Student Life in London

When you enrol on a course, you automatically become a member of the UWL Students’ Union. As a student, you can:

students union 300x200 - Student LifeVisit the union bar, Freddie’s, which serves coffee, food & drinks and is the main venue for entertainment and events
Get involved with a wide range of sports activities, such as football, netball, basketball, yoga, and use the gym
Join over 30 student-run special interest societies
Buy an NUS extra discount card from See the UWL SU website to find out more about what they do, how you can join in and about the services they provide for you.

Studying in Ealing Broadway

Classed as one of the most outstanding boroughs in all of London, Ealing is a beautiful area with something to offer everyone.

Home to Ealing Summer Festivals of blues, jazz, comedy and cuisine, this area lies at the heart of Ealing’s vibrant multicultural community.

Down the road is the popular Red Lion pub with Santa Maria pizzeria attached next door! Proving popular with both students and locals, the Red Lion pub is a welcome rest spot for many. The Grange is also a favourite hotspot due to its massive beer garden located at the back of the gastropub.

As one of London’s greenest boroughs, Ealing is described as the ‘Queen of the Suburbs’. ScreenSpace overlooks Walpole Park – 28 acres of tree-lined walkways, ponds and playgrounds. Take a walk around the Royal Botanic Gardens, London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage Site, only a short bus ride away.

Close by is The Questors Theatre hosts comedy shows, pop-up theatre, as well as acting classes and facilities hire.

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Reaching Ealing is easy and about to get even easier. Ealing Broadway station is served by mainline trains to and from London Paddington, Heathrow Airport, Reading and Oxford. On the tube, Oxford Circus is just 25 minutes away on the Central line, and you can reach Paddington station within 10 minutes.

Ealing’s proximity to the centre of London is ideal for nights out on the town. The last Central line tube leaves from Oxford Circus to Ealing Broadway at roughly 12:30am, although the line operates all through the night on Friday and Saturday. You can also get to South Ealing on the Piccadilly line 24 hours a day on the weekend as well.
On the brand new Crossrail, passengers from Ealing Broadway will be able to reach Liverpool Street in just 18 minutes, Bond Street in 11 minutes and Heathrow Central in 15 minutes.

Within 10 minutes walk from ScreenSpace, there are the District, Central and rail services.
Within 15 minutes walk, you have the Piccadilly line.

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