The University of Greenwich was first known as Woolwich Polytechnic and changed its name in 1992. Has is a public university with campuses in London and Kent, UK, and it achieved a silver rating in the 2019 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) of the UK government. It has retained its position in the most recent Times Higher Education World Rankings (2022), which places worldwide universities in the range of 601 to 800. According to the 2019 World University Rankings, Greenwich University is among the top 8% of all universities worldwide. Greenwich earned a top ranking for teaching excellence in Europe from THE that same year in July. As of now (since 2021), it is ranked 89th by the Times and Sunday Times.
Three campuses have been established for academic purposes: two in London and one in Medway, Kent. The Greenwich Old Royal Naval College on the banks of the River Thames serves as the university’s main campus. These campuses have also been shown in a few films and television shows, including Pirates of the Caribbean, Skyfall, and The Crown, due to their breathtaking views. Here, students can enroll in a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and foundational courses both full-time and part-time. According to the Complete University Guide 2021, the University of Greenwich’s MBA (business, management, and marketing) programs are in the top 3 in London.
17,430 students were enrolled in the university’s various levels of study in 2019. Seventy-six percent of them were undergraduates and twenty-four percent were graduate students. 4,761 were part-time students while 14,183 were full-time students. In terms of where the students were from when they were living there, the majority were from the UK, 8% were from the European Union, and 14% were foreign students. There are now 280 Indian students pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees.
It’s crucial to conduct your research before moving to a new place, especially in terms of housing. 2,400 spaces are offered at Greenwich in halls on or near each of the three campuses. Direct computer network connectivity and building-wide Wi-Fi are both available in the Evert study bedroom. A free on-campus gym membership is offered for both active people and couch potatoes. Bus services that include a free shuttle bus are conveniently accessible and run between these sites. The campus security team is on guard round-the-clock. Students can speak with the employees of the accommodation service if they want to remain in a flat, local house, or lodgings.
Scholarships and bursaries are available to students who have excelled in their academic or extracurricular pursuits. The EU Bursary at the University of Greenwich enables first-year students from EU countries to pay less for their first year of tuition. Additionally, international students who have an offer letter from this institution and are coming to study here are eligible for a discount on their tuition of up to £3,000 in the first year. Other awards include the Sanctuary Scholarship, Greenwich Bursary, William Hills Scholarships, Visionary Scholarships, Ann Packer Sports Scholarships, etc. Information about it is available on the Greenwich students’ webpage.
British actor and producer John Boyega, British singer Natasha Bedingfield, English former professional footballer Leo Fortune-West, British actress and filmmaker Uru Eke, British American singer Sarah Gillespie, Pakistani social policy analyst Abid Qaiyum Suleri, South African/British theorist Miriam Green, and others are among the notable alumni.