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University of West London

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Quick facts:

  • Study in the center of London
  • Great public university and diplomas recognized internationally
  • Particularly renowned for its programs in Health and in Hospitality

University of West London (UWL) guarantees one of the shortest path to employment. This university of great quality delivers employability-focused programs. This is the ideal institution for all those wishing to discover England while training 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 to the students. The combination of academic teaching and practical skills delivered by UWL train students to face the job market. University of West London has one of the best employability rates in the country: 96% of its graduates find work in the six months following the end of their course.

UWL has two campuses in Ealing and 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 steps away from the shopping area of Ealing.

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


Programs and specialties at UWL

The university has 8000 students out of which 10% are international students coming from 100 different countries. UWL is particularly renowned for its programs in Business and Management, Hospitality and Tourism, Law, Psychology, and Nursing. It is also very popular for its programs in IT, as well as its departments of Art, Design and Media, especially for the Bachelors 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 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. At UWL, these amount to £9000 per year.


Join the University of West London

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

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 their baccalaureate with a minimum overall grade of 12/20.


Student life at UWL

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

UWL offers ultra-modern student halls, with rooms starting from £146.90 per week. The fully furnished individual bedrooms include high speed Wi-Fi. The halls all have 24/7 security, laundry rooms and lounges.

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