The University of Westminster is a diverse and dynamic international education institution situated in the heart of London, one of the world’s great cities. Committed to educating for professional life, the University has a distinguished 175-year history, world-leading expertise in many areas of research, and a clear vision for the future.
Educating for professional life.
The University of Westminster is a diverse and dynamic international education institution situated in the heart of London, one of the world’s great cities.
Westminster offers a vibrant learning environment where innovative, creative and dedicated students can gain the skills and experience they need to succeed in professional life. Since its launch in 1838 as Britain’s first polytechnic institution, it has led the way in many areas of education and research, and continues to do so today.
The University attracts more than 20,000 students from 150 different nations, making it one of the most popular UK universities for international students.
It continues to invest in improving the learning environment for students. The University’s headquarters building houses the UK’s earliest public cinema, the venue for the Lumière brothers first public moving picture show in the country in 1896.
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Approximately 900 core academic staff and approximately 740
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