Archway and Hospitals

libraryArchway is our specialist healthcare campus, and is adjacent to our teaching facilities at the Whittington hospital: we also have three other centres at London hospitals: Chase Farm, North Middlesex and the Royal Free. Your academic study is combined with hands-on clinical practice at each of these sites.

Subject focus

Nursing, midwifery, complementary health, sport science and social work.


  • Our Clinical Skills Centre contains video communication suites and simulated hospital wards for you to learn specific practical skills.
  • The Human Performance Laboratory is a fully equipped human physiology and biomechanics facility, which focuses on sport and exercise science and medicine. Partners include the Royal Ballet and the English Institute of Sport.
  • The Archway Clinic of Herbal Medicine and the Asante Academy of Chinese Medicine provide on-site clinical training students on our Herbal Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine and Chinese Medicine degree courses as well as promoting research into the practice of these Complementary health care systems.
  • The multi-disciplinary Archway Healthcare Library provides information services for Whittington Hospital, Camden and Islington NHS Trusts, UCL and healthcare workers in north London as well as Middlesex students.

Life around Archway

Archway_lifeTry the Hub cafe where you'll find a mix of students from both Middlesex and University College London (UCL) adding a unique flavour to the campus.The bars, theatres, cinemas, shops and restaurants of cosmopolitan Islington, as well as the student paradise of Camden Town are within easy reach.

Local area

The campus is located on Highgate Hill – just a few minutes walk from Highgate village, with its boutiques, restaurants and pubs. Student favourite, Camden Town is just a couple of stops away by tube.


Central London is only a short tube ride via Archway station on the Northern line.



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