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Middlesex University

London, United Kingdom
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Student population Large
International students 35%
Institution type Public

About Middlesex University

Middlesex is a world-class centre for education, research and skills-based learning with a 130 year heritage. We offer a wide range of courses, taught by academics who are researchers or practitioners in their field and share their real life experience with their students. Our state-of-the-art campus in Hendon, north London, is one of the biggest in the capital and means our students have everything they need in one place – including 24/7 support.

Our students come from all corners of the globe; a third from outside the UK – as do many of our academics. This creates a diverse learning environment that gives you the international perspective you need to compete in the global job market. Our degrees focus on employability and encourage work placements, which is why we’ve been ranked among the top UK universities for graduate salaries, meaning you’ll be well placed to succeed in an increasingly competitive job market. Besides the main campus in London, there are also three other campuses in Maldives, Malta and Dubai, making Middlesex University as an international institution with global experience and influence. 

Campus information

At our main campus in Hendon, 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.

  • 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.
  • Seminar rooms and micro-labs: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.
  • Library: Middlesex provides extensive, flexible library services that can be accessed on-campus, or wherever you are in the world. The library also has plenty of silent and group study spaces for you to use both in the Sheppard Library, which is open 24/7, and the Williams building.
  • IT Facilities: Students here will have the best and most up-to-date computers and software available to them. Printing and photocopying is free for university work, and you will be supported by specialist IT staff.

Our main campus in Hendon, north London is located 10 minutes from the Northern Line and Thameslink rail line, both of which take you to central London in under 30 minutes. Close to the North Circular and A41, our prime location combines a spacious campus with excellent transport links:

  • From Hampstead, Golders Green, and Brent Cross Tube: Northern line northbound to Hendon Central Tube Station, then a short walk to the campus.
  • From Luton and Luton Airport Parkway Train: Train to Hendon Rail Station (First Capital Connect service), then bus 183 direct to the campus (or a 15 minute walk). 
  • From Camden Town Tube: Northern line (Edgware Branch) to Hendon Central Tube Station, then a short walk to the campus.
  • From High Barnet Bus: 326 direct to Middlesex University Hendon campus stop.
  • From Edgware Bus: 113 to The Burroughs stop near to the campus.
  • From central London Tube: Northern line (Edgware Branch) direct to Hendon Central station. (There are direct tube trains from Waterloo, Leicester Square, Tottenham Court Road, London Bridge, Euston and King's Cross St Pancras).
  • From central London ​Train: Take a train from St Pancras International to Hendon Rail Station (First Capital Connect service).
  • From south London Train: First Capital Connect trains run to Hendon Rail Station during the day from stations in south London including Sutton, Wimbledon, Streatham, Elephant and Castle and London Blackfriars. 
  • From London Heathrow International Airport Taxi: Black cabs are available at the airport, but can be expensive.
  • From London Heathrow International Airport Minicab: You can arrange a pick-up by a minicab service for a set cost in advance; this can be considerably cheaper than a black cab. ONLY use a registered minicab service.
  • From London Luton Airport: Take the airport bus to Luton Airport Parkway, then the train to Hendon Rail Station, then bus 183 direct to the campus (or a 15 minute walk).

Accommodation

Halls of Residence
We offer self-catering accommodation in four halls of residence in North London. We have four halls of residence which range from traditional accommodation with study bedrooms and shared facilities, to modern en-suite rooms in contemporary student blocks:

  • Usher Hall - just across the road from the main Hendon campus - £139.30 per week
  • Platt Hall - 20 minutes' walk from campus (on a shared site with Writtle House) - £127.12 per week
  • Writtle House - 20 minutes' walk from campus -  £121.03 per week
  • Ivy Hall - 15-20 minutes from campus by public transport - £121.03 per week (standard rooms) / £131.67 (en-suite rooms)
  • Each student hall of residence includes:
    • Bed (single) with duvet, duvet cover, pillow and pillowcase
    • Bedside cabinet
    • Chair, desk, and wardrobe
    • Communal lounge
    • Free wireless Internet access
    • Laundry facilities
    • Security staff and wardens
    • Shared kitchens, typically with cooker, fridge-freezer, kettle, toaster and microwave

Private Halls of Residence
These independently-managed halls are available across London, varying in size and finish from luxurious en-suite studios to simple dormitory-style hostels.These halls are independently managed and vary from luxurious en-suite studios to simpler dormitory-style hostels. Typical features in private halls of residence:

  • Average cost per week: £115 - £133
  • Generally 40-week contract, although a number have a 50-week contract
  • Wi-Fi access
  • No curfews
  • Security officers on site 5pm - 9am Monday to Friday and all weekend
  • Laundry facilities

Private rented accommodation
Accommodation available can include flats, houses or lodgings with a live-in landlord. These options are usually located away from the University's main halls of residence. There are plenty of places available to rent near campus and many different options to consider with private rented accommodation among which includes:

  • Lodgings - This usually refers to renting a room in a house with a live-in landlord. Use of shared areas, for example, kitchens, lounges, toilets, or outside spaces, will be by informal agreement. You will usually have to pay a deposit to ensure you adhere to the terms and conditions of your tenancy agreement. In most cases however, no formal rental contract is required.
  • Rooms in flats or houses - Many of our mature students choose this option because it can suit people who prefer a quieter lifestyle. You will typically have to sign a contract for a minimum of six months before moving into a property, and will usually have to pay a non-refundable cash deposit. 
  • Short-stay accommodation - If you need short-stay accommodation there are hotels, guesthouses, and bed and breakfast accommodation for a range of budgets across north London.
  • Rents, expenses and insurance - Depending on the area, the facilities available, and the general standard of accommodation, average rents vary between £85 - £115 per week. Unless you're living in lodgings, bills for gas, electricity and water are unlikely to be included so you will be expected to pay these separately.

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Accounting and Finance 2 Applied and Pure Sciences 1 Engineering 3 English Language 2 Humanities & Social Sciences 1 Law 1 Mass Communication & Media 2

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