University of East London
London Borough of Newham, , London, United Kingdom

The University of East London (UEL) dates back to 1898 and was founded as a university in 1992. It currently has 13,500 students from 135 countries enrolled, and the campuses at Docklands and Stratford is located in East London, close to the major financial centre of Canary Wharf and the region chose to host the 2012 Olympics. The Docklands The campus was London's first new university campus in 50 years.

UEL was ranked 2nd in the UK for teaching quality (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings), as well as featuring in the world’s top 200 young universities (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings). In addition, the University has been voted most improved university over the last decade in the UK (Times Higher Education).

Academic strengths include Architecture and the Visual Arts, Civil Engineering, Cultural and Media Studies, Education, Psychology, Sports Science. The University is well known for sports, and has had Olympic and Paralympic projects including research, student involvement and sporting partnerships underway since 2005.

International Students: 7%

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University of East London is a public university located in the London Borough of Newham, London, England, based at three campuses in Stratford and Docklands, with easy transport links to the rest of the country.

Student Guide

The University of East London is a unique and exciting place. You’ll meet people from all over the world and make lifelong friendships. Away from your studies, there’s a huge choice of clubs and societies, a world-class gym and sports complex, and some great places to socialize. And if you fancy going out, the options in London are endless.

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