University of Westminster

Institution Profile

It All Starts Here

Pioneers since 1838, we started out as the first polytechnic in London and one of the first in the UK, established to educate the working people of London. Today, we offer a wide range of foundation and undergraduate courses from Architecture, Computer Science, Business Management, Marketing, Law, Psychology and more. You can follow your passions, study what you love and carve your path to success.

Why Westminster?

Located in the heart of London, you will have access to specialist facilities and industry connections. We have a remarkable range of opportunities to enhance your studies with work placements, fieldwork and studying abroad. We are ranked number one for work-based learning in the University and Educator Awards 2023. Our excellent careers service provides advice and mentoring schemes to prepare you for the ever-growing graduate job market, ensuring that you stand out from the crowd.

As one of the most diverse cities in the world, it caters to a wide range of interests, from historical landmarks to cosy cafes, restaurants, art galleries, and so much more. It's also a global center for education and career development. With its blend of rich history and modern city life, London really stands out as a fantastic place to live in.

To find out more about studying at the University of Westminster, visit our website.

Information for teachers and advisors

We are always happy to hear from schools and colleges about supporting their students with their transition to higher education. We can deliver high quality presentations, workshops and advice to students, staff and parents to get a taste of what our wide range of degrees entail. These sessions can be delivered on campus as part of a visit, at your institution or online. We can also provide tailored sessions for students throughout the application cycle to support their transition to university. To book an activity, please email [email protected]

Outreach support for students

We host a range of on-campus activities so that students can experience life at our different campuses first-hand.

  • Campus tours - We regularly run guided campus tours for prospective students and visitors.
  • Open Days - Our Open Days are a great opportunity to get a feel for a university and discover if we are the right university for you.
  • Westminster Unfiltered events - Our Outreach team runs a variety of webinars and workshops spanning from how to write a personal statement to how to manage your mental health and much more.

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The University of Westminster is ranked #1 in the UK University and Educator Awards by Forage, highlighting our commitment to integrating work-based learning into the undergraduate curriculum for enhanced employability. Our excellent careers service provides advice access to work placements, workshops and mentoring schemes.

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