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The University of Hull has earned a reputation as one of Britain’s finest teaching universities, a source of landmark research and providing ground for fresh new talent. 

95% of last year’s undergraduates went on to work or higher study within 6 months.

The University of Hull

The University of Hull has produced thousands of dedicated, dynamic graduates who have gone on to achieve success at the top of their game – from commerce and politics to science and arts.

Our alumni include:

  • Matt Davies, CEO, Tesco UK
  • Judith Mckenna, Chief Operating Officer, Walmart U.S.
  • Liz Sproat, Head of Education, EMEA at Google
  • Rosie Millard, Broadcaster, Journalist and chair of Hull 2017 City of Culture
  •  Marianne Elliot, Olivier award-winning Theatre Director and co-director of War Horse
  • Mark Chapman, TV and Radio presenter, Match of the Day 2, BBC Radio 5 Live sport
  • Kieran Breen, Executive Vice-President, international Marketing, 20th Century Fox
  • Larry Hirst, CBE, former Chairman & CEO of IBM EMEA

The University is committed to creating an outstanding student experience, with a £300m investment programme currently underway on campus. The Brynmor Jones Library has been awarded a RIBA Yorkshire Award in recognition of its architectural excellence. A £9.5m investment will provide a world class concert venue ahead of Hull’s reign as UK City of Culture, a new £30m on-campus on-campus accommodation will provide homes for 560 students, and a £28m development is providing some of the best medical training facilities in the UK. 


HOTA, based in Hull, offers nationally approved and bespoke training courses to meet individual and company specific training needs. The core of HOTA’s Training Centre is the environmental training pool where they conduct specialised training for the Offshore Industry in their Helicopter Underwater Escape Trainer.


HETA operates across Hull, Scunthorpe and Stallingborough and is recognised as the only specialist engineering training provider in the Yorkshire and Humber region, partnering with 400+ companies to supply expert industry training, including Phillips 66, RB, Centrica and Yorkshire Water.

Modal Training

Modal Training, based in Immingham, is the first in the UK to offer integrated, multimodal logistics training, as well as a full range of support services to provide the highest quality training to businesses across the logistics supply chain. A new £7m centre of excellence is currently being developed, due to open late 2016. 

AIS Training

AIS Training opened a state-of-the-art training centre in Immingham in October 2015 at the world-renowned HFC Catch site to provide training for the offshore oil and gas, wind energy and industrial sectors. They anticipate that 50 courses will be delivered for over 1,600 delegates in 2016 alone.

Humber UTC

The £11m Humber UTC opened in September 2015 in Scunthorpe and offers courses and training for students looking for a career in Engineering and Renewables. At Humber UTC students work on real projects designed and delivered by local companies including Able UK, Bae Systems, Centrica Storage, SMartwind and Clugston. 

Ron Dearing UTC

Hull’s new £10m business-backed University Technical College will open in September 2017, for students aged 14-18. The UTC will offer students a new and unique way to learn backed by the University of Hull and leading employers including KCOM, RB, smith & Nephew, Siemens and Spencer Group.

​East Riding College

East Riding College has invested more than £30m in two new main campuses in Beverley and Bridlington in recent years. The college prides itself on providing outstanding modern learning facilities and being at the forefront of further and higher education.

Bishop Burton College

Bishop Burton College is the No.1 land-based college in the UK, specialising in Agriculture, Equine, Animal Management and Sport. The college focuses on excellence, employability and enterprise and received Outstanding in recent Ofsted awards.

North Lindsey College

North Lindsey College offers a wide number of courses across many qualification types and levels, from A Levels and Degrees to apprenticeships, vocational courses and business training. 93.9% of North Lindsey students who applied to university were offered a place in 2015. 

Grimsby Institute Group and University Centre

The Grimsby Institute Group is home to one of England’s largest providers of higher education and has invested heavily in new facilities to support students. Recent investments include; £20m University Centre Grimsby, a brand new £6m Sports Centre and the £4m Grimsby School of Art.


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