St Mary's University, Twickenham, London

We are a strong and welcoming community of students and staff and are committed to the highest standards in teaching across the wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses we offer. In addition, we have a vibrant research culture and environment.



Established in 1850 as a Catholic teacher training college, St Mary's has a long-standing reputation for academic excellence and the granting of university title is an exciting milestone in its history.


Many of our academics have extensive networks and professional groups nationally and overseas, which offer opportunities for collaborative working, joint grant applications and access to a wide range of resources and expertise. We welcome visiting scholars from around the world as part of our research community.


St Mary’s has an established culture of research and scholarship, concentrated in hubs of excellence within  research centres and at discipline level in Academic Schools.


Make it happen with the Careers Service at St Mary's University – over 95% of our students go into employment and further study!

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)


Housing services

All of our halls are within easy reach of the University and centred around the popular student areas of  Kingston and  Twickenham, where you can live, work and socialise. Situated along the River Thames, the towns provide fantastic shopping facilities in a selection of high street and independent stores, plus an array of restaurants, bars, cafés and a vibrant nightlife.

Library services

The Main Library is a comprehensive study facility located at the heart of our campus. Here you will find 300 study spaces, as well as 24 hour computer rooms and printing/scanning/copying facilities.

ICT services

  • The i-Learn Café, a 24-hour, open access study space with refreshment facilities
  • MyModules, the St Mary’s online learning system 
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the campus for students
  • Numerous open access computers plus borrowable laptops for student use

Medical services

The St Mary's Health Centre is a branch surgery of The York Medical Practice in Twickenham and offers a nurse-led health service.  A Nurse Practitioner is available every week day during term-time and have arrangements to book Doctors’ appointments at The York Medical Practice in Twickenham if necessary. 

Student Life

Campus life

The University's current estate is in four parts. The main campus is on Waldegrave Road in Twickenham within the grounds of Strawberry Hill House, a hall of residence is located at 16 Strawberry Hill Road, the main sports fields are located on the Teddington Lock campus in Broom Road, Teddington, and the new Naylor Library (also on Waldegrave Road) which opened in the autumn of 2015.

Sports facilities

  • Competitive sports clubs and membership
  • Coaching, volunteering and development opportunities
  • Sport scholarships
  • Coaching bursaries
  • SIMMSactive – social sport and activity programme