Which student profiles can you find at the University of Hull?

The scope of the University’s research cover such diverse areas as Communities, Health and Wellbeing, Creative Economy, Energy and the Environment, Ethics and Social Justice and Global Economy, Maritime and Security. Each of the fields is further divided into specific research projects, making the University of Hull an important place on the map of English research, with social justice, environmental technologies and maritime history standing out as the subjects of particular expertise.

This broad range of educational offer means that the Hull University produces specialists with both natural and social scientific profiles. The work on the bone density scanner and technology behind the LCD screens conducted there granted the University a place on the Eureka UK’s list 100 world-changing discoveries by UK Universities. Moreover, the University currently undergoes a process of expansion and improvement. A 200-million Pounds project is implemented to modernise its library and both housing and research facilities, with a new biomedical research facility among the latter.

Through its facilities like The Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise Centre, The University works actively to facilitate the knowledge to business transfer, creating an environment where researchers and investors and entrepreneurs have a chance to meet and to turn the scientific output into business projects. This business-oriented policy means that many of the University's alumni possess not only purely academic knowledge, but have a well-developed practical and hands-on skills gained already during the process of education. Despite University’s focus on research, the most popular areas of employment among them are fields such as business development, operations, sales, education and engineering.

A short history of the University of Hull

The University of Hull was founded in 1927 and is located in Kingston upon Hull, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. At the time of its foundation, it was an external college of the University of London. It is categorised as a ‘younger civic university’, as opposed to the universities founded earlier in the late Victorian and Edwardian eras as parts of the civic university movement of the times. The period of the University’s most rapid expansion is the 1950s and the 1960s, during which time a significant number of academic buildings were erected, a period which continued up til mid-1970s. The next significant wave of expansion took place already in the 21st century, when the University bought a site of the University College of Scarborough, which became the centre of the University’s new campus. Today, the University that started with only 39 students, is home to more than 17.000 undergraduate, graduate and PhD students.

Recruiting from the University of Hull via Graduateland

If you are looking to recruit students and graduates from the University of Hull, you can choose to post your job ad specifically on their job portal, the Hull Career Gate.

Hull Job Post Flow

You can select the portal when you post a job on the network (as shown in the screenshot above). You will also be able to see how many registered candidates at University of Hull match your previously defined requirements for the job.

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