Warwick is one of the UK’s great success stories. In less than fifty years since being founded it become one of the UK’s best universities, consistently at the top of UK league tables.
One-third of our students are from overseas and we are the university of choice for over 45 international governments and sponsoring bodies. We have a truly cosmopolitan campus where every student is considered 'international'; this means that through inter-cultural learning and experiences we equip our graduates to become successful citizens on a global stage.
Warwick is the university that champions independent thinking. It has been founded on academic excellence, its entrepreneurial spirit became one of the key drivers of its success. Companies tap into Warwick knowledge to ensure they remain at the cutting edge within their industries. And that cutting edge insight is developed out of truly world class research: Warwick ranks 7th overall in the UK according to the latest Research Assessment Exercise.
In the last Research Assessment Exercise, Warwick was ranked 7th overall in the UK, with 65% of the University’s research rated as 3* (internationally excellent) or 4* (world-leading).
Among departments achieving very high ranking in their units of assessment were Film Studies (1st), History (2nd), Pure Mathematics (2nd), French (2nd), Economics (3rd), and Italian (3rd). Almost 90% of the academic staff were submitted in the last RAE.
Funded by the UK Government, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Tata Motors European Technical Centre (TMETC), a £92 National Automotive Innovation Campus to be established at the University of Warwick.
Warwick also is leading research on ‘Europe in a Multi-polar world’, focusing on emerging global governance structures and Europe’s place within them.
The campus occupies 290 hectares on three adjacent sites, which are characterised by pleasant lakes and luscious woods, magnificent flowers and charming landscaped gardens.
The University of Warwick is within 3 miles away from the centre of Coventry, one of the major cities in the UK. Each year Coventry hosts the Godiva Festival, known as the UK’s biggest and best free family music festival. You can also enjoy award-winning city attractions such as the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum and the Coventry Transport Museum.
The 18th century town of Royal Leamington Spa is also within easy reach of campus: it’s home to lots of Warwick students. Plus, Birmingham, the UK’s official second city, is a mere 20 minutes away from Coventry train station. Or the bright lights of London are just an hour’s train journey away.
We’re also close to historic centres like Kenilworth, Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace. London is within 2 hours by train.