University of Hull



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 – originally as University College Hull. It is the 14th-oldest university in England. The university now has more than 16,000 students and around 2,500 employees, including more than 1,000 academic staff.


University’s mission focuses on excellence in learning, teaching, research and enterprise, a transformative student experience and being an internationally engaged anchor institution for the surrounding regions. It is committed to providing students with top-class facilities and an ideal environment in which to live and learn. It is investing£200 million to improve buildings and facility.


The University has particular research expertise in social justice, environmental technologies and maritime history. Their work in healthcare, 3D visualization and nanotechnology is also widely respected. It received the Queen’s Award for Technological Achievement in developing liquid-crystal technology. In the 2014 national Research Excellence Framework (REF), 62% of its research was judged to be internationally excellent.