University of Westminster

Overview

  • The University of Westminster was formed in 1992, and was formerly the Royal Polytechnic Institution, established in 1838 to teach science and engineering.
  • It was taken over in 1882 by philanthropist Quintin Hogg, and renamed the Regent Street Polytechnic, which it remained until 1970 when it was renamed the Polytechnic of Central London (known as PCL).
  • Institution ranking
    100
  • Year established
    n/a
  • Location
    South East England
  • Registered students
    24405
  • Students satisfaction
    73%

Academic specialism

  • Media, Architecture, Languages and Subjects allied to Medicine.
  • Westminster offers the largest range of languages of any British university.
  • Many of the courses have a strong work-related focus, and these skills are included in many degrees.
University of Westminster
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115 New Cavendish Street
W1W 6UW
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
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Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7911 5000
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Location

  • Three of the University's four campuses are based in central London, with excellent transport links.
  • The leafy Harrow Campus is served by tube, rail and bus links. From Northwick Park tube station, Baker Street is around a 20-minute journey.