University of East London

About University of East London

The University of East London (UEL) is one the most diverse universities in the UK, with more than 120 nationalities represented in student population. It ranked the world’s top 200 young universities (Times Higher Education Young University Ranking 2018).  UEL is a 'rising star of Higher Education', and first among modern universities in London for academic experience, student welfare, accommodation and facilities. (Times Higher Education 2018).


UEL student enjoy world-class facilities and superb locations. With campuses in London Docklands and Stratford, the famous attractions of central London are less than 15 minutes away by train.


The university also provides a safe and comfortable environment in which to learn. UEL’s waterside Student Village at the Docklands campus contains 1,200 student bedrooms, all of them with their own private bathrooms.


UEL offers more than 300 practical, relevant and career-focused undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the areas of the arts, creative and tech industries, architecture, engineering and construction, cultural studies, social sciences, law, business, education, psychology, health, bioscience and sport. UEL takes pride in offering a variety of scholarships to international students that range up to £4,000.


Many of UEL’s courses are accredited by professional bodies, giving you additional qualifications and maximising your career potential when you graduate.

The university’s teaching team includes an array of award-winning international experts. Among the staff are a Turner Prize-winning sculptor, internationally recognised film-makers and authors, industry leaders and world-renowned researchers.


UEL aims to be London’s leading university for civic engagement – giving their students the opportunity to learn on real-life, off-campus projects in London and abroad and making a genuine difference to society.


By studying with UEL, you will gain more than just a degree. You will receive the real-life knowledge, experience and skills that employers are really looking for.


UEL is one of the very few universities in London to offer modern and secure on-campus accommodation. You will be living in friendly, comfortable surroundings in the university’s waterside Student Village.

University of East London ranking, facts & figures

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Higher Education Provider (HEP). Student Sponsor - Track Record

Campus Locations

London (England)

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THE UK University Ranking


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Why choose to study in University of East London

The University of East London is a community of 19,000 students, inspiring academics and dedicated support staff spanning 120 different nationalities. Through civic engagement - or 'learning by doing' as they call it – the university gives you the chance to enhance your knowledge by learning off campus on real-life projects.






















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