Many of our teaching staff are world-leaders in their field. Students could be taught by Turner-Prize winning sculptor, an Olympic gold medallist, a former business leader or an advisor to national governments.
We're one of the leading modern universities for research. The quality and impact of our research received impressive ratings in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework – the six-yearly national review of higher education research carried out by the Higher Education Council for Funding in England.
of our research is ‘internationally recognised’ or higher (REF 2014)
of UEL graduates are in work or further study six months after graduation
in the UK for the impact of our Psychology research, beating Oxford and Cambridge (REF 2014)
Our students delivered a vote of confidence UEL by rating us top among modern universities in London for the quality of staff and lectures, teaching in small groups, fairness of workload, libraries, accommodation, sports facilities, university facilities overall and in the category ‘I would recommend my university to a friend’.
UEL was also ranked second among the capital’s modern universities for overall academic experience, student welfare, security, well-structured courses and dealing with personal requirements.
Professor John J. Joughin, the UEL Vice-Chancellor
It is fantastic to receive such positive feedback from our students, which is testimony to the hard work of our academic and support staff. To score so highly for overall academic experience is particularly satisfying and recognises our efforts in delivering high-quality degree courses that equip our students for graduate-level employment or further study.
At UEL, we think creatively about how our students learn
We’re committed to providing our students with the best
possible facilities in which to live and learn, and we’ve invested heavily in
our campuses over the past few years.
Both of our campuses boast state-of-the art teaching facilities, including world-class laboratories, superbly equipped computer suites, high-tech libraries open 24/7 during term time, cutting-edge performance studios and professional-standard workshops.
In 2012, our £21 million SportsDock facility opened at our Docklands campus and achieved global fame as the training base for Team USA in the run-up to the London Olympics and Paralympics. It includes indoor and outdoor pitches and courts, dance and aerobic studios, a martial arts studio and a huge gymnasium.
In 2013, we opened our £33 million University Square Stratford building, as well as a new £14 million library at our Stratford campus.
We also have a multimedia production centre, a clinical education centre and our renowned Knowledge Dock business centre that offers help to start-up companies.
in London for our sports facilities (International Student Barometer 2015)
SportsDock complex opened in 2012. Facilities are so outstanding that Team USA chose it as their training base for the London Olympics and Paralympics
award-winning library opened in 2013 at our Stratford campus
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