University of West London
The University of West London has roots dating back to 1860. It has over 16,000 students attending over 1,400 courses. The courses and Schools of the university are ranked in the top for academic achievements in London. The University is highly acclaimed for its teachings in these fields: Hospitality, tourism and leisure, music and the performing arts, nursing and allied professions, and it played and continues to play an important role in the educational, cultural and economic life in the region.
The University of West London contains several academic institutions covering various fields of interest:
- Ealing School of Art, Design and Media
- College of nurses, midwives, doctor
- West London Business School
- London School of Hospitality and Tourism
- London College of Music
- School psychology, social welfare and human sciences
- School of Computing and Technology
- Ealing Law School
Rankings and awards:
In official figures published by Times Higher Education in July 2008, the university had the best graduate employment record against its benchmark in the country, with almost 95% employed within six months of graduating. In addition, in 2009 the University was awarded the prestigious Queen anniversary for outstanding achievements and excellence in hospitality education from Her Majesty the Queen – recognition of the quality of teaching provision.
University of West London Accommodation:
There are over 3,000 foreign students in the University of West London, and the University provides student housing and accommodation services.
Students commencing their studies at the University of West London can apply for a room to rent at the Paragon or at the Student Village Housing in Ealing, which are both managed by the Notting Hill Housing.
Both locations are strategically placed in the heart of west London and are quite easily accessible to and from the University’s teaching centres by London’s public transportation system.
Alternatively, local and international students in the University of West London who are looking for private accommodation solution, either renting a flat or a room in a shared property, are also opting for sharing a flat together to reduce costs while enjoy a more private life style during their study period in London.