The University of Hull2015 League Table Ranking 66
2015 Overall Score 618
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- The University of Hull was originally established as University College Hull in 1927, before becoming England’s fourteenth university upon the grant of a Royal Charter in 1954.
Location and Transport
- The university has campuses in Hull and Scarborough.
- Hull and Scarborough have good transport links; there are eight direct trains a day from Hull to London.
- Visit our website for more about entry requirements at the University of Hull.
- The University is a vibrant and ambitious institution with more than 16,000 students from over 100 countries.
- The University’s six faculties offer teaching and research across a wide range of disciplines, including health, business, social sciences, the performing arts, education, science and engineering.
- Free elective modules allow students to acquire credit in a subject outside of their degree.
Ranked joint 10th in the 2013 National Student Survey (out of mainstream, English higher education institutions).
- Over 80% of the University’s research was found to be of international quality (most subject areas contained world-leading work).
- Six interdisciplinary research themes bring together research into some of the most complex challenges facing the world today: connected communities; creative economy; energy and the environment; ethics and social justice; global economy, maritime and security; health and wellbeing.
- Research at Hull has impact locally, nationally and internationally.
- The University’s research has helped shape the world through ground-breaking discoveries such as stable liquid crystals – now used worldwide in liquid crystal displays (LCDs) for smartphones, computer screens and televisions – and the first ultrasound scanner for detection of osteoporosis.
- A £27.4-million project to revolutionise the Brynmor Jones library on the Hull campus is underway. The project is due for completion in spring 2014 and will see the creation of a state-of-the-art place of learning for generations to come.
- The Allam Building , a £1.5-million research centre, which houses a new biomedical research facility tackling cancer and other major diseases, was officially opened in August 2013.
- The University is also investing in technology infrastructure across its campuses, including high-speed wi-fi and giving students in University residences access to free Keysurf broadband internet access at 10Mbps and KeyView Television.
- Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website for information on the disability service at the University of Hull.
- Named one of the safest Students’ Union in country, achieving a gold standard at the Best Bar None Awards 2013.
- Crowned as the Higher Education Students’ Union of the year in NUS Awards 2012.
- The Job Shop offers invaluable help with finding part-time, temporary and vacation jobs.
- The Advice Centre is available for help with any student issues.
- Visit www.hullstudent.com for information.
- Oscar-winning director Anthony Minghella.
- Poet Roger McGough.
- BBC Radio 4 presenter Jenni Murray.
- Journalist and former Beirut hostage John McCarthy.
- Chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company Muhtar Kent.
- CEO of BSkyB Jeremy Darroch.
- Philip Larkin. Philip Larkin served as University of Hull librarian from 1955 to 1985 and wrote some of his most celebrated works during this time.
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