Middlesex University

London, United Kingdom
We have invested more than 200 million in recent years to transform Middlesex into one of London's biggest and best universities. A brand-new library, state-of-the-art biomedical and technology labs, dedicated classrooms and lecture theatres for business and law, high-end TV production studios and the best art and design workshop spaces are just some of the facilities that Middlesex students have available to them.
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Why should I study here at Middlesex University?

Our values
  • Striving for excellence
  • Putting students first
  • Promoting diversity and inclusiveness
  • Freedom of academic enquiry
  • Professionalism
Organisational development
  • Devoloping our people
  • Efficient tools and processes
  • Devoloping our environment
  • Achieving financial stability
  • Corporate responsability and sustainability

About Middlesex University

Middlesex University is a destination for students and staff who want to achieve their potential, and get the most from their professional and academic careers. It makes sense, therefore, that we have a management team run by hard-working, forward-thinking individuals and an organisational structure that's geared to deliver success.

Middlesex University is overseen by a Board of Governors and managed by the University Executive.

Our Vice-Chancellor Professor Tim Blackman heads the Executive.

Exceptional people

We employ more than 1,700 staff, including many notable leaders in their academic field, as well as active practitioners and committed researchers.

As you look through this site, you'll find links to their personal profiles, which outline their wide range of achievements and the opportunities they bring to students.

Middlesex University has six dynamic Schools, each one a lively community of teaching and research:

  • School of Art and Design; Dean, Professor Hilary Robinson
  • Business School; Dean, Anna Kyprianou
  • School of Health and Education; Dean, Jan Williams
  • School of Law; Dean, Professor Joshua Castellino
  • School of Media and Performing Arts; Dean, Professor Carole-Anne Upton
  • School of Science and Technology; Dean, Professor Martin Loomes
Bright careers

Our world-class campus at Hendon also hosts The Institute for Work Based Learning, an innovative and vibrant centre of excellence that gives organisations and individuals the opportunity to showcase and harness learning in their place of work.


Middlesex University continually develops its research investing funding from previous Research Assessment Exercises (2001 and 2008) and from our own resources to build and strengthen the breadth and excellence of our research facilities and activities.

Building up world-class knowledge requires engagement with end-users in our global community. Our research across all disciplines has real world impact that cuts across sectors and can be felt by society, industry and communities.

Today's student needs skills to be able to understand knowledge, and inspiration to be able to see its current and potential future application. The teaching our students get is underpinned by world-leading research, delivered by experts to provide them with the all-important skills to keep themselves ahead of the game.

Headline REF 2014 results

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) ranked Middlesex:

  • Close to the top third for research power across the entire sector
  • The best modern university in London for research power
  • 58% of research classed as world-leading and internationally excellent
  • In top 20 across all creative industries research disciplines
  • 4th in the UK for Social Work and Social Policy.


Lecture theatres

Middlesex's eight large, modern lecture theatres hold 100 to 350 students and are equipped with the best in multimedia technology. Built-in PCs, Visualisers, Blu-Ray players, wifi, and surround sound ensure educators have everything they need to deliver highly engaging lectures. Five of our lecture theatres are equipped with dual image projection technology and all have relay image monitors and ceiling speakers for even sound distribution.

Lecture theatres are predominantly used for teaching but also accommodate a range of university events.

Seminar rooms and micro-labs

Middlesex University has an impressive 74 centrally bookable seminar rooms. The rooms are equipped with new furniture and the same high-standard audio equipment as our lecture halls. Wall-mounted whiteboards are available in all seminar rooms.

We also have 11 centrally bookable micro-labs, where students can use computers as part of their seminar.

We are continually updating our IT facilities, to ensure that our students have the best and most up-to-date computers and software available to them. As a Middlesex student you will have access to hundreds of PCs and Macs on-campus, as well as open free WiFi in all areas of the campus so you can work on personal computers and mobile devices. Printing and photocopying is free for university work, and you will be supported by specialist IT staff who can provide guidance and training on computer and software use, as well as web support to help resolve any queries you may have.

We offer an IT drop-in session at the Sheppard Library every weekday where students can walk in for IT support without an appointment. We also offer 1to1 and group IT training sessions for applications and software which can be booked via our appointment booking system. A very popular service is the free 'laptops for loan' service for students which allows you to borrow a laptop for one day in the week or for the entire weekend. The laptops have full desktop software installed, printing functionality and can be used on or off campus. This service can be accessed directly by students through laptop cabinets across the Hendon campus.

Student life at Middlesex University

Middlesex London has some of the best facilities of any university in the UK. That includes a range of beautifully designed spaces for students and staff to meet, network, socialise and relax.

The Forum
The heart of social activity at Middlesex, the Forum is a place where you can unwind, hang out and catch up with friends. Here you can enjoy a drink after class at the Cube Lounge Bar, meet friends for a meal from one of four food outlets, play pool or see bands on the purpose-built stage.The Forum also plays host to campus entertainment, from quizzes and comedy to massive club nights and end-of-year balls.
The Rickett Quadrangle
The Sir Raymond Rickett Quadrangle is the centrepiece of Middlesex University. A tasteful fusion of historic and modern design with a stunning glazed roof, the Quad is a magnificent social space and the perfect spot for staff to meet with colleagues. Grab one of the coveted tables by the central water feature and let the conversation flow.
The Grove Atrium
Flooded with natural light and flanked by centres for music, design, fine art, film and fashion, the Atrium's strikingly modern design is a reflection of the creative staff and students it houses.With students' work constantly exhibited on both the walls and on a large multimedia display, there is never a dull moment at the Atrium.Joining a society or club at university is a great way to discover new interests or meet people with similar passions. They are an ideal way to make new friends and expand your networks on campus.Middlesex offers a huge range of societies, covering everything from religions and sport, to hobbies and academics. Most societies are run by students through Middlesex Students' Union - visit the MDXSU website to see the full list of societies and clubs on offer.

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Master's Programmes at Middlesex University

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Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Middlesex University!

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS we offer you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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