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Your key to a brilliant future.

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Whichever university you consider, it’s important to know the facts before you make your choice.

University is a place to feed the heart and the head. Somewhere to develop yourself personally, socially, academically. It’s where you find friends for life. Where you say yes to every opportunity and do things you’d never dreamed of. It’s your key to a brilliant future. Here at Hull, you get it all in equal measure.

Why Hull should be your first choice


Official University Partner of Team GB


An affordable city for students


£300 million campus investment


95.9% employability rating


TEF Silver award

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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 £300 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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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


Our accommodation guarantee

All unaccompanied first-year students who apply by 1 October are guaranteed a place in one of our 2,300+ on-campus rooms.

We have lots of on-campus accommodation to choose from; big budget or small. There’s something to suit everyone.

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It's time to find your extraordinary

We believe that there's extraordinary in everyone, and together with Team GB, we're going to help you find it. Hull is the only Official University Partner of Team GB until 2025. What does that mean for you? Whatever you're studying and whether you're sporty or not, there'll be loads of chances to see and hear from Olympic athletes, and lots of CV-enhancing opportunities.

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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 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.

Get help with living costs

UK and EU students starting in 2020 who achieve 112 UCAS points from three A levels or equivalent (not including General Studies), may be eligible for a University of Hull Attainment Scholarship of £1,200 to help with living costs. Or get 120+ UCAS points and that goes up to £2,000. And you don’t even have to apply for it – we’ll award it to you automatically (terms and conditions apply).

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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.

Cheaper than Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield...

...Newcastle, Birmingham, London and more. According to a 2019 cost of living survey by Numbeo.

At Hull, you'll find yourself getting a lot more for less. This is how some average prices compare to what you’d find in London**.

Average price of ...

Monthly rent
(one-bed city centre flat)


Hull £487.18
London £1,709.71

A meal in a budget restaurant

Fish and chips

Hull £10
London £15

A monthly gym membership


Hull £25.29
London £40.78

A cinema ticket for new release


Hull £5.50
London £12.50

A 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

Numbeo Europe Cost of Living Index 2020

**Numbeo Cost of Living Comparison

§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