Study in Brunel University London
Named after its founder Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1966, Brunel University London has almost 15,000 students from more than 110 countries.
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What distinguishes Brunel from other universities is that our first goal is to have a practical and functional method for education and research.
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Given the latest Sunday Times Good University Guide data, the graduate students of Brunel earn an annual income of £22,323 which is about £3,000 more than the country average, thereby ranking them the 13th highest salary in the UK.
Engineering, design and physical sciences; business, arts and social sciences; and health and life sciences are the three colleges at Brunel. In addition, energy futures and environment; health and societies; and materials and manufacturing are its three main research institutes.
This university is also a member of three association, namely Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association and Universities UK.
Electronic imaging, bioprocessing and experimental techniques, flight, driving and train simulators and a 3D body scanner are just a number of facilities in specialist labs available for students at Brunel.
In order to demonstrate the work of design senior students, Department of Design at Brunel holds an annually design fair named “Made In Brunel”.
Brunel University London holds the TEF certificate. TEF Silver is awarded to institutions that deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students, and consistently exceed “rigorous national quality requirements” for higher education in the UK.
Student Services and Facilities Brunel University London
Libraries and Information Services Brunel University London
- The library is open 24/7 during term-time with an extensive collection of books, journals and audio-visual materials, online databases, over 600,000 e-books and over 100,000 e-journals.
- LibSmart is a dedicated study skills support package, including workshops, drop-ins, one-to-one support and online guides. Subject liaison librarians help students access and use relevant resources.
Student jobs Brunel University London
- If students want to earn money or gain valuable work experience while they study, the Job Shop will help them find part-time opportunities on and off campus.
- Jobs on campus offer flexible hours, with roles connected to courses and in project management, customer service and administration. Students could also consider applying to be one of the university’s student ambassadors.
- The Professional Development Centre (PDC) works with students to develop their professional skills, find a placement or part-time job, set up a new business or get ready for further study in the UK or abroad. Services are available until two years after graduation.
- Specialist careers consultants help students develop a great CV, practice their interview and assessment center techniques and coach them on career options through self-assessment tools, meetings and workshops.
- 15-minute Quick Query sessions are a great way to get some quick guidance; longer meetings can be booked for students to discuss career paths in more depth.
- The university has links with over 1,500 companies across the sectors, inviting them to campus recruitment fairs and other events to meet students and explain what they do.
- The Innovation Hub supports students to develop business ideas, with input from successful entrepreneurs and business mentors keen to support the next generation of entrepreneurs. Students receive personalized coaching or mentoring and the chance to win funding for their business through the university’s Venture Competition.
- The Medical Centre on campus offers a variety of services to students living on campus or within a two-mile radius of the university. There is also a pharmacy on campus.
Counselling and Mental Health Support
- Counselling for emotional and personal support is free to all Brunel students, with appointments available all year.
- The counselling team is professionally qualified and works in accordance with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
- The university also runs workshop sessions that are popular with students.
- The Disability and Dyslexia Service offers advice and support to disabled students, including those with dyslexia and other specific learning differences, mental health conditions, Asperger syndrome, mobility and sensory impairments and unseen disabilities such as epilepsy, diabetes, arthritis and sickle cell anemia.
- Support may include helping students get the specialist equipment they need to make the most of their studies, help applying for Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSA), study skills tutors and mentors, exam adjustments, extended library loans or adjustments to on-campus accommodation. DSA requires that students pay the first £200 towards the cost of a computer, however Brunel will pay this cost for all enrolled students
- The university’s assistive technology center provides software and hardware to support disabled students, with a loan scheme of key equipment such as digital recorders and assistive listening devices.
Student’s Union Brunel University London
- The Union of Brunel Students is at the heart of campus life. There are over 100 societies to get involved in, and 50 sports activities to try – from American football to rock climbing. Sports clubs are free to use for all students once they join Team Brunel, which is run by the Students’ Union.
- The union’s Advice and Representation Centre (ARC) provides free and confidential advice on everything from money and debt to housing and academic issues. The ARC gathers information to help the union drive social change at Brunel and within the higher education sector.
- From the campus bar, Loco’s, to the Academy nightclub, there’s something for everyone. The union also hosts evening entertainment from bingo to karaoke to open mic nights.
Notable Alumni and Famous Faces Brunel University
- Jo Brand – English comedian, writer and actress
- John McDonnell – British Labor Party politician
- Sophie McShera – English actress
International Students Brunel University
- Brunel is ranked among the UK’s top 50 and London’s top 10 universities in the Complete University Guide 2018 and one of the top 25 universities in the world for international students according to Times Higher Education 2017.
- Brunel University has a college called London Brunel International College (LBIC) which offers programs at both undergraduate and graduate level for students who do not meet the direct entry criteria.
At undergraduate level, LBIC offers University Foundation and First year University Studies for candidates who do not meet the direct entry criteria or hold high school qualifications that are not recognized.
At postgraduate level, LBIC provides the highly acclaimed Pre-Master’s program leading to an excellent range of Brunel University London Master program in business and management, computing, engineering & design and arts.
- Brunel University celebrates cultural events and festivals on campus throughout the year, and their annual One World Week brings together students, staff and the local community to celebrate Brunel diversity.
International Students’ Accommodation
- We have over 4,500 modern, comfortable and safe rooms with a range of accommodation options on campus. You will have your own bedroom with free Wi-Fi, a shared communal kitchen and laundry facilities. Nearly all of our campus rooms offer en suite facilities. Our halls of residence have an electronic door entry system and CCTV, and for peace of mind we have a 24-hour security team on site too.
- The Accommodation Centre can help international students find the most comfortable accommodation during their degrees and associated specialist courses such as the Pre-Sessional Course.
There are three different kinds of room available:
- En suite– students have private bath/shower room facilities
- Standard– students share bath/shower room facilities
- Studios/ Flats suitable for co-habiting couples– students have their own kitchen and shower room facilities
- All of our rooms are self-catering
- All of our halls of residence are less than a 10-minute walk from our teaching, social and sporting facilities.
- If you do choose to live off-campus, Brunel Student Lettings can assist.
English Language Requirement Brunel University
- Pre-Sessional English: IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 6.0 in all subscores) or the equivalent, with exception.
- LBIC: IELTS 6.5 overall (minimum 6.0 in all subscores) or the equivalent, with exception.
- Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (minimum 6.0 in all subscores) or the equivalent, unless higher grade has been mentioned in the intended field in undergraduate or graduate level.