University of East London

Key Information






University of East London (UEL) is a modern university based in Newham, London, offering a wide variety of courses. It has achieved many awards including ‘best modern university in London’ and 2nd in the UK for teaching quality by the Times Higher education rankings.

UEL is one of the top 6 modern universities in the UK for research, offering world class research in a diverse environment. Over 94% of the university’s research in 2014 was voted as ‘internationally recognized’.

UEL is a leading university for civic engagement, meaning that students will have the opportunity to grow and develop professionally by focusing on real-life projects.

Perhaps amongst the most notable facts about UEL is it’s higher student satisfaction rate, with it’s students having given it an overall satisfaction rate of 85%, amongst the highest in London.


Architecture, Computing and Engineering
Education and Communities
Health, Sport and Bioscience
Arts and Creative Industries
Graduate School


91% of UEL graduates are in work or further study six months after graduation, and 17 of UEL’s subjects have a 90% employability rate.

Fees and Scholarships

UEL fees start from around 12700 for undergraduate and postgraduate programs, and 15000 for it’s MBA.

UEL offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries for both UK/EU and International students. They range from academic to sports scholarship, to support for low income students. To learn more click here.


University of East London is one of the few universities in London offering on-campus accommodation. UEL’s waterfront halls of residence offer many room types to fit a range of budgets and  catering options/meal plans alternatives. Moreover, the halls are located within walking distance of supermarkets, as well as on campus restaurants and coffee shops.

Other Facts

UEL student numbers have increased by 80% over the past 5 years
It is one of the most diverse universities in London, with more than 60% of students being from ethnic minorities
One of the 3 UK universities awarded Charter Mark for excellence in customer service across entire provision