University of Westminster

United Kingdom

About the University

The University of Westminster is a public research university in London, United Kingdom.

Founded in 1838, it has campuses on Regent Street, Fitzrovia, Marylebone and Harrow. It offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

It is ranked as 80th in the UK in The Guardian's University Rankings 2021 and has a TEF Bronze Award.

It has a strong international reputation for its courses in Art and Design, Architecture and Communications.



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Campus Life

The university's accommodation team helps students find a home while they study. The university has accommodation options close to each campus, and students can also rent off-campus in private accommodation.

There is a range of state-of-the-art facilities available for students at each campus. This includes 24-hour libraries and study spaces. There are also specialist laboratories, studios and learning spaces for each course. 

Sports facilities include gyms, fitness suites and sports halls, as well as the Chiswick sports grounds. Here, football, rugby, hockey, lacrosse, cricket, tennis and netball are played.

Student life

Students are within easy reach of all of London's attractions and sights from each of the campuses. The Students' Union is also home to a bar, and Loft venue, which has hosted high-profile gigs from Fleetwood Mac to Cream and Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix. 

There is also a large student media outlet, including press, TV and Radio. The university has a strong sporting reputation, having organised the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1908 London Olympic Games. Today, there is a broad offering of sports clubs and diverse societies for students to get involved with.


Sir Thomas Bennett (architect), Ian Richie (architect), Ian Macmillan (photographer), Margery Allingham (author), Charlie Brooker (broadcaster), Carri Mundane (designer), Sir Alexander Fleming (physician and microbiologist), Dunia Susi (footballer)

18885 Students
18885 Students

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