Why study at the University of West London

Our achievements 

  • We are ranked as the top modern university* in London by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

  • UWL is a University on the rise - we climbed 46 places in the Guardian University Guide over the past two years and 37 places in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide in 2018

  • We achieved a Silver TEF (Teaching Excellence Framework) award for our high-quality peer mentoring, investment in top-level resources and implementing a culture that recognises excellent teaching

  • According to the National Student Survey 2017 we are the best modern university in London for student satisfaction** 

  • We have the best Student Union in England according to the National Student Survey 2017. 

Facilities and locations

Outstanding career opportunities

  • University of West London has close links with industry, including national and multi-national organisations. In recent years they have included organisations such as the BBC, Hilton Worldwide, Middlesex Law Society, Hewlett Packard and the Savoy Education Trust.  

  • All our Schools have highly-qualified staff, who have a wealth of industry experience in their chosen field, and are committed to developing the skills and career aspirations of our students

  • 98% of our graduates are in employment or further education within six months of graduating*** 

Student life

  • The University has a vibrant student community, and all students have the opportunity to get involved with our Students’ Union, who have a diverse range of societies
  • Quality accommodation is on offer for as little as £158 per week. Our Paragon Student Lets housing option is a one minute walk from our Brentford site and a free shuttle bus away from our Ealing site. We also have accomodation available near our Institute for Health in Berkshire .

Our Schools have first class facilities to help our students get the best out of their studies. See:

*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. 
**According to the National Student Survey 2017 question 27, Overall Satisfaction, compared to other modern universities in London.
*** These are the latest figures according to Employment Performance Indicators (EPI) released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency HESA in 2018.

You can also view our clearing vacancies, find out how clearing works and see accommodation options when starting at the University of West London.