The University of Hull can trace its roots back to the founding of University College Hull in 1927. The University received its Royal Charter in1954. In 2000 the University merged with University College Scarborough, expanding its student body and academic base.
The University is a traditional university offering a solid foundation in teaching and research. The range of degree programmes spans the academic spectrum, from well established traditional subjects to the very latest disciplines. The merger with Scarborough brought with it the addition of leading arts, music technology and educational training facilities.
Research is a central tenet of the University’s strengths and the University is home to an impressive array of world-class research. The University is aiming to become internationally recognised as a research-led teaching university and is currently engaged in an extensive process of investment to achieve this. The University achieved grade 4 or higher in 18 out of 28 subject area submissions in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise.
The University has a student population of over 16,800, including over 3,000 postgraduate students. Around 14 per cent of students come from overseas. The University employs over 2,300 staff (figures provided by the University of Hull for 2002/03).
The University of Hull