University of Westminster
A welcoming university with a strong international student community and industry connections. Live and study in London, one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Why choose Westminster?
Links to globally recognised companies
like the BBC, Sony and the Financial Times
Top 350 young university in the world
Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023
Based in London: the world’s #1 student city
QS Best Student Cities 2024
The University of Westminster ranks highly in a wide variety of subjects, so you can study the degree that’s right for you.
Ready to find a degree at the University of Westminster?
in the UK for Fine Art
in the UK for Economics
in the UK for Creative Writing
in the UK for Building
27th in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024)
8th in the UK for student experience (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024)
Fashion and Textiles
14th (joint) in the UK for teaching effectiveness (Guardian University Guide 2024)
Film Production and Photography
4th (joint) in the UK for teaching effectiveness (Guardian University Guide 2024)
24th in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024)
Land and Property Management
10th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2024)
17th in the UK for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2024)
Tourism Transport, Travel and Heritage Studies
18th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2024)
Take a closer look at the University of Westminster
Here’s why our students love Westminster
A London university known for its international diversity and supportive community. It welcomes students from across the world to its city centre campuses.
Experience a new city alongside fellow students and learn something new about their culture.
Westminster is recognised for its top-level teaching and world-leading research.
Top 3 reasons to choose Westminster
- Links with leading companies across many industries
- A campus community within a bustling capital city
- So many societies, clubs and teams to be a part of
An established university that caters to all cultures and backgrounds
Study abroad at Westminster
Your route to the University of Westminster
If you want to study at the University of Westminster but don’t yet meet the entry requirements, then you can take a degree preparation course at our International College in London and progress to the University.
- Off-campus degree preparation courses
- Live and study in London from day one
- Guaranteed entry to a University of Westminster degree*
*When you pass your degree preparation course at the required level with good attendance.
- A degree preparation course (also known as a pathway course) helps you improve your English language level, academic skills, and subject knowledge.
- If you pass your degree preparation course at the required level and with good attendance, then you are guaranteed entry to your chosen degree at university.
Life on campus
Westminster has four campuses in various locations across London, with easy access to transport links connecting you to the rest of the city.
Feel part of the city as you study at one of Westminster’s buzzing London locations.
nationalities represented at the University
of research rated ‘internationally recognised’ or better (Times Higher Education Interpretation of Research Excellence Framework)
clubs and societies to join
most international university in the UK (Hotcourses Diversity Index 2023)
University in London to be awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark
Download useful information
- Kaplan International College London brochure
- Degree preparation course information
- University of Westminster flyer
Any other questions?
Where are the Westminster campuses?
Three of the campuses are located within the city centre, right by top tourist attractions such as Oxford Circus and Baker Street. The fourth campus is in northwest London, with quick and easy transport links to Central London.
What can I do at Westminster?
With over 200 groups and societies to join, Westminster makes it easy for students to find a new hobby, meet like-minded people and get involved in a cause that you care about. Outside of campus life, there’s endless exploring to do in London, which can lead you to museums, festivals, theatres and more.
Is Westminster good for international students?
Westminster prides itself on its international outlook. It attracts many students from across the world thanks to its reputation as one of the top international universities UK, and due to its location in a city famous for its cultural diversity.