Dedicated International Student Advisers provide information, support and advice to international students at the University of Westminster. The services provided include a three day residential orientation programme for new international students and a regular newsletter detailing social events, interesting news and what’s on in London. English as a Foreign Language is available both as a pre-sessional course and as a credited module as part of a degree course.
There are 1,750 rooms available at six Halls of Residence. The Halls vary in size, location and type, including amongst others: a tower-block next to the Marylebone campus overlooking Regent’s Park; an elegant turn-of-the-century building in upmarket Highgate Village (Furnival House); a 19th century mansion block in Victoria (Wigram House) and a modern purpose-built residence on the Harrow campus. All halls are located close to academic facilities and transportation links.
International students holding offers who apply for accommodation before the beginning of May in the year of entry will have their applications prioritised. Even after this date, the University’s accommodation office will assist international students gain accommodation and can give further help and advice to students seeking private accommodation.
The University of Westminster is divided into four campuses; three of these are in central London with a fourth in Harrow. The nearest tube station to the Harrow Campus is Northwick Park, on the Metropolitan Line. The University of Westminster has a range of shops, cafes, bars and sporting facilities onsite, but London as a whole offers something for everyone.
Theatres, museums, galleries, cinemas and restaurants are just some of the cultural and recreational attractions within easy reach. The campuses are a short distance from London landmarks such as the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, the BBC, the London Eye, Tate Modern and the British Library. With a large student community of over 350,000 in the capital, a wide range of special student discounts, events and activities are available throughout the city.
UK University Application Services
There are many things to consider when planning to study in the UK and whatever your goal and however much support you need, we can help you receive an offer from a UK university with our wide range of university application services.
Free Application Support Service
The Free Application Support Service is available to all international and EU students. Our consultants will assist with your application, edit your personal statement and inform you of which documents are required and what deadlines must be met.
Premium Service – Guaranteed Offer
The Premium Service is designed for students who would like to take the stress out of applying. Answer a brief questionnaire and we will fill in your application form, edit your personal statement and guarantee you an offer from at least one UK university.
The Oxbridge Service specialises in helping international students find a place at the UK’s top universities. Applications to Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, LSE and Imperial are supported, and we will prepare you fully for the rigorous application process and interview phase.
Art and Design Service
The Art and Design Service will guide you through the process of applying to an art school in the UK, offering expert advice on portfolio creation from the Executive Director at the International School of Creative Arts who is a practising art academic.
The Medicine Service covers applications for medicine, dentistry and veterinary studies, some of the toughest courses to successfully enter in the UK. Our service helps strengthen your application, and interview practice with a doctor who sits on the admissions panel of a London medical school is also provided.
Student Visa Service
Our Visa Service specialises in securing Tier 4 student visas. SI-UK visa consultants are qualified by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner and will ensure you receive your visa in time. Tier 1 Entrepreneur and Investor visas are also supported.
The PhD Service is for students who wish to study a PhD in the UK. Writing a strong proposal and submitting it to the right supervisor is crucial in determining whether your application is successful, and our expert consultants will guide you step by step through the process.
UK Boarding School Service
In partnership with ASIS Schools, SI-UK can help your child secure a place at a UK boarding school with the Boarding School Service. Guarantee your child an offer from a UK boarding school, or all fees are refunded.
SI-UK offers a certified Translation Service for the required documents of your university application. Certificates, transcripts, reference letters and bank statements can be translated to English in one to four working days.