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Welcome to Hull School of Art & Design or ‘HSAD’ to many. Home to a world-renowned creative community delivering innovative Foundation Degree and Masters programmes in art, design, media and architecture.

Hull School of Art & Design has been the creative heart of Hull for over 156 years. Our historic school of art continues to challenge creative boundaries in a vibrant, energetic Yorkshire city, the UK City of Culture.

We aim to prepare, empower and elevate our students to professional careers in creative practice around the globe and our students’ experience is central to this success.

Our undergraduates are in the business of being the best.

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Welcome to Hull School of Art & Design

Applications NOW open for 2018

Join us to study for a career in art, design, media or architecture. Be a part of something different at Hull School of Art & Design (or HSAD as many know us). We’ve got everything under one roof in an iconic purpose-build School of Art. We know that University can be a daunting and life-changing […]

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An Exhibition of 50 years of Alumni work 1960 -2010

A funny thing happened on the way to the future… An Exhibition of 50 years of Alumni work 1960 -2010 You’re invited to the Hull School of Art & Design Alumni Exhibition open to the public from Monday 23rd October, open Mon to Fri 10.00am to 5.00pm until Friday 15th December 2017. The show includes […]

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HSAD welcomes first ever Hull Festival of Architecture

Artists and Architects think differently to everyone else. You only have to hear them talk! Hull Festival of Architecture 2017 brings you a month of guest speakers and special events giving you a chance to experience the world of architecture. Hosted by Hull School of Architecture the events include Workshops for Schools – RIBA Student […]

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We’re having a whale of a time

HSAD student helps launch the UK City of Culture with a breathtaking digital installation. Louise Dempsey is a final-year student on the BA (Hons) Games Design course at Hull School of Art & Design. In April 2016, Louise was given a rare opportunity as lead designer on a breathtaking digital commission by the Maritime Museum. […]

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The Key Man

A rare opportunity to see a collection of some of the most iconic record sleeves ever produced by internationally acclaimed photographer and creative director Trevor Key. Trevor Key’s Top 40 Born in Hull, where he also attended Hull School of Art & Design, Trevor Key (1947-1995), was a hugely influential and respected photographer who worked […]

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A funny thing happened on the way to the future…

23rd Oct - 15th Dec 2017 Brodrick Gallery

An Exhibition of 50 years of Alumni work 1960 -2010 You are invited to the Hull School of Art & Design Alumni Exhibition. The show includes prints, paintings, sculpture, installations, photographs and drawings by thirty of the former staff and students of HSAD who went on to become distinguished artists and educators, carrying with them […]

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