About us

Facts and achievements

We jumped 31 places in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 - the biggest rise in the UK. UWL has been ranked 52 in the UK.

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A university on the rise 

  • We climbed 46 places in the Guardian University Guide over the past two years and 37 places in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.
  • We were shortlisted for the Times Higher Education 2018 University of the Year Award.


  • 98% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation**. 

Student satisfaction



We have invested £150 million in our campus, which boasts modern facilities in order to improve students’ learning and social experience.
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According to the Complete University Guide 2020 we are 7th in the UK for facility spending




13 courses achieved a 100% overall satisfaction rating in the National Student Survey 2019:

  • BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business​
  • BNursing (Hons) Nursing - Learning Disabilities Nursing​
  • FdSc Healthcare Practice
  • Diversity 


    These figures are according to the Higher Education Statistics Authority, 2016-17.

    The University of West London has been nominated for Outreach Initiative of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2019. 

    The University has been nominated for the Outstanding Financial Performance Award at the Times Higher Education Award 2019.Leadership 

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    The University won the Outstanding Financial Performance Award at the Times Higher Education Awards 2019.
    Our leadership team was recognised as an 'Outstanding Leadership and Management Team' at THE Leadership and Management Awards 2017. 



    ** These are the latest figures according to Employment Performance Indicators (EPI) released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency HESA in 2018.