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University of West London

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Quick facts:

  • Study in the centre of London
  • Great public university and internationally recognised diplomas
  • Renowned for its degree programs in Health and in Hospitality

The University of West London (UWL) guarantees one of the quickest paths to employment. This great quality university delivers employability-focused programs. This is the ideal institution for all those wishing to discover England whilst efficiently preparing for an international career.

Welcome to the University of West London

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The most modern university in London

Located in a zone of high economic and entrepreneurial activity, UWL benefits from a team of highly qualified professors. Like the university, they hold partnerships with local and international companies, guaranteeing invaluable contacts and opportunities for all students. The combination of academic teaching and practical skills provided by UWL results in experienced students, trained to face the job market. The University of West London has one of the best employability rates in the country: 96% of its graduates find work within the first six months following graduation.

UWL has two campuses that are linked by a free shuttle bus, one in Ealing and one in Brentford. The campuses combine a cosmopolite and dynamic atmosphere with a relaxing and peaceful environment. The campus is surrounded by many parks and is located just a few steps away from the Ealing shopping area.

The Ealing campus has recently benefited from a £50 million renovation plan. It is now at the cutting edge of innovation and includes a new Students Union, brand new music studios and a library equipped with the latest technology as well as many other facilities. In 2013, The Guardian University Guide named UWL the most modern university in London.


Degree programmes and specialties at UWL

The university has 8,000 students with 10% being international students from 100 different countries. UWL is particularly renowned for its programs in Business and Management, Hospitality and Tourism, Law, Psychology and Nursing. The University is also very popular for its IT programmes, as well as its Art, Design and Media departments, especially for the Bachelor of Arts in Music, in Fashion Design and in Film Studies.

UWL offers many internship opportunities in companies such as Apple, British Airways, Hewlett Packard, The Hilton hotels, and Microsoft. Among UWL international alumni are the Queen’s chef, the Malaysian Minister of Education as well as the President of Global Operations of the Hilton group.

Some scholarships are exclusively reserved to International students. The most prestigious one covers 100% of tuition fees. Others cover half of student’s fees and some are awarded as prizes of up to £5,000. At UWL, tuition fees amount to £9,250 per year.


Student life at UWL

Most residents of Brentford and Ealing are families: these are quiet and safe neighbourhoods yet are still very close to all the exciting London nightlife. Heathrow airport is only a few metro stations away.

UWL offers ultra-modern student halls, with rooms starting from £146.90 per week. Students can expect a fully-furnished bedroom with high speed Wi-Fi in a shared apartment with 6 to 8 other students. The kitchen is shared but students will have their own bathroom and toilet. The university halls all have laundry rooms, lounges and 24/7 security. For £200 per week, students can opt for an individual studio.

The University of West London is a top institution, efficiently preparing its students for promising international careers.


Apply to the University of West London

Applications and admissions to the University of West London are made through UCAS. Study Experience is specialised in supporting and helping international students through the UCAS application process.

The deadline for applications is usually on January 15th of each year for entry in September. Complete applications must include; a CV, a translated Baccalaureate transcript, IELTS results, and a personal statement. The Study Experience team assists students in the writing of their personal statement and directs them towards the most relevant IELTS preparation program according to their level and needs. Regarding English entry requirements for the University of West London, students must achieve a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 to 7.0 depending on programs. French students must have obtained a minimum average of 12/20 on their baccalaureate.

For more information on the application process and on the university in general, contact a member of the Study Experience team.

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