Who are we?

We’re diverse, we’re original and we're making a difference to society. We’re the University of East London.

Why choose us?

All over the world we're making a difference, through our world-leading research and our network of high-achieving alumni. That makes us proud. Your success is our mission.

Successful track record

Whatever you do after you leave us, we want you to have a rewarding life. Just like the many people who have used their time at UEL as a springboard to great things. It’s not about being rich or famous or powerful. It’s about maximising your potential. It’s about being what you can be. 

What will I gain?

At UEL you get more than just a degree. Your distinctive learning experience will turn you into a successful, stand-out individual.

  • Reducing debt

We’re delivering money advice workshops, including alternatives to payday lending, to people in the London Borough of Newham (School of Social Sciences)

  • Rebuilding Olympic Stadium

Two of our students have secured year-long industry placements working on the conversion of the Olympic Stadium into West Ham’s new home ground. (School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering).

  • Health awareness

Public Health students are working with communities in Newham to raise awareness of health problems such the risk of diabetes and identifying early signs of cancer. (School of Health, Sport and Bioscience)

  • Design workshops

Graphic design students brought their art to the community by organising a series of ‘zine’ workshops for the general public at the Boxpark pop-up mall in Shoreditch. (School of Arts and Digital Industries)

  • Empowering people

We’ve introduced a gardening programme at a local mental health unit for children and adolescents, giving residents ownership of the open spaces around them. (School of Psychology)

  • Legal advice

Our students are volunteering in our acclaimed Legal Advice Centre in Stratford, giving advice to members of the public under the supervision of professional lawyers. (School of Business and Law)

  • Toys are us

In partnership with children’s charity Barnardo’s, Early Childhood education students organised the collection and distribution of toys left over from a toy fair to children in low-income families in east London. (Cass School of Education and Communities).

  • Helping Ethiopia’s poorest

A group of our students travelled to the village of Ankober, in Ethiopia, to work on four projects aimed at improving the lives of people in one of Ethiopia’s poorest communities. (Global Scholars).

  • Advising union in Thailand

Our students flew to Bangkok to advise the newly constituted Royal Thai Civil Service trade union and the Royal Thai Government on procedures for consultation and collective bargaining. (Global Scholars)

  • Business in Bahrain

On a trip to Manama, Bahrain, our students worked with Bahraini students and a local bank to develop social and community enterprise businesses focused on women, the unemployed, disabled and young people. (Global Scholars).

Where will I learn?

You’ll be based in the beating heart of one of the world's greatest cities - or wherever in the world your learning takes you.

Year of establishment: 1892

Ranking: University of East London is ranked 92nd in  UK and 1365th in the world

International student population: 1,230

International student fee: £11,880-£15,500

Number of intake: September

Application Processing Fee: 1-4 weeks

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