The University of Greenwich is a British university with campuses in south-east London and north Kent.  It is the largest university in London by student numbers and the greenest in the UK.

The university’s wide range of subjects include architecture, business, computing, education, engineering, humanities, natural sciences, pharmacy and social sciences. It has a strong research focus and well-established links

to the scientific community.

Schools and Institutes:

  • School of Architecture, Design and Construction

  • The Business School

  • School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences

  • School of Education

  • School of Engineering

  • Greenwitch Maritime Institute

  • School of Health & Social Care

  • School of Humanities & Social Sciences

  • School of Law

  • Medway School of Pharmacy

  • Natural Resources Institute

  • School of Science


The university is currently ranked by the Sunday Times University Guide as joint third in London for student satisfaction with teaching quality, covering the quality of lectures, assessment and promptness and usefulness of academic feedback. This is ahead of 17 other universities in the capital.


  • The university has won four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education, including a 2015 prize for outstanding work in Africa.

  • The largest campus is centred on the Old Royal Naval College in Royal Greenwich, at the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames and next to Greenwich Royal Park.

  • The university’s key strengths include digital and creative arts, law, engineering, science, mathematics, business (including finance, accounting and economics), architecture, computing, humanities, nursing, midwifery, public health, education and pharmacy.

  • The university’s library and academic building on Stockwell Street, in the heart of Greenwich, includes hi-tech, state-of-the-art film, TV and sound studios, seminar rooms, lecture theatres, open presentation spaces, as well as a café, exhibition and gallery spaces. It also boasts one of Europe’s largest teaching and learning 'green roof' landscapes.

  • Stockwell Street has won a series of major prizes for architectural excellence since it opened in 2014, and was shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Prize, the premier prize of British architecture.