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Based on a world heritage site by the bank of the Thames, the University of Greenwich has campuses in London and Kent hosting around 25,000 students from over 100 countries.
The University of Greenwich is a leading modern public university and offers a range of subjects across its four faculties, the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Business School, Faculty of Education and Health and Faculty of Engineering and Science. The University performed well in recent National Student Surveys, with Greenwich staff and its courses recieving high marks. The University also scores highly for student satisfaction, with Business Administration; English Language and English Language Teaching; Computer Security and Forensics; Computing with Games Development; Financial Mathematics; Midwifery; and Public Health excelling. Two of the University’s Diplomas of Higher Education courses in Children’s Nursing and Nursing Studies achieved 100% scores.
The University of Greenwich was awarded a Silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework and has won three Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education. It is continuing to expand its campuses and facilities with a further £150 million of improvements under way.
The University of Greenwich International Student Support Team can help students at the University with any issues that may arise during their studies. This can cover visa renewals to adapting to UK culture. The University of Greenwich also organises orientation programmes to help international students settle into life on campus.
The University is rated as one of the most environmentally friendly in the UK by the People & Planet Green League Table. Following the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, Nursing, Engineering, Agriculture and Veterinary Food Science all performed well.
Accommodation is guaranteed for all first year Greenwich students. Avery Hill and Medway accommodation is based very close to their respective campuses, while students at Greenwich will have either a 5 or 10 minute walk depending on which rooms are taken.
The University can also help find privately rented accommodation and guarantees that all new students will be offered a place to live, either in a hall of residence or in University of Greenwich-approved housing.
The University of Greenwich has three campuses: Avery Hill in south east London, while Greenwich and Medway are in Kent. Greenwich is the largest campus and situated on a World Heritage Site by the banks of the river Thames. Featuring buildings designed in the 17th Century, it is often regarded as one of the most beautiful campuses in the world.
The Medway Campus is based in a modernised Edwardian redbrick campus, and houses the Schools of Engineering and Science. Like the Greenwich Campus, it has historic connections to the Navy, being located on the former shorebase HMS Pembroke. The Avery Hill campus is situated in Eltham, surrounded by green fields but with easy access to the city.
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