University of Greenwich campus

St Mary’s University

Find your place at St Mary’s University – a London campus with plenty of green space, great graduate outcomes, and one-to-one support.

University of Greenwich student walking around campus.

Established in 1850, we have a strong reputation for teaching excellence, and combine our long and distinguished history with a very modern outlook.

Your development is at the centre of everything we do – we’ll work with you to build your skills, abilities, experience, and confidence – so you’re ready for your career and new challenges.

Learn what you love in unique historical surroundings with on-campus accommodation, develop your CV through practical work experience, and be supported by teams of careers, health and wellbeing professionals.

Become part of a community – we have small class sizes so you get personal support, our student societies are inclusive and diverse, and we focus on making a positive impact on society. This is what makes St Mary’s the place to be.

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International students

Over 15% of our student population is international, with 93 nationalities represented across campus. Our international students love that our green campus is only 30 minutes from Central London and Heathrow. Our fantastic facilities include on-campus accommodation and world-class provision for sport. We have a dedicated Student Services team who help with private housing and offer counselling and wellbeing services. Our international scholarships for eligible countries and academic excellence provide additional funding opportunities, and we have many international-specific clubs and societies to join.

We have a dedicated International Admissions team to facilitate visa sponsorship, a tailored international orientation programme and a UKVI Compliance team to assist with visa issues. We offer free English for Academic Purposes classes and have Learning Development Lecturers, Pastoral Care Tutors and Personal Tutors to help students adjust to academic life in the UK. Our Careers team guides students to professional success both during and after their studies.

Quick Facts

Based in the safest borough in London

Top 10 for student experience (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2024)

Famous alumni include Joe Wicks MBE (The Body Coach), Sir Mo Farah CBE (Olympic gold medalist), Tom Grennan (singer-songwriter), Clara Amfo (British radio broadcaster)

Rated Ofsted Outstanding for over 10 years

Top 5 for teaching quality (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2024)

Top athletes and Olympians train and study at St Mary’s

98% of graduates are in employment, vocation or further study within 15 months of graduation (HESA 2022)

1st in London for academic support (NSS 2023)

Majority of research submissions rated 4* World Leading or 3* Internationally Excellent in 2021 Research Excellence Framework



In Rio, no one really lives on campus at University, whereas at St Mary’s it is so different. I became part of a community.

Marina Izidro, Sports Journalism graduate

I’ve experienced a great connection with a diverse group of students and my exceptional tutors who are always there to help with personal progress and learning.

Elisha Ratra, PGCE Primary graduate

St Mary’s gave me the tools to start up my career. It gave me the foundation to believe that I could do it, as well as the skillsets needed to achieve the things I wanted to achieve. I have massive rewards and thanks to St Mary’s.

Montel Douglas, Acting graduate

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