University Guide

University of Greenwich

The University of Greenwich is situated in London and Kent, with three campuses which can be reached by public transport. Greenwich Campus is the largest and is set in a World Heritage Site on the banks on the River Thames. There are currently nearly 20,000 students studying a broad range of subjects at the University of Greenwich.

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University of Greenwich

The overview

The main things you need to know about studying at the University of Greenwich.

  • Rankings

    The University of Greenwich has retained its position in 2024 of top 600. This study takes into account data from 1,527 institutions from 97 countries, looking at nearly 2,000 universities.

  • Employability

    With a focus on connections with employers, work placements and mentoring schemes, the University’s Careers Team is on hand to help students build the skills they need from day one.

  • Fees

    At the University of Greenwich, all full-time undergraduate courses are from £9,250 per year for UK and EU students. For international students, the cost of tuition fees ranges from £16,000 to £19,000 depending on the course.

  • Bursaries

    The University offers a range of bursary and scholarship options for both home and international students depending on the student’s circumstances. These bursaries range from travel and commute compensation, online access funds and financial support with annual fees.


The University of Greenwich provides over 2,400 places at halls of residence on near the campuses at Greenwich, Avery Hill and Medway. These accommodation options allow students to live near the heart of London without breaking the bank and the University provides a free shuttle bus until midnight to ensure their safety. For other private off-campus options, here’s some of AFS’s recommendations for student living in London:

Students' Union

The University of Greenwich Student’s Union is run by students with over 20,000 members. The Union represents the views of the students attending the University and provides support services to all its members. They strive to let every student voice be heard, encompass student activities and sports and enhance student’s employability.

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University of Greenwich Students' Union
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Famous for

Steeped in history, the University of Greenwich is well known for being at the heart of a World Heritage Site. The prime location allows student to obtain a deeper understanding of British society and culture.


Two students starting at the University of Greenwich were given a £10,000 boost after the ‘Visionary Scholarship’ was awarded for the first time. This honour was given to the two students for their standout ability to overcome challenges.

AFS says

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