United Kingdom

University of West London

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Rank 34th Location London W5 5RF, United Kingdom Established 1860 International Students 482
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University of West London in UK

The University of West London (UWL) is a public research university in the United Kingdom with campuses in the London boroughs of Ealing and Brentford. It was founded in 1860 and converted to a university in 1992. The University's Chancellor and Vice Chancellor are Laurence Geller and Peter John, respectively. The University of West London (UWL), sometimes known as the 'career university,' has an outstanding graduate employment record, with courses expressly tailored to help students find work after graduation.

Studying at UWL is all about gaining the skills, knowledge, and perspective you'll need to succeed in your chosen field. You will be taught by industry professionals with extensive experience, and you will have the opportunity to benefit from intimate industry relationships. The University has nine prestigious academic schools that span a wide range of topics:

  1. London School of Film, Media and Design
  2. The Claude Littner Business School
  3. School of Computing and Engineering
  4. School of Law
  5. London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism
  6. College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare
  7. School of Human and Social Science
  8. School of Biomedical Sciences
  9. London College of Music


The University has invested £150 million on a three-year redevelopment project to improve students' social and learning experiences, ensuring its place as a premier modern university in London. Throughout the process, the University has collaborated closely with the Students' Union and student representatives to ensure that the student experience is at the forefront of the project.

Services for International Students

  • UWL has over 11,000 students with over 10% from outside the UK. Throughout their studies, international students can receive free and confidential assistance from the University, which includes:
  • Fees and funding including scholarships
  • Visa and immigration
  • Money advise
  • Housing rights
  • English language programmes


  • 74th in the Times Good University Guide 2022
  • 35th in the Guardian University Guide 2022
  • The top modern university* in London and 8th in the UK
  • The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 ranked the university 52nd overall and fourth for teaching quality. It was also named the top modern* university in London for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2019)
  • Top in London in terms of teaching quality and student experience (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018)
  • A Silver award in the Teaching Excellence Framework was given to a teacher who consistently provided a high level of instruction.


We understand that housing is an important part of your educational experience, and you want to like where you live. The University will assist you in finding acceptable and safe housing.

We have a variety of options, including university-managed shared flats and houses at the Student Village, which is just a short walk from South Ealing Station; we can help you find off-campus housing in Ealing and the surrounding area; or, if you prefer to rent privately, we have resources to help you make sure where you are renting is safe.

If you are a student at the Berkshire Institute for Health in Reading, we have good relationships with local student housing providers, so you can rest assured that your home has been approved by us.


The Paul Hamlyn Library, a student radio station, an auditorium, music studios, industry-standard labs, a mock courtroom, restaurants and cafés, and a sports complex are all available at the West London Campus in Ealing.

The Nursing Simulation Centre is located in Brentford, which is only a short distance from Ealing and easily accessible by free shuttle service. The Berkshire Institute for Health, located at Reading's Fountain House, allows UWL to collaborate with the NHS to conduct nursing and midwifery programmes across the region.


  • Lesley Waters (Ready, Steady, Cook!)
  • Alex da Kid (British Music Producer)
  • Freddie Mercury (Queen)
  • Pete Townshend (The Who)
  • Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly (2013 Academy Award nominee, Best Short Film)
  • Matt Tong (Bloc Party)
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Under graduate

  • Architectural Design Technology
  • Event Management
  • Event Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Travel and Tourism Management
  • Airline and Airport Management

Post graduate

  • Educational Inclusion (Mental Health and Wellbeing)
  • Brand Design and Innovation
  • Clinical Practice (Independent and Supplementary Prescribing)
  • Advancing Professional Practice
  • Policing
  • Advertising, Branding and Communication

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If you are an overseas fee-paying student who has been accepted to the University of West London to pursue a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree.


The following dates of the session of 2021-22 have been reported by the official academic calendar uploaded on University of West London's website.

TERMS DATE 2021-22
Induction for all new and returning students From Monday 20 September 2021
Semester one - teaching begins Monday 4 October 2021
Winter break Monday 20 December 2021 to Sunday 2 January 2022
Semester one - teaching continues Tuesday 4 January 2022
Semester one - teaching* ends Friday 21 January 2022
Semester one - assessment and examinations Monday 24 January 2022 to Saturday 5 February 2022
Major Project for January start students Monday 31 January 2022
Semester one - resit assessment and examinations Tuesday 19 April 2022 to Saturday 30 April
Semester two - teaching begins Monday 14 February 2022
Spring break Monday 11 April to Monday 18 April 2022
Semester two - teaching ends Friday 27 May 2022
Semester two - assessment and examinations Monday 30 May 2022 to Saturday 11 June 2022
Major Project, for September start students Monday 06 June 2022
Semester two - resit assessment and examinations Monday 4 July 2022 to Saturday 30 July 2022
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