About St Mary's University, Twickenham
St Mary's University College was founded in 1850 by the Catholic Poor Schools Committee to meet the need for teachers to provide an education for the growing numbers of poor Catholic children located at Twickenham, a small suburb in London.
The College comprises of five schools, namely Communication, Culture and Creative Arts; Education; Human Sciences; Management and Social Sciences; and Theology, Philosophy and History. The College offers a number of undergraduate, foundation, post graduate, PGCE Teaching, ILM Courses, and a variety of short courses for its students.
Other courses also provided by St Mary's include drama, health and exercise, humanities, media, social sciences, sports, theology and management.
In 2007 the government agency for quality and standards confirmed that St Mary's is well resourced and that students benefit from the supportive environment. St Mary's has a culture of research and scholarship supported by discrete research centres, research seminar programmes and conferences. It is very well established for education and sport and has a high level of achievement in many areasand Media Arts course is ranked fourth in the country in terms of student satisfaction.