University of East London International Study Centre

We Help Students Succeed.

Study with us.

Our courses are designed to give you the tools and the knowledge you need to be able to succeed at the University of East London at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The International Study Centre is located in the Docklands Library, at the centre of Docklands Camps. Here, you will learn in a supportive environment, in small class sizes with other international students from all over the world.

With regular personal tutorial sessions, supplementary classes, and a timetable designed to maximise your ability to learn, you will be assisted to reach your full potential by our experienced staff. Whilst studying with us, you are already considered a University of East London student, and will have full access to university facilities such as the Library, Student’s Union, and a range of social activities on campus.

Achieve, Succeed, Grow.

Why Study At The ISC?

You are enrolled as a UEL student & will have access to the facilities & Students Union

On-campus accommodation is available to students who are over 18 years of age.

Varied classroom teaching techniques to help prepare you for future studies

Regular Personal Tutorial sessions during your programme

Study on a campus with over 17,000 students from 147 different countries

Winner of: The best university employability strategy award 2022 (targetjobs Awards 2022)

Studying at the ISC you will benefit from:

  Welcome programme when you begin your studies
✓  Professional Skills Development classes
✓  Additional supplementary classes where required
✓  Tutorials with your personal tutor
✓  Small class sizes
✓  Free wi-fi throughout the campus
✓  Access to guest lectures on campus
✓  Varied classroom teaching techniques to help prepare you for future studies
✓  Varied assessment types
Access to full university facilities including the Library, Student’s Union, and the award-winning Student Support Team

What We Offer

International Foundation Year (IFY)

  • Architecture
  • Business & Management
  • Engineering, Computing and Science
  • Humanities & Social Science

International Foundation Programme (IFP)

These integrated programmes are designed to give you a seamless transition from Foundation to your Degree Programme (both on one visa).

  • Business and Management
  • Engineering, Computing and Science

International Year One (IYO)

These programmes are equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree.

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Hospitality Management

Pre-Master’s Programme (PMP)

This programme is designed to prepare you for postgraduate level studies by allowing you to practice your academic skills in a supportive environment.

International Graduate Diploma in Business and Humanities (IGD)

This programme is designed to prepare you for postgraduate studies by combining essential business knowledge with academic skills modules.
You will choose between a Business Stream or a Humanities Stream to tailor the programme according to your study plan.

Pre-Sessional English (PSE)

If you haven’t quite met the IELTS requirements for your choice of degree at UEL, you will be able to improve your level of English on this course.

“We are looking forward to welcoming you to the University of East London ISC. Here at our centre, we are dedicated to helping international students reach their full potential. You’ll benefit from small class sizes and dedicated teachers and student support at the ISC, providing you with the best environment to begin your studies on the beautiful UEL campus. UEL has welcomed over 5,000 international students in the last year, and we look forward to helping you make London your home away from home”

Simon Fitch
UEL ISC Centre Director

#BeTheChange at UEL

The University of East London is committed to providing accessible education for all and recently celebrated 125 years of pioneering futures and collaboration with industry.
The university aims to support students from the moment they step onto campus.
Excellent university facilities, award-winning student support, and a team of professionals are available to help students reach their goals.
The university is undergoing an exciting transition, focusing on the wellbeing of staff and students.

Students have opportunities for personal development, hobbies, creativity, and sports.

UEL is a careers-led university, offering practical education and innovative solutions.
The Careers Zone platform provides access to job opportunities, mentoring programs, coaching sessions, and workshops.
The university has a varied assessment structure to accommodate different learning styles.

Excellent student support is available in academic, wellbeing, counseling, career, disability, and accommodation areas.