Why Study at St Mary's University Twickenham, London

SMUC London, England

There are countless options to study abroad in the UK, here are just a few reasons why students should choose to study abroad at St Mary's University Twickenham, London (St Mary's) through UW-Platteville Education Abroad:

International perspective in a British setting

With more than 400 international students from around the world, students are exposed not only to British culture through classes and extracurricular activities, but also to a variety of cultures from around the world.

Unique courses with a student-centered atmosphere

St Mary’s student-centered, friendly atmosphere, and a strong research culture ranks it among some of the very best high education institutions in London.  Diverse course offerings ranging from business to theater arts and social sciences to sports and nutrition ensures very high student academic satisfaction rates.

Education on location

St Mary’s courses are designed to help students learn from a British perspective and through education on location.  Courses held regularly or entirely on site is just one of the qualities that make St Mary’s courses so impactful and memorable.  St Mary’s truly uses London as its classroom!

A safe, comfortable, and accessible campus and community

Twickenham is approximately 25 minutes by train from central London and offers a variety of shops, restaurants, pubs, and cafes, and London’s museums, concert halls, theatres, galleries, and nightlife are just a train ride away. St Mary’s has all of the advantages of living in London without the worries, hassles, and expense for students who want the London experience but enjoy suburban campus-based life.

Endless opportunities and Experiences

From student organizations on campus to all of the historical and cultural sights of London and Great Britain, there is never a dull moment for students studying at St Mary’s.  Secure an internship, get involved with a club or society, or see a show in London’s West End, the opportunities and activities are countless.


A semester abroad can be more expensive than a semester in the United States, so UW-Platteville Education Abroad strives to keep costs as low as possible with this in mind.  By living like a local student and taking advantage of the on-site staff's extensive expertise, UW-Platteville Education Abroad and St Mary’s are able to offer one of the most affordable education abroad programs in London.

A history of amazing experiences

UW-Platteville Education Abroad has been helping students from across the United States study at St Mary's since 1998 and hundreds of students have rated it the best experience of their life.  See what recent participants have been saying about their experience on Abroad101: studyabroad101.com/programs/uw-platteville-education-abroad-at-st-mary-s-university-smu.

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