The University of Westminster embraces global engagement in every arena of institutional activity.
The University has a proud history of internationalisation and international collaboration. Throughout our 175-year history we have welcomed students from across the globe into a university community committed to academic excellence, cultural engagement and personal enrichment.
Our commitment to global engagement is widely recognised:
- Ranked 1st in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand for international Student diversity, with students from 169 countries (HotCourses Diverstiy Index 2016)
- Ranked among the top 15 most international universities in the world for the percentage of international students (Times Higher Education, 2017)
- Ranked in the top 30 in the world for ‘International Outlook’ (Times Higher Education Young University Ranking, 2017).
We are proud of our long tradition of global relationships and of the opportunities they enable for our students and staff. We have extensive connections with universities and other partners across the world and we continually look to strengthen and deepen those global connections. We place the highest value on our global endeavours and on our work with partners worldwide.
Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses are recognised and accredited by over 50 of the leading professional bodies and our world-leading research, produced through collaboration with international educational and industry partners, has a real impact in the world around us.
Our Global Engagement Strategy is a key driver towards the success of the University. Focused on global community, global experience and global research, it is intended to ensure that Westminster students and staff are 'global citizens', who can engage with and help shape the future of the worldwide community.