Brunel University London
- Total Students 5305
- Total Programs 311
- Qs World344
- Established year1957
- Institution TypeUniversity
Brunel University London
Brunel UniversityLondon is a campus-based university situated in Uxbridge, West London, and ishome to nearly 13,000 students from over 100 countries worldwide. Founded in1966, our distinctive mission is to combine teaching and research excellencewith the practical and entrepreneurial approach pioneered by its namesake,Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Central Londoncan be reached in only 45 minutes by Uxbridge underground station, so it is astraightforward journey into the centre of the capital.
There is also a nightbus that can bring you from central London to the edge of the campus. The townof Uxbridge itself, which still has buildings dating back to its time as aGeorgian market town, is a thriving commercial and business centre. Its majorshopping complexes, boast a wide range of shops, cafes and a nine-screenmultiplex cinema. As a campus-based university, students on site are never morethan 10 minutes away from halls of residence, catering, social and sportsfacilities, lecture theatres, the Library, the Computer Centre or welfareservices. We have invested ¬£300 million redeveloping the campus in the last fewyears, with many new and refurbished social, teaching and sporting facilities,and more green spaces outside.
Social life on campus revolves around theStudents' Union, whose student-elected staff help provide you with the bestpossible experience. Brunel's modern facilities, bars, refectory, shops, caf,central atrium and refurbished nightclub provide the perfect setting for anight out, trying new activities or relaxing after lectures. The Union is proudof the diversity of clubs and societies that you can join and even help run -everything from Anim Society to Snow Club. If your interests are notrepresented, they'll help you start your own group. You can organise most ofyour day-to-day needs without leaving the campus.
There is a bank, a pharmacy,and a general shop where you can buy groceries, newspapers, stationery and eventop up your phone card. The Computer Centre sells a range of IT-relatedproducts such as printers, network cables, memory sticks and disks, and theStudents‚Union hosts a weekly fruit and veg market and Fairtrade stalls.Student life The Brunel campus has a lively and friendly atmosphere and thereis plenty for students to do outside of their studies within the modern andself-contained surroundings of the campus. In addition to on-campus cafes, barsand a nightclub, the Union of Brunel Students helps to organise and fund around100 clubs and societies.
The performing and visual arts are also catered for atBrunel with a range of performances and extra-curricular activities. With itsconvenient proximity to London, students enjoy all that the city has to offerincluding its famous landmarks i.e. Big Ben and The Houses of Parliament,world-class theatre, cutting-edge music and restaurants to suit all tastes.Brunel International offers a comprehensive range of day trips e.g. Oxford,Cambridge and Windsor Castle and to mainland Europe.