List of Famous Colleges/Universities in East London

London attracts hundreds of thousands of international students from all around the world, which makes it one of the cities that have a huge student population. The reason why students select London based universities and colleges is part time employment opportunities and high education standards. Upon completion of their courses from London based colleges/universities, they can easily get a job offer in any part of the world. The universities and colleges are situated in almost all parts of London, starting from East, West to the North and South or central London. This article brings a list of universities that have proved their mark as quality educational institutes that promise high standards of academic provision – reasons for which they famous for.


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    Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)

    Queen Mary University of London is one of the oldest institutes in London. It is situated in Mile end area of East London and is also one of the biggest colleges in University of London’s circle. It was founded back in 18th century and its name at that time was Queen Mary and Westfield College, which then became a university. QMUL is offering a variety of courses but it is famous for Geography, law, Dentistry, Drama and Linguistics. It was ranked amongst top 10 in Britain in the Times higher education's RAE guide.

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    University of East London (UEL)

    University of East London was founded in 1970 by merging two colleges in East London; South East Sussex Technical College and the West Ham Technical Institute University. UEL has a strong department in the area of Engineering and it also offers undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD courses.

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    East London College

    East London College is an A-rated college in UKBA’s list of accredited bodies and is a trusted tier-4 sponsor. It was founded back in 1995 and has very close bonds with some of the famous universities in UK. They are offering courses in computing, teaching techniques and business management.

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    Tower Hamlets College

    Tower Hamlets college is one of the largest colleges in East London and it has four campuses. The largest campus of is based near Canary Wharf on Poplar high street. The college offers various degree level and certificate programs.

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    South Quay College

    South Quay College is situated at Limeharbour only 0.4 miles away from Canary Wharf tube station. The college offers quality education and training for students and professionals.

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    Newham College Of Further Education

    Newham College of Further Education is situated in East Ham and the college offers professional courses and employment opportunities for students and professionals.

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    Hackney Community College

    Hackney Community College is located on Falkrik Street in Hackney area of East London. The college offers various degree level and foundation courses and it also offers HCC training courses for businesses.

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