West London College is a long-established independent higher education institution with approximately 900 full time students, mostly aged between 18 and 25, from both the UK and overseas. It is a truly cosmopolitan learning environment.
It is an Associate Campus of Heriot‑Watt University, ranked No. 13 in the UK, and offers a range of the University's bachelors and masters degree programmes. Students receive the same degrees as their counterparts at the University and at the same graduation ceremony in Edinburgh.
The College occupies buildings London's West End, within walking distance of Bond Street, Baker Street and Marble Arch tube stations. Students are accommodated in student halls of residence / hostels, mainly in the Queensway and Bayswater area just a short bus or tube ride away.
All courses follow the requirements of the relevant UK examination authorities and lead to qualifications awarded by professional bodies or degrees awarded by Heriot‑Watt University. Each course has been carefully selected for its relevance to commerce and industry and for its international recognition as evidence of professional competence.
Lecturers are chosen not just for their technical skills but also for their ability to impart their knowledge to others. They are entertaining and friendly, and always do their best to ensure that the course is as enjoyable as possible.
All lectures rooms and computer labs are climate-controlled and equipped with digital projectors linked to the College's virtual learning environment.
There is also a quiet library (with electronic access to the Heriot‑Watt University main library) for self-study, as well as a subsidised restaurant, student common rooms and a free 50 station internet cafe with Skype. There is, of course, also free wifi throughout the campus.
The College has regular social events for its student body, such as parties, fashion shows, discos and boat trips. The students Christmas party is legendary.
All in all West London College offers excellent programmes in a great learning environment.