The University of Westminster was founded by the celebrated Victorian engineer Sir George Cayley in 1838. Our breadth of expertise encompasses the Faculty of Science and Technology, the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design, the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, the Westminster Business School and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities incorporating the Westminster Law School.
Our research informs our teaching, ensuring that it is rigorous and up-to-date. Students learn directly from the academics who are conducting the cutting-edge research. A wide range of Westminster’s courses are independently rated as excellent, and the University’s research leads the way in many areas including biomedical sciences, politics, art and design, electronic engineering, architecture and media.