The University of Westminster has a proud 180-year history of nurturing creativity and innovation allied to research and professional practice. Westminster is guided by a clear mission to help as many students as possible reach their full potential. Through the provision of practical education and an industry informed curriculum, including 183 industry partners, students have the opportunity to develop expertise that enables them to seamlessly adapt to the professional world upon graduation.
The university is truly international, with 19,000 students from 169 countries calling the institution home. Ranked first for international student diversity in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand, the university is among the top 15 most international universities in the world for percentage of international students. Westminster is internationally recognised, with research partnerships across the globe with other universities to create a welcoming community for international students.
The university also boasts more than 190 international partnerships in over 56 countries. The partnering intuitions give students the opportunity to take advantage of study, work and volunteer opportunities abroad to further strengthen their personal and professional development.
Well connected to over 7,000 businesses and organisations, the Careers and Employability Service plays a crucial role in preparing students for their professional life, providing them with placement opportunities and industry-related skills.
When it comes to facilities, the University of Westminster ensures that students have access to the very best equipment to aid their study. This includes 24-hour libraries, film and TV studios and state-of-the-art science laboratories.
International students benefit from a dedicated support team, a welcome programme and plenty of activities to help with personal development.