In 1828, the University of Central Lancashire was founded in Preston as the Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge. ‘From the Earth to the Sun’ has been its motto ever since – helping talented people make the most of their potential.
University of East London can trace its roots back to 1892 when the newly formed County Borough of West Ham decided to establish a West Ham Technical Institute to serve the local community . As of February 2019 it had more than 17,000 students from 135 countries.
The University of London was established in 1836 and is a federation of 18 Colleges and 9 specialist institutes. Established in 1858, the University of London International Programmes is the world’s oldest provider of degrees through distance and flexible learning.