About us

Pioneers since 1838

We started out 180 years ago as the first polytechnic in London and one of the first in the UK, established to educate the working people of London. Today we continue to build on this reputation, helping students from a variety of backgrounds to realise their full potential.



We support more than 19,000 students on our undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses.


Different nationalities

We welcome students from all walks of life from all over the world.


Industry partners

Our partners include large corporates, SMEs and charities, which offer placements and work experience to our students.

Teaching Excellence Framework

The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) is a national scheme run by the Office for Students that recognises providers for high quality teaching and student outcomes. The TEF assesses and rates universities and colleges for excellence above a set of minimum requirements for quality and standards. 

The University of Westminster has been rated Silver in the latest TEF 2023. This means that our standard of delivery in these areas and overall has been judged to be typically Very High Quality.

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TEF 2023 results: overall silver, student experience: silver, student outcomes: silver

Student success

Throughout your studies with us, you'll have access to a variety of opportunities, tools and resources, as well as dedicated career support, to enhance your employability.

There are also a variety of initiatives and schemes aimed at helping you build your transferable skills, network with potential employers, and prepare for the ever-changing graduate job market.


Graduate destinations

Our graduates go on to work for a variety of organisations around the world, including top employers such as (source: LinkedIn):

Study at Westminster

Our undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses span a variety of subjects – from Architecture and Interiors to Computer Science and Software Engineering, from Business and Management to Journalism, Digital Media and PR.

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Working at Westminster

Browse current vacancies and find out more about working at the University of Westminster.

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Visit us

We have four campuses across London and a range of impressive venues including our very own cinema, gallery spaces, sports facilities, and more. 

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Contact us

Contact our Course Enquiries Team:


020 7911 5000 ext 65511

Opening hours: 10am–4pm Monday to Friday

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