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About us

Taking you beyond the classroom into the world of work 

Our courses and facilities are designed to help you develop the qualities and expertise that your future employer will look for. We offer career-focused courses with excellent teaching in a campus designed for a great student experience. 

  • 1st in London*, 3rd in England* and 4th in the UK* in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2023. 
  • Best modern** London university (non-specialist) in the 2025 Complete University Guide***. 
  • 32nd in the UK in The Guardian University Guide 2024. 
  • Top 5 for Student Experience and Teaching Quality in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024. 
  • 80% of our research is rated as world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) in the latest Government Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment. 

Why choose the University of West London

Both UWL and our Students’ Union have been ranked number 1 in London in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2023. Find out more about why you should come study with us at the University of West London (UWL) https://www.uwl.ac.uk/ *Average of all questions, excluding specialists **A modern university is a university established in 1992, or after ***Excluding specialists

What makes us different

Why study with us?

  • London location, local community - a vibrant local community on your doorstep and the hustle and bustle of central London just a few stops away on the Tube.  

  • Career-focused courses mean great employment prospects - industry-led teaching and specialist careers advice sets you up for success. 

  • The study facilities at UWL reflect our passion for delivering a first-class educational experience and developing students with industry-ready skills.  

  • Financial support when you need it - a wide range of scholarships and bursaries are designed to support students who face financial pressures. 

  • Hands-on learning with experts - our courses are taught by lecturers with industry experience. 

  • Personal support - we help you every step of the way with advice and support on careers, placements, money, accommodation, health, faith and study and can support you with advice on your application.

Course locations

Main Site

St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF


154 High Street, Bushey, WD23 3DH

Main site - West London

St Mary's Road, Ealing, London, W5 5RF

Ruskin College

Ruskin Hall, Dunstan Road, Old Headington, OX3 9BZ

Berkshire Institute for Health - UWL - Reading

Tenth Floor, Fountain House, 2 Queens Walk, Reading, RG1 7QF

West London

Paragon, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, TW8 9GA

Drama Studio London

1 Grange Road, London, W5 5QN

The Creative Academy

73a Stoke Poges Lane,, Off Portsmouth Court,, Berkshire, SL1 3NY

Nexus Institute of Creative Arts (Nexus ICA)

Astoria House, 71 Albany Road, Coventry, CV5 6JR