St Mary's University, Twickenham
Watch and read about why students and graduates #LoveStMarys. Find out more about some of our most famous alumni...
"Class sizes are small, so I got to know everyone on my course really well in a short space of time."
Read Conal Baxter's story
" It was crazy to find out from my agent that I’d got my West End debut!"
Read Vaneeka Dadhria's story
"The University and the London Marathon supported me in my transition to world-class distance running and provided a level of help that I had not received before then and I still appreciate it. I go back there to train whenever I am in the UK."
Read Mo Farah's story
"My lecturers were all super approachable – their support helped me achieve a first class degree."
Read Meg Griessel's story
"After a year I moved into my current role as a lead S&C coach for the Tottenham Academy... I have had to raise my standards, and there’s a lot weighing on my shoulders."
Read Ben Christie's story
"Although a challenging experience, the support that I received was fantastic and I had a great relationship with all of my lecturers and would not be in the position that I am today without their help."
Read James Hutchens's story
"Every one of my lecturers at St Mary’s was passionate about teaching. They inspired me to be a better teacher and to never stop building on my own skills. My lecturers were always there if I needed a chat."
Read Amy-Louise Peach's story
You come out of St Mary’s not just a teacher, but a more confident person.
"There is something about St Mary’s that you don’t get in many other places. As soon as I walked through the door my fears and scary expectations disappeared. "
Read Christian Anderson's story
"The support is there, if you’re doing well independently then great – but if you are struggling there’s always someone you can speak to."
Read Emily Slatter's story
"I chose Creative Writing because I've always wanted to be a writer. You can get a lot of inspiration from being here because of the nature and the city feel."
Read Amalie Skjelvand's story
"Jess is now working on two further novels, along with her first collection of short stories."
Read Jess Kidd's story
"In Rio, no one really lives on campus at University, whereas at St Mary’s it is so different. I became part of a community."
Read Marina Isidro's story
"Tom studied Drama and Physical Theatre student at St Mary’s and signed his debut record deal with Sony Records. We caught up with Tom during his final year to find out what inspires his songwriting and why he chose St Mary’s."
Read Tom Grennan's story
"I thoroughly enjoyed my time at St Mary’s and it’s safe to say I wouldn’t be in my dream job without the course."
Read Emma Paton's story
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