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Our University

Purpose, mission and values

We have always strived to create offerings that respond imaginatively to the varied needs and aspirations of our diverse audiences, and we have a firm and historic commitment to equality and diversity, building an environment that is welcoming and inclusive for all our students and colleagues.

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Equality, diversity and inclusion

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

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Sustainable Development

Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do, and we're committed to integrating the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into our teaching, research and operations.

Find out what we're doing to make our University as sustainable as possible, from how our researchers are finding solutions to real-world problems, to how we're integrating sustainability into the curriculum, to how we're adapting our facilities and campuses.

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Global Westminster

The University has a long history of international collaboration and engagement, establishing and nurturing a range of global research and institutional partnerships, a worldwide alumni network and a variety of study and work abroad opportunities for students.

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Our heritage

We boast a rich and unique history and have been providing students with an education based on academic excellence, cultural engagement and personal enrichment since our inception as The Polytechnic Institution in 1838.

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Study at Westminster

We deliver a wide variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses from our three colleges and twelve schools.

Outreach for schools and colleges

If you're a teacher or adviser supporting students who are considering university, see how we can help you.

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Social enterprise

As London’s first university to be awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark, we aim to make a difference in the world by harnessing our resources, expertise and partnerships to effect sustainable social change with local, national and global impact.

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Contact us

Contact our Course Enquiries Team:

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