With more than 11,000 students, of which over 10% are international, the University of West London has a reputation for high-quality education closely linked to employment

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Why University of West London?

We aim to inspire our students to become innovative professionals, connecting them to exciting and rewarding careers.

Our portfolio ranges from Business, Computing and Engineering, Film, Media and Design, Hospitality and Tourism, Human and Social Sciences, Law and Criminology, Music and Healthcare. Our highly qualified staff have a wealth of experience in their respective disciplines and strong connections. Everything we do is designed to equip our students with both the academic knowledge and practical skills to succeed in their chosen careers. We are the Career University.

Best Modern University*

- We are ranked as the top modern university* in London, 8th modern university in the UK

- 56th university nationally by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

- 58th university nationally by the Guardian University Guide 2018.

Student Satisfaction

- We are the best modern university in London for student satisfaction*** according to the National Student Survey 2017.

- We ranked top in London for teaching quality and student experience by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

97% of Graduates…

- Over 97% of our graduates are in employment or further study (or both) after six months of graduating**.

- Our graduates also achieve the second highest starting salaries of all the London modern universities.

Investment

- We have invested over £150 million in a new campus with modern facilities to improve students’ learning and social experience.

- Our recently built campus in Ealing features a new library and transformed teaching spaces including a simulation centres for nurses, midwives and health care professionals; specialist radio studios; a fully equipped studio theatre and a mock court room.

* Modern universities are defined as higher education institutions that were granted university status in, and subsequent to, 1992. UWL received the rankings listed above when compared to all other modern universities ranked in the guides / surveys cited.

** These are the latest figures according to Employment Performance Indicators (EPI) released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency HESA in 2017.

***According to the National Student Survey 2017 question 27, Overall Satisfaction, compared to other modern universities in London.

International Students

We have over 11,000 students with over 10% from outside the UK.

Scholarships are available for International students, further details of which can be found on our website.

What Students Say:

“One of the greatest experiences I've had at UWL is that people here respect and care for others. It's a large institute, with a highly mixed group of people from many different backgrounds…. I feel that overseas students are encouraged to come to the School of Law and Criminology, UWL, and once you're here it will always feel like home”.

Dr Yaliang Xu, PhD student from China
Quick facts
  • First founded as the Lady Byron School in 1860.
  • Award-winning accommodation, called Paragon, was opened by the Queen in 2006.
  • Some of our Notable Alumni include Claude Littner (Known for BBC’s ‘The Apprentice’), Lorraine Pascale (Television Cook and Former Model), Lesley Waters (Ready, Steady, Cook!), Alex da Kid (British Music Producer), Freddie Mercury (Queen) and Pete Townshend (The Who)
Location

University of West London Location

St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF

University of West London
Student Testimonials

“One of the greatest experiences I've had at UWL is that people here respect and care for others. It's a large institute, with a highly mixed group of people from many different backgrounds…. I feel that overseas students are encouraged to come to the School of Law and Criminology, UWL, and once you're here it will always feel like home”.

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