With over 17,000 students from over 135 countries, University of East London is a careers-first university, committed in its vision to advance knowledge and drive innovation for positive impact.
The history of the university can be traced back to 130 years when West Ham Technical Institute was established in 1892. It gained university status in 1992.
Located at the heart of East London, the university has two campus - Stratford, near the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, and in London Docklands, near Royal Albert Dock. Major global businesses, creative industries and start-ups are based out of East London, which is also one of the most culturally diverse regions of London.
Six faculties of the university, namely, Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Digital Industries, Faculty of Business, Faculty of Education and Communities, Faculty of Health, Sport and Biosciences, Faculty of Law and Social Sciences and Faculty of Psychology offers over 173 undergraduate courses and 133 postgraduate courses.
The university’s academic framework is designed in collaboration with external partners to meet the industry needs. Led by a team of distinguished academicians, research conducted and produced b is participatory, inclusive, empowering, and impactful by design.
Ranked as a global leader in equality and diversity, University of East London was awarded as the top-ranking university in UK and #2 in the world for tackling inequality. It offers a student friendly and diverse academic environment and helps students reach their maximum potential.
Committed in its effort to achieve The UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, University of East London was rated in the top 3% for striving for Goal 5 - Gender Equality and the top 10% for Goal 10 - Reducing Inequalities, out of 1,117 institutions from 94 countries by the Times Higher Education Impact rankings (2021).