In 2016, Brunel celebrated 50 years as a university. However, our history can be traced back much further to 1798 through our predecessor colleges of Borough Road College, Maria Grey College, Shoreditch College and the West London Institute of Higher Education and as well as through Acton Technical College then Brunel College.
By becoming part of team Brunel, you'll study and learn with academic experts who are at the top of their field and passionate about their subjects. And develop problem-solving, study and research skills through lectures, seminars, field trips, presentations, and group work and research projects. You’ll have the option to personalise your course by choosing modules to suit your future career path.
Your studies will be supported by some of the best equipment and facilities around, that mirror the world of work. With more than 1,400 study spaces, 500 PCs, group study rooms and silent study areas across the campus, plus 24-hour access to our Library, there’s always somewhere to get down to work.
Brunel has three Research Institutes that bring together academics from most of our research areas to collaboratively tackle very specific challenges to the world’s economy and society. They are world leading, with highly-cited papers, substantial grant income and provide a thriving community for research staff and students.
The Student Centre is your first point of contact for a wide range of administrative enquiries and support services, here to help you through your student journey from registration to graduation. The Student Centre has three teams here to help you:
As well as the physical resources available in the Library, we also provide access to a wealth of electronic resources. These include databases, journals and e-books. Access to these resources has been bought by the Library through subscription and is limited to current staff and students. Access is dependent on authentication
All of our students and staff members are entitled to a Brunel Network Account. This account you access to the internet, email, wireless and many more services. The list below briefly explains some of the computing services available.
The National Health Service (NHS) provides a universal service for all. Students enrolled on courses lasting longer than six months are entitled to free treatment. If you plan to enrol for less than six months then it is advisable to arrange private medical insurance.
Our London campus community provides everything you could need. We provide world-class sports facilities, a diverse arts centre, Students’ Union, prayer facilities and on-campus accommodation for first year undergraduates. All this on a self-contained single campus within easy reach of central London.
Our facilities are open to students, staff and members of the community. Activity programmes run throughout the year but with seasonal variations. We welcome anyone with disabilities and aim to provide a welcoming and friendly environment that is supportive to all our users with lift and ramp access. We are committed to providing opportunities for all to take part in sport and active recreation.
The Accommodation Centre has held an Investors in People accreditation since September 2008. Investors in People is a prestigious national benchmark of good practice, setting the standard for organisations to improve their business performance.