University of Greenwich

About

Greenwich University was established in 1980 and provides undergraduate and postgraduate courses. They also offer a wide range of courses for international students. They have more than 200 courses to choose from and offer flexible learning options such as part-time study and distant learning.  

The Greenwich campus is the largest of their three campuses and sits on a World Heritage Site. It is on the River Thames banks and centered on three baroque buildings designed at the end of the 17th Century by Sir Christopher Wren for the Royal Navy. It is ideally situated for public transport routes and can be easily reached via car. 

They have two other campuses – Avery Hill and Medway. Avery Hill is surrounded by green spaces, located in the south-east of London, Eltham. It has first-rate sporting and teaching facilities. The Medway campus has more of a historic setting and is forward-thinking. The campus is located in Chatham Maritime, Kent. Their campuses make for the perfect blend of new and old. Their facilities have all the latest technology and are first-class.  

The teaching staff at the University of Greenwich are well-qualified experts in their field and the majority have formal teaching qualifications. Most of the lecturers have previously worked in industry or business. This allows the university to cater the course so as students are learning up-to-date and industry-relevant information.  

Postgraduate Programs They Run

University of Greenwich provide a wide range of postgraduate programs from courses in sustainable development to architecture, civil engineering, film production, design, data science, English, strategic marketing and counselling. You can browse all of their postgraduate programs here. The postgraduate programs run by University of Greenwich can be carried out on a part-time basis also. Some of the programs also allow for flexible learning options such as distance learning. 

Admissions Process 

Undergraduate students apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). International students can also apply through this option or apply directly to the university. When filling out your UCAS application form, you can choose up to five institutions or courses to apply for. These can include degree and non-degree courses. If you want to apply for more than one course at University of Greenwich, you need to make a separate entry for each course. If you apply for a degree and an HND in the same subject, this could count as one choice but be sure to contact them to check this first. The UCAS guide can help you with filling out your application and tells you what fees are required.  

It is important to ensure you enter the course codes and institutions codes correctly on your application form. You can check our website to confirm you are writing the correct codes. If you want to study at University of Greenwich on a part-time basis, you can apply directly to the university. Be sure to check what the attendance requirements are before you apply as you might be able to change between full-time and part-time status after you have registered. There is no deadline for part-time applications, however, it is best to apply as early as possible and not delay because you are awaiting examination results.  

For post-graduate courses at University of Greenwich, you can apply directly to the university. Some of the postgraduate courses have different application routes. International students can apply through one of our in-country representatives. After you have filled and sent your application form, you can view the status of it in the UCAS application tracker. After this point, you will hear from the university. They may make you an offer or invite you for an interview. From this point, all communication regarding whether or not you will be successful for the course will be carried out by University of Greenwich. 

Accommodation 

University of Greenwich provides accommodation for students. They have approximately 2,400 places in halls on or nearby their campuses at Greenwich, Avery Hill and Medway. They run bus services as well as a free shuttle bus between Avery Hill and Greenwich also. This shuttlebus runs until midnight during term-time. The accommodation at Avery Hill houses more than 1,200 students, 70% of which study at Greenwich campus.  

The Greenwich accommodation comprises four halls that are within walking distance of the campus. This accommodation also provides dedicated housing for postgraduate students. Theh Medway accommodation is walking distance to Chathan town centre and has 350 rooms available to students.  

Living in these dorms you can expect 24/7 security staff on site, free intercampus bus Monday to Friday between Greenwich and Avery Hill as well as 24/6 residential support available. The dorms provide the traditional campus-based experience with facilities such as a shop, café and on-site gym which you get a free membership to use. University of Greenwich can also help you if you would prefer to rent privately as they are partners with Studentpad. 

Scholarships and Financial Aid 

University of Greenwich offers scholarships and financial aid. Some of the scholarships and financial aid they offer include: 

  • Alumni postgraduate award: £1000 is available to graduates who progress to a non-government or research-funded PGCE teacher training course or master’s at University of Greenwich.  
  • Commuter bursary: this financial aid supports new students coming from low-income households that struggle with travel costs to attend university.  
  • Care leaver bursary: this financial aid gives £1,500 each year to undergraduate students that are joining the university directly from local authority care. 
  • Great sustainable futures scholarship – Vietnam: University of Greenwich are offering one scholarship worth £10,000 to a student from Vietnam to study their Master’s in Global Environmental Change or their Master’s in Agriculture for Sustainable Development at their Medway Campus.  
  • Teacher training bursaries. 
  • The Greenwich bursary: this financial aid is for new students who come from low-income households. They are given £700.  

University of Greenwich offer many more scholarships and financial aids. Have a look here to find out more. 

Contact Info 

If you have questions about registering, call 020 8331 8272 

For course enquiries, call or email using the details below: 

UK students – 020 8221 9000 courseinfo@gre.ac.uk 

International/EU students – +44 (0)20 8331 8136 international@gre.ac.uk 

PhD/MPhil students – +44 (0)20 8331 9794 postgraduateresearch_admissions@gre.ac.uk 

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