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University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Named the number one UK university by StudentCrowd 2023, the University of Greenwich offers first-class facilities, inspiring teaching and a friendly, diverse community. Our three historic campuses in London (Greenwich & Avery Hill) and Kent (Medway) have the latest technology in state-of-the-art teaching spaces while enjoying the splendour of an iconic setting. Our courses give you the skills employers value and the confidence to achieve extraordinary things. 

Top reasons to study here

  • You’ll become part of a vibrant community where it's easy to pursue your interests and discover your true potential.
  • Greenwich is a place where students have a great and memorable student experience.
  • It brings together people with a shared interest in learning new things, developing skills and fulfilling potential.


  • 1890: Founded as Woolwich Polytechnic, the second UK polytechnic
  • 1935: First sandwich courses in the UK with the Ministry of War
  • 1976: Dartford College incorporated
  • 1985: Avery Hill College incorporated
  • 1987: Garnett College incorporated
  • 1992: The University of Greenwich
  • 1993: Thames College of Health Care Studies incorporated
  • 1996: Natural Resources Institute (NRI) incorporated


  • It's important that you enjoy studying at Greenwich and have the opportunity to excel. The courses are designed in conjunction with business and industry and use the latest research-informed curricula. We will support and encourage you to achieve your best possible outcome.
  • Technology plays a big role in our teaching. An example of this is lecture capture, which allows you to revisit lectures online and on-demand. The staff have the resources to make multimedia a key part of your learning experience.


Research programmes at Greenwich are at the leading edge of progress in a range of industries. The staff and students contribute significantly to developing knowledge and understanding that improves business practices, influences policymakers, and sets standards in the wider community for the UK and worldwide.


Ranked #1 modern London university for graduate prospects (The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022), with career-focused degrees, connections with employers, work placements and a mentoring scheme, our students start building their skills from day one at the university.

At Greenwich, we work with students and graduates to connect them to employers and organisations. We support and build relationships with local, national and international employers to develop talent pipelines. Our sandwich study mode combines academic teaching and practical experience which is designed to provide our students with the opportunity to undertake work placements.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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Student services

Moving to the UK to study at the University of Greenwich will be an exciting experience. But you will have so much to do and think about when you arrive that it may at first seem overwhelming.

The team of international advisers will give you all the help you need to adapt to life in England, and will be able to advise you on everything from personal and welfare matters to immigration issues.

Housing services

  • Living in halls of residence can be an exciting experience and a great way to meet new people and make lifelong friends.
  • The University provide approximately 2,400 places in halls on or near to our campuses at Avery Hill, Greenwich and Medway.

Library services

Our 3 campuses have libraries with dedicated academic services librarians, which are great places for our students to work or collaborate quietly with computers, printers and scanners throughout. 

There are 125,000 books arranged by subjects across 3 floors and computers connected to the university’s network at Greenwich campus. Medway campus has over 150,000 books and 400 computers. 

ICT services

We provide numerous approved tools to support our digital teaching and learning resources. Our mobile app enhances student connectivity to the University with features like personal timetables, campus maps, student news, and contact details. Goin', our innovative onboarding app, helps students connect with classmates, join clubs and explore activities in London before arriving at Greenwich. 

Medical services

Doctors in the UK are often called General Practitioners (GPs). They are part of a team of health professionals who work in a medical practice.

Campus life

  • Greenwich is the largest campus and its historic buildings on the River Thames are often used as film sets, so don't be surprised if you see a few famous faces around the campus.
  • The Stockwell Street building houses state-of-the-art learning resources, including a high-tech library, film and TV studios, and one of Europe's largest teaching and learning green roof landscapes. 
  • The latest addition is Dreadnought Building, a huge teaching, study and social space that will open in autumn after a £25-million renovation.

Sports facilities

Our fully air conditioned gym caters for all your fitness needs. It has a full range of cardio-vascular and resistance machines and a range of dumbbells with personal trainers available.The gym shares a space with the campus café, so why not chill out with a coffee after your workout?

Student clubs

  • Accounting Society. ...
  • ACT Awards (Medway)
  • Advocacy. ...
  • African and Caribbean (ACS) ...
  • Afro-Caribbean Society (Medway)
  • Amicus.
  • Amnesty International.


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