University Records and Archives staff have written a number of research guides, giving information about aspects of the University’s history and an overview of the sources available for researching these topics.

The guides are listed below – please check back regularly as more will be added.

If you need further information about a topic, or would like to research a subject that is not listed, email [email protected].

Guides to the University of Westminster's history

Famous Alumni and Staff members

These research guides cover the resources available in the Archive for researching prominent individuals who studied or taught at the University of Westminster or its predecessors.

Guides to Finding and Using Archives for study

- as well as this pdf guide, we have also produced a slideshow discussing architectural resources in archives beyond plans and photographs - that can be found at slideshare.