Brunel University of London is a renowned, campus-based, public research university located in the Uxbridge area of London, England. Being named after the Victorian engineer and pioneer of the Industrial Revolution, Isambard Brunel, it was established in the year 1966. The location of the university is not so far away from London and all the facilities that the capital offers.
At Brunel University, there are over 100 undergraduate courses including its most popular Business, Law, Sports, Health and Exercise Sciences, Engineering, Biomedical Sciences, Psychology, Film and Television Studies courses; from which students can opt for their preferred course. The university accommodates nearly 15,000 plus students from more than 100 countries across the globe. Brunel University's objective is to combine excellent teaching and research with the practical and entrepreneurial approach as propounded by the person after whom the university took its name, Isambard Brunel.
As a campus-based university, the students on site of Brunel University are just 10 minutes away from halls of residence, sports facilities, lecture theatres, the Library, the Computer Centre, etc.. Not so long ago a sum of £300 million was invested for redeveloping the campus, with many new and refurbished teaching and sporting facilities with more green spaces surrounding outside.
The university has a strong and sound Students' Union and the social life on campus revolves around the working of the Students' Union. It has a student-elected staff council to help provide students with the best possible experience. The Union organizes and finds funds to form a hundred-plus diverse number of clubs and societies for the students to join. The student life at the Brunel campus has a lively and welcoming atmosphere. There are plentiful opportunities for students to do outside of or along with their studies.
With all these facilities and developments giving it an advantage, Brunel University is undoubtedly one of the top public universities in London and in the whole United Kingdom. It is ranked 412th in the QS World University Rankings of the year 2023. The graduates of Brunel University are placed among the most employable group in the United Kingdom.