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University of Greenwich

Here at the University of Greenwich, the courses give you the skills employers value and the confidence to achieve extraordinary things. The historic campuses in London and Kent offer first-class facilities, inspiring teaching and a friendly, diverse community.

Preparation Courses

Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)

About

History

  • 1890: Founded as Woolwich Polytechnic, the second UK polytechnic
  • 1935: First sandwich courses in the UK with the Ministry of War
  • 1976: Dartford College incorporated
  • 1985: Avery Hill College incorporated
  • 1987: Garnett College incorporated
  • 1992: The University of Greenwich
  • 1993: Thames College of Health Care Studies incorporated
  • 1996: Natural Resources Institute (NRI) incorporated

Education

  • It's important that you enjoy studying at Greenwich and have the opportunity to excel. The courses are designed in conjunction with business and industry and use the latest research-informed curricula. We will support and encourage you to achieve your best possible outcome.
  • Technology plays a big role in our teaching. An example of this is lecture capture, which allows you to revisit lectures online and on-demand. The staff have the resources to make multimedia a key part of your learning experience.

Research

Research programmes at Greenwich are at the leading edge of progress in a range of industries. The staff and students contribute significantly to developing knowledge and understanding that improves business practices, influences policymakers, and sets standards in the wider community for the UK and worldwide.

Services

Student services

Moving to the UK to study at the University of Greenwich will be an exciting experience. But you will have so much to do and think about when you arrive that it may at first seem overwhelming.

The team of international advisers will give you all the help you need to adapt to life in England, and will be able to advise you on everything from personal and welfare matters to immigration issues.

Housing services

  • Living in halls of residence can be an exciting experience and a great way to meet new people and make lifelong friends.
  • The University provide approximately 2,400 places in halls on or near to our campuses at Avery Hill, Greenwich and Medway.

Medical services

Doctors in the UK are often called General Practitioners (GPs). They are part of a team of health professionals who work in a medical practice.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Greenwich is the largest campus and its historic buildings on the River Thames are often used as film sets, so don't be surprised if you see a few famous faces around the campus.
  • The Stockwell Street building houses state-of-the-art learning resources, including a high-tech library, film and TV studios, and one of Europe's largest teaching and learning green roof landscapes. 
  • The latest addition is Dreadnought Building, a huge teaching, study and social space that will open in autumn after a £25-million renovation.

London, England, United Kingdom

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