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In light of the current public health COVID-19 situation, we have cancelled our on campus events and will be delivering information to you via online events and information sessions. Look out for our suite of online events for future students over the next few months.

Undergraduate Open Events at UEL

What is a virtual Undergraduate Open Event?

Discover everything you need to know about the University of East London on the Virtual Undergraduate Open Event. Here you can explore different aspects of university life from the comfort of your own home and find out what life is like as an undergraduate student at the University of East London.   

Take a look at one of our previous Open Events to get a feel for what it's like to visit us. 

The University East of London is careers-led and dedicated to ensuring our students have the skills, emotional intelligence and creativity necessary to adapt to a constantly-evolving world and its technology. The rise of artificial intelligence and increased automation mean that it is the uniquely human skills that will set future graduates apart in the job market. These include soft skills, such as critical thinking, emotional intelligence and resilience, alongside practical skills, such as digital proficiency and industry connections, all things that we help you develop through our Professional Fitness and Mental Wealth programme.

Welcome to UEL

A warm welcome from the Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of East London, Professor Amanda Broderick

The University of East London's Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Amanda Broderick, welcomes you to our Virtual Undergraduate Open Event.

A message from the Deans of UEL

A welcome from the Deans of our six schools

  • Architecture, Computing and Engineering
  • Arts and Creative Industries
  • Royal Docks School of Business and Law
  • Health, Sport and BioScience
  • Psychology
  • School of Education and Communities

How to apply for an undergraduate course at uel

The journey to becoming a student at the University of East London is simple, and to make things easier our Admissions Team is available to help guide you through the process. From checking your course entry requirements to applying through UCAS and registering at UEL, our Admissions Team is here to help you.  

Be sure to take a look at the links below on how to apply for undergraduate courses starting at the following times:

If you wish to contact the Admissions Team, complete the Call Back Form and a member of the team will contact you shortly. Alternatively, talk with someone using live chat. If you require more information, please email

For more information on the process visit the Undergraduate Application Process page.

Browse our Course Search to find the right undergraduate course for you.

fees and funding

Scholarships, bursaries and finance

At the University of East London there are several ways to finance and get the most out of your studies. Our Student Money Advice and Rights Team (SMART) provides advice, information and guidance on the government's student finance package and the portfolio of scholarships and bursaries we offer to support you whilst you study. 

For more information on fees and funding visit the Undergraduate Fees and Funding page for UK and EU undergraduates. For advice on fees and funding for international student visit the International Students Fees and Funding page.  

tour our waterfront student village accommodation


We are proud to be one of the few universities in London to offer on-campus accommodation. Located on the Docklands campus, our waterfront Halls of Residence overlooking the stunning riverfront are convenient, secure, comfortable and a great place to meet like-minded friends.  


For more information about the Halls of Residence visit the Accommodation page

student life

Student life

Our campuses are unique and exciting, located in the heart of East London with lots of opportunities to get involved in campus life and discover London outside of your studies. As a student at the University of East London you will meet people from around the world and have access to our Olympic-class facilities.

Watch our video to find out what life is like as a student at the University of East London. 

For more information about life as a student at UEL visit the Student Life page.

Information Advice and Guidance

Are you thinking of coming to university but are unsure of which programme to study or the entry requirements?

Our pre-entry Advice and Guidance team are here to help and support you through this process. For more information watch our video or visit the IAG team's page.

Career coach

Unsure what to study? Take a career assessment to learn about yourself and Career Coach will give you career suggestions based on your interests. Browse or search for careers and we will give you relevant data on wages, employment, and the training you need. 

For a free assessment, visit our Career Coach page.


FAQs – Home/EU students

In light of the current situation surrounding COVID-19 and with the safety of our staff, students and visitors in mind, we have taken the decision to cancel our scheduled on-campus events from this Saturday 21st March, including the Offer Holder Day and Open Evenings in April, and instead run online events which you will be able to join from any location.

Complete the Call BackForm and a member of the team will contact you shortly.
Alternatively, talk with someone using live chat. If you require more information, please email

How do I choose the right course for me?

Selecting a course is vital. Our Applicant Relations team is available on email at to provide support if you are unsure about a course being right for you. Alternatively you can send an enquiry to our Information Advice and Guidance team.

What information should I gather before applying?

Before you make your application make sure you have the following ready:

1. Personal Statement

We require a personal statement for all UCAS applications. Personal statements are extremely important as it gives you the opportunity to express your motivations for wanting to study the course of your choice. For assistance on writing your supporting statement take a look at UCAS’ personal statement tool here.

2. Information on your qualification

You will need to confirm the level of your qualification or qualifications, awarding body and grade. Please note, we require a copy of your qualifications at the point of application and may request to see the hard copy when you enrol. If you have misplaced or lost a certificate, we recommend you to request a replacement so you have them ready for enrolment.

3. References

For your application we require at least one reference. Your referee can be either your tutors or employers. Please note we cannot accept references from family members or friends.


Students taking a gap year can apply in the 2020 cycle to join in 2021 (deferred entry).

This also applies for applicants starting a course in September 2020. You must:

• Apply by the same application deadlines

• Meet the conditions of your offer by 31 August 2021

For further information on UCAS key dates please click here.

How do I apply?

Applications for full time undergraduate courses starting in September 2021 should be submitted via UCAS here.

For undergraduate part time courses, please submit your application directly to UEL here.

How much does it cost to apply?

The course fee for full time applications submitted via UCAS is £20 (for a single choice) and £25 for multiple courses.

For part time applications submitted directly to UEL, there is no application fee.

How will my application be assessed?

All applications will be assessed based on your academic profile, personal statement, reference and employment history (whether paid or voluntary).

You must meet the entry requirements for the course you are applying to. For some courses you will be required to attend an interview, audition or present a portfolio as part of the application process in person or online.

How long will it take to get a decision?

We aim to come back to you regarding your application within 10 working days. For courses that require interviews this may take slightly longer.

How do I track the progress or my application?

If you have applied via UCAS, you can log in to your UCAS Track.

FAQs – international students

Yes! The University of East London is currently still running its September 2020 intake. Don’t miss your chance to study with us this fall and submit your application today!
The best way to contact a member of the International Office is to send an email to the inbox that is most relevant to you. Don’t forget to include your phone number if you would like us to give you a call back.

If you are a student from the Americas-
If you are a student from South Asia-
If you are a student from the EU-
If you are a student from the Rest of the World-
The University of East London is keeping a close eye on exam results. As we get closer to our September start date we will continue to work closely with you as a student and your school to give you the best chance of starting with us in September. Don’t panic!
If one of your conditions is English language, yes you will still have to submit this. We are currently exploring different provisions to potentially offer this test to our students who are unable to take any other English language tests.
Our Admissions Team are recalibrating our internal systems so you can get your offer letters as soon as possible during these uncertain times. Bear with us, we will get your offer to you as quickly as possible.
The University of East London will continue to keep an eye on the current global pandemic. If we are clear to start our September 2020 intake as planned we will begin issuing CAS Letters for you to apply for your visa at the beginning of July.
At the moment there is a lot of uncertainty around travelling to the UK with the strict Travel Bans implemented by governments around the world. We will work together with the UK travel advice in order to best advice students in the following months.