The University of Westminster is a public university in London, United Kingdom. Its antecedent institution, the Royal Polytechnic Institution, was founded in 1838 and was the first polytechnic institution in the UK.
The University has a proud history of internationalisation and international collaboration. Throughout our 175-year history in UK, we have welcomed students from across the globe into a university community committed to academic excellence, cultural engagement and personal enrichment.
We are proud of our long tradition of global relationships and of the opportunities they enable for our students and staff. We have extensive connections with universities and other partners across the world and we continually look to strengthen and deepen those global connections. We place the highest value on our global endeavours and on our work with partners worldwide.
Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses are recognised and accredited by over 50 of the leading professional bodies and our world-leading research, produced through collaboration with international educational and industry partners, has a real impact in the world around us.