Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Brunel University London is an international university renowned for its education and research, and its spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship. Based on a single, leafy campus in west London it provides outstanding sports facilities, easy access to central London and a friendly, vibrant and strikingly international community. 

Top reasons to study here

  • Brunel is a single site university – one campus where everything is within a 10-minute walk.
  • The world’s students call Brunel home. In fact, 150 of the world’s countries are represented at Brunel.
  • We’ll provide support that gets you ready for work. Placements are available in over 95% of our undergraduate courses.

Master's Programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)

About

History

In 2016, Brunel celebrated 50 years as a university. Today, the university is proud to have over 139,000 alumni around the world, with 3,309 currently engaged in postgraduate and research study. The university prides itself on its approach, combining academic rigour with the practical, enterprising, and innovative methods pioneered by its namesake Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

Education

    Brunel University's education is designed to equip students with the academic knowledge and personal skills they need to forge successful and rewarding careers. Studying with Brunel, students will learn alongside academics who are established experts in their fields and passionate about what they teach. They balance their teaching with research that progresses thinking in their specialist area – whether that’s manufacturing, science, sports, business or the arts. They are dedicated to helping students develop their skills for success in the real world.

     

    Through collaborative partnerships with businesses will benefit you directly by giving students the opportunity to gain industrial experience in real situations.

Research

Brunel is committed to world-leading research and blends academic rigour with the needs of government, industry, and the profit and non-profit sectors globally - delivering creative solutions to complex challenges to provide, economic, cultural, and social benefit.

Career

Brunel produces skilled international graduates, equipped with practical understanding in their professional fields. Their students benefit from internationally-renowned research, delivered by experts with essential understanding of practical workplace requirements. Brunel’s Professional Development Centre was voted 5th best Careers Service in the country, as voted for by students (Student Hut 2019). 

Our Career Advisors are on-hand to provide you with guidance and support to help you develop your career objectives. In addition, the Brunel+ Award gives students recognition for the extra-curricular activities they participate in during their studies.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
351 50
2019
401
2018
401
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
359 -27
2019
332 14
2018
346
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
444 2
2019
446 -28
2018
418
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
501 -100
2018
401
2017
401
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.

Services

Student services

Brunel’s Professional Development Centre gives students access to career and employability resources. These can boost the employability of students by helping them develop the skills and experience needed to stand out in the international job market, and prepare for an impactful career.

Housing services

We guarantee accommodation on campus for all new students starting in September 2020 who meet their course conditions and apply for a room by 27 August 2020. You’ll find comfortable and secure accommodation across the campus. We offer a range of rooms to suit different budgets. To help you settle in, our Residence Ambassadors will be there to support you when you arrive. All residences have card access and CCTV, and our security teams patrol the halls for your safety and wellbeing.

Library services

The library is open 24 hours a day during term-time, providing you with more than 400,000 books and reference materials and some unique collections. It also has an extensive e-library with over 600,000 eBooks and 100,000 eJournals. The Library caters for varied needs, from group work to silent study with numerous PC workstations and wifi network available. Laptops are also available to loan.

ICT services

All students can access our WiFi across campus, download Microsoft office software for free and use our 24-hour PC labs during term time. Brunel’s IT support team is available to assist with IT support issues.

Medical services

    If you’re living on campus or within a two-mile radius of the University, you can register to our on campus Medical Centre.

Student Life

Campus life

Brunel is a single site university, where everything is within a 10-minute walk. Whether you’re going to class or for a coffee it’s all close by. Whether you want a place to eat or a space to meet it’s on your doorstep. We provide on-campus accommodation and you’ll also find plenty of cafes and restaurants as well as a weekly farmers market and an onsite supermarket. There is also a pharmacy and bank. Our campus bar Loco’s and Academy nightclub offer opportunities to socialise and hang out with friends. Plus, Uxbridge town centre is just a short walk away, offering a whole host of shops, entertainment venues and eateries.

Sports facilities

Our sports facilities include an impressive indoor Athletics Centre with its 132-metres long indoor sprint track, a long jump pit, high jump and pole vault areas. 

Our gym boasts state-of-the-art cardiovascular machines and is host to four training zones, weight training equipment and an exercise studio. You can play basketball, volleyball, badminton and netball in our Sports Halls, and there is an indoor climbing wall, pump room and cricket and archery nets. 

At our Sports Park opposite campus, you’ll find a 400-metre athletics track, full size football pitch and rugby pitch to international standard. There’s also six tennis courts and four netball courts plus a further four football pitches and 2 rugby pitches.

Student clubs

There are over 100 societies for you to get involved in at Brunel, from Arts and Crafts or Ultimate Frisbee, to subject specific groups where you can socialise with students from your course. 

Brunel Arts organises weekly classes, events, concerts and production throughout the year. Our courses are open to everyone and include singing, acting, creative writing, 3D special effects make-up and pottery. 

There’s also over 50 sports activities for you to try, from American Football and rock climbing to rugby, hockey and athletics. Our sports clubs are free to use for all students, once you join Team Brunel.

Student Reviews

This university changed me in better ways
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

I had a good time and learned quite a lot of things.

Not great, not terrible.
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Lovely campus with everything you need nearby. My course could have more lectures and workshops though. Student halls are okay but not great. Lots and lots opportunities to join different societies and sports clubs.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

its been great, had a fantastic time, i’ve loved where i’ve gone and everyone has been super friendly

London Borough of Harrow, England, United Kingdom

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