University of Hull Union

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University of Hull Union

University of Hull Union

Students’ Union

Hull University Union is the main provider of student catering, services and entertainment on the university campus. It has over 100 student societies affiliated to it, and also runs a volunteering and charity hub. Approximately 50 sports clubs are affiliated to the Students Union’s Athletic Union, many of which compete in BUCS national university leagues. The University Union was voted Students’ Union of the Year in July 2012.

The student union building comprises an on-site nightclub as well as a number of bars and catering outlets. The building also houses a shop, a Waterstones book shop, advice centre, and the university-run careers service.

There is a monthly student newspaper called The Hullfire, an online television station called Hullfire TV and a student radio station which broadcasts from the union building called Hullfire Radio.

Student Life – Students’ Union

During your time at university, you will soon realise that the centre of non-academic activities is the Students’ Union.

Students Union

The National Union of Students rates award-winning Hull University Union (HUU) as one of the best students’ unions in the country. When you become a student at the University, you become a full member of the union and receive all the benefits that come with it, including entry to the award-winning nightclub Asylum and the Sanctuary Bar, the opportunity to join a whole host of societies and take part in a range of activities, and much more.

You can also become a member of the NUS and receive even more benefits and student discounts by signing up for the NUS Extra card either at registration or before you arrive at


Our union offers over 100 societies that you can join, so you’re sure to find something to suit your interests. Take a look at our A-Z of Societies to see what’s available, and be sure to visit the Societies Bazaar during WelcomeFest to meet them and get signed up!

General enquiries

University of Hull, Cottingham Road, Hull, HU6 7RX, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0)1482 346311

Fax: +44 (0)1482 346511