University of West London




Why University of West London?

Known as the ‘career university’, the University of West London (UWL) has an impressive graduate employment rate, with courses specifically designed to enable students to secure work after leaving. Studying

International Students

UWL has more than 11,000 students of which more than 10% come from outside the UK. The University provides free and confidential support for international students throughout their studies, such as fees and funding including scholarships, visa and immigration, money advise, housing rights and English language programmes.



Quick Facts

  • First founded in 1860 as the Lady Byron House School
  • Over a three-year period, the University has embarked on a £150m redevelopment project to enhance students’ social and learning experiences
  • Notable Alumni include Freddie Mercury from Queen, English celebrity chef Lesley Waters ,Claude Littner (known for BBC’s ‘The Apprentice’), television cook and former model Lorraine Pascale, British music producer Alex da Kid and Pete Townshend from The Who
  • Ranked 52nd university nationally and fourth nationally for teaching quality by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
  • Voted the Top Modern* University in London for overall satisfaction, by the students in the National Student Survey 2019 (*a modern university is a university granted university status in, or after, 1992).
  • Ranked top in London for teaching quality and student experience by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
  • Consistently high standard of teaching was recognised with a Silver award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)