Brunel University History
Brunel University was established in the year 1966. It is a public and research university which is situated in Uxbridge in London. It carries its legacy from 1798 as Borough Road College then was renamed to Maria Grey College to Shoreditch College of Education to Acton Technical College to Brunel College of Advanced Technology to its present status.
Brunel University Programs, Courses, and Schools
Brunel University comprises three colleges which consist of various other disciplinary departments and also three research institutes. It offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. Additional programs include research, student exchange program, language courses, and e-learning.
Its faculties and professors are qualified and trained from highly recognized universities in the world. Students can also apply for foundation programs, evening courses, and professional development training. It also organizes exhibitions every year in order to exhibit the work of final year students.
Brunel University Campuses
Brunel University has a suburban campus with wide-area infrastructure and all the up to date facilities. It has a secure campus with services like cafes, eateries, night clubs, athletic courts, multipurpose and playing rooms, pool, fields, innovation labs, student support services, campus stores, pharmacy, computer services, and bars. Student unions and clubs are there to manage academic and cultural activities. Student newsletters and magazines are part of student media.
University library is the digital and multi-story building with books, papers, repositories, archives, catalogs, periodicals, and research guides. Sitting areas, library cafe, TV systems, computer systems, databases, laptops, and books borrowing services, a virtual library, and study rooms are available.
Brunel University Achievements and USP
Brunel University is a renowned university globally. QS World University Rankings and The Times Higher Education has ranked it among the top 400 universities in the world. According to Complete and Guardian, it comes among the top 100 universities in the country. British Government has awarded it with a Silver prize in its Teaching Excellence Framework. Other accolades include Queen’s Anniversary Prize. Its athletic teams are known in the region.
Students are offered financial assistance in the form of scholarships, financial aid, and grants. Students have to meet the set criteria by the sponsors.
Brunel University Notable Alumni
Jo Brand (Comedian), Archie Panjabi (Actress), Tony Adams (Football manager), Lucy Verasamy (Weather forecaster), Nick Abbot (Radio presenter), Iwan Thomas (Runner), Bindya Solanki (Actress).
Brunel University Programs
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Bachelors: £18,000(Annual Tuition Fees)
Masters: £17,500 (Annual Tuition Fees)
*Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
Bachelors: June 30, September 21
Masters: September term- August 21, January term- November 23
Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.
Brunel University Rankings
1. Sports Scholarship
The Sports scholarship is awarded to all applicants who have met the academic requirements for a course and subsequently been given a conditional or unconditional place at Brunel University London. Also, an applicant should demonstrate sporting achievement at junior international level or equivalent in one of the priority sports such as Athletics, Netball, Rugby, Basketball & Futsal or evidence of a top 10 age ranking within their chosen sport.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines:
The scholarship offers exclusive benefits that focus on access to great training facilities as well as support facilities all available on campus and benefits those students from a world-class performance level competing at an international level through to English Schools Champions.
They offer following Sport Scholarships tiers for team sports:
- Students participating at major international competitions at a Senior level will be awarded Gold Sport Scholarship
- Students participating at junior international competitions or equivalent will be awarded Silver Sport Scholarship
- Students participating at a national level or national ranking competition will be Bronze Bursary Award.
Students competing in University’s priority sports such as Athletics, Netball, Rugby, Basketball and Futsal will be given priority for funding.
Also, other sports include Archery, Badminton, Canoeing/Rowing, Cycling, Women's Football, Golf, Hockey, Judo, Squash, Swimming, Table tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Olympic wrestling and Olympic weightlifting will be considered.
Individual Sports Scholarship Awards
- Students competing in individual sport, such as Athletics, will receive an initial Sports Scholarship award of £200.
- There are financial rewards linked to performances at the BUCS Championships throughout the year and there will be no other cash awards available through the course of the academic year.
- The bulk of your scholarship is attached to successful performances at the BUCS championships as detailed below.
- Gold Medal - £1000
- Silver Medal - £750
- Bronze Medal - £500
Note: There is a financial reward cap of £3,000 for all BUCS performances in one academic year. Terms and conditions apply.
2. PGCE Access Bursary
The PGCE Access Bursary is awarded to the full time Home fee paying students commencing a Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Primary Education or Secondary Education at Brunel University London.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines:
To be eligible, an applicant:
- Should have an offer to pursue full time PGCE Primary or PGCE Secondary Education starting in September. It also includes the offer made through Clearing and Adjustment.
- Should commence the course in the upcoming academic year and should have met all offer conditions and firmly accepted the place.
- Should be assessed as a Home fee payer. Those who unsure of their fee status should note Brunel uses the information they have provided in their application form to assess fee status against regulations set by the UK government.
- Should be a resident in the UK that includes those living in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland.
Should have at least one of the following under-represented criteria:
- Resident in a ‘Low Participation Neighbourhood’ as defined in the ‘Eligibility Definitions’ below
- Aged 25 or over by the course start date
- Disabled (including dyslexia)
Proof of Eligibility:
- Should submit the evidence disability and age, data will be collected from the UCAS/UTT application forms.
- Should submit the evidence ‘Low participation neighborhood’ (POLAR 4, QUINTILE 1 and 2)’, residential postcode data will be collected from the UCAS/UTT/Brunel application forms.
How to Apply:
Based on the information supplied in their course application all students will be considered for the bursary automatically. There is no separate application; Awards will be made by the Scholarship Allocation Panel in early September.
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