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University of Greenwich

London, United Kingdom (Inc Channel Islands and Isle of Man)
The University of Greenwich was founded in 1890, previously existing as Woolwich Polytechnic and Thames Polytechnic, before being granted university status and renamed in 1992.

Serving around 21,000 students, the majority of which are undergraduate, it is made up of four faculties: Engineering and Science, Education and Health, Architecture, Computing and Humanities, and the Business School.

Situated on the banks of the River Thames, the university’s main campus is in what was the Old Royal Naval College – a UNESCO World Heritage site in Greenwich, southeast London. It features three baroque buildings that were designed by the celebrated architect Sir Christopher Wren in the late 17th century. The campus is often cited as one of the greenest in the UK.

The university has a large international community and students come from nearly 180 countries worldwide. Students also have the opportunity to study abroad either in Munich or at a variety of universities in the United States.
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Number of
FTE students
Percentage of
international students
No. of students
per staff
Student ratio of
females to males
58 : 42
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University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College Park Row, London, SE10 9LS, United Kingdom (Inc Channel Islands and Isle of Man)
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