College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare

About the College

Student nurses

The College is a major provider of nursing and midwifery courses in the West London and Berkshire area and we offer excellent placement opportunities.

We offer pre-registration courses, post-registration courses and a range of CPDs.

Whether you are interested in a nursing, midwifery or parallel health care roles, our courses offer a range of valued qualifications taught within a professional environment.

You will learn from highly skilled staff, many of whom conduct leading edge research in their specialist areas, ensuring that your period of study is both challenging and rewarding. Learning takes place in a wide range of settings working with a variety of people - patients, clients and expert tutors.

The College in conjunction with NHS Hospitals Trusts, Primary Care Trusts, the independent and voluntary care sectors, offers a wide range of excellent facilities to support teaching and learning activity.

Additionally we are proud to support the Nursing Times Speak Out Safely campaign.

These will help you combine your academic study with a strong development of practical skills supporting you to become a registered healthcare professional.

To visit us, see our next open days and find out how to get to our West London campus and to our Berkshire Institute for Health.

5 reasons to choose the College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare

1. Best for student satisfaction
We are the top modern University in London for Nursing.* Our expert staff, fantastic range of innovative teaching resources and close links with industry make our students proud to study with us. Our midwifery course achieved a score of 100% in the 2017 National Student Survey.

2. Funding available
 From September 2017, new undergraduate students can apply for the Tuition Fee and Maintenance Loans so there’s nothing to pay upfront. Repayments are more affordable than you may think!  A newly qualified nurse or allied health professional earning £21,700 would pay back just £5.25 per month. While the NHS bursaries are no longer available, a £3000 UWL bursary is available to support students most in need**. Find out more.

3. Student support
We provide book bundles to all first year students plus £100 per year on an Aspire card which can be used to purchase additional study materials. Students also have a personal tutor who will guide and advise on all aspects of academic life. Did you know that we are in the top 10 in the UK for Academic Support?*

4. State of the art facilities
The College has invested in brand new Nursing Simulation Centres. Equipped with the latest technology and learning aids, such as simulated patients and video facilities. Our students benefit from the opportunity to practice and develop competence with confidence, using cutting edge facilities, whilst being supported by dedicated staff.

5. High quality, career focussed courses
Our Trust partners invest in our students from the very beginning, ensuring our courses are up-to-date and relevant to practice settings. Our students are prepared to work in both acute and community settings, hence our impressive 96% graduate employment rate.***

* National Student Survey 2017
** A limited number of bursaries are available to eligible students.
*** Employment Performance Indicators (EPI) published by HESA 2016.

Facts and Achievements

School facts and achievements

*(*)Modern universities are defined as those higher education institutions that were granted university status in, and subsequent to, 1992. UWL was ranked first when compared to all other modern universities ranked in the Guardian University Guide 2018 and National Student Survey 2017 - question 27, Overall Satisfaction, compared to other modern universities in London​.