The University was founded in 1965 as part of a government initiative to expand access to higher education. The now world-renowned Warwick Business School was established in 1967 and Warwick Medical School was opened in 2000.
Warwick is one of the newest of the top-ranked universities and is very strong in Business. Warwick is also a globally connected university. Through collaborative partnerships, it shares resources and knowledge with academic communities throughout the world. One-third of its students are from overseas and it is the university of choice for over 45 international governments and sponsoring bodies.