The countdown is on!

Hull’s new creative centre of excellence – STEAM Studios – is launching in September 2023 and you can be one of the first to secure your place. If you’re a school leaver thinking about your Y12 options, why not be part of something special in a creative space like no other?

Are you a social media pro, an artist, sculptor or designer? Do you want an exciting career in fashion, architecture or filmmaking? If so, STEAM Studios is the place for you. We’re offering a wide range of creative sixth-form courses in cutting-edge facilities that aren’t available anywhere else in Hull. What’s more, you’ll be part of Ron Dearing – the UK’s best-performing UTC.

Ready for something big? To arrange a meeting with our Creative Team, email our Director of Creativity – Lynn Garland-Collins – at



A £4M redevelopment of Hull’s historic former Central Fire Station, STEAM Studios is the perfect place to develop your skills in a professional environment, exhibit your work and find your identity as a creative. It’s home to several inspiring spaces where your creativity will take flight, including:

  • Art and Design studios
  • A Ceramics studio
  • Print-making facilities
  • Mac suites
  • Film-making facilities
  • Exhibitions spaces

As a student, you’ll also have access to state-of-the-art digital facilities at Ron Dearing UTC’s main site, including 3D printers, laser cutters, VR and AR equipment and much more.




During your time with us, you’ll have lots of opportunities to showcase your talents by exhibiting your work within our own Exhibition Centre and in venues within Hull and across the country.

You’ll also benefit from the UTC’s ground-breaking employer-engaged curriculum, which will enable you to work alongside industry practitioners and professional artists to develop your skills and ensure that you #GetTheEdge in terms of your Creative career.

Watch our video and get a flavour of the amazing opportunities available to you at STEAM Studios.

Want to be one of the first to explore our building? Click here to watch the 3D virtual tour.


Thanks to our central location, you’ll be in the heart of Hull and surrounded by several art galleries and exhibitions to further inspire you. 


Download the latest Ron Dearing UTC prospectus here