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Why University of West London?

Based in the internationally diverse and vibrant London Borough of Ealing, the University of West London is 25 minutes from the city of London and 20 minutes from Westfield Shopping Centre.

The university places strong emphasis on high-quality teaching and practical skills to help you in the workplace.

Ranked number one modern university in London in The Guardian league tables for 2013, it also came top of the league table for hospitality and tourism, law, psychology and nursing. The Guardian also revealed that UWL boasts the best employment prospects of any modern university in the UK.

Top university facilities include a new learning centre with a conference room, fully equipped with the latest audio-visual and communications technology. The university also has a student-run, self-service restaurant where students can learn a range of culinary skills.

International Students

The University of West London has 12,000 students, ten per cent of whom are international students from almost 100 countries worldwide.

When you arrive in the UK, you will be collected from Heathrow Airport, which is just 20 minutes from the campus. You will also enjoy a free two-week international orientation programme with supported enrolment and social activities.

You will be given help with opening a bank account and advice on your long-term career prospects. If necessary, you can take free pre-sessional English lessons.

UWL enjoys close links with multinational companies including Apple, British Airways, Hewlett Packard and Microsoft. Many of these companies are based nearby, offering international students great opportunities for work placements and part-time jobs.

The Students' Union runs a variety of sporting clubs and special interest societies, from the Chinese Society to the Nepalese Society.

Scholarships are available for international students.

Quick facts
  • First founded as the Lady Byron School in 1860.
  • Over 16,000 students and 1,800 staff.
  • Over 1,400 courses.
  • Award-winning accommodation, called Paragon, was opened by the Queen in 2006.

University of West London Location

St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF

University of West London

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