Welcome to Hull School of Art & Design or ‘HSAD’ to many. Home to a world-renowned creative community delivering innovative 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. Our courses have around 30 students in each year group, […]

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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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What’s On – view the full Hull Festival of Architecture itinerary

2nd Oct - 31st Oct 2017 Various

RIBA The President’s Medals at The Brodrick Gallery Running from 6th October – 31st October 2017. 10.00am – 6.00pm. The Royal Institute of British Architects awards the RIBA President’s Medals annually as a way to celebrate and promote excellence in the study of architecture, reward talent and encourage architectural debate worldwide. The exhibition consists of 64 […]

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Scott King

1st Jul - 27th Oct 2017 HSAD

Scott King is a graphic designer who worked as art director of i-D magazine and creative director of Sleazenation magazine. He has produced work for many influential figures including the Pet Shop Boys, Michael Clark, Malcolm McLaren and Suicide. King’s work has been exhibited worldwide in both commercial galleries and institutions; he has also produced […]

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Pride in Hull 2017

22nd Sep - 29th Aug 2017 Queens Gardens, Hull

Pride in Hull will get the week-long celebrations of LGBT50 started in exuberant style, hosting the first ever UK Pride on the opening Saturday. The event will see a new route for the annual parade, which will finish in Queens Gardens and feature a celebration of 50 years of LGBT icons led by Duckie and […]

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