Middlesex University has a
beautiful modern campus,
consisting of several buildings and green spaces centered around a glass-covered
Rickett Quadrangle (the Quad).
Arts and Creative Industries,
Professional and Social Sciences,
and Science and Technology, the last of which
contains the departments of Mathematics and Computer Science.
Recent study conducted in the Middlesex campus reveals London is in effect very sunny
Main campus entrance
Ritterman's living wall (top); Homo sapiens (bottom)
The Quand during the day
The Quand during a night concert
Thanks to the vibrant Art Design department, the campus is constantly featuring (mostly modern) art exhibitions.
Moreover, the campus has some picturesque or exotic assets,
including a model farmhouse and
one of the only
courts in UK universities,
can be tried by tennis aficionados. Many of the computer science labs are
taught in the Ritterman
building, whose design incorporates sustainable technologies such as solar panels,
a bio-diverse green roof, and living walls irrigated by rainwater harvesting.
Next to the campus there is the 22-hectares wide
Sunny Hill park, a place for discussing science
(or simply escaping some conference talks) while enjoying nature
hilltop view of the neighborhood.
Restaurants and Bakeries
There are many restaurants, hummus bars and kebab shops located within 5 minutes from the campus. They cover a
bewildering variety of cuisines, such as Chinese, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Mexican, Polish, Portugiese
Standing out is
a very popular sushi restaurant located right next to the university,
a mind-boggling range of sushi variations (including cooked ones),
covering all tastes and diet requirements.
At a 10-minute walk (near the Hendon Central station), there is
one of the finest (though not fussy or expensive) Indian restaurants the organizers
have ever tried.
Many more restaurants are in the nearby
Golders Green area, which is also home of
Jewish bakeries such as