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University of Westminster is named most diverse university in the UK

18 July 2016

University of Westminster diversity

The University of Westminster has been named the most diverse university in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand in the Hotcourses Diversity Index (HDI).

According to data gathered by Hotcourses, the University of Westminster represents 169 nationalities and has a total of 8,429 international students. Hotcourses says that many students see access to a multicultural community as a vital part of studying abroad.

The Hotcourses Diversity Index allows you to compare levels of international diversity on the campuses of universities in the UK, USA, Australia and New Zealand. The data for the index is sourced from official government sources.

Offering over 300 degree courses, the University of Westminster places particular emphasis on providing international opportunities for Westminster students in order to ensure that students are provided with an environment where they can develop skills, competences and knowledge required by the global economy. Westminster is committed to supporting diversity and equal opportunities and is fully committed to creating a stimulating and supportive learning and working environment based on mutual respect and trust.

The University of Westminster respects and values diversity within its staff and student community, to promote equality of opportunity, and to challenge and strive to eliminate unlawful discrimination. The University’s vision as outlined in its 2020 strategy is to continue in being a world-leading research centre with a proud history of global relationships and partnerships across the world.


About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 175-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.


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