Hull University, United Kingdom

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History, Affiliations & Rankings

Established in 1927, the University of Hull is a public research institution situated in England, United Kingdom. The university was first founded as University College Hull with just 39 students and 14 departments with all of them operating out of a single building. The university or the then University College Hull offered programmes in the field of Pure Sciences and Arts. Finally, the fourteenth-oldest university became Yorkshires third university as well as an independent institution in 1954. The university has been ranked 64th in the national university rankings 2021 by The Complete University Guide.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The University of Hull might have started with a humble beginning but today, it offers more than 2,000 courses to over 18,000 students. The undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered at the University of Hull cover over 50 disciplines including Humanities, Arts, Education, Business, Sciences, Health and Social Sciences. All courses offered by the University of Hull are split between its two campuses. The main campus of the university is located near the Hull City Centre surrounded by scenic greenery. The other campus is situated in the seaside of Scarborough, which is an hours drive away from the city of York.

Accomplishments & Alumni

The University of Hull is a place where a number of world-changing discoveries took place. A few examples of the discoveries are the scientific research that caused the development of the first-ever bone density scanner and LCD screens. The University of Hull houses a number of green open spaces, coffee shops, bars, plazas and gardens. It also has an award-winning on-campus nightclub, where the university hosts live music events and concerts. Alumni of the University of Hull are especially prominent in the fields of politics, academia, journalism and drama. They include John Prescott, Tom Watson, Chris Mullen, Roy Hattersley, John McCarthy, and more.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

With more than 16,000 students, the University of Hull is home to students from all across the world. Being among the UK's most popular destinations, Hull is preferred by a great number of international students every year. 95.9% of Hulls graduates find work or get enrolled in study programmes within six months after graduation. Students are given a wealth of opportunities to develop their employability, gain experience and connect with employers to enhance their career prospects and be more attractive to employers. Its team of experts are trained to connect all its students to find the right opportunities and give you a headstart in todays competitive corporate world.

Covid-19 Response

At the University of Hull, the health, safety and wellbeing of its students, staff and visitors is the primary concern during these unprecedented times. It is working hard to ensure that students receive excellent teaching and support, whilst continuing to combat the novel coronavirus. The university is following the guidelines definedby the UK Government to restart the on-campus teaching. As permission is granted for full-on campus teaching, students will be able to return on campus at Hull University for the upcoming academic sessions.

  • For international students who wish to travel to the UK, different restrictions would apply depending on the country of origin. They would also have to participate in the universitys mass testing programme after self-isolating for ten days.

  • Campus facilities such as the library cafe, Brynmor Jones Library will remain open for students.

  • The Mass Testing Centre at the university will continue to offer Covid-19 tests for those returning to campus.

  • Winter 2021 graduation ceremonies are to be postponed until July 2021.

  • Visas of international students will not be affected if they are studying remotely (inside or outside the UK).

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Hull University, United Kingdom Scholarship

Talented Athlete Programme

Award: The award includes the following benefits:

  • Personal development support and guidance

  • Bespoke professional strength and conditioning training plan

  • A tailored financial offer

  • Complementary TAP sportswear

  • An all-inclusive fitness centre membership

  • One to one yoga and flexibility sessions

  • Nutrition and hydration support

Study Level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Application Mode: Online and automatic


  • The scholarship is open to current as well as prospective students. 

  • Candidates must have completed at a regional, national or international level in a sport.

  • All UG and PG programmes are eligible for the programme. 

  • Candidates should be able to prove their achievements and future potential in the same sport. 

Graduate PGT Scholarship

Award: £1,000

Study Level: Postgraduate (UK/EU/International)

Application Mode: Automatic


  • Those progressing from an undergraduate to a taught postgraduate degree at the University of Hull

Commonwealth Scholarships Scheme

Award: Tuition fees, living allowance, and more

Study Level: Postgraduate Research, Postgraduate Taught

Application Mode: Directly to the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission


  • Should be from least developed and fragile states in the Commonwealth.

GREAT Scholarship 2021

Award: At least £10,000

Study Level: Postgraduate (International)

Application Mode: Complete and submit a University of Hull – GREAT Scholarship 2021 application form


  • Must be an Indian, Pakistani or Thai national with a passport from these countries. 

  • Must have an admission offer from the University of Hull to study a postgraduate taught degree.

  • Must have achieved a 2:1 or equivalent grade in a recognised undergraduate programme.

  • Must have achieved IELTS 6.5 overall, with 5.5 in every skill or its equivalent.

  • Must NOT have studied previously in the UK.

Vice-Chancellor Circle Scholarships

Award: £5,000 each to six students

Study Level: Postgraduate

Application Mode: Online and a separate application


  • Must have been awarded a First Class undergraduate degree.

  • Must not already hold a postgraduate degree or higher.

  • Must have applied for MSc Renewable Energy or MSc Flood Risk Management at the university. 

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