University of Greenwich (UK)

Overview

The University of Greenwich, established in 1890, is a leading modern public university in the United Kingdom with over 225,000 alumni across the globe. Over the years, the university has made its place among the top academic institutions in the world. It has gained the accreditations of many prestigious organizations like CIPD, APS, and AMBA.

The University of Greenwich is situated across three campuses in London and Kent, with the largest one situated on a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the heart of Greenwich, London.

Having more than 130 years of excellence in teaching and an elite team of academics, the university is currently home to around 38,000 international students from over 160 countries.

Rankings and Accolades

The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) placed the University of Greenwich in the top 7% of 20,000 higher education institutions globally.

The University of Greenwich has won four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education and nine Times Higher Education Awards (THE Awards) for Most Innovative Teacher, Outstanding Engineering Research, Outstanding International Strategy, Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Technology and Sustainable Development.

The university was also awarded a Silver Rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in recognition of its high quality teaching resources and personalized provision. The University of Greenwich has the highest student satisfaction score among universities in London, according to The Sunday Times.

Recognised qualifications

The University of Greenwich offers more than 200 undergraduate courses and around 150 postgraduate courses in various fields like finance, science, business, management, engineering, marketing and computing. The university has alliances with many regional and international academic institutions to provide students with facilities like student exchange and study abroad programs.

Many of the university’s courses are accredited by professional bodies including the British Computer Society (BCS), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and many more.

Wide international student community

The University of Greenwich has been quoted as one of the most international universities on the planet by the Times Higher Education Magazine. No other university in the United Kingdom has more students studying a degree through international partners.

Over 38,000 international students from more than 160 countries study at the university campuses and across the world at its international partners. While studying at Greenwich, students get a unique opportunity to meet people from all over the world.

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Notable Alumni

The University of Greenwich has over 225,000 alumni across the globe. Amongst the names of notable alumni include:

  • Charles K. Kao, well-known physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics
  • Malorie Blackman, author
  • Jamie Adenuga (JME), popular record producer
  • H.E Abiy Ahmed, the third Prime Minister of Ethiopia