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University of Warwick

4.4 out of 5 (72 ratings / 61 reviews) Coventry, England, United Kingdom
The University of Warwick is a British campus university located on the outskirts of Coventry, West Midlands, England. It was established in 1965 as part of a government initiative to expand access to higher education, and in 2000 Warwick Medical School was opened as part of an initiative to train more doctors in Britain.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)



The establishment of the University of Warwick was given approval by the government in 1961 and received its Royal Charter of Incorporation in 1965.


Keeping up this momentum is a challenge but, by maintaining our research excellence, we continue to go beyond boundaries. That’s why we’re proud of our strong performance in the Government’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, for both overall grade point average (GPA) and intensity.We’ve strengthened our position amongst the UK’s ten best research universities. Warwick’s intensity also achieved a top ten ranking, signifying the strength-in-depth of our exceptional body of research staff.


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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Housing services

Warwick Accommodation is dedicated to managing the accommodation requirements of the University of Warwick, both campus and off campus. As well as our halls of residence we can help with student housing in Coventry, Leamington Spa and Kenilworth.

Library services

Warwick University Library is located in the middle of the main campus. It houses approximately 1,242,000 books and over 13 km of archives and manuscripts. It has recently been remodelled and now houses new services to support Research and Teaching practice and collaboration between departments.

ICT services

  • Computers
  • Printing
  • IT training
  • Software
  • Network and Wi-Fi

Medical services

University Health Centre is situated in the heart of the campus serving the Students and Staff (plus their families) who live on campus or within the catchment area.

Student Life

Campus life

The campus is lively and cosmopolitan, with its own shops, banks, bars and restaurants, making it an exciting place to live and work with everything you could need close at hand.

Sports facilities

The main campus hosts a large leisure centre, comprising 25 m swimming pool, two sports halls, gymnasium, squash courts and rock-climbing facility.

Student clubs

The Students’ Union is the focal point of campus life here at Warwick, but what exactly is it that makes your Union so unique? Here are a few basic facts about who we are and what we do…

Student Reviews

How the University of Warwick is a mesmerising place to study
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I value a community environment where individuals are diverse, learn and support one another. The distinctively collaborative and intellectually diverse community at the University of Warwick is unparalleled compared to other institutions, making me want to strive out of my comfort zone and expand my horizons while collaborating with like-minded peers. The range of...

Diverse, inclusive and independent
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The University of Warwick offers an awesome chance at a full package student experience. It excels at not an academic level, but also on a social aspect. It is easy to integrate and the campus is very diverse. You come across people from all over the world and you hear more French, Mandarin, Spanish etc than English. Attending this university is an amazing opportunity to...

From aspirant to scholar.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Warwick truly is the epitome of an amazing combination of both great academic and social life. I also loved the fact that the university is so focused on research. In my second year studying biomedical science, I got the chance to enter a programe that allowed me to be inovolved in a reasearch project which targeted the detection of tuberculosis. This oportunity allowed me...

Coventry, England, United Kingdom