Regent's University London

university in London, United Kingdom

Regent's University London is a private, not-for-profit university in London. It is one of six private teaching institutions in the United Kingdom which can award degrees.[1]

Regent's University London
Regent's college at Regent's Park, London
Former name
Regent's College
TypePrivate (Registered charity)
Established1984 (1984)
ChancellorBaron Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE, DCL (Feb 2017)
Vice-ChancellorAldwyn Cooper
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students3,591 FT
51°31′34″N 0°09′18″W / 51.526°N 0.155°W / 51.526; -0.155
AffiliationsUniversities UK, Erasmus+, Independent Universities Group

It offers dual American and British programmes. It is the second oldest but largest private university in the country.[1] The university has 15% of applicants from the UK, 10% from the United States and the rest from all over the world. Fees are about £14,000 a year for undergraduate courses.[1]

Regent's University London has its campus in Regent's Park, central London. It was built on the site of South Villa, one of the original eight Regent's Park villas. Regent's occupies buildings left by the former Bedford College of the University of London. Bedford College merged with Royal Holloway College, and moved out of London into Surrey.

Regent's has a second campus in Marylebone, called Regent's Marylebone. There it runs the Regents School of Fashion and Design, a range of qualifications in fashion design, marketing, interior design and visual communication.[2]

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Harrison, Angela 2012. BBC News education and family
  2. "Regent's University London. The Independent 2014". Archived from the original on 2017-09-09. Retrieved 2017-08-31.