|Percent International Students||15.8%|
|Famous For||Economics, Linguistics, Business|
Based on a world heritage site by the bank of the Thames, the University of Greenwich has two campuses in London and Kent hosting almost 22,000 students from over 100 countries.
The University of Greenwich performed well in the most recent National Student Survey, with Greenwich staff notably good at explaining things, while courses are intellectually stimulating and lecturers enthusiastic at making their subjects interesting. The University also scores highly for student satisfaction, with Business Administration; English Language and English Language Teaching; Computer Security and Forensics; Computing with Games Development; Financial Mathematics; Midwifery; and Public Health. Two of the university’s Diploma of Higher Education courses in Children’s Nursing, and Nursing Studies achieving 100% scores.
The University of Greenwich has won three Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education and is continuing to expand its campuses and facilities with a further £150million of improvements currently under way.
The University of Greenwich International Student Support Team can help students at the University with any issues that may arise during their studies. This can cover visa renewals to adapting to UK culture. The University of Greenwich also organises orientation programmes to help international students settle into life on campus.
The University is rated the most environmentally friendly in the UK by the People & Planet Green League Table, beating 142 other institutions. Following the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, Nursing, Engineering, Agriculture and Veterinary Food Science all performed well.
Accommodation is guaranteed for all first year Greenwich students. Avery Hill and Medway accommodation is based very close to their respective campuses, while students at Greenwich will have either a 5 or 10 minute walk depending on which rooms are taken.
The University can also help find privately rented accommodation and guarantees that all new students will be offered a place to live, either in a hall of residence or in University of Greenwich-approved housing.
The University of Greenwich has three campuses: Avery Hill in south east London, while Greenwich and Medway are in Kent. Greenwich is the largest campus and situated on a World Heritage Site by the banks of the river Thames. Featuring buildings designed in the 17th Century, it is often regarded as one of the most beautiful campuses in the world.
The Medway Campus is based in a modernised Edwardian redbrick campus, and houses the Schools of Engineering and Science. Like the Greenwich Campus, it has historic connections to the Navy, being located on the former shorebase HMS Pembroke. The Avery Hill campus is situated in Eltham, surrounded by green fields but with easy access to the city.
My counsellor contacted me every day throughout the application process and helped me receive an unconditional offer. I am so grateful to SI-UK and will never forget them. I will study very hard as I feel this is the best reward I can give the whole team.
Sade Onyeje Social Work at Birmingham City University