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University of Westminster

4.3 out of 5 (51 ratings / 45 reviews) London, England, United Kingdom
The University has a long history of international collaboration and engagement, establishing and nurturing a range of global research and institutional partnerships, a worldwide alumni network and a variety of study and work abroad opportunities for students.

Master's Programmes



The University of Westminster boasts a rich history and has been providing students with academic excellence, cultural engagement and personal enrichment since its inception as The Polytechnic Institution in 1838.


The University of Westminster offers undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses span a variety of subjects – from Architecture and Interiors to Computer Science and Software Engineering, from Business and Management to Journalism, Digital Media and PR.


  • The University of Westminster has a long history of supporting research that makes a real difference to the world. Our research has positive effects on individuals, communities, the environment and economy.
  • Our world-leading and internationally excellent research achieves impact that is recognised inside and outside academia. We are proud to claim a rich and diverse profile of high quality research and innovation in a wide range of disciplines.


The close links with industry and professional organisations give you the chance to work with and learn from leading employers from all sectors.

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University Ranking

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Student services

  • Care leaver support
  • Counselling Service
  • Disability Learning Support
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • Health services
  • The Polyclinic
  • Student Advice

Housing services

Whether you’re joining the University of Westminster soon or studying here already, the Student Accommodation Team offers help and advice on finding a suitable place to live.

Our halls:

  • Harrow Hall
  • Marylebone Hall
  • Alexander Fleming Hall
  • iQ Raffles House

Library services

Library and Study Spaces:

  • Cavendish Library 
  • Harrow Library 
  • Marylebone Library 
  • Regent Library

ICT services

  • We provide a high speed WiFi service throughout the University for your personal devices, and student web services can be accessed both on and off campus. 
  • We also have open access computer rooms that offer a wide range of specialist teaching software, as well as Microsoft and Adobe products. 
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning services are available in all of our computer rooms and libraries.

Medical services

Health services:

  • emotional support
  • health and lifestyle guidance
  • sexual health advice
  • university support services

Student Life

Campus life

  • Cavendish Campus

Our Cavendish Campus is in central London – just a 5-minute walk from Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road.

  • Harrow Campus

Our Harrow Campus is based in north-west London, just 30 minutes away from central London by tube.

  • Marylebone Campus

Our Marylebone Campus is in central London, within easy walking distance of both Regent's Park and Marylebone High Street.

  • Regent Campus

Our Regent Campus comprises three sites in central London, all within a few minutes' walk of Oxford Street.

Sports facilities

  • Westminster students get discounted membership to our sports facilities and we offer competitively priced gym memberships, classes and personal training for members of the public too.
  • Our services also include fitness assessments, one-to-one personal training and exercise programmes without the astronomical joining fees and attitude you can find at other city-central gyms.

Student Reviews

Learning in London
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I have enjoyed my experience at this University. I think that it has provided great opportunities and connections with the city of London and I feel like I have developed a stronger base of knowledge and skills within my field of study.

"They say curiosity killed the cat...." we shall see
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I enjoyed my university atmosphere as I am someone who loves to get to know people and the university had a very vibrant international environment which I enjoyed very much being a part of, however I felt as though I wasn't being emerged in my course language as much as I would've liked to and I believe that being able to take a course abroad would broaden my horizons and...

A Wordly Experience
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I came to this University to be able to engage with the field of architecture within a more diverse cultural, societal, and professional realm. Moving to Europe was very appealing to me because of the ability to study in proximity to such rich historic and cultural sites. It has been very great to be able to experience London as a campus resource and I think many future...

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