University of Warwick

university in Coventry, United Kingdom

University of Warwick (pronounce as WORR-ik) is a British university. It is on the outskirts of Coventry between the West Midlands and Warwickshire in England.[1][2]

University of Warwick
University of Warwick Coat of Arms.jpg
Latin: Universitas Warwickensis
MottoLatin: Mens agitat molem
Motto in English
Mind moves matter
TypePublic research university
Established1965; 56 years ago (1965)
Endowment£6.3 million (2020)
Budget£669.4 million (2019-20)
ChancellorBaroness Ashton of Upholland
Vice-ChancellorStuart Croft
Academic staff
5,085 (2020) - including academic atypical staff [3]
Administrative staff
Students25,045 (2016/17)[4]
Undergraduates16,110 (2016/17)[4]
Postgraduates8,935 (2016/17)[4]
England, UK

52°22′48.29″N 1°33′42.95″W / 52.3800806°N 1.5619306°W / 52.3800806; -1.5619306Coordinates: 52°22′48.29″N 1°33′42.95″W / 52.3800806°N 1.5619306°W / 52.3800806; -1.5619306
CampusSemi-Urban (West Midlands/Warwickshire), 290 ha (720 acres)
The Shard (WBS), London[5]
Newspapers and MagazinesThe Boar, Perspectives
ColoursBlue, white, purple
European University Association
Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities
Midlands Innovation
Russell Group
Universities UK
Sutton 13

It is organised into three faculties — Arts (humanities); Science, Engineering and Medicine; and Social Sciences. There are 32 departments. In 2019, Warwick had about 26,531 full-time students and 2,492 academic and research staff.[6]


  1. "University Calendar". Retrieved 2021-08-05.
  2. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-08-20. Retrieved 2021-08-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "2016/17 Students by HE provider, level, mode and domicile" (CSV). Higher Education Statistics Agency. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  5. "Warwick Business School to open London campus in the Shard". Financial Times. 31 January 2014. Archived from the original on 5 November 2014. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  6. "People – University Profile – The University of Warwick". University of Warwick. 15 March 2015. Archived from the original on 17 November 2015. Retrieved 10 November 2015. [1]