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Academic departments

Our academic departments focus on providing excellent, research-enriched teaching in a supportive, nurturing environment.


Accommodation information for our Twickenham, London University accommodation. Including a Clearing update, the halls on offer and information on student life.

Alumni Services

Information on current alumni services, archive material and ways in which you can support the University.

Apply (How To)

How to apply to university. Find out the application process for undergraduate, postgraduate and PGCE courses at St Mary's University, Twickenham in London.



Informative advice, and an insight into St Mary’s, from our staff and students on everything university related; from student life to our up and coming research.

(Insitute of) Business, Law and Society

The Insitute of Business, Law and Society offers students vocationally-relevant, professionally accredited, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of the highest academic standards in the fields of business, law, criminology, politics and communication.

Businesses: work with us

Enterprise and Innovation works with members of the local community, businesses, local authorities, Government, charities and third sector organisations


Careers service

The St Mary's University Careers Service offer guidance to students and graduates looking for work or wanting to improve their job prospects.


The Chaplaincy at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London provides a focus on community life and offers pastoral care and support for all students


Apply for an undergraduate or foundation course: it's not too late to apply to begin your studies at St Mary's in September 2019.

Conduct, complaints and appeals

Information about conduct, complaints and appeals for current St Mary's students.

Conference and event hire

St Mary's University offers a wide range of venues and facilities, accommodation and catering for events, conferences and meetings on our West London campus,

Contact us

Contact information for key departments at St Mary's University and directions to our campus in Twickenham, London


Online and open-air activities, recorded lectures available 24/7, more bicycle parking – the pandemic might have made some things more difficult, but we’ve also found opportunities to improve your experience.

Corporate information

Annual reports, financial statements, Board of Governors minutes, academic regulations and other corporate information.


Development and Alumni Relations

Information on current alumni services, archive material and ways in which you can support the University.


Edinburgh Campus: Gillis Centre

St Mary’s University, the UK’s leading Catholic university, teach postgraduate programmes within the Gillis Centre (formerly St Margaret's Convent and School) in Edinburgh.

(Insitute of) Education

The Institute of Education offers students vocationally relevant, professionally accredited, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in education-related disciplines and initial teacher training (ITT).

Endurance Performance Centre (EPC)

The Endurance Performance Centre at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London, has produced many elite Olympians, including Sir Mo Farah.

English language requirements

English language level requirements for international students applying to St Mary's University, Twickenham, London.

Events at St Mary's

Events happening at St Mary's University, Twickenham in London. Find out about Open Days, conferences and research seminars.

External Examiners

External examining provides one of the principal means for maintaining UK academic standards within autonomous higher education providers.



Information about upcoming events and latest news from around campus.


We offer a wide range of facilities to support the teaching of our students.

Foundation degrees

Foundation degrees offered at St Mary's University. Many of our foundation degree student progress on to complete one of our related undergraduate programmes.



Details of our summer graduation awards ceremonies 2019, including how to book tickets, dress code and ceremony times.


History and heritage

St Mary's University was founded in London in 1850 as a teacher training college. Today it teaches undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to 6,000 students.



Life at St Mary's: take a look at what's happening around the campus.

International Students

International student? Want to study in London? Find out more about St Mary's University and how to apply as an overseas student.


Jobs at St Mary's

Look up vacancies and find out the benefits and from staff why you should work at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London


Learning development

The Learning Development team are on hand to support students throughout their studies at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London

Library and IT services

Information about the learning technology and library provision at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London

Location and campus maps

Find your way around the St Mary's University, Twickenham campus and see our location in relation to Greater London.


News from St Mary's

Latest news at St Mary's University, Twickenham. Find out what has been going on at our London campus.


Open Events

Visit our London campus: book on to an open day at St Mary's University, Twickenham to tour the campus and speak to academics about our degree courses.


PGCE teacher training

St Mary's is rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted and offers a range of subject specialisms across our Secondary and Primary PGCE programmes.

Postgraduate (research)

St Mary's University offers you a range of postgraduate research degree options, including PhD, MPhil and EdD. Start your research degree with us in London.

Postgraduate (taught)

A range of Master's degrees are available at St Mary's University, including the areas of sport, politics, education, business and humanities.


Complete our prospectus request form to download the prospectus or receive a copy in the post.


Research at St Mary's

The St Mary's University research output - both through research centres and at discipline level - is recognised through the Research excellence Framework (REF).

Research: areas of research

Academics at St Mary's University conduct research into their discipline through one of our four academic schools. Read about their current research

Research: research centres

There is a range of research centres at St Mary's University, Twickenham - researching topics ranging from law, to theology and modern slavery to education.


Short Courses

Full list of available short courses at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London. Day, weekend & evening courses available. Find out more.


Take a glimpse into life at St Mary's through our Snapchat account.

Sport at St Mary's

St Mary's University has state-of-the-art sport facilities and equipment and the London campus has is often used as a training base by professional athletes.

Sport: children's sport

SIMMSport is a fun, high quality sports programme that delivers weekly coaching sessions and holiday camps for boys and girls aged 5 to 12 (year 7) years old.

Sport: legacy

St Mary's University athletes who have competed at Olympic and Paralympics Games include Sir Mo Farah, Rebecca Romero, Moe Sbihi, Joshua Buatsi and Toby Gold.

Sport: Sport and Health Services

Sport and Health services at St Mary's University, Twickenham in London offers a range of specialist health and training services in Richmond-upon-Thames

Sport: student sport

A range of sporting options and events are open to students at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London

(Faculty of) Sport, Allied Health and Performance Science

Find out about the academic study and research within the Faculty of Sport, Allied Health and Performance Science at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London.

Students' Union (SMSU)

The St Mary's Students' Union (SMSU) organises a range of University events and also support students during their time here.

Staff Directory

Find out about the teaching and research interests of the academic staff at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London.

Strawberry Hill Overseas and Community Concern (SHOCC)

SHOCC aims to raise awareness of, and raise funds for, projects that challenge deprivation and poverty in the UK and abroad.

Student stories

Watch and read about why students and graduates #LoveStMarys. Find out more about some of our most famous alumni.

Student wellbeing service

The Student Wellbeing service offers disability, mental health and counselling services to all students studying at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London

Study abroad

International students can spend a semester or academic year at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London. Find out how to apply today.

Summer school courses and taster days

Summer courses in London at St Mary's University, Twickenham. Apply to attend a summer school or taster day.


Teacher training

Teaching students at St Mary's have one of the highest employment ratings in the UK with 97.4% of 2015 Primary PGCE graduates in employment.

Teacher training: School Direct

School Direct is a school led teacher training pathway that offers an alternative route into teaching. We work with schools across London and the South-East.

Term dates

Academic term dates, including half-term, reading weeks, graduation and bank holidays.

(Institute of) Theology and Liberal Arts

The ​Institute of Theology and Liberal Arts is home to a range of research centres, as well as offering a variety of taught degree programmes.


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Tuition fees and funding

These pages will help you to understand the costs of your education, and the support that is available to you.


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Undergraduate degrees

A variety of undergraduate degrees are offered at St Mary's University. This including degrees in sport, health, education, humanities, politics, drama, communications, business, law and many more.

Undergraduate degrees with a foundation year

Many of our undergraduate degrees are available with a foundation year for students who didn't meet the entry requirements or have been out of education.


Venue hire

St Mary's University, Twickenham provides the perfect setting for conferences, board meetings, formal banquets, special occasions and charity events in London.

Vision 2025

Vision 2025 sets out how we will develop and invest in St Mary's over the next nine years.


Why study at St Mary's?

Why study a degree course in London at St Mary's University, Twickenham? 95% of graduates employed/further education after 6 months & Silver in the TEF.

Work Placements (Centre for Workplace Learning)

The Centre for Workplace Learning at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London provides opportunities for both businesses and students through work placements.

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