middlesex university

Middlesex University London

Middlesex University focuses on excellence in teaching and research. It has more than 40,000 students across its campuses in London, Dubai, Mauritius and Malta. With its international partnerships and campuses, Middlesex is a truly global university. Middlesex has invested more than £200m in developing its campuses over the past nine years. The university’s flagship campus in Hendon, north London, is one of the capital’s biggest and most spacious. The university is ranked in the top 10 for graduate salaries and has strong links with industry and businesses.

All Middlesex courses offer work-placement opportunities.

Fees
£9,000 for full-time undergraduates in 2014-15, with no charge for year-long work placements.

Bursaries/Scholarships
Middlesex University is offering 1,200 scholarships worth £2,000 to UK/EU students starting their degree in 2014. This will be awarded for the first year of study as follows:

• £2,000 in the form of a cash award for UK students;
• £2,000 reduction in fees for EU students;
• A pro-rata amount will be delivered to part-time students.

You are eligible if:
• you are a care leaver or in receipt of disability living allowance, and you are in receipt of a full maintenance/special support grant;

• you are in receipt of a full maintenance/special support grant (have a household income of under £25,000 a year), achieve a minimum of 260 tariff points and select Middlesex University as your firm choice through UCAS.

There are a number of other scholarships first-year students can apply for. Further information is available on their website.

Accommodation
Middlesex prioritises first-year students who have made the university their first choice and those from furthest away, therefore international first-year students are given first priority. The options range from study bedrooms with en-suite facilities to traditional-style halls with shared kitchens and bathrooms.

Added benefits include access to Wi-Fi, on-site security (overnight and at weekends) and a launderette in each hall. Rent prices per room range from £121 to £139 a week.

Alternatively, students can live in private halls of residence or rent a room in a flat or house in the local area and surrounding towns.

Facilities
The campus offers state-of-the-art facilities. Middlesex has recently invested in The Grove – an £80m art, design and media centre equipped with a Sony-designed TV studio, exhibition and events space; dance studios; rehearsal rooms; and digital and traditional dark rooms.

Other key buildings include:

The Rickett Quadrangle – a large, glass-roofed social space for students, and the focal point of the campus, surrounded by lecture theatres, classrooms and IT laboratories.
The Hatchcroft building – one of the first buildings in north London to use eco-friendly, carbon-neutral geothermic heating, and equipped with laboratories and specialist classroom facilities.
Ravensfield – dedicated performing arts building, with rehearsal studios, costume and props workshops, and a specialist Black Box theatre.
The Forum – home to the fully furnished gym and sporting facilities, including the Real Tennis court and outdoor multipurpose courts. Its large canteen area has various food outlets, a recreational area with snooker and pool tables, and a stage area for evening events.
The Sheppard Library – the learning resources centre offers 900 open access study places, 500 open-access IT workstations as well as group work spaces, quiet zones and computer labs.

Transport
The campus is based in north London with excellent transport links. It is a short walking distance from the underground and railway stations. There are also a number of buses which serve the campus.