The University of East London (UEL) pride themselves on their world-class research, which makes them one of the top six modern universities for research in the country. UEL is a vibrant university with a vision to bring transformational academic and enterprising opportunities to those in our region. UEL seek to do this through diversity, partnership and excellence in teaching and research. UEL have been educating individuals since 1898 and they are now one of the most diverse universities in the UK, with more than 120 nationalities represented on campus.
UEL is a pillar of the east London community and we’re passionate about local people having access to new ideas, opportunities and experiences.
They collaborate with schools and colleges in their local boroughs, working closely with teachers, career advisers, heads of subject, progression coaches and education specialists. Activities include:
They work with primary school pupils from Year 4 to Year 6 to inspire them to be curious about learning from a young age.
They run taster days, higher education awareness sessions and arrange visits by our student Curriculum Ambassadors to help secondary school pupils plan their futures.
- Post 16
They work with local sixth forms and colleges to offer taster days, Summer Schools, subject-specific workshops and employability skills sessions, helping young people make informed choices about their careers.
- Careers fairs, higher education fairs and parents’ evenings
Their staff and Student Ambassadors regularly attend events to support young people with their education decisions.