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University of East London

University of East London


The University of East London (UEL) is the careers-led university; we’ve been preparing our students for the jobs of the future for over 125 years. We are constantly updating our courses to ensure our students are always prepared for evolving industries and job markets. With support and innovation at the forefront of everything we do, our students are well equipped to progress on to great things.

Campus and accommodation
With campuses in Stratford and in the Royal Albert Dock, East London is evolving around us. We’re at the heart of an incredibly innovative area in one of the world’s greatest cities. It never ceases to amaze our students how many unique opportunities there are to create connections, kickstart rewarding careers and make their mark wherever they go. If you’re looking for a truly immersive East London experience, we offer accommodation at our Docklands campus with amazing views of the Thames at an affordable rate.

Our inclusive and unique community
Everyone fits in at the University of East London. Postgraduate students, academics, researchers and industry experts are attracted by our unique campuses in this fantastic part of London. We embrace diversity – our community has over 17,000 students from 147 different countries. When you step onto our campuses, you never know who you might meet or what stories they’ll share. You’ll meet people of all different ages too. In fact, we’ve got a higher proportion of mature students than many other universities.

The research we do at UEL makes a difference, and not just here in east London. We help people live better lives all over the world. From influencing policy on conflict resolution, to conserving UK peatlands and helping people with special needs live more independent lives – UEL research achieves positive social change. Besides making sure that you make the most of the research opportunities available with us, we also pride ourselves on building lasting partnerships across a range of sectors to combine our expertise and support for the community.

Statistic: The University of East London is one of the top new universities for research- REF

Dual Delivery Teaching
The University of East London has been safely welcoming back students to our campuses since the start of September, and we will continue to ensure that we comply with all government restrictions and provide a Covid-secure working, studying and living environment for students and staff. We’ve invested and transformed the way we do things to give you the best start and leading the way education should be delivered. We’ve turned our classrooms on their heads to give you increased careers first learning, increased flexibility and increased personal support and here’s how:

Our Central Learning Labs offer:

  • Live streaming – digitally connected seminar rooms, labs, simulation suites and practical spaces
  • Increased interaction and collaboration with your peers and academics
  • Enhanced virtual learning for all of your learning materials
  • Interactive learning activities and group work
  • On-campus and remote timetabling pathways to enable you to access a vibrant university experience through the global health crisis and beyond

Prepare, plan, practice and interact: be challenged, discover and explore new concepts and ideas, and above all be supported to achieve the knowledge, confidence and career of your choice.

As a postgraduate student, you’ll be able to make the most of facilities like our £21m sports facility, SportsDock, the Children’s Garden Nursery, various cafés, the library and more. You’ll study in stunning surroundings and always be close to the opportunities central London offers. We also run free buses to our Stratford campus, so it’s easy to get from lecture to lecture. Check out our Knowledge Dock and make the most of collaborating with others, and maybe even kickstarting your own business.

Fees and Funding
At the University of East London, we try to make financing your studies simple and affordable. As well as a wide variety of funding available to you, we offer our financial support and advice to ensure you get the most out of your student experience. Finance is a key consideration in choosing to study for a postgraduate qualification and at University of East London we will support you with various scholarships and government funding options such as loans, grants and bursaries that you may be eligible to apply for. 

Contact details
020 8223 3333


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