University of Westminster, London

About the institution

The University of Westminster was the UK’s first polytechnic; it opened in 1838 and became a university in 1992. Most faculties are based in central London, in and around Marylebone. There’s also a campus in Harrow for media, arts and design courses. The London Gallery West on campus showcases students’ work and that of established artists. Accommodation is available in central London, Harrow, Wembley and Hoxton. The university owns and recently restored the Regent Street Cinema, which was the first in the country to show moving pictures.

Key facts (HESA)

All students: 
19,650
Male UG students: 
41%
Female UG students: 
59%
Full-time students: 
77%
Under 21 on entry: 
45%
International: 
20%
Undergraduate: 
77%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 23%
2.1: 49%
2.2: 23%
Pass: 5%

Employability (DLHE)

92%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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