Established in 1850 and with a deep heritage in education, St Mary’s has a strong reputation for teaching excellence and a student-centred approach.
On 23rd January 2014, St Mary's University College, Twickenham, was awarded full university title by the Privy Council and became St Mary's University, Twickenham.
St Mary’s has an established culture of research and scholarship, concentrated in hubs of excellence within research centres and at discipline level in Academic Schools.
93% of graduates employed or in further study after six months.
On leaving university you do not need to sort your life out immediately. Take control by focusing on small goals, one at a time e.g. prepare your CV, clean up your social media profile, get back on track with your interests or sport. And reward each accomplishment - it represents progress, and will help you to stay positive and motivated.
As a graduate, you have lifelong access to careers support from St Mary's Employability Service. We can help you with:
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St Mary's Students Union (SMSU)
All of our halls are within easy reach of the University and centred around the popular student areas of Kingston and Twickenham, where you can live, work and socialise. Situated along the River Thames, the towns provide fantastic shopping facilities in a selection of high street and independent stores, plus an array of restaurants, bars, cafés and a vibrant nightlife.
We offer a range of accommodation to suit all budgets and lifestyles including catered or self-catered, single rooms or shared rooms, and we are confident you will find somewhere that suits you.
The St Mary's Health Centre is a branch surgery of The York Medical Practice in Twickenham and offers a nurse-led health service. A Nurse Practitioner is available every week day during term-time and have arrangements to book Doctors’ appointments at The York Medical Practice in Twickenham if necessary.
The University's current estate is in four parts. The main campus is on Waldegrave Road in Twickenham within the grounds of Strawberry Hill House, a hall of residence is located at 16 Strawberry Hill Road, the main sports fields are located on the Teddington Lock campus in Broom Road, Teddington, and the new Naylor Library (also on Waldegrave Road) which opened in the autumn of 2015.
Our Strawberry Hill and Teddington Lock campuses have a range of world-class sporting facilities that are used for teaching and open to the wider community.
SMSU offers a variety of clubs, societies and social events, so there are lots of opportunities to get involved.
There are over thirty clubs and societies for you to get involved in, but if you can't find something you're interested then why not consider starting your own club or society?