Located in London, UEL’s student life is ideal for international students. Studying at UEL offers all the benefits of a bustling cosmopolitan city with the comfort of campus learning.

Global friendship network

International Students often worry about fitting in. At the University of East London, you will have the opportunity to build your social network with students from all over the world. You won’t need to worry about being lonely, there are more than 4,000 international students on campus. You will have the chance to take part in the yearly Fresher’s Fair, which will introduce you to all the clubs and societies on campus, as well as range of excursions to popular tourist spots in London and across the UK. With so much on your doorstep, you are guaranteed to find something that interests you.

Sports Clubs and Societies

We take your study/life balance seriously. In order to be successful and happy during your time at the university, we know that you need to enjoy yourself. We want you to challenge yourself to meet new people and learn new skills. We highly recommend joining a sports club or society to learn a new skill and meet new friends. Be sure to visit the £21 million SportsDock complex with two huge indoor sports arenas and a 120 piece fitness centre to find out more about all the clubs you can join.

The sports complex includes:

  • Strength and conditioning room
  • Dance and aerobic studios
  • Sports therapy clinic
  • Outdoor sports pitches

If swimming, hockey or tennis is your preferred sport, then studying at UEL means that you use the incredible Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to train.

Here is a small sample of Sports Clubs available at the university:

  • Rugby Union
  • Swimming
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Rowing

There’s a huge range of societies to explore, you can join anything available to UEL students from Samba to Religious-based groups.