Ravensbourne University London

Location London, England
Established 1959
International Students 8%
Famous Courses Fashion, Digital Film Production, Graphic Design
International Fees £16,500-17,000
Key Information
Location London, England
Established 1959
Famous Courses Fashion, Digital Film Production, Graphic Design
International Fees £16,500-17,000


Ravensbourne people are as diverse as the city we occupy and the industries we serve. Students and colleagues. Research and business partners. We are united by a desire to innovate and change the world through creativity. Ravensbourne was created in 1959 by the amalgamation of Bromley School of Art (opened in 1878) and the Department of Furniture Design of Beckenham School of Art. 2,400 students in total attend the University, and the main Ravensbourne campus is next to The O2, an entertainment district at Greenwich Peninsula.

Ravensbourne have a strong track record in getting good jobs for our graduates, because we equip them with the practical skills they need to excel in the workplace. Our current graduate employability rate is an impressive 94.7%, so 19 out of 20 students are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduating. We have close working relationships with local and national industries, making sure that as a Ravensbourne learner you'll have access to a wealth of work placement opportunities.

Our staff aren't just highly regarded academics - many of them also bring with them years of experience with industry greats, from Vogue to Walt Disney Studios, the BBC and more. So you'll be learning from the experts. In the 50 years since we were established, we've built a name for ourselves by producing some of Britain's finest - and most diverse - creative talent. We're currently in the top 20 in the EU and in the top 10 in the UK for Art & Design *QS World University Rankings.

Services for International Students

  • Student support
  • Ravensbourne Student Union
  • Welfare and Counselling (including financial)
  • Disability Support
  • Learning Needs (diagnostics, skill development)
  • Study Skills
  • Financial Support
  • The Quiet Space (prayer - all faiths, reflection, quiet time)

Many courses at Ravensbourne also provide international trips. These have included 24 Fashion Buying and Brand Management students who went to Sri Lanka to see large scale manufacture at a carbon neutral sustainable manufacturing plant and 25 students who were invited to work as facilitators at the World Architecture Festival (WAF) which ran in Berlin, Germany.


  • QS Ranking 2018 Top 10 in the UK for Art and Design
  • QS Ranking 2018 Top 20 in Europe for Art and Design


As a cutting-edge creative institution, Ravensbourne couldn't be better placed. We're right next door to the world famous O2 music arena, and as a learner here you'll be eligible for discounts to a number of its restaurants, bars and shops. We're on the Greenwich digital peninsula, London's newest digital community, and close to Tech City, the capital's fast-growing media and technology hub.

Tube stations are within five minutes walk of the University, while Stratford International station is also close by.


Music legend David Bowie, fashion designer Stella McCartney, 2012 Olympic torch designer Jay Osgerby and The King's Speech and Oscar winning producers Simon Egan and Gareth Unwin were all trained here. And thousands more of our alumni are making waves across their professions, with many picking up industry awards.

SI-UK's service is fast, reliable and efficient. Their consultants are specialists, working closely with all UK universities and, through my consultants' advice and application assistance, I was able to receive offers from my favoured universities.

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