The University of Greenwich welcomes students from Sri Lanka, where the past, present and future come dramatically together making it one of the most vibrant and richly varied places in which to study.
Housed in some of UK's most elegant buildings the University is steeped in History and has been providing Higher Education since 1890. Today, a rich blend of around 23,000 students from over 140 countries including approximately 350 Sri Lankans are currently studying a wide range of programmes with us at the University.
The University has three campuses: Maritime Greenwich, in the historic London borough; Avery Hill in South East London; and Medway, in Chatham Maritime, Kent. Studying at the University of Greenwich has many academic and employment benefits.
Why choose us
The University of Greenwich offers the best of both worlds - City and Country. You are on the doorstep of London, but with the cream of Kent - rolling hills, seaside resorts and historic sites - not far away. We believe in listening to the students' views and to act on them is our ongoing challenge. We strive to make sure that we continue to give every student a great experience of higher education at Greenwich.
The University of Greenwich has obtained the following classifications Highest student satisfaction rate in London National top five university for student satisfaction in Business and Management Top quarter of all UK universities when it comes to highest graduate starting salaries The Sunday Times League Table October 2009 Some of the features which have contributed towards the popularity of the University among Sri Lankan students in the past are as follows:
Quality of teaching and facilities offered to International Students, Location of the university and the Truly International learning environment offered by the university, The international reputation for excellence enjoyed by the university, The competitive fees structure offered by the university, easy payment terms, Nationality Scholarship offered to all Sri Lankan students, overall student satisfaction and the excellent complimentary services offered by the local representative on behalf of the University
Direct entry options
The University also offers direct entry opportunities and exemptions to undergraduate students for a range of programmes provided they already have any professional qualifications which are recognized by the university. These exemptions would be considered for either a direct entry to the second year or the final year of the degree depending on the levels of qualifications they hold. The qualifications offered by the University of Greenwich are internationally recognized, meaning that wherever you may work your knowledge and experience will be valued. You can obtain a degree relevant to your specific needs allowing you to go on to further study in your field or progress in your career. As an international student, you have the opportunity to work as well as study and are allowed to work up to 20 hours a week during term time, and unlimited hours during vacations
The University of Greenwich Students' Union represents the interest of all students and provides in-house social facilities and support. Each campus has a students' union where you can go for advice and information or make use of the social venues to get together with friends. For those who want to participate in fitness activities, both our Avery Hill and Medway Campuses offer sports and recreational facilities.
Facilities offered to international students. Job Shop - you can receive help in finding part-time work within or outside the university and get advice on employment related matters. Research Facilities - The University of Greenwich generates around 18 million pounds sterling in research and consultancy income every year and students benefit from being taught in a research environment where staff share the experience and specialist facilities. The university currently has over 350 research students undertaking both MPhil and PhD degree.
The University provides a wide range of accommodation facilities for the students to choose from and guarantees accommodation facilities for all new students who enrol for the September intake provided they meet the accepted conditions.
Choosing your programme - The University offers a wide range of undergraduate as well as postgraduate programmes in the following areas of study: Accounting & Finance / Agriculture and Food Science / Architecture & Constructions/Art/& Design/Business /Computing /Criminology Drama & Performing Arts/Earth & Environmental Science/Economic/Education/Engineering/English/Events Management/Health/History/Horti- culture/Law/Marketing/Mathematics & Statistics/Media/Multi Media/Nutritional Sciences/Pharmacy/Philosophy/Politics/Physiology & Counselling/Public Relations/Science/Sociology/Sports/Tourism. Just one of our many areas of expertise is computing and mathematics with the school of computing and mathematical sciences situated next to the river Thames within the Greenwich Maritime campus and less than 5 miles from Central London. It is an extremely successful part of the university with the mathematics department ranking 10th in the U.K. in the (Times good university guide 2006)
The University is highly recognized both nationally and internationally for the research projects and its innovative approach to curriculum development. It has pioneered degree programmes in Computing / Information Systems / Multi media technology/Networking / Internet & web technology/Data Mining/statistics/computational science and engineering;
International foundation programme
The University of Greenwich also offers a very popular programme called the 'International Foundation Programme' which is specifically designed to help students who have good O/L results but have not performed well at the A/L examination to secure an entry into the undergraduate programmes at the University. After successful completion of same, this Programme has two intakes in January and September each year.
Visits by International OfficeMs. Joanne Wall, International Recruitment Manager from the University visits Sri Lanka 4 times a year in the months of February , May, July and October and would be available to meet students and offer spot admissions on February 24 at the British Council office.
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Phone: +44(0) 20 8331 8136
Fax: +44 (0) 20 8331 8625