The University of Hull is a public research university in Kingston upon Hull, a city in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It was founded in 1927 as University College Hull. The main university campus is located in Hull and is home to the Hull York Medical School, a joint initiative with the University of York.
The University of Hull helps its students to achieve their best in offering excellent teaching, higher education facilities and personal development opportunities. It is the exclusive University Partner of Team GB, a partnership that is representative of the opportunities, energy and drives that the University of Hull can provide.
The university is proud of its welcoming, inclusive and diverse campus which hosts over 16,000 students from 100 countries. It is the 14th oldest university in England and has a rich history of achievement alongside unique expertise and prominent institutional links.
The university has four faculties:
- Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education
- Faculty of Health Sciences (including Hull York Medical School)
- Faculty of Science and Engineering
- Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
Its campus is set on a single site not far from the city centre. Among its mix of ivy-covered buildings, shiny multimillion-pound labs, modern library and lecture theatres, is the majority of the student accommodation.
The leafy Avenues area, where the campus is located, hosts excellent bars, cafes and independent shops and services. Beyond this, students are just a short trip from the city center.