The University of East London is a frontrunner amongst the London universities in its provision of high-quality, secure and modernised accommodation options that are available directly on-campus. As a result of the university's focused investment in appropriate accommodation for the contemporary international students, they will be able to enjoy living right in the heart of the university society while benefitting from a safe, friendly, and well-furnished living environment in the waterside Student Village.
The university has continued to invest heavily in recent years to ensure that its campus is one of the best in London and beyond, with GBP 170 million of investments in recent years enabling new and innovative facilities. New buildings on campus include a new cutting-edge library with excellent collaborative and private learning spaces, in addition to state-of-the-art classrooms and presentation spaces, and a brand-new indoor sports complex with competition level facilities.
Students at the University of East London will never be short of activities and events to get involved in, even if they never leave campus. The university's Student Union and active student population support a regular and varied programme of events including social trips, live music events, competitions, and other activities. In addition to this, the campus itself is furnished with an impressive array of food and drink options which cater to an international audience.
Student sport is a big part of the university life. An emphasis placed on a wide range of sports engagement, ranging from the positive benefits of sport for well-being and health, to their high performance sports athletes. UEL has won the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) award for the most improved institution, rising 81 places in the rankings. The university also has a proud Olympic legacy, having developed Olympians and Paralympians in a variety of sporting codes. Further, UEL has partnerships with professional and community sport organisations which greatly enhances the student experience.