Since 1892, we've been providing vocationally-relevant, accredited and professionally recognised education.
We're a cosmopolitan university with over 18,000 students drawn from over 130 countries. We've been awarded Silver for teaching excellence under the Government's Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). We are also proud to be the only university to be awarded University of the Year for Graduate Employment for two years in a row (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, 2019).
Mission and vision
Our vision is to transform lives, communities, businesses and society through applied education and insight.
We want to be recognised as a leading organisation for outstanding practice-led learning, fostering the development of able graduates, ready to address business and societal challenges.
Real world impact
We will have research and innovation that enhances teaching and tackles global and civic challenges, generates critical insights and sustainable solutions that transform the lives of individuals, communities, businesses and society.
Access to opportunity
Through local and global partnerships we will create opportunities for individuals, businesses and society, and remove barriers to success.
Fit for the future
We will create a flexible, physical and digital environment, which is it for the future and embraces innovation and sustainability. Our transformational and inclusive culture will be people-centric, values-led and ambitious. Our core activity will align with businesses' and society's current and future requirements in terms of skills, knowledge, innovation and insight.
90 London Road, Cathedrals, London, SE1 6HH, United Kingdom