Middlesex University is one of the largest universities in the UK, with 24,000 students enrolled at its London campus. £200 million has been invested to transform the campus into a state-of-the-art centre for excellence, with facilities and equipment that rival those of the world’s top universities.Middlesex University has a strong reputation for research amongst modern universities and their innovation in education has been rewarded with three Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education. The University has also been awarded two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise as a result of their international standing.
Services for International Students
Middlesex University provide an airport meet and greet service before the beginning of term and an international orientation programme introduces students to the University and London through talks, events and trips. As well as pre-sessional English courses, Middlesex offers free workshops and tutorials on academic writing and English language.
- 121st in the Times University Guide 2021
- 111th in the Guardian University Guide 2021
- 92nd in the THE Young University Rankings 2021
Following the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, Middlesex University was classed as the best modern university in London for research power. 58% of research was ranked internationally excellent and Middlesex is 4th in the UK for Social Work and Social Policy.
Type: Public research university
Established: 1878–1973 – founding institutions
1973–74 – as Middlesex Polytechnic
1992 – gained university status
Endowment: £0.61 million (July 2017)[page needed]
Chancellor: Dame Janet Ritterman (appointed 2013)
Vice-Chancellor: Nic Beech (appointed 2019)
Administrative staff: 1,900
Students: 20,175 (2019/20)
Undergraduates: 14,880 (2019/20)
Postgraduates: 5,290 (2019/20)
Location: The Burroughs, Hendon, London NW4 4BT, United Kingdom