University of East London
University of East London

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University of East London Ranking

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University of East London Location

London

University of East London

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London

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Key Information
Location London, England
Established 1992
Percent International Students 12%
Famous For Psychology, Architecture, Media, Fashion Design, Sports Science
International Fees £11,440-15,450
Key Information
Location London, England
Established 1992
Percent International Students 12%
Famous For Psychology, Architecture, Media, Fashion Design, Sports Science
International Fees £11,440-15,450

Overview

The University of East London dates back to 1898 and was founded as a university in 1992. It currently has 19,000 students from over 120 countries enrolled, and the campuses at Docklands and Stratford are located in East London, close to the major financial centre of Canary Wharf and the region chosen to host the 2012 Olympics. The Docklands Campus was London's first new university campus in 50 years.

Academic strengths include Anthropology, Architecture and the Visual Arts, Cultural and Media Studies, Education, Psychology and Sports Science. The University is well known for sports, and has had Olympic and Paralympic projects including research, student involvement and sporting partnerships underway since 2005.

Services for International Students

The University of East London International Office gives guidance from the initial stages of the application process through to arriving in London. There is a free orientation programme before the beginning of term for international students, while pre-sessional and in-sessional English language courses for students are available, as well as International Foundation and Pre-Masters programmes.

Ranking

  • 94% of UEL’s research is ‘internationally recognised’ (REF 2014)

Accommodation

UEL has safe, waterfront, on-campus accommodation with 24-hour security. There are around 1200 rooms available in UEL’s student village. All rooms have en-suite facilities and internet access points.

There are several privately run halls of residence nearby. The Accommodation Service can offer advice about house sharing and homestay arrangements.

Location

Since the 2012 Olympic Games, East London has undergone intensive regeneration and investment. It features many modern shopping centres and cultural facilities in the heart of the capital, with easy transport links to the rest of the country.

Alumni

  • Gemma Gibbons (Judo Olympian)
  • Edison James (Former Prime Minister of Dominica)
  • Adam Gemili (Team GB Sprinter, 2012 Olympics)
  • Aimee Willmott (Double Commonwealth and European medallist)

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