Rankings of University of East London

The University of East London, often abbreviated to UEL, states their goal being to become the leading careers-focused university in the United Kingdom. UEL operates from three different campuses; Stratford Campus, Docklands Campus, and University Square Stratford. The Docklands Campus is the largest of the three campuses, and is just a 15-20 minute walk away from Central London, and 10-15 minutes away from Canary Wharf by train.

Latest ranking updates for University of East London
  • March 2024: Scimago Institutions announced latest results of Scimago Institutions Rankings with University of East London in position 1702.
  • December 2023: University of East London ranks 2294 in the latest URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance from Urap .
  • October 2023: Publication of GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking (Textile Science and Engineering). Ranking position #401.
  • October 2023: University of East London ranks 501 in the latest THE World University Rankings by Subject (Business and Economics) from THE Times Higher Education, UK.

University rankings

    • #232 
    • #131 
    The Times Good University Guide
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #77 
    • #96 
    The Guardian League Table
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #102 
    • #123 
    CUG The Complete University Guide
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #80 
    • #1001 
    THE World University Rankings
    [Published 27 September, 2023]
    • #59 
    • #851 
    QS World University Rankings
    [Published 27 June, 2023]
    • #82 
    • #1702 
    Scimago Institutions Rankings
    [Published 06 March, 2024]
    • #25 
    • #301 
    THE Young University Rankings
    [Published 03 July, 2023]
    • #74 
    • #2294 
    URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
    [Published 19 December, 2023]
    • #27 
    • #138 
    StuDocu World University Ranking - EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
    [Published 06 September, 2021]
    • #74 
    • #1391 
    Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
    [Published 31 July, 2023]
    • #39 
    • #301 
    THE World University Impact Rankings - Overall
    [Published 01 June, 2023]
    • #67 
    • #851 
    THE China Subject Ratings Overall
    [Published 11 May, 2022]

Historic rankings in TOP global university rankings

Subject rankings

Architecture, Building & Planning

    • #11 
    • #16 
    Architecture
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #31 
    • #39 
    Architecture
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #40 
    • #49 
    Architecture
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

Arts Visual & Performing

    • #22 
    • #28 
    Music
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #33 
    • #42 
    Music
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #38 
    • #47 
    Music
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]

Business

    • #68 
    • #80 
    Marketing
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

Computer Science

    • #59 
    • #78 
    Computer Science
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #67 
    • #85 
    Computer Science
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

Design

    • #26 
    • #31 
    Graphic Design
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #11 
    • #11 
    Interior Design
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]

Education

    • #58 
    • #74 
    Education
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #67 
    • #82 
    Education
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #70 
    • #86 
    Education
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #54 
    • #501 
    Education
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]

Engineering

    • #33 
    • #45 
    Civil Engineering
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #35 
    • #48 
    Civil Engineering
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #43 
    • #57 
    Civil Engineering
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #17 
    • #21 
    Mechanical Engineering
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #54 
    • #69 
    Mechanical Engineering
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #56 
    • #70 
    Mechanical Engineering
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]

Journalism & Media Studies

    • #13 
    • #16 
    Journalism
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]

Law

    • #69 
    • #86 
    Law
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #79 
    • #98 
    Law
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #81 
    • #99 
    Law
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]

Natural Sciences

    • #43 
    • #53 
    Chemistry
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #32 
    • #44 
    Economics
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #66 
    • #86 
    Psychology
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #88 
    • #110 
    Psychology
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #89 
    • #111 
    Psychology
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #50 
    • #401 
    Psychology
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]
    • #48 
    • #401 
    Psychology
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #63 
    • #601 
    Social Sciences
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]
    • #41 
    • #47 
    Social Work
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #50 
    • #62 
    Social Work
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #55 
    • #68 
    Social Work
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #70 
    • #85 
    Sociology
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #74 
    • #87 
    Sociology
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

Sports Science

    • #43 
    • #55 
    Sports Science
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #52 
    • #68 
    Sports Science
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #65 
    • #81 
    Sports Science
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]

Highest subject rankings for University of East London

Interior Design The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#11 
Design
Journalism The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#16 
Journalism & Media Studies
Architecture The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#16 
Architecture, Building & Planning
Mechanical Engineering The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#21 
Engineering
Music CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#28 
Arts Visual & Performing
Economics CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#44 
Social Studies & Humanities
Chemistry CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#53 
Natural Sciences
Sports Science The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#55 
Sports Science
Education The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#74 
Education
Computer Science The Times Good University Guide by Subject
#78 
Computer Science

Student Ratings for University of East London

Student satisfaction:
4.0 (based on 459 student ratings)
google logo Google ratings:
4.0 (based on 459 student ratings)

“Fantastic university, I studied here for 2 years. The lecturers and staff in general are very helpful and supportive, although not all of them all the time. The location and the public transport options are just amazing, you can get anywhere you need to be very quickly. The facilities were top-notch and really allows the student to focus on what they are there to do.”

About University of East London

PROS

  • Learners at UEL have great things to say about the accommodation at the Docklands Campus. These student village houses are located on a stunning waterfront, just minutes away from London City airport. The campus boasts a variety of shops, a bar, and a laundrette.
  • Students also appreciate the Sports Dock facility, a world -class sports and teaching center that was home to Team USA during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
  • Awarded for being the most -improved university in a period of over ten years, by Times Higher Education. As the university continues to improve itself in academics, sports, and research, this is expected to continue.

CONS

  • Numerous students express that the residential department is slow responding to issues that they have with their accommodation, such as electrical faults or WiFi issues.

Key facts

Foundation year:
1892
Telephone:
+44 20 8223 3000
Address:
Docklands Campus, University Way
E15 4LZ, London
England UK
Website:
Social:

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
  • International Student Experience at UEL
  • What's it like being an International Student at University of East London?
  • #ChooseUEL - Suleman
  • Amelia - #ChooseUEL
  • Jessica - #ChooseUEL

NSS Aggregate Student reviews

Below you see the results of University of East London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK universities.

Overall student satisfaction
68 /100
712 total respondents

THE Student Experience Survey by Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education has surveyed 20251 undergraduate students in the UK about their study experience. 94 students of University of East London participated in the survey.

Below you'll find the results for each of the survey questions for University of East London in comparison to the average for all UK universities.

Overall score: 72.8

Student composition of University of East London

Business and Management:
4220
Computing:
1875
Nursing and Midwifery:
1315
Psychology:
1305
Education and Teaching:
1285
Performing Arts:
780
Civil Engineering:
610
Architecture, Building and Planning:
605
Law:
560
Sport and Exercise Sciences:
535
Creative Arts and Design:
510
Biosciences:
485
Allied Health:
345
Economics:
300
Sociology:
290
Social Policy:
290
Medicine (Non-Specific):
90
Politics:
45
English Studies:
15
Mechanical Engineering:
15
India:
3810
Nigeria:
215
United States:
170
Nepal:
70
Pakistan:
65
United Arab Emirates:
25
Uzbekistan:
20
Sri Lanka:
20
Malaysia:
20
Norway:
15
Iran:
15
Lebanon:
15
Morocco:
15
Albania:
15
Turkey:
15
Ghana:
15
Saudi Arabia:
15
Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China):
10
Egypt:
10
Canada:
10
Bangladesh:
10
Kuwait:
10
Qatar:
10
Israel:
5
Jordan:
5
Cayman Islands:
5
Bermuda:
5
Australia:
5
Brazil:
5
Vietnam:
5
Singapore:
5
Korea (South):
5
China:
5
Brunei:
5
Afghanistan:
5
South Africa:
5
Sierra Leone:
5
Namibia:
5
Mauritius:
5
Kenya:
5
Gambia, The:
5
Algeria:
5
Switzerland:
5
Russia:
5

Campuses of University of East London

Stratford Campus
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Docklands Campus
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Italia Conti - Woking
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Maria Montessori Institute
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Barking and Dagenham College
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FAQ

University of East London ranks #80 in England UK in our meta ranking of 112 university rankings. See rankings of all 382 universities in England UK.

University of East London ranks #15 in London in our meta ranking. See rankings of all 90 universities in London.

University of East London is listed in The Times Good University Guide, The Guardian League Table, CUG The Complete University Guide, THE World University Rankings, QS World University Rankings, Scimago Institutions Rankings and more. See all 18 rankings of University of East London.

University of East London achieved #96 in The Guardian League Table. This is the university’s highest ranking in the 112 rankings tracked on our website. See all rankings for University of East London.

University of East London achieved the highest ranking for Journalism & Media Studies. It is ranked #8 in The Guardian University League Tables by Subject (Media and Film Studies). See all subject rankings for University of East London.

A large number of university rankings include surveys among academics on reputation. In our meta ranking of 112 university rankings University of East London ranks #15 among universities in London and #80 among universities in England UK. See all rankings of University of East London.

In our meta ranking University of East London ranks #80 among all universities in England UK and University of Oxford ranks #1. See all rankings of universities in London. Apart from rankings you may also want to see the ratings from students who attended the universities.