United Kingdom

Faculty & Students

  • 123 Western faculty members have received graduate or professional degrees from a university in the U.K.
  • In 2016-17, 55 Western students travelled on exchange tothe U.K. and 69 students from the U.K. came to Western.
  • In 2016-17, 8 undergraduate students and 11 graduate students from the U.K. attended Western.


Between 2012 and 2016, Western researchers co-authored and published 1,470 articles, meeting abstracts, reviews, proceeding papers, editorial materials, or book chapters with researchers at institutions in the U.K. Top five institutions with which collaborations occurred:

  • University of London
  • University College London
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Cambridge
  • Imperial College London


Partner Institutions

  • Bangor University
  • City University London
  • King’s College London
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • The University of Warwick
  • University of Birmingham 
  • University of East Anglia
  • University of Essex
  • University of Lancaster
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Plymouth
  • University of Portsmouth
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of Southampton
  • University of St. Andrews
  • University of York


  • Approximately 1,470 Western alumni are living in the U.K.

Key Research Activities

  • Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics (Manchester), collaborates with Western’s Centre for Planetary Science & Exploration (CPSX) on molecular spectroscopy and dust formation.
  • Several Faculty members in the Department of Physics and Astronomy have collaborative projects with colleagues at institutions in the U.K.