The University has its origins in the Rutherford College, founded in 1880. Today, by putting students at the heart of an outstanding experience, and with world leading research and award-winning partnerships, Northumbria is a new kind of excellent university. Northumbria is top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment and nine out of ten of our graduates are working or studying six months after graduation. We are ranked 21st out of 111 universities in the 2014 Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey.
The University of Roehampton, formerly Roehampton Institute of Higher Education, is a public university in the United Kingdom, situated on three major sites in Roehampton, south-west London. Roehampton was formerly an equal partner in the now-dissolved Federal University of Surrey (along with the original University of Surrey in Guildford). On 1 August 2004, the University of Surrey Roehampton became Roehampton University.
Coventry University is a public research university in Coventry, England, known as Lanchester Polytechnic until 1987, and Coventry Polytechnic until it was awarded university status in 1992. Its four faculties, which are made up of schools and departments, run around 300 undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Across the university there are 11 research centres which specialise in different fields, from transport to peace studies.
It is one of the oldest English higher education establishments of any kind, pre-dating all but Oxford, Cambridge, London and Durham, and its original buildings in the Roman city of Chester were the first in the country to be purpose-built for the professional training of teachers. The Dean and Chapter of Chester Cathedral donated land on Parkgate Road for this endeavour. In 1842, Gladstone opened the College’s original buildings for its first intake of 10 male student teachers on the Parkgate Road site, just outside the City Walls, that the University still occupies today, after the College moved from its initial, temporary base in Bridge Street.
University of Greenwich The University of Greenwich Seal.png Former name Woolwich Polytechnic (1890–1970) Thames Polytechnic (1970–1992) Motto Change Starts Here. Type Public research university Established 1890 Endowment £1.3 million (2013) Chancellor Baroness Scotland of Asthal Vice-Chancellor David Maguire Students 19,915 (2016/17) Undergraduates 15,545 (2016/17) Postgraduates 4,370 (2016/17) Location Greenwich Campus (London) Avery Hill Campus (London) Medway Campus (Kent), England, United Kingdom 51°29′06″N 0°00′14″WCoordinates: 51°29′06″N 0°00′14″W Affiliations University Alliance Website gre.ac.uk The University of Greenwich is a public and research university located in London, in the United Kingdom. It has three campuses in London and Kent, England. These are located at Greenwich, in the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College, and in Avery Hill and Medway. Previous names include Woolwich Polytechnic and Thames Polytechnic.
Regent’s University London Regent’s University London logo.jpg Former name Regent’s College Type Private (Registered charity) Established 1984 Chancellor Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick Vice-Chancellor Aldwyn Cooper Academic staff 253 Administrative staff 285 Students 3,591 FT Location Regent’s Park, London, NW1 4NS, United Kingdom 51.526°N 0.155°WCoordinates: 51.526°N 0.155°W Campus Urban Affiliations Universities UK, Erasmus+, Independent Universities Group Website regents.ac.uk Regent’s University London is a private non-profit university located in London, United Kingdom. Regent’s University London is only the second institution in the UK (after the University of Buckingham) that was granted the status of a private university. As such it is one of only six private institutions in the United Kingdom to have been granted taught degree awarding powers. It is now the biggest university among the now five private universities (and one of two non-profit) in the country.
Leeds Beckett University (LBU), formerly known as Leeds Metropolitan University (LMU) and before that as Leeds Polytechnic, is a public university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, with campuses in the city centre and Headingley. The university’s origins can be traced to 1824, with the foundation of the Leeds Mechanics Institute. Leeds Polytechnic was formed in 1970, and was part of the Leeds Local Education Authority until it became an independent higher Education Corporation on 1 April 1989. In 1992, the institution gained university status. The current name was adopted in September 2014.
Bath Spa University is a public university in Bath, England, with its main campus based at Newton Park on Duchy of Cornwall land. The University has other campuses in the city of Bath, and one at Corsham Court in Wiltshire. The institution gained full university status in August 2005, and was previously known as Bath College of Higher Education, and later Bath Spa University College. It is the UK’s sixth biggest provider of Teacher Education.
We are the Connected University. We’re connected to the needs of our students, to business and to society. Our city campus in Stoke-on-Trent is the University’s nerve centre. We deliver world class healthcare education at our specialist Centres of Excellence in Stafford and Shrewsbury. And a global network of more than 20,000 people study our degrees internationally.
Anglia Ruskin’s story starts in 1858, when the art critic, patron and philanthropist John Ruskin opened Cambridge School of Art. The art school grew to become Anglia Ruskin University, and it’s still at the heart of our modern-day campus in Cambridge.
The University of South Wales is a public university in Wales, with campuses in Cardiff, Newport, Pontypridd and Dubai. It was formed on 11 April 2013 from the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. The university is the second largest university in Wales in terms of its student numbers, and offers around 200 courses. The university has four main faculties across its campuses in South Wales.
The University of Bedfordshire is a modern, innovative university with a heritage of top quality education going back more than 100 years. We nurture our students to become educated, employable and entrepreneurial global citizens.
The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates.
We develop students through our personalised learning and links to industry and find solutions to societal problems through our research. Find out more about the University and how you can help us create a better future. We work with industry to develop courses that give our students the skills to quickly succeed in the workplace. That’s why more than 95% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months.
London Metropolitan University was formed on 1 August 2002 by the merger of London Guildhall University and the University of North London. In October 2006 the University opened a new Science Centre as part of a £30m investment in its science department at the North campus close to Holloway Road, with a “Super Lab” claimed to be one of Europe’s most advanced science teaching facilities and 280 workstations equipped with digital audio visual interactive equipment.
The BPP Professional Education Group was founded over 40 years ago by Alan Brierley, Richard Price and Charles Prior in 1976 as Brierley Price Prior (BPP) to provide specialist training to accountancy students. Today, we are a global education provider delivering world-class professional apprenticeships, qualifications, degree programmes and professional development, as well as providing professional training materials which are studied in 186 countries..