In the year 2016 Brunel University celebrated 50 years as a University. It is one of London’s Research Universities and is located in Uxbridge, West London. I was named after Isambard Kingdom Brunel a great engineer of the 19th Century. The main Colleges of the university are three (3): College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences – College of Engineering Design and Physical Sciences – College of Health and Life Sciences. The University has a total of 12,746 students out of which the 3,309 are engaged in postgraduate study and research and is famous for combining academic rigor with a practical approach.

Brunel is one of the country’s top 25 universities for graduate starting salaries, according to The Sunday Times Good University Guide. The University’s graduates are among the most employable in the UK.  To help you prepare for employment and a successful career, the university focus on the skills and experience that employers are looking for. It provides a comprehensive programme of support through our Professional Development Centre, including workshops, webinars, networking events and more. Many of the university’s programmes include a placement year in industry enabling students to work in their field of studies and understand better the industry. Having the right work experience will allow you to stand out from the crowd


Aerospace Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Business School
Civil Engineering
Communication and Media Studies
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Design, Digital Media
Economics and Finance
Electronic and Computer Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Film and Television Studies
Flood and Coastal Engineering
Foundation Programmes, Games Design
Mechanical Engineering
Occupational Therapy
Physician Associate
Physiotherapy, Politics and History
Public Health and Health Promotion
Social Work
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences


Brunel University is located in West London in the area of Uxbridge.

From a central London underground station, the distance to Uxbridge is approximately 40 minutes.


How to make an appointment
  • Visit the Student centre on the ground floor of the Howell Building and ask for the Student Support and Welfare team
  • Email:
  • Call the Student Support and Welfare Team on 01895 267045
  • A limited number of same day appointments are available
How to find us

We’re located opposite the Medical Centre, in Zone F. See campus map.

More information

If you are a current student and want more detailed information about the Counselling Service, or a staff member wanting information about counselling for staff, please visit our Intranet site or our Blackboard Learn site