, you'll find yourself getting a lot more for less. The city was named the most affordable in the UK in Natwest's Student Living Index 2018. This is how some average prices compare to what you’d find in London.

Average price of a ...

Monthly rent
(one-bed city centre flat)


Hull £460.67
London £1,643.59

Meal in a budget restaurant

Fish and chips

Hull £10
London £15

Monthly gym membership


Hull £27.67
London £47.10

Cinema ticket for new release


Hull £7.50
London £12.50

Pint of lager in a pub

Glass of beer

Hull £3
London £5



*awarded a Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework which recognises excellence in teaching and learning in UK Universities and colleges

**Information taken from Natwest Student Living Index 2018

§UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, for the academic year 2016/17 published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018