The University of Westminster is a public research university based in London, United Kingdom. Founded in 1838 as the Royal Polytechnic Institution, it was the first polytechnic to open in London. The Polytechnic formally received a Royal charter in August 1839, and became the University of Westminster in 1992.

We provide grounded, holistic education with wide horizons and opportunities, so that people from every background can realise their true potential, contributing to a richer, happier society.

Throughout your studies with us, you’ll have access to a variety of opportunities, tools and resources, as well as dedicated career support, to enhance your employability.

There are also a variety of initiatives and schemes aimed at helping you build your transferable skills, network with potential employers, and prepare for the ever-changing graduate job market.


The University of Westminster is located in England’s capital. The university is within walking distance to London’s historic and cultural sites. The city also offers great transport links in and around London as well as other big UK cities.


The University offer top courses in Architecture, Art & Design and Media & Communication. Click below to discover the wide range of courses that are offered by the University of Westminster.