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Key facts about the University of Greenwich Applicant’s Student key facts 2006-07 Who’s who Research institutes Guide Students studying in UK 24,843 Chancellor Greenwich Maritime Institute Students studying Lord Hart of Chilton Natural Resources Institute wholly overseas 2,569 Pro Chancellor (Chair of governing body) Urban Renaissance Institute Level of study Lady Anne-Marie Nelson CBE DL Undergraduates Postgraduates 72% 28% Vice-Chancellor (Chief Executive) Founding institutions University of Greenwich The Rt Hon Baroness Blackstone Greenwich Campus Woolwich Polytechnic (1890) Mode of study Deputy Vice-Chancellor Old Royal Naval College Full-time/sandwich 61% Avery Hill College of Education (1906) Professor David Wills (Resources) Dartford College of Education (1885) Park Row Part-time 39% Garnett College (1946) London SE10 9LS Pro Vice-Chancellors Gender Professor Tom Barnes Hammersmith College of Art & Building (1881) Male 47% For information on current vacancies, Female 53% (Research & Enterprise) Natural Resources Institute (1894) contact the Personnel Office: Dr Margaret Noble Thames College of Health Care Studies (1990) Age Tel: 020 8331 8835/8982 (Learning & Quality) under 21 24% International tel: +44 20 8331 8835/8982 21–24 24% Secretary & Registrar Partners in higher Fax: 020 8331 8125 25–29 16% 30–39 18% Mrs Linda Cording education International fax: +44 20 8331 8125 over 39 18% Schools Academy of Live and Recorded Arts E-mail: email@example.com Origin Bexley College Website: www.greenwich.ac.uk Architecture & Construction UK 80% Bird College Business EU 4% Bromley College Other overseas 16% Computing & Mathematical Sciences Canterbury College Education & Training Ethnicity Engineering European School of Osteopathy Black and other Health & Social Care Greenwich Community College ethnic minorities 49% Guildford College Humanities & Social Sciences White 45% Hadlow College Pharmacy (with the University of Kent) Not given 6% Lewisham College Science North West Kent College Orpington College Income 2006–07 (£000s) West Kent College 2008 Funding council grants £63,340 University Centre Folkestone University Centre Hastings Tuition fees and education contracts £52,476 This publication is available in other formats on request Research grants and contracts £7,127 University of Greenwich is a charity and company limited by guarantee, Other income £18,022 registered in England (reg. no. 986729). Registered office: Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, Greenwich, London SE10 9LS D948-8 Introduction to the University of Greenwich The university today the years, a range of specialist organisations has joined the institution, Our campuses Avery Hill The University of Greenwich is a guardian of the nation’s heritage and our estate includes Set in 86 acres of parkland in south-east The University of Greenwich is a large giving it the diverse strengths it has today 16 listed buildings. Within this historic fabric, we offer the latest in modern facilities. London, this campus combines a listed university with three attractive in subjects such as teacher training, Victorian mansion with a new £14 million campuses in and around London. We architecture, engineering and history. development with modern teaching, living combine strong regional, national and Greenwich and sporting facilities; the beautiful library international links with excellence in International The university’s largest campus is at the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is housed in the mansion’s ballroom. The applied research and a mission for access. enjoys a splendid position on the banks of the River Thames. It is centred on three Around 3,500 students from more than student village offers en-suite, online The university has achieved considerable baroque buildings designed by Sir Christopher Wren at the end of the 17th century. 100 countries choose to study on facilities and is home to over 1,200 growth in the last 20 years to become a “More breathtaking than the Versailles of Louis XIV” is how The Independent campus and many others study for students. major player in the education sector, with newspaper described it, while The Sunday Times Best University Guide calls it “one of University of Greenwich qualifications in a turnover of almost £150 million and the finest academic estates in the world”. their home countries. Academically, we nearly 25,000 students, 28 per cent of have links with universities and colleges them postgraduate. The university is all over the globe. Our staff body also proud of its diverse student body, with a has an international flavour, including, broad range of students from black and for example, 30 lecturing and research Medway other ethnic minority communities, a high staff from China. In addition to teaching, the University of proportion of mature students and broadly Greenwich at Medway is a centre for equal numbers of men and women. Quality and standards research and consultancy, offering hi-tech facilities in science, engineering, pharmacy A century of service At Greenwich we set high standards for and natural resources research, as well as teaching quality and student support and The university traces its roots to 1890, excellent teaching facilities. The campus, provide professional training when, as Britain’s second polytechnic, it which dates from 1903, was formerly home opportunities for all lecturers. From the was opened to teach practical and to HMS Pembroke, a Royal Naval barracks, start of a student’s studies, we have a commercial skills to London workers. An and is based in splendid red-brick and ivy- focus on employability; helping graduates innovator from the start, this institution clad Edwardian listed buildings. get good jobs is one of our priorities. pioneered the country’s first part-time, day-release and sandwich courses. Over Her Majesty the Queen formally inaugurated We measure students’ views on our a partnership between Greenwich and other services through our annual student universities on the site in 2002. Investment satisfaction survey, and if shortcomings from central and local government, and the are found we address them. The Regional Development Agency and the university’s academic standards Higher Education Funding Council for are also closely monitored by the England, has helped to create facilities of Quality Assurance Agency, outstanding quality. which has declared its confidence in the university’s provision.