University of Hull ranked fourth in the North in The Times Good University Guide 2022

The University of Hull is one of the top universities in the North according to The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022. Once again named in the top 5 universities in the North, the University has climbed 8 places in the prestigious Good University Guide, up from 60th to 52nd in the table. This year the University of Hull moves up to number 4 in the North, with the universities of Leeds, York and…

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Advice to get you through Freshers’ Week

A huge welcome to everyone beginning their journey at the University of Hull this year. We hope you are settling in and looking forward to what Hull has to offer, starting with Fresher’s week! Fresher’s week should be such an exciting time – you’re living independently, you’re making new friends and ready to embark on a new chapter.    However, it’s important to take measures to keep yourself, others, your home, and belongings safe from…

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Read more about the article Largest ever intake of Spencer Group apprentices all secure full-time positions
Humber Quays, Kingston Upon Hull, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 06 September, 2021. Pictured: Spencer Group, apprentices.

Largest ever intake of Spencer Group apprentices all secure full-time positions

The largest ever intake of apprentices taken on by engineering specialist Spencer Group have all now secured full-time positions with the company. Hull-based Spencer Group hired 14 apprentices two years ago, with the full cohort of 18-year-olds coming from the city’s employer-led school, Ron Dearing University Technical College (UTC). Now, having completed their two-year apprenticeships, all 14 have started permanent, full-time trainee positions with Spencer Group across a range of different departments of the business.…

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Read more about the article Hull graduate Andy Morgan-Harrison sets sights on Olympic Games in Tokyo
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Hull graduate Andy Morgan-Harrison sets sights on Olympic Games in Tokyo

University of Hull graduate Andrew Morgan-Harrison has his sights set on the Olympic Games this summer as he aims to be in the 200m starting blocks in Tokyo. Andy, who graduated from Hull last year with a First-Class degree in Sports Rehabilitation, won gold at both the 2020 British Indoor Championships and Outdoor Championships, and last month represented Team GB at the European Athletics Team Championships in Poland. The East Yorkshire sprinter is a Talented…

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Read more about the article Meet the University of Hull team tackling climate change through video gaming
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Meet the University of Hull team tackling climate change through video gaming

University of Hull students and staff are supporting a major digital conference which looks to use gaming to increase awareness of climate change. Victoria Bessonova and Hannah Marsden – both students at Aura’s Centre for Doctoral Training – have been joined by MSc Renewable Energy lead Dr Simon Waldman as mentors at Climate Jam, which started on Earth Day on April 22 and runs until May 2. Games at the Climate Jam covers a wide…

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Read more about the article Rollits welcomes new trainees and revives work experience programme
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Rollits welcomes new trainees and revives work experience programme

Two University of Hull graduates whose legal learning included work experience spells with Rollits LLP have now joined the firm as trainee solicitors. Rollits, which has offices in Hull and York, has welcomed Zaneta Andraszczyk to its private capital department, with Jordan Collinson beginning his career in the firm’s property department. Both new recruits are from Hull. Zaneta, who speaks Polish and Armenian in addition to English, attended St Mary’s College and studied at the…

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Read more about the article University of Hull to re-launch legal Mediation Centre
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University of Hull to re-launch legal Mediation Centre

The University of Hull is to re-launch its legal Mediation Centre, with the help of one of the most senior and respected judges in England. The Mediation Centre will be available to local businesses and individuals in need of mediation services to solve civil law disputes such as consumer, tenancy or employment problems. Re-launched through a foundational contract with Hull City Council, it will provide final-year law students at the University of Hull with real-world…

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Read more about the article The University of Hull and Aura have celebrated winning the Excellence in Renewables Skills & Training category at the 2020 Humber Renewables Awards
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The University of Hull and Aura have celebrated winning the Excellence in Renewables Skills & Training category at the 2020 Humber Renewables Awards

Held on Thursday, 4 March at a virtual awards ceremony, the University’s commitment to creating a “fairer, brighter, carbon neutral future for all” was praised by judges. The University was also a finalist in the Renewables Medium/Large Business of the Year category. Central to the joint University and Aura nomination was the expansion of Hull’s postgraduate training portfolio in low-carbon and renewable energy. The University of Hull was also recognised for its MSc Renewable Energy…

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Professor Stephen Hardy named Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences

University of Hull Dean Professor Stephen Hardy has been appointed as a Fellow of the prestigious Academy of Social Sciences. Professor Hardy, Dean of the Faculty of Business, Law and Politics at the University, joined Hull last September, and has now joined a distinguished group of individuals from academic, public and private sectors, across the full breadth of the social sciences. An esteemed barrister and judge, Professor Hardy has acted in some landmark cases, and…

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Medical School’s Pathways to Medicine Programme welcomes largest ever cohort of Year 12 students

Hull York Medical School welcomes its largest ever cohort of Year 12 students this week as over 50 students commence its flagship Pathways to Medicine programme.  The Pathways to Medicine programme was launched in 2015 and is now in its sixth year. Delivered in partnership with the Sutton Trust, the programme is a widening participation initiative which supports sixth form students in the local area who are aspiring to study medicine at university; providing them with insight into the medical profession and supporting them through the…

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Read more about the article University of Hull co-leading £3.7m EvoFlood collaboration to better predict global flood risk
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University of Hull co-leading £3.7m EvoFlood collaboration to better predict global flood risk

The EvoFlood project aims to create the next generation Global Flood Model – a state-of-the-art computer model which helps simulate the probability of flooding across Earth. Experts at the Universities of Hull and Southampton are leading a new £3.7m project which aims to revolutionise our understanding of global flood risk. Working as part of a consortium of nine UK universities, as well as multiple national and international organisations, the team has been successful in winning…

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Read more about the article University of Hull welcomes Yvonne Moogan as new Business School Director
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University of Hull welcomes Yvonne Moogan as new Business School Director

Dr Yvonne Moogan has been appointed as the new Director at the Hull University Business School. Dr Moogan, who studied Economics at Hull in 1986, was the first person in her family to attend university, and said she was attracted to the city by its “beautiful campus and friendly Open Day.” Since then, Dr Moogan has worked at a number of universities across the country – most recently, as Associate Professor of Online Business Education…

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PLACE NAMES: The Vikings go berserk! Part Three: A new wave of place

names by new invadersThe Vikings, Hull, and place names have a long history. Indeed, it was these invaders who gave us our very first name: WYKE – a sort of ‘maiden name’ of our city, if you like! They knew a good place for a port if anyone did. Wyke means ‘creek’ and was probably what we now call ‘Old Harbour’ (at the mouth of the River Hull near The Deep). This might have been…

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University of Hull celebrates their partnership anniversary with Team GB by announcing Max Whitlock, double Olympic champion, will be their lead Ambassador

Team GB double Olympic Champion Max Whitlock MBE has been announced as a new ambassador for the University of Hull – as it celebrates the two-year anniversary of its exclusive partnership with Team GB. As a trailblazer in his sport, Max’s role as an ambassador is set to be an inspiring addition to the University’s partnership with Team GB. It marks an exciting and eventful two years of the partnership so far, with students engaging…

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Hull University Business School receives prestigious AMBA re-accreditation

Hull University Business School has been ranked as one of the top two per cent in the world after securing prestigious re-accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA). Accreditation from AMBA, one of the world’s leading authorities on post-graduate business education, represents the highest standard of achievement in post-graduate business education. It demonstrates the University Business School’s efforts to provide the highest-calibre teaching, curriculum and student interaction opportunities, with a focus on adapting the curriculum…

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Professor Xudong Zhao elected Fellow of European Academy of Sciences

Professor Xudong Zhao has joined some of the world’s most distinguished scientists in being elected as a Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences. Professor Zhao, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies and Deputy Director at Environment and Energy Institute at the University of Hull, has developed a global reputation in the areas of renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable heating, cooling and power systems. At the University, he is currently working on…

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Read more about the article Professor Stephen Hardy appointed new Dean of Faculty of Business, Law & Politics at University of Hull
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Professor Stephen Hardy appointed new Dean of Faculty of Business, Law & Politics at University of Hull

Esteemed Barrister, Judge and Professor Stephen Hardy has been appointed as Dean of the Faculty of Business, Law and Politics at the University of Hull. Professor Hardy, a respected figure in both higher education and the legal sector, began his career in academia in 1993, and has since risen through the ranks from PhD student to Dean. He has now been announced as the University’s Dean of Faculty of Business, Law and Politics, and said…

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University of Hull in Successful bid for over 50 new healthcare places

The University of Hull has been successful in a bid to Government for over 50 additional healthcare places. In May, the Education Secretary announced plans to create an additional 5,000 ring-fenced places for nursing, midwifery and allied health courses to support the country’s NHS. The University of Hull submitted a bid for 52 new healthcare places for students, and has now announced it has been successful in its application. A total of 26 new places…

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Musicians in tune with mental health as The Warren announces online release of Three Minute Heroes album

A project which uses music to deliver mental health messages from young people about what’s on their mind will this week showcase the products of its second phase with a virtual launch. Three Minute Heroes, led by The Warren Youth Project, brings together musicians from across the Hull area, draws on writing from students in East Yorkshire and is already having an impact on health and social care in Manchester. A second album featuring music…

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Read more about the article Prospective Students to get taste of University life at Virtual Open Days
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Prospective Students to get taste of University life at Virtual Open Days

Prospective students will get a glimpse of what the University of Hull has to offer at a series of Virtual Open Days taking place next week. The Open Days, on July 10 and 11, will give visitors the chance to speak to course tutors and students, enjoy a virtual tour of the University’s campus, and get a real sense of life at Hull. While July would normally be a time when the University opens up…

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