University profile

Brunel University London

2017/18 edition

About Brunel University London

Brunel University, London is a campus based university founded in 1966. Brunel's mission is to combine academic rigour with the practical, entrepreneurial and imaginative approach pioneered by its namesake, Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

Relevant to industry and society

Brunel has a strong research ethos informing our teaching, the community and the world around us. Brunel’s postgraduate taught courses focus on developing expertise and skills to research and industry standard.

West London

Brunel is located in Uxbridge, the town centre is just a 20 minute walk or short bus ride from campus, and has more than 300 shops, a multiplex cinema, dozens of bars and restaurants. Uxbridge is compact and less frenetic than central London – which is very easy to get to from Uxbridge Station or West Drayton Station.

Campus living

Students on Brunel’s campus enjoy a strong sense of community with 14,000 students including 2,500 international students from over 110 different countries, so there's always something interesting going on!



Brunel’s halls provide high quality facilities, they are all on campus, meaning you are never more than 10 minutes away from the teaching, social and sporting facilities.

Postgraduate students, who have applied for accommodation, met the conditions of their course offer and confirmed their acceptance of a place at Brunel by 1 September will be accommodated on campus.


Brunel offers a range of Postgraduate scholarships.

Postgraduate open days and webinars

Postgraduate open events are available throughout the year.

How to find Brunel University

Brunel is within easy access to the centre of London (45 minutes by underground), London Heathrow Airport (20 minutes by car) and close to motorway links to the rest of the UK.

Directions to Brunel.

Contact details

+44(0)1895 274000
+44 (0)1895 232806
Brunel University
Kingston Lane
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