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University of Westminster (UW)



An international student community Each year we welcome hundreds of students from all over the world; talented and outgoing individuals seeking new skills, experience and knowledge. Currently we have over 22,000 students including more than 5000 students from outside the UK, from a total of almost 150 different countries! We offer a huge choice of high quality programmes, set within a diverse environment that is global and yet uniquely British - like London itself! An international award-winner! In recognition of Westminster's work in the international field, the University was awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise in 2000 and again in 2005. The University is now unique in having won the Queen's Award twice for its international operations, and illustrates our long-term commitment and success in international work. In 2005 the University was also delighted to win the Times Higher Award for 'Best Support for Overseas Students'. Seven reasons why international students choose Westminster 1. Quality Well-known and respected around the world, offering academic exellence within a highly supportive learning enviornment. Highlights include 8 subjects rated 4 or more (out of 5*) for research. 2. Location With ten academic schools over four campuses - 3 in central London and one in Harrow -students at Westminster enjoy all the attractions of one of the most exhilarating cities in the world. 3. Employability 'Educating for professional life' since 1838, we make sure our international graduates are fully equipped to succeed in the next stage in their careers. Relevant, cutting edge courses with a practical focus are combined with superb teaching (often by industry practitioners) and a comprehensive careers service. 4. Choice One of the widest portfolios of courses offered by any British University. More than 300 Bachelor, Master and PhD degree courses - many with a specific international focus -plus Study Abroad, Exchange and EFL programs. 5. Diversity Reflecting London's cosmopolitan character, Wesminster's student body of over 23,000 includes 4000 from outside the UK - representing an amazing 160 different countries! 6. Facilities State-of-the art labs, classrooms, libraries and computing networks, as well as campus cafes, bars and extensive sporting facilities. Five central London halls of residence, as well as the Harrow hall on the Harrow Campus. 7. Support Comprehensive help and advice for international students, including a dedicated International Student Advisor, a free orientation programme and an international students society. The University also runs one of the largest Scholarships programmes in the UK.


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