Brunel University Overview & Background


    1966 – gained University Status by royal charter
1962 – Brunel College of Advanced Technology
1928 – Acton Technical College
1902 – Shoreditch College of Education
1878 – Maria Grey College
1798 – Borough Road College


Isambard Kingdom Brunel

University Type

Public Research University

University Motto

To bring benefit to society through excellence in education, research and knowledge transfer

University City

         Kingston Lane, Uxbridge UB8 3PH
Acceptance Rate


Faculty to Student Ratio



£2.0 million

Campus Size

375 acres

Graduation Rate


Employment Rate


Official Website Link

 Brunel University, United Kingdom

Contact Details

+44 1895 274000


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USPs of the University

  • Provides education and research relevant to the industry and society.
  • Advocate of innovation & creativity and was one of the first ones to introduce sandwich degrees.
  • According to the Research Excellence Framework 2014, Brunel is well-established among the top research universities in the UK. 

Jobs and Placements

Employment Rates of Graduates

  • Brunel graduates are among the country's most employable, with 94 percent working or studying six months after leaving university.

Top Recruiters :

  • Heathrow Airport
  • BrandPie
  • Telefónica Europe
  • Radley Yeldar
  • Mars
  • Jim Northover Limited
  • Network Rail
  • leapSTONE
  • Right Management
  • Tata Beverages
  • Tetley Tea
  • Grant Thornton
  • Orange
  • Coats plc
  • MadBid
  • Better Lettings
  • KPMG
  • Intel
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • BAE Systems
  • Morgan Stanley
  • RBC Capital Markets
  • Pinsent Masons
  • Deloitte
  • Barclays Capital
  • Ernst & Young
  • National Grid
  • Barclays
  • George
  • Cummins
  • Cancer Research UK
  • Rolls-Royce
  • IBM

Notable Alumni

Some famous alumni from Brunel University include :

  • Claire Phillips, British portrait artist, whose paintings generally have a social or political narrative
  • Hope Patricia Powell CBE, English former international footballer and women's first-team manager of Brighton & Hove Albion
  • Roger Hammond, Male English retired bicycle racer, specialising in cyclo-cross and road cycling.
  • Richard Anthony Hill, former rugby union footballer who played as a flanker for Saracens and England
  • Kyle C. Ranson, American businessman who was the president and CEO of InFocus
  • Sunetra Sarker, English actress, known for her roles as Nisha Batra in Brookside, Anji Mittel in No Angels, 
  • Adam Benzine, British filmmaker and journalist.
  • Anita Amma Ankyewah Asante, former English football defender

Infrastructural Facilities 

 The university has advanced laboratories for :

  • Electronic imaging
  • Bioprocessing and experimental techniques
  • Flight, driving and train simulators
  • 3-D body scanner
  • MRI scanner
  • Movement-capture equipment
  • Physical therapy suite
  • Sports and performing arts facilities
  • Scholarly collections of culture and contemporary literature


 Some of the on-campus residence facilities available are:

  • Bishop Compl
    • Number of Rooms - 698 single rooms
    • Cost of Rooms - From £152.74 per week
  • Faraday Hall
    • Number of Rooms - 279 single rooms
    • Cost of Rooms - From £160.30 per week
  • Fleming Hall
    • Number of Rooms - 380 single rooms
    • Cost of Rooms - From £149.59 per week
  • Galbraith Hall
    • Number of Rooms - 328 single rooms
    • Cost of Rooms - From £160.30 per week
  • Isambard Complex
    • Number of Rooms - 1,188 en suite rooms
    • Cost of Rooms - From £152.74 per week
  • Lancaster Complex
    • Number of Rooms - 498 single rooms
    • Cost of Rooms - From £152.74 per week

Brunel University Location

  • Brunel University London
  • Kingston Lane
  • Uxbridge, Middlesex
  • UB8 3PH

Bus Services

  • Buses U1, U2, U4 and U7 stop at the University's main entrance (Kingston Lane). 

Train Services

  • Tube station Uxbridge – approx. one mile from Brunel campus. The closest mainline station- West Drayton (First Great Western Link), approximately 1.5 miles from the campus.
  • West Ruislip Station (Chiltern Railways) - London Marylebone's mainline service (approx. 20 minutes travel time) and the North (Aylesbury, Banbury, and Birmingham) - nearly 4 Miles from the university.

Brunel University Location

  • Heathrow Airport

Nearest Hospital

  • Brunel Medical Centre
  • Hillingdon Hospital
  • THH

Recreational Sites

  •  Indoor Athletics Centre
  • Sports Centre
  • Sports Park

Brunel University Map Location

Address: Kingston Ln, London, Uxbridge UB8 3PH, United Kingdom

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