St Mary's University College, Twickenham
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St Mary's University College is a university college situated in Strawberry Hill, Twickenham in South West London. Founded in 1850, it is generally acknowledged to be the oldest Roman Catholic College in the UK. St Mary's assumed university college status in 2007 and has been granting its own academic degrees to new students joining since September 2007.
The campus is often referred to as Strawberry Hill, and the university college is known colloquially as "Simmery's", "Simmies" or "Simms". Its alumni are known as "Simmarians" or "Simmies".
St Mary's currently offers 31 different undergraduate courses ranging from Sport Science to Film and Popular Culture but is more renowned for teaching PGCE courses and for sports and sport science degrees.
The University College's current estate is in three parts: the main campus is on Waldegrave Road in Twickenham; St Mary's Hall, a hall of residence, is located in central Twickenham (behind the Police Station); and the University College's main sports fields are on the Teddington Lock site opposite the Lensbury Club in Broom Road, Teddington.
Telephone: 020 8240 4000