Welcome to Richmond
With a vision to be a leading liberal arts university, Richmond offers students an unparalleled education in London, blending two of the finest education systems in the world.
The University’s mission is to educate and inform future generations by providing them with the knowledge and support to think critically, the freedom to challenge assumptions and the skills to work with others. Find out more about our values here.
“I would like to wish you a very warm welcome to Richmond. I’m honoured to be President and Vice Chancellor of Richmond, a diverse, dynamic, vibrant and international University that is passionate about its mission to educate and to inform.”
Professor Phil Deans
President and Vice Chancellor
Richmond, The American International University in London
Explore and find out more about Richmond
Why we do what we do
A different way of learning
Proof of our success
A strong heritage
Choosing a university is about more than finding a programme. It’s about asking questions and taking a step towards fulfilling your potential. From the University’s inception almost 50 years ago, more than 15,000 students from over 100 countries have graduated from Richmond, creating a vibrant global network of alumni.
Our graduates are highly employable. Richmond students not only achieve a qualification, but leave the University equipped with life-changing skills. We ensure our students graduate as confident and career-ready individuals prepared to make a difference in their chosen field.
Ever since Richmond was established as a community with ‘a scholarly yet social purpose’, the University has offered an international experience and a global outlook. This is more important now than ever.
Today, Richmond is a leading liberal arts university and the UK which awards both a UK and US degree.
Students who come to Richmond become part of a vibrant and diverse international student community, where students are encouraged and supported to flourish in a mix of diverse cultures, backgrounds and perspectives.
Richmond is committed to developing students’ passion for learning. Students are fully supported throughout their programme so they engage, work with and participate in a vibrant academic community where interdisciplinary teaching and learning is key to the curriculum.