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The AA School has grown up alongside, and to a very great degree helped shape, modern architectural education and the profession.
The AA offer a one-year Foundation Course, a five-year ARB/RIBA recognised course in Architecture, and 11 postgraduate research programmes covering a range of design agendas. The Visiting School offers 100+ short courses across five continents.
Nearly 85% of the AA School's 750 full-time students, and a similar percentage of tutors, come to the AA from abroad. Located in the heart of London, the schools facilities include studio spaces, workshops, digital prototyping labs, library, archives, access to our famous Public Programme, plus much more.
Students are eligible to apply for scholarships and bursaries regardless of age, nationality or background. Funding is awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional promise and financial need.
The Abbey DLD Group is a network of three independent colleges, uniquely placed to offer students from the United Kingdom and around the world a college tailored to meet their individual requirements. The colleges have a long-standing reputation for delivering a premium quality education.
All of the colleges share a similar approach to education: to help all our students to achieve the very best academic results. This is done through rigorous but informal teaching, small class sizes, frequent testing and expert teachers who have the interests of each student at the centre of everything they do.DLD College London
DLD is the oldest and one of the most prestigious colleges in the UK, which, since its foundation in 1931 has built a strong reputation among students, parents, schools and universities.Abbey College Cambridge
Students from over 30 countries are currently studying at Abbey College Cambridge because of the incredible academic results and commitment to helping all students achieve success.
The University of Aberdeen was founded in 1495, making it the third oldest university in Scotland and fifth oldest in the UK. Five Nobel Prize winners are associated with the University and students electing to study at Aberdeen would be joining a varied and thriving community of around 12,000 students from around the world.
The University of Aberdeen offers first class learning resources situated in a beautiful campus. At the main campus you will find ancient buildings side by side with modern, newly refurbished laboratories, excellent computing facilities and the latest library technology. Social and sporting facilities are of a high standard with over 150 sports clubs and societies available for students to join.
Roughly half of University of Aberdeen students study medicine, science or engineering, with arts and social sciences also popular. A cosmopolitan atmosphere of Scottish and English students alongside 120 different nationalities ensures an exciting multi-cultural atmosphere, with Aberdeen’s remote location attractive to students from all over the world.
Abertay University is perhaps best known for its strong focus on computer games and art design. It is the only UK university with official accreditation in both these fields, and has a partnership with Peking University in China for games. The University is also academically strong in the areas of IT, as well as business, economics and biotechnology.
Abertay is a campus University based in Dundee in eastern Scotland with over 4,500 students enrolled. Many of the courses and buildings are modern, with a high-tech approach to learning common throughout the five schools and one institute which act as departments and faculties for the University. It also features numerous specialist departments in areas such as wood technology, urban water systems and bioinformatics. Abertay University has built up many strong industrial links with companies such as Sony, Microsoft, Rare and Codemasters.
Aberystwyth University was founded in 1872 and was the first university in Wales. Aberystwyth University is the only university in the UK to offer every student a year’s work placement as part of their degree, leading to a better than average employability level, and there are currently 9,500 students enrolled.
Aberystwyth has one of the largest graduate schools for international relations in the world, with over 150 Master’s and PhD students enrolled. The Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, which is shared with Bangor University, is a world class research and education centre researching issues including sustainable land use, climate change and the security of food and water supplies. It is also home to one of the five UK copyright libraries, the National Library of Wales, and has the largest Arts Centre in Wales.
Over 170 clubs and societies offer a wide variety of things to do away from study, and there is a Sports Centre on campus offering a range of activities.
Al-Maktoum College thrives within Dundee, a city most recently named the ‘Best Place to live in Scotland’ by the Sunday Times 2019. Known for its life sciences, computer gaming industry, research, arts, as well as hi-tech manufacturing, Dundee is a city of education.
As a private institution of higher education, funded primarily by the Al-Maktoum Foundation, the College’s vision for high-quality teaching and learning, enriched by a multicultural perspective makes for a rewarding educational experience.
Its intellectual endeavours dedicated to building bridges between the communities - namely ‘western’ and ‘Muslim’- has resulted in a diverse, friendly and international approach to teaching and studying. This makes the College a somewhat unique establishment in Scotland and in the UK today.
The College aspires to grow as an independent, internationally recognised centre of Higher Education and works to educate the next generation of professionals, both nationally and internationally.
Amity University [IN] London was founded in 2009 and provides undergraduate and postgraduate Business and Management degrees. The faculty and tutors that teach at Amity University [IN] London have decades of teaching experience both nationally and internationally. Amity University [IN] London is part of the Amity Education Group a leading global higher education network with over 100,000 students and 3,000 researchers, and academic staff worldwide.
Amity London's management team take pride in delivering courses to the highest standard. You will immediately notice that the emphasis is on in-depth understanding and analysis rather than on memorising data by rote. Great use is made of case studies and class discussions with the aim of producing students who learn independently outside the classroom by using what they have learnt within it.
Study with Amity and you will be studying for a high quality, internationally recognised UK degree whilst being able to make the most of a vibrant central London location.
Anglia Ruskin University - ARU is one of the top 350 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings) and is an innovative institution which is also considered a ‘rising star’ – one of the institutions predicted to be challenging the global elite by 2030.
Many of our courses are recognised by industry and a large number are professionally accredited. Businesses regularly come back to us for interns, training, research and collaborative programmes. With 84% overall satisfactionin the National Student Survey 2018, our students are some of the most satisfied in the country. We’re one of the largest universities in the East of England and have two main campuses in Chelmsford and Cambridge, each less than an hour away from London. Both cities have been rated in the top ten best places to live in the UK. So come and join our international community of over 100 nationalities and make your ambitions a reality!
AUB is a leading arts university for the creative industries, turning creativity into careers. We're passionate about our creative subjects and encourage curiosity, risk-taking and adventure.
AUB is a practical university with strong ambitions for our graduates to enjoy rewarding careers. Our alumni constantly return with incredible stories of things they’ve done, business they’ve created and awards they’ve won.
No creative subject stands alone at AUB. Our collaborations extend beyond courses that work together, to the wider university world and links with the creative industry. AUB staff and students are engaged with the local, national and international communities in which we live, work and create. Our vibrant maker culture is at the heart of everything we do alongside our commitment to professionalism.
Our staff and students work with global brands and local SMEs providing our creative services to exciting projects. We use our innovative thinking to support our communities and Social Enterprises at home and abroad.
ARU College (formerly known as Cambridge Ruskin International College or CRIC) offers undergraduate and postgraduate pathways at ARU for students that do not meet the requirements for direct entry, have not studied the subjects required for their chosen degree or spent some time out of education. Following completion of the ARU College pathway students benefit from guaranteed entry into an ARU degree.
From day one. ARU College operates as a faculty of the University and so once you enroll, you will be an ARU student with access to all the same facilities and services as direct ARU students and you will be provided with an ARU ID card.Who are Anglia Ruskin University?
Anglia Ruskin University is one of the largest universities in the east of England, with campuses in two of the UK’s most exciting cities, Cambridge and Chelmsford.
ARU London offers an exciting portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in business and finance. Choose to specialise in international business, accounting, marketing, law or HRM. Also on offer are full-time and part-time ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) courses.
Study for degrees in hospitality and healthcare disciplines with guaranteed work placements within the industry, linking academic learning with the reality of the industry workplace.
ARU London's ethos is simple: to provide highly competitively priced, top quality business education geared to the contemporary student’s need for flexibility as well as the employer’s need for direct relevance.
ARU London is part of Anglia Ruskin University.
Aston University is lively, welcoming and cosmopolitan campus based university situated in the centre of Birmingham, the second largest city in the UK. It was founded in 1895 and in 1966, received the Royal Charter to be a University from Queen Elizabeth II. The campus is home to five schools (Business, Engineering and Applied Sciences, Languages and Social Sciences Life and Health Sciences and the Medical school) which offer foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate taught and research programmes. Aston has more than 11,000 undergraduates and more than 2,000 postgraduate students from over 120 countries.
Aston consistently ranks high in various international league tables. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), 78% of research submitted was evaluated as 'world leading' or 'internationally recognised'.
Bangor University is a Welsh university that was founded in 1884. Currently, Bangor is host to over 10,000 students from 85 different countries and is situated on the coast of north Wales, about 450km North West of London. Manchester International Airport is around two hours away by train.
Bangor’s location on the coast means that it is well known for Ocean Science. However, it has also built up a strong reputation for Accounting & Finance, Sport Science and Electronic Engineering as well. The latest National Student Survey ranks Bangor University in the UK top 15 for student satisfaction, and the best in Wales.
International students are offered free English language courses and support, and this includes classes in English grammar, vocabulary and business English, drop-in sessions for immediate support and an English writing advice service. There are around 150 clubs and societies to enjoy at Bangor and membership is free, meaning all students can enjoy the opportunities offered.
For nearly 50 years, BARBRI has trained over 1.2 million attorneys. Most have gone on to successful careers as law clerks, lawyers, judges and U.S. Supreme Court justices, as well as politicians, diplomats and respected national and international business leaders. It’s why BARBRI remains the #1 most chosen programme for bar review in the U.S. and abroad. BARBRI International has an unmatched record of success training non-U.S. educated lawyers in jurisdictions from London, Dublin and Edinburgh to Tel-Aviv, Dubai and Hong Kong.
Benefits of the BARBRI International programme:
- Learn American law from the best U.S. lecturers, who are experts in their field, and take advantage of the most helpful and effective education materials.
- Improve your understanding of the elements of U.S. law with world-class BARBRI AMP technology, which helps you to learn faster and remember longer
- Prepare for testing in American legal principles by taking tw
The University of Bath is known for excellence in teaching and research; a superb student experience; and providing outstanding preparation for the workplace. Widely regarded as a world-class university in a world heritage city, the University is ranked 6th in the Guardian University Guide 2020 and achieved Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. Approaching its 50th year, the University is well established as a nurturing environment for enterprising minds.
Bath offers a broad range of programmes spanning engineering, design, science, management, humanities and social sciences. Academic programmes are designed to provide both rigorous intellectual challenge and real-world relevance, giving students the opportunity to study with researchers who are leaders in their field.
Bath’s outstanding placement scheme helps ensure highly sought-after graduates are well attuned to meet the evolving needs of employers. With a tradition of building strong links with private businesses, partnerships and the public sector,
Bath Academy is a private college and was founded in 1997. International students benefit from small class sizes and can choose to study GCSE, A-level or the renowned University Foundation Programme.Bath Academy University Foundation Programme
The University Foundation Programme has come to be established as one of the oldest and most well respected foundation courses in the UK, providing an entry level qualification for undergraduate study accepted by over 95 UK universities. The course is designed for international students who have completed high school and acts a bridging and entry level course for those who wish to go on to undergraduate study at a UK university.
Unlike the two year A-Level course, the UFP is completed over one year and currently has two intakes: September – June or January – August of the same year. Both intakes however allow the student to apply to start university the following academic year. Over the last two years alone, alumni students have progressed on to studying a wide variety of competitive courses at universities such as Bristol, Manchester, LSE, SOAS, Imperial College London, University College London, City, Queen Mary and King’s College London.
Bath Spa University focuses primarily on arts and humanities subjects and was founded in its most original form in 1852 before officially becoming a university in 2005. Bath Spa has several campuses in and around the city, with the main centre being Newton Park, completed in 2014, which features some of the best digital media related teaching facilities in the UK.
Bath Spa University is home to just over 7,500 students from over 40 different countries. This relatively small size means that Bath Spa remains a personal and intimate university with strong focus on teaching and student welfare. Student satisfaction is currently 81% across all subjects, while teaching is rated 90% positive.
Bath Spa University was recently crowned one of the top six creative universities in the UK by ‘Which? University’ Guide, with activities such as music, theatre, dance, choirs and visual arts playing a large part of university life.
The University of Bedfordshire is based in both Luton and Bedford, two large towns north of London. The University of Bedfordshire has two main campuses in the centre of Luton and on the outskirts of Bedford, both with on-campus accommodation. The University also has two campuses for nursing and midwifery degrees at Butterfield Park on the outskirts of Luton, and at the Buckinghamshire campus at Oxford House in Aylesbury. A fifth site, Putteridge Bury, contains the postgraduate Business School.
Around 20,000 students from over 120 countries study at the University of Bedfordshire and, since its foundation in 2006, the University has invested over £130 million in building and redeveloping facilities. The sports facilities were used to host athletes in the London 2012 Olympic Games and 2015 Rugby World Cup.
A range of scholarships and discounts are also available at Bedfordshire, including the Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship and Early Bird payment discount.
Since 1955, Bell has provided outstanding education to students from around the world, transforming the lives of over one million people. Through our teaching approach developed with an Emeritus Professor at the University of Cambridge, The Bell Way encourages students to aim high, exceed their learning goals and become confident users of the English Language.
Bell was awarded 14 points of excellence in their recent British Council inspection, and the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) report in June 2018 also awarded them an ‘excellent’ rating: “Teaching is excellent and results in high levels of student progress. Teachers are experienced, well-qualified and have excellent subject knowledge.”
Bell also prides itself on its nationality mix, and high-level of student care – with small class sizes, you can also expect a participative and personalised experience during your studies.University Foundation Programme
Find your pathway to University with Bell’s University Foundation Programme.
Bellerbys is one of the most well-known and well-respected international colleges in the UK, offering international students a route to UK universities. Bellerbys give students like you the opportunity to study at a leading UK university, offering a range of programmes to help you get there, including GCSEs, A-Level, International Foundation, Undergraduate Year 1 and English language support.
Each of Bellerbys campuses has its own unique facilities and resources to provide a friendly and supportive learning environment.
Bellerbys Colleges offer:
- Intensive academic preparation
- Expert English language training
- Practical study skills for university success
- Top quality teachers and teaching
- Full counselling and advice on university application
- A choice of locations in major university cities
In 2019, 229 of Bellerbys A-Level, Foundation, and Undergraduate Year 1 students progressed to a top 20 UK university*.
At BIMM you will be part of a creative community that gives you the best opportunity to get the most out of your talent and work in one of the world’s biggest and most celebrated industries. Location is vital to breaking into the music industry and BIMM has eight colleges where music matters most – London, Berlin, Hamburg, Brighton, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham and Dublin.
BIMM is Europe’s largest and most prestigious music institute: 7000+ students and teaching for over 35 years.
All colleges focus on full-time further, higher and post-graduate education courses in guitar, drums, bass, song writing, vocals, electronic music production, music and sound production, music business event management and music marketing, media, and communication.
As seven of the eight campuses offer the same degree courses, students can choose, if they wish, to have a two-city experience in the UK and Germany.
Birkbeck are proud of being in the top 350 research-intensive universities in the world. Most international students choose to study with Birkbeck because of their reputation for being a world-class research and teaching institution based in central London.
Birkbeck award globally recognised University of London qualifications – a mark of quality and excellence. Graduates and staff of the University of London include 74 Nobel Laureates, 52 presidents and prime ministers, and numerous international luminaries. Birkbeck joined the University of London 100 years ago and, in 2023, will celebrate 200 years of providing higher Education.
Students from over 120 countries study at the University, so you’ll find yourself surrounded by committed enthusiastic students from all backgrounds, careers and cultures, ages from 18 to 80 plus. Unique evening teaching means that you can study alongside London’s working professionals and pursue internship or part-time work opportunities during the day.
The University of Birmingham is a beautiful redbrick university, with a leafy green campus, located in the city of Birmingham, just over 150km north of London.
Established in 1900, Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives. A founding member of the Russell Group and Universitas 21, the University of Birmingham is a prestigious, world leading educational institution, which provides an exceptionally high level of teaching.
Birmingham is renowned for producing highly employable and successful graduates. In 2020-21, they are ranked first by High Fliers Research, as the most targeted UK university for the country’s top employers looking for graduate recruits (The Graduate Market in 2021), demonstrating their commitment to you and your future. The University has also invested £5m in its graduate careers services and successful alumni are offered mentoring and bursaries to support work experience and internships in the UK and overseas.
24,000 students from over 80 countries are enrolled at Birmingham City University, making it an exciting and diverse place to study. A significant proportion of undergraduate courses enjoy professional accreditation, including Accountancy, Acting, Architecture, Education, Engineering, Law, Marketing, Nursing, Radiography and Social Work. The University is also conveniently placed, with Birmingham International Airport nearby and easy road and rail links to London, Manchester and the rest of the UK.
Birmingham City University has a large number of part-time students enrolled, making it the largest provider of undergraduate study in the area. In addition, the University has increased its portfolio of high-tech degrees in recent years, with a particular focus on electronic commerce, network engineering and electronic systems.
Birmingham City University is one of the top 30 universities in the UK for spending on facilities, and in the most recent National Student Survey, 84% of students were happy with their course, while 87% agreed that faculty staff were good at explaining classes and teaching.
Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) has been in the historic heart of Lincoln for over 150 years, a beautifully green and pleasant campus just a few minutes walk from Lincoln Cathedral, Castle and the old Roman city.
In recent years the University has grown rapidly expanding and developing its portfolio of courses into more exciting new areas. BGU consider ourselves experts in education and have been teaching it for over 150 years, but its teachingprogrammes now sit alongside an exciting range of other subjects, including drama, psychology, sociology and sport.
Bishop Grosseteste was awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework, beating two-thirds of Russell Group universities, and BGU’s strength in teaching and learning is complemented by small class sizes and the personal approach which supports students.
The University of Bolton was initially founded in 1824 as the Bolton Mechanics institute, before going through a number of changes and eventually being given taught degree awarding powers in 1990, and the title University of Bolton in 2005.
Over 30 University of Bolton courses are professionally accredited, including British Psychological Society and the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Bolton is also a leading UK institution when catering for students with disabilities of all kinds.
Bolton offers some of the lowest fees in the country for students wishing to study at the University, even after all forms of financial support are taken into consideration. Bolton recently opened a small campus in the UAE, continuing its commitment to international expansion. Its student population is one of the most ethnically diverse in the UK with around 25 per cent coming from minority communities.
Bournemouth University (BU) is one of the UK’s leading modern universities; we create forward- thinking graduates with the skills and flexibility to succeed throughout their career. Our courses are designed with direct input from employers, and we recognise the importance of work experience as part of your degree.
The BU community includes around 16,000 students; with approximately 2,600 international students from over 120 countries. Our four faculties offer degrees in creative, professional, technological, scientific and humanities specialisms. Bournemouth are ranked in the top 100 young universities in the world according to the THE Young University Rankings.
There are many reasons why so many international students choose BU. Studying at Bournemouth University will give you the opportunity to progress into some of the most exciting careers, such as Computer Animation & Visual Effects, Media Production & Communication, Forensic & Archaeology, Sports & Events Management, History, International Business and Management, Politics & Social Studies, and much more.
BPP University provides professional and academic education in business and the professions across four different schools:
BPP Law School – Over 25 of the leading law firms in the UK send their trainees to BPP Law School for their legal education. BPP Law is based in two locations across London – Waterloo and Holborn – with other centres in the UK in Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Swindon.
BPP Business School – The BPP Business School trains professionals to work for FTSE 100 companies, and their close relationship with many of the leading companies in the world ensures that programmes are relevant to todays business requirements. Students can study in London or Manchester.
BPP School of Health – Providing students with the theoretical and practical skills needed to succeed, the BPP School of Health offers degrees in psychology, nursing, chiropractic and health and social care.
The University of Bradford is one of the world’s great technology universities, providing high-quality teaching, underpinned by cutting-edge research with practical applications to solve tomorrow’s problems. The University is committed to helping all its students to lead fulfilling lives, become global citizens, and make a difference to the world.
Bradford collaborates closely with local, regional, national and multinational businesses from across all sectors of the global economy ranging from associations with local employers through its employer engagement initiatives, to overseas partnerships including those in Singapore, Poland, Malaysia, Pakistan and India. Global and local partnerships inform the University’s curriculum and provide inspirational work placements.
Students, particularly international students, who do not have the necessary qualifications for enrolling onto a degree course, can apply for the Certificate of International Foundation Studies.
Just like the city we call home, the University of Brighton is a place where different ideas meet. A place where opinions and visions of the world come together to inspire creativity. We encourage our students to discover the topics that excite you the most, then give you the tools and support to explore them in depth.
Courses are innovative and globally relevant, informed by the latest research and industry partnerships. We emphasise hands-on learning, have excellent connections to businesses, and offer salary paid placements and work experience opportunities in the UK and overseas.
With over 50 professional organisations that accredit our courses, students also have the opportunity to gain an additional qualification, a licence to practice or exemption from professional exams. These learning experiences and our environment helps give our students a competitive edge in their chosen career paths.
We are a multi-campus university based across the beautiful south east coast of England, just one hour from London.
Founded in 1876, the University of Bristol combines a proud tradition of academic excellence with an independent and forward-thinking spirit.
Bristol has an international reputation for high-quality education and research, with the work of its staff and students resonating across the world. More than 25,000 students currently study at the University from over 150 countries.
The University is ranked 62nd in the world (QS World University Rankings 2022) and has excellent graduate employment rates, coming 9th in the UK for graduate employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020). The completion rate of 95% is among the highest in the country, and 90% of undergraduate students are awarded either a first or 2:1 (Times Good University Guide 2021).
Situated in the heart of Bristol, the University is one of the 24 members of the research- intensive Russell Group. It is one of the original ‘red brick’ universities - six institutions founded in the major industrial cities of England.
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities worldwide. The British Council assist with:
- Courses and entry requirements
- UK alumni networks
- Student services and facilities
- Libraries and teaching centres
The British High Commission in India maintains and develops relations between the UK and India. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting India.
British School of Marketing International (BSMI) is a business and marketing specialist college founded in 2014 that has grown to become a pathway to higher education and individual career opportunities for international students by helping them to progress to a large network of associate leading universities and companies in the UK and across the world.
BSMI achieve this by using the latest, up to date technology and learning and teaching methodologies and experiences in their marketing, on programmes and in classrooms. They believe that every student has the ability to become successful in their lives and aim to raise the number of students entering their final year of university and leading roles in industry by providing a strong foundation on which to build future successes. Personalised pathways courses, language studies, and professional programmes address the individuality of the student’s experience.BSMI – Partners Universities
As an International Business College, BSMI acts as a strong foundation for each students’ future progression at university or as highly proficient professionals, fully equipped for their chosen career in a fast changing, global, digital marketplace.
British Study Centres (BSC) is a leading international education group. Every year they help thousands of students achieve their language learning goals. BSC offer a broad range of courses that have been carefully designed to cater for all needs and objectives. From General English, IELTS, Cambridge Exam Preparation, University Pathways or Business English, BSC have the right course for you.
Meet students from all around the world, excel in your education and succeed on the international stage. Whatever your goal, British Study Centres will help you get there.- University Pathways
Get ready for university with specialist university pathways programmes. Courses are designed specifically for international and EU students to prepare them for successful entry to Higher Education at either undergraduate or postgraduate level.
Students completing a Pathways programme have the opportunity to progress on to one of over 20 UK universities as well as a range of worldwide universities.
Bromley College offer a wide a variety of courses to international students who wish to study in the UK. Located 15 minutes from central London by train, the College have nearly 10,000 students enrolled from the ages of 14-15 to adult. International students will receive personalised tutorial and English language support and can choose from a range of vocational, foundation and degree programmes.
Degree and higher education courses available include:
- Construction and Engineering
- Teacher training
- Health and social care
- Sports Science
Brunel University London is located in Uxbridge, north-west London, and is one of the UK’s most ambitious, forward-looking universities, with a strong focus on employability after graduation. Currently home to just under 13,000 students from over 100 countries, Brunel graduates currently benefit from the 13th highest starting salaries upon graduation in the UK.
Almost all courses are available as a four year ‘sandwich’, with one year’s work placement before graduation, while over £400 million worth of investment has recently been completed to create an exciting state-of-the-art campus providing students with world class teaching, social and sport facilities.
The campus is within walking distance of the London underground, just a short 20-minute ride into the city. An Airport Welcome Service at Heathrow will help students find Brunel at the start of the academic year.
Home of the two-year degree, the University of Buckingham, based in the South East of England, is ranked 1st for Teaching Excellence in the UK. Buckingham is proudly independent and not-for-profit, and offer courses in Allied Health, Business, Computing, Education, Humanities, Law, Medicine, Psychology and Security and Intelligence. The University is one of the few universities in the UK that offer September and January start dates for almost all courses.
Based in Buckingham on a riverside campus, the University is only 20 minutes’ from Milton Keynes central station and a short drive from Bicester, Aylesbury, Banbury and Northampton. There is free parking on-site and its location means it is within easy reach of London and Oxford.
Award-winning small class tutorials ensure every student is known by name and supported throughout their studies, including by dedicated personal tutors. As pioneers of the two-year degree, Buckingham offer a condensed version of the traditional three-year degree, meaning you can gain a full honours degree and complete your studies a whole year earlier.
Bucks New University has over 8,000 students currently enrolled, and continues to grow in size since gaining university status in 2007. Originally founded in 1893 as the School of Science and Art, Bucks New University is known for offering many unique courses such as Policing and the award winning Air Transport with Commercial Pilot Training. The majority of undergraduate and postgraduate students are based at the main campus in High Wycombe, while a smaller Uxbridge campus hosts the Medicine and Nursing faculty.
The Business and Hotel Management School (B.H.M.S.) is one of the world's leading hospitality schools, located in the heart of Lucerne, a vibrant and beautiful city in Switzerland.
B.H.M.S. has a partnership agreement with Robert Gordon University in Scotland for granting the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Hotel & Hospitality Management in Switzerland. The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 named Robert Gordon University as the best modern university in the UK.
B.H.M.S. use a Swiss Education Concept that combines academics with professional development and real-life work experience. Industry training is an integral part of any study program offered by B.H.M.S. and during every academic year, students are required to carry out a 4-6 month industry training period in a hotel or a restaurant approved by B.H.M.S..
In addition, B.H.M.S. works with numerous international placement agencies that specialize in placing graduate students in Europe, Asia and North America.
Cambridge Education Group has been helping international students achieve entry into UK universities for over 55 years. CEG provides pre-university education to more than 4,000 students from over 95 countries and is a leading provider of academic, creative and English language programmes in the UK.Cambridge Education Group Centres - ONCAMPUS
ONCAMPUS offer pre-university programmes for students who do not meet the required grades for entry to a UK university.Since 2008, ONCAMPUS has helped thousands of students progress to the best universities across the UK, Europe and the USA.UK Campuses
Cambridge English is part of the University of Cambridge and helps prepare students for English language assessment and qualifications to study and work at over 15,000 universities and employers worldwide. Founded in 1913 the exams are designed to help with communicative English in everyday situations.
- General English and for Schools – Help build skills and confidence step-by-step before achieving an internationally accepted standard of English. Take advantage of all the resources on offer to prepare for the exam and fully understand all different types of media in English.
- Academic and Professional English – Increase your chance of securing your place at your desired university or college with an exam which is accepted by over 15,000 employers and education institutions worldwide. Can also be used for visa and immigration.
- Business English – The Business English exam shows employers you have the right language skills to succeed.
The Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts (CSVPA) provides pathways in art & design, drama and music, developing the skills and confidence of many inspiring artists and performers.
Student will be actively supported through a hands-on-approach, extensive contact time with your lecturers and all the equipment, materials, space and time you need to discover and develop your own individual voice and style as a creative artist. CSVPA have links with leading institutions, including University of the Arts London Awarding Body and Trinity College London as well as Hearst Magazine, publishers of ELLE, ELLE Decoration, Harper's Bazaar, Esquire and Cosmopolitan.
Cambridge Seminars College (CSC) is renowned for its teaching excellence, personal attention to student needs and individual support to students.
CSC have been preparing students for their university studies both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels for the past thirty eight years and continue to strive to meet and exceed students’ expectations. CSC is renowned for its teaching excellence, its personal attention to student needs and its individual support to students. They offer:
- Foundation: Foundation programmes help prepare students for top UK universities.
- Pre-Doctoral: Extensive practice and feedback in preparing the actual proposal you will present for an MPhil, PhD or DBA award.
- A-Level: A Level courses for UK and International students in all subjects except for Music and Drama.
- Pre-Master’s: Bespoke and individually tailored to suit student’s specific needs. The Pre-Master’s is designed to improve and consolidate NQF level 6 attainment, usually bachelor degrees in arts or science.
For over 50 years, Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) has been providing people from around the world with a rich academic and professional education. With 17,000 students from 100 different countries enrolled, CCCU has a passionate belief in the power of Higher Education to enrich and transform lives. Records for graduates in employment are some of the best in the UK, and the research community has an international reputation. In the latest National Student Survey, Canterbury Christ Church received its highest ever score for student satisfaction.
The University has three vibrant and exciting campuses. Each one is different, but all have the essence of the university at their heart. Over recent years, multi-million pound developments have ensured CCCU students enjoy the very best facilities. State-of-the-art libraries, study rooms and IT will provide you with all the academic resources you need, while the sports centre and fitness suite offer the opportunity to exercise and play a huge range of sports.
Cardiff University is recognised in independent government assessments as one of Britain's leading teaching and research universities. The University combines impressive modern facilities and an exciting approach to teaching with its proud history of recent achievements, and nearly 30,000 students, including nearly 10,000 international students, are currently enrolled at the Welsh institution.
Cardiff University's expertise in research and research-led teaching involves social sciences, engineering, technology and a wide range of business professions. The University is currently ranked 5th in the UK for its quality of research, while the QS World Rankings place it in the top 160. The School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies has been described as the ‘Oxbridge of Journalism.’
95% of Cardiff University graduates enter employment or further study after graduating, while 78% obtain graduate level employment. Cardiff University is also a member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of 24 elite research universities in the UK.
Cardiff Metropolitan University is spread across three campuses in Wales capital city, with around 12,000 students from 140 different countries currently enrolled. It was originally founded as the Cardiff School of Art & Design in 1865, and became an independent university from the University of Wales in 2011.
The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide named Cardiff Metropolitan University as Welsh University of the Year 2021. The University also leapt 33 places in the league table, which is the institution’s highest ever jump in this guide and the third highest rise of any university in the UK this year.
The Welsh University of the Year 2021 accolade recognises Cardiff Met’s strong performance in this year’s National Student Survey where the University featured in the UK top 40 for both satisfaction with teaching quality and the wider student experience.
The University is well known for art & design, which performed very well in the most recent Research Excellence Framework.
Central College Nottingham has over 30 years experience of working with international students and offers excellent teaching and support at competitive prices. Flexible English as a Foreign Language courses are ideal for improving students’ general English, as well as preparing for further study. Central College Nottingham International Foundation Programmes (developed with the University of Nottingham) have helped many international students gain places at some of the UK's top universities.
Why Central College Nottingham?
- Accredited by the British Council for teaching English as a Foreign Language
- UK Visas & Immigration Highly Trusted Sponsor
- Excellent progression record to high ranking universities
- Flexible start and finish dates for English language programmes, with 4 intakes for International Foundation Programmes (2½, 3, 4 and 5 term options)
- Discounts and scholarships a
Central Film School was established in 2008 to offer highly personal and practical teaching by working professionals.
Central Film School delivers relevant, practical training in a supportive, collaborative and creative environment. Small and friendly, the school provides continuous access to tutors and has one of the highest student-equipment ratios of any school in the UK.
All of tutors are working film industry professionals and include those at the forefront of new and emerging technologies. One of the key teachings at the film school is that while technical proficiency in filmmaking is necessary, this cannot engage and entertain an audience without a genuine focus on story.
Founded in 1839, the University of Chester is one of the oldest institutions in the country. Although we are a Church of England institution guided by Christian values, we provide an open and supportive environment to over 18,000 students from 130 countries.
The University of Chester offers in excess of 120 undergraduate courses and 80 postgraduate courses, across our campuses (Parkgate, Kingsway, Queen’s Park, Riverside, Thornton, University Centre Shrewsbury, University Centre Reaseheath, Warrington).The University of Chester has eight faculties and in 2013, we acquired the Shell Technology Centre in Thornton, which is now home to the Faculty of Engineering and Technology.
The University of Chester is a public institution and as such, is reviewed and audited regularly by numerous government agencies. We are committed to maintaining high academic standards and the quality of our educational provision has been praised by higher education evaluators such as QAA and OFSTED.
The University of Chichester is based across two campuses in Chichester and Bognor Regis and has a history which dates back to 1839, before finally being given university status in 2005. Just over 5,000 students study at Chichester, giving it a intimate and friendly atmosphere.
The Bishop Otter campus in Chichester concentrates on all sports based courses, English, history, music, theology and business and management, while Bognor Regis focuses on teaching, fine art, engineering, film and media degrees.
The University of Chichester has one of the best student satisfaction ratings in the country, as well as impressive graduate employment rates. The Mathematics centre at the university currently works with over 30 countries and has an international reputation for excellence. Gatwick Airport is one hour away by train, while Heathrow can be accessed by travelling into London for a connecting service. Southampton airport is the closest to the University of Chichester and is 45 minutes via car.
City, University of London is located in Islington, north London. The University was founded in 1894 as the Northampton Institute and was awarded full university status in 1966. It established the first aeronautical laboratory in the UK 100 years ago and now runs the world’s largest Masters course for the air transport industry.
City, University of London has one of the highest proportions of postgraduate students of any UK university. Most of the courses at undergraduate level include a work placement, offering a fantastic opportunity for students to gain work experience while they study. City, University of London has over 20,000 students from approximately 160 countries enrolled, while teaching staff are drawn from over 40 international locations. Around 30% of the University’s undergraduate and postgraduate students come from outside the EU, representing one of the highest proportions of international students in the UK.
Since 1976 City has been home to a centre for the education of journalists, the highly regarded Department of Journalism.
The Concorde International Study Centre is set in the heart of Canterbury, a UNESCO World Heritage city located in Kent in the South East of England. This is a fantastic student city with three universities offering a full range of business, computing, medical and art & design courses.
For more than 48 years Concorde International has been providing quality English courses to adults preparing students for UK university entrance, or help in improving skills for academic assignments and online project work. Concorde currently have students attending three different university routes: IELTS route, Foundation route, and a student currently at university needing extra help with written academic English.
On previous years’ intake, all students passed their university entrance, based on hard work and small tutorial groups offering personalised tuition and help with English for undergraduate or Master’s degrees at university.
The Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design is the newly launched higher education institute by the world’s pre-eminent magazine publishing company, Condé Nast. Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design was founded in 2013 and has since seen over 700 international students enrol at the specialist institution. During any one academic year, 30% of the student body is EU/international.
Condé Nast College has unrivalled access to the publishing and fashion industry and the associated networking opportunities. In addition to the very highest standard of academic staff, students will also get the opportunity to meet and hear from the stars of the fashion world, including designers, CEOs, PR experts and entrepreneurs.
Condé Nast College prepare students for a wide range of roles within the fashion industry and places a strong focus on employability. Graduates at the College go on to work as stylists, journalists, PRs, show producers, retailers, entrepreneurs, event planners, trend forecasters and creative directors.
Congress Oxford Education offers summer courses to UK and international students aged 15 years and over in University of Oxford colleges/departments, giving students an insider’s taste of Oxford student life.
Courses, delivered by experienced and qualified teachers, are tailored for all levels, with exposure to British culture via excursions and activities. Our highly-competitive fees offer excellent value for money. Courses include English Language, Business & Enterprise, Leadership Skills, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Psychology, and Laboratory Training (OxonLab).
With over 40 hours of teaching, our highly-interactive course agendas are aimed at stimulating and activating student interest in the course subject matter through a range of tried-and-tested, vibrant and innovative teaching methods. A small class size of 6-8 students means that we can offer tailored course content and individual attention.
Coventry University has a proud tradition of excellence as a sector-leading institution. We are well-established as a truly global university, with partner institutions and representatives positioned around the world. Coventry is in the top 30 universities in the world for international students in the QS University Rankings 2021.
With our 5 QS Star rating for Facilities in the University Ratings, you can unlock your potential by using cutting-edge industry equipment and simulation suites to build your talent. We’re always looking to develop our campus to ensure our facilities are modern and fit for the purpose of nurturing tomorrow’s talent. Our £59m Health and Life Sciences building was opened by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in 2018, and following this, there are two brand-new refurbishments of the Engineering and Arts and Humanities buildings, costing over £60m- and you could be one of the first students to use the new buildings!
On top of our Coventry campus, we also offer you the chance to study in the City of London.
Whether you need to improve your basic skills or study for a higher education degree, Coventry College can provide the highest quality technical and professional education to ensure your success. Coventry College courses cover hundreds of potential pathways, which are designed to improve your career prospects and help you progress to university and beyond.
Enjoy studying English and fast track foundation courses in a popular, exciting city and in a truly British public college. There are fantastic facilities including a gym, sports hall and pitches, library with 50 computer stations and a Starbucks. There is a small and friendly atmosphere with excellent staff/pupil ratios.
Coventry is a vibrant city, home to 50,000 students and two world famous universities, and is located just one hour from London and 15 minutes from Birmingham.
An investment in advancing your career is a life-changing decision. By joining Cranfield University’s global reputation you will be taking your first steps to building strong relationships with some of the world’s most prestigious companies in industry. Cranfield University can open doors for you.
As an exclusively postgraduate university, we offer you the opportunity to invest wisely in your future in one of the areas we are most passionate about. We are passionate in aerospace, defence and security, energy and power, environment and agrifood, manufacturing, transport systems and water.What makes Cranfield unique?
- In The Economist Which MBA? Masters in Management (MiM) 2019 ranking, the Cranfield School of Management’s Management MSc was ranked 3rd in the UK and 30th in the world. It was also ranked 1st in the UK and 9th in the world for percentage of job-seeking graduates with a job offer 3 months after graduation.
The University of Cumbria is a place where people are at the heart of all we do. Where enriching the lives of our students, staff and the communities we serve means we make a difference that goes beyond the classroom.
A distinct university in a unique place that has inspired generations to conquer the problems of their age. Pioneers of mountaineering, art, literature and conservation all started here. Now their spirit lives on through teaching, experience and a learning community that prepares you for every future, for every possibility.
All this combines together to amplify how we provide a unique learning environment to equip and empower international students ready to embrace the future you desire.
Cumbria London Campus
Although the University of Cumbria's roots are firmly placed in the North of England, they also provide outstanding teacher training and professional policing qualifications in London.
With undergraduate students earning an average of £24,000 within six months of graduating at De Montfort University (DMU), the Leicester institution is one of the most valuable investments a student can make. Encouraging its students to develop their entrepreneurial flair, more than 100 new businesses are started by its own students each year, while Frontrunners – DMU’s campus-based placement scheme - allows current students to apply for a variety of work placements within the university, putting lecture theatre learning into practise at the workplace.
By choosing DMU, you will be part of a creative and passionate student community that is inspired to make the most of the opportunities surrounding them. The university pride themselves on combining teaching excellence with world leading research and close links to businesses with over 170 courses accredited by professional bodies.
DMU is a university of quality and distinctiveness in the heart of the UK.
Located in the heart of England, the University of Derby has built on the region’s heritage of innovation to provide industry-relevant, expert teaching, from foundation and undergraduate degrees through to postgraduate study and research.
Rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework and Top 10 for Postgraduate Student Experience 2020, Derby’s academic strength is backed up by practical experience to ensure students are ready for a successful career. They offer a wide range of subjects which will help students develop the skills and confidence to aim high.
The University wants everyone to receive the high-quality education they deserve, regardless of age, background or location. They were named University of the Year at the UK Social Mobility Awards 2020 and Higher Education Institution of the Year at the 2020 NEON (National Education Opportunities Network) Awards.
Docklands Academy, London is a modern Higher Education Academy with an English School close to London’s financial district in Canary Wharf, with students from many countries.
As a Higher Education Academy, we offer Certificate, Diploma or Postgraduate Courses in Hospitality Management, Travel and Tourism, Hospitality and Tourism, Catering and Restaurant Management, Business, Strategic Management, as well as Vocational Courses in Gastronomy & Culinary Arts and Food Safety.
English Language Courses are from beginner to advanced levels in General English, English for Specific Purposes, Preparation for IELTS and Cambridge English: First (FCE) or Advanced (CAE). We have a very extensive Social Programme including trips within and out of London, sports and cultural activities.
Our mission is to provide high quality education for future leaders. We have a unique partnership with businesses in the Hospitality & Tourism Industry in London, providing our students with many work opportunities.
Dublin City University is a globally recognised university committed to excellence and the development of talent through its fundamentals of academic and operational excellence. DCU’s strategic objective is to gain recognition as an International University of Enterprise and to equip students with the requisite skills and knowledge to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
Dublin City University was initially set up to fulfil the national requirement for a highly skilled workforce in the areas of business, science and electronics, computer technology, communications and languages.
DCU was the first university in Ireland to introduce work placement as part of its degree programmes, while its degree programmes were also the first to be interdisciplinary - for example studying business alongside languages. Many DCU students study at universities in Spain, France, Germany and Austria as part of their degree programmes under Erasmus exchange agreements.
The University of Dundee was founded in 1881 and has developed a significant reputation for students entering the traditional professions, most notably law, medicine and dentistry as well as emerging areas such as life sciences. The Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design is one of the UK’s top rated art schools, while the University of Dundee School of Medicine is ranked in the top 5 in the UK. Dundee is also 1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK for Law according to the Guardian University Guide 2020.
Based in and around the city of Dundee on the central east coast of Scotland, a focus on vocational and professional degrees means that Dundee scores well in terms of graduate employment and only Oxbridge graduates have higher average starting salaries.
Dundee has scored highly in terms of student satisfaction in recent years and lots of degrees at the University include a career planning and internship option, with students given their own personal development website to work within.
Durham University is a collegiate public research university in Durham, England, founded in 1837. As a collegiate university its main functions are divided between the academic departments of the University and its 17 colleges. In general, the departments perform research and provide teaching to students, while the colleges are responsible for their domestic arrangements and welfare.
The University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of British research universities and is amongst the top 100 universities in the world, currently ranked 82nd in the QS World Rankings 2022. Durham has also been awarded the Teaching Excellence Framework Gold Status for its excellence in delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for students.
Durham have 25 academic departments, of which 19 rank in the top 100. The University offer more than 200 undergraduate programs and 190 postgraduate programs under 4 faculties – Arts & Humanities; Business; Social Sciences and Engineering & Science.
The University of East Anglia (UEA) is an internationally renowned university based in a campus which provides world-class academic, social and cultural facilities to over 15,000 students from more than 100 countries.
The University is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World Rankings 2021) and its teaching is of the highest quality having ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017-2021).
Located in 300 acres of parkland, UEA is just three miles from the vibrant and historic city of Norwich. UEA’s mini-city campus has everything you need in one place. The safe campus boasts a wide range of accommodation, the Sainsbury’s Centre for Visual Arts; a state- of-the-art public art gallery and a renowned campus sports facilities in its Sportspark.
With international standards of excellence in teaching and research, outstanding facilities and comprehensive support, the University of East Anglia offers a truly unrivalled study experience.
The University of East London (UEL) dates back to 1898 and was founded as a university in 1992. It currently has 13,500 students from 135 countries enrolled, and the campuses at Docklands and Stratford are located in East London, close to the major financial centre of Canary Wharf and the region chosen to host the 2012 Olympics. The Docklands Campus was London's first new university campus in 50 years.
UEL was ranked 2nd in the UK for teaching quality (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings), as well as featuring in the world’s top 200 young universities (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings). In addition, the University has been voted most improved university over the last decade in the UK (Times Higher Education).
Academic strengths include Architecture and the Visual Arts, Civil Engineering, Cultural and Media Studies, Education, Psychology, Sports Science. The University is well known for sports, and has had Olympic and Paralympic projects including research, student involvement and sporting partnerships underway since 2005.
Edge Hill University was founded in 1885 and currently hosts 15,000 students. The University is known for the high quality of its Computing, Business and Teacher Training courses, and was awarded Times Higher Education 'University of the Year' Award in 2014 following nominations in 2008, 2011 and 2012, and most recently in 2020.
When assessed within the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), Edge Hill University achieved the highest possible ranking of gold, for delivering ‘consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students’. Edge Hill has also been rated as a top 10 modern university by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020. Edge Hill is continually recognised for outstanding achievements in student support, graduate employment and innovation, as well as a significant role in transforming lives.
The University of Edinburgh is a renowned centre for teaching and research in Scotland and was founded in 1583, making it one of the oldest universities in the UK. The University of Edinburgh is amongst the largest and most prestigious universities in the world and is currently ranked in the global top 20 in the QS World University Rankings.
A total of 22 schools make up the University, with around 6,000 of the 27,500 students currently enrolled international. Academically, Edinburgh holds a strong reputation for medicine and science, being home to numerous discoveries and inventions such as anaesthetic, penicillin and the telephone. The University also has the oldest Department of English Literature in the UK, and scores highly for humanities.The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is currently ranked first for veterinary science in The Guardian’s University Guide 2020 and also has full accreditation for the next seven years from major international councils on education.
Edinburgh Napier University gained full university status in June 1992 and currently has around 12,500 students enrolled. The University is largely located in Edinburgh’s east end, in buildings ranging from castles to old schools. It is one of Scotland’s top universities for graduate employability, offering work placements with many courses. Edinburgh Napier has a strong reputation for film education in partnership with the Edinburgh College of Art.
The University has around 3,000 students studying degrees in Hong Kong, Singapore and India through international partnerships, while duel-degree courses are also available with New York State University – enabling students to complete a four year degree course at both institutions.
Edinburgh Napier is ranked eighth in the UK for ‘value added’, which measures students' entry qualifications against the degree results they go on to achieve. The University also runs ‘Confident Futures’, a programme which develops employability skills.
EF Education First provide international students with first class English language courses. EF have 11 centres in the UK and Ireland, providing courses which offer six learning stages, each containing 3 course levels, ranging from beginner to academic proficiency.
EF Education First offer basic, general and intensive English language courses, as well as a Diploma in Business & Management, Pre-Masters Programme, Pre-PhD programme and EF University Foundation Year. Career building English courses such as English for Business and English and the Legal World are also available.Why study with EF?
- Choose from International Year One, University Foundation, Pre-Masters and Pre-PhD programme in a wide range of subjects
- Earn guaranteed university placement in over 150 partner institutions
- Get official proof of your proficiency and receive all the necessary tools to succeed at university thanks to our expert EF University Pathway Managers
- Comprehensive University preparation courses, including accommodation and free-time activities
- International atmosphere with classmates from around the world
- Inspiring English schools with modern interiors and the latest learning technology
- Accredited courses meeting the highest standards for English language education
All EF language schools are centrally located in friendly learning environments with dedicated support and teaching staff.
The English Language Centre, Brighton was founded in 1962 and is a not-for-profit charitable educational foundation with a strong commitment to providing quality English language teaching and excellent student services.
The English Language Centre, Brighton understands that everyone is unique with different needs and different goals. From your first contact with the school, they will provide you with individual attention. A whole team of staff are dedicated to providing you with excellent courses in a warm, friendly and professional environment, as well as caring for every aspect of your stay.
The school also offers a wide range of courses that include general English, university and exam preparation (IELTS, Cambridge), English for Business and Courses for Teachers of English. Students can also combine language study with a Work Experience Programme. Whatever your learning needs or level, English Language Centre, Brighton can help you to build your future.
Embassy English is a group of six English language schools based across the south of England. Students from over 100 countries are enrolled across each school, and Embassy has helped half a million students learn English.
Courses are designed to integrate with a variety of university access courses and placement services offered by other parts of Study Group. They include:
- General English
- Beginners English
- Communication Skills English
- Business Communication Skills English
- Language Semester Abroad
- Cambridge FCE exam
- IELTS preparation
- One-to-one English
- Cambridge CAE exam
English in Chester was established in 1976 and is the only British Council accredited English language training centre in Chester. Our students are an important part of the community. We regard everyone as an individual and want them to feel that they are a vital part of the school from the moment they arrive in Chester.
English in Chester offers a wide range of English language courses. Some are for different age groups, for example, teenagers, young adults, or mature students. Other courses are for people with specific needs, for example, professional people, students going on to university study in the UK or who need to take an internationally recognised exam. There are courses for everyone from the age of 13 to 80+.
The English Studio Language School offer accredited English language programmes for international students. The School is located in the heart of London by Holborn station and since being founded in 1997, more than 40,000 students have been taught English at the School.
35 classrooms are available over three different locations, and multilingual, fully qualified English teachers, can speak Spanish, Italian, Japanese, French, Russian and many more languages to help you feel at home. Courses offered at the English Studio include:
- General English
- Intensive English
- Business English
- Exam Preparation
ESCP Business School is the oldest business school in the world and has six campuses spread across Europe. ESCP Europe has a network of 100 partner universities and in the UK there are currently 4,000 students and 5,000 executives from 90 different countries enrolled.
The ESCP London campus features 12 lecture rooms, three seminar rooms and a dedicated Executive Education suite. Programmes offered include:
- Bachelor in Management
- Master in Management
- MEB (Master in European Business)
- MSc in Marketing & Creativity
- Master in Energy Management
- Executive MBA
- General Management Programme
- Executive Master in Energy Management
- Executive Master in Marketing & Creativity
A range of scholarships are available to ensure all students have the chance to reach their potential, regardless of circumstance, while a careers service provides one-to-one meetings, a skills workshop and company visits to make sure you are on the right path.
Home to the curious, brave, and bold. We’re a university where curiosity prevails, and where exploring new ways of thinking and pushing boundaries, isn’t just encouraged, it’s expected. We’re about people who love to learn how, but want to challenge why.
We were named University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2018 for our determination to do things differently and put student success at the centre of everything we do.
With over 15,500 students from more than 140 different countries, making us one of the most internationally diverse universities on the planet – you’ll find the world in one place here at Essex.
At Essex, you’re taught by world-leading academics in a support and research-intensive environment. Our trailblazing research continues to change the world for the better and we are ranked 25th in the UK for research quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021). We’re proud to have provided excellence in research and excellence in education for over 50 years.
Eurocentres offer English language courses at language schools worldwide, including four centres in the UK. At Eurocentres you will receive the attention and support you need to achieve your goals, with every student using a proven learning system that offers individual study plans and continual feedback by a qualified teacher.
Each Eurocentre location comes with spacious, bright classrooms and state of the art technology and learning techniques. Study areas and communcal rooms with free and fast wi-fi allows students to relax away from study, while every Eurocentre is centrally located.
my.Eurocentres allows students to track progress and study online in a centralised hub. Students will be able to work on study plans, take online tests, access assignments and reviews from teachers, receive study recommendations follow multimedia online exercises plus much more.
Courses offered at Eurocentres include:
- General English
- Business English
The European School of Economics (ESE) is the International Business School for the 21st century. A private British College of Higher Education in international business and economics with six campuses worldwide – in London, Milan, Florence, Rome, Madrid and New York.
The European School of Economics offers unique Bachelor, Master and MBA degree programmes in international marketing, finance, management and media & communications, as well as short professional and executive courses in cutting-edge 21st century business sectors such as hospitality and (sustainable) tourism, arts and culture, banking and finance, music industry, filmmaking business, event management, fashion and luxury goods, digital marketing and e-business, sports, real estate and many others.
ESE believes that in today’s competitive job market young professionals require assistance in the identification and realization of their unique personal and professional dreams.
The University of Exeter was founded in 1955, although its complete history dates back as far as 1900. At present around 27,000 students from over 150 countries study at the University’s three campuses in the South West of England. Despite being relatively young, Exeter is a member of the UK’s elite Russell Group and is considered one of the best universities in the world.
Six academic colleges offer study opportunities at undergraduate, masters and research level in a wide range of subjects across science, humanities and social sciences. The University of Exeter has a longstanding international approach, with many courses offering the opportunity to study abroad. All students are offered foreign language tuition, either as part of their chosen degree or as a separate evening class. Graduate prospects are further improved by a focus on career management skills and the possibility of work placements and internships as part of the degree programme.
Falmouth University is an incredible place to study. It’s a place where collaboration, ideas, innovation and change makers are celebrated. With a focus on the future, we’re exploring the potential of new technology and entrepreneurship, we’re pushing boundaries and capitalising on the power of creativity.
Our approach means that students are doing it for real from the moment they arrive on campus; getting the skills they need in order to be a part of the creative economy after graduation. All of our courses are closely aligned with industry, so students tackle live briefs, work in professional-standard facilities and are taught by academics who are experts in their field.
Of course, university is more than just an academic experience. It’s also where you meet friends for life, find new passions and grow as an individual. Our vibrant, inclusive community is the foundation of student life. Likeminded people can find their tribe and thrive here. Based in one of the most beautiful parts of the country, with a social scene to match much bigger destinations, it’s an amazing, inspiring place to live and study.
GCU London is the postgraduate campus of Glasgow Caledonian University. As one of the top modern universities in the UK, GCU London provides high-quality teaching, learning and research. Students benefit from the University’s award-winning student services, tight-knit community and tailored teaching in small intimate classes. GCU London also provides additional support in all areas including finance with several scholarships and funding opportunities for Home and International students.
Closely aligned to industry the central London campus works with industry experts to ensure students find successful careers across the Business, Luxury, Fashion, Marketing, Health, Insurance and many more sectors by helping students find work placements.
The British School of Fashion is based at the London Campus of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU London) and offers specialised postgraduate programmes in the business of fashion. As a university at the forefront of Fashion and Luxury education in the UK, their mission is to educate, challenge and develop a new generation of fashion and luxury business leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs.
The University of Gibraltar offers its students high quality, in person teaching and UK-aligned standards in a unique, safe and multicultural location.
In line with the UK Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) requirements, all University of Gibraltar degrees are regularly audited by experienced, external examiners from the UK. Gibraltar’s vibrant economy and unique location at a cultural, historical and biogeographical crossroads, makes it the perfect place to make connections, gain valuable industry insight and enjoy an unforgettable university experience.
By choosing to study with Gibraltar, you will join a dynamic community designed to make you feel welcome and safe during your studies. You will also become a valued member of our growing on-campus community that will give you the support you need to succeed.Scholarships at Gibraltar
The University of Gibraltar hosts or directly offers a number of scholarship programmes to support your studies. Scholarships are available to support undergraduate programmes, Master’s degrees and PhD programmes.
The University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world, founded in 1451. Based in Scotland’s largest city, the University of Glasgow is one of the world’s top 100 universities and currently has 26,000 students from over 120 different countries enrolled. Glasgow is also a member of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research universities.
Throughout its history Glasgow has created six Nobel laureates, one Prime Minister, Scotland's inaugural First Minister and the country's first female medical graduates. 96% of University of Glasgow research-active staff are in areas which have been independently assessed as producing research of international importance.
The University of Glasgow’s main campus is located in the cosmopolitan West End of Glasgow, just three miles from the city centre. Glasgow is Scotland's largest city and world's friendliest (Rough Guides 2019) and was recently ranked in the top 10 "Best Cities in the World in 2019" by Time Out.
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) was formally awarded university status in 1993, but can trace its history back to 1875. Glasgow Caledonian University is one of the largest universities in Scotland, with almost 20,000 students from over 100 different countries enrolled, and is considered one of the top 10 modern universities in the UK.
Glasgow Caledonian University is known for its excellent links with industry and many courses have accreditation from professional bodies and offer work placements. The University is the largest provider of NHS healthcare graduates in Scotland and is the only university in the country to offer optometry degrees. Glasgow Caledonian is also known for pioneering specialist degrees such as consumer protection, tourism management and fashion marketing.
GCU has the first and only business school in the world to offer triple-accredited degrees in financial services backed by three of the world’s most influential banking and finance professional bodies: the Chartered Banker Institute (the world’s oldest banking institute); the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, and the Institute of Operational Risk.
The Glasgow School of Art is internationally recognised as one of Britain's foremost higher education institutions for creative education. A small, specialist and highly focused international community of artists, designers and architects undertake research at the highest levels. Founded in 1845 with its degrees verified by the University of Glasgow, almost 2,000 students are currently enrolled a third of which are international.
As a prospective student of the Glasgow School of Art, you will work with world-leading academics and find the School an immensely stimulating place to be. A creative hothouse where new ideas are always encouraged and developed through learning, teaching and research which is studio based, face to face, professionally relevant and socially engaged. All students have their own dedicated studio space and there is also an international exchange programme with more than 80 other institutions.
From it's legacy as a Swiss hotel school, Glion has evolved to become the international institute of higher education - with campuses in Switzerland and London, UK - delivering premium, personalized education and preparing graduates to meet complex challenges in the fast-growing fields of hospitality, hotels, tourism, sport and events, and the luxury industry.Glion London
Glion Institute of Higher Education in London opens up extraordinary opportunities for those who aspire to become leaders in hospitality management.
Situated in Downshire House – a seventeenth century mansion – Glion London campus is located at the University of Roehampton (UoR). Inside this small community, you will feel at home with a friendly group of passionate hospitality students and faculty members. On the larger UoR campus, you are part of a big UK university with accommodation, restaurants, student clubs and sports centers.
Located just 40 minutes from London’s West End, the variety of artistic, cultural and entertainment choices available to students is beyond compare.
The Global Banking School provide high class undergraduate and postgraduate banking and finance courses. Lecturers are industry professionals who bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and teaching ability to the classroom.
Each student at the Global Banking School will benefit from a career development program, where you will interact and meet senior banking figures to identify the right career path for your future. Students will also attend networking events to develop personal and social skills.
The University of Gloucestershire is made up of three campuses, two in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester, and was awarded university status in 2001 following the merger of numerous institutions. 8,500 students are currently enrolled from over 60 different countries.
Many courses feature local and international field trips and the option to spend a semester abroad on a student exchange. Gloucestershire also offers two year ‘fast-track’ courses in Business, allowing students to enter the workplace or further training faster and at a lower cost. The University has also been awarded 14 National Teaching Fellowships and have a strong portfolio of lecturers with industry experience.
Goldsmiths, University of London is a famous arts and social sciences university based in south-east London. Founded in 1891, it became part of the University of London in 1904 and currently has around 8,000 students from over 100 countries enrolled.
The department of Anthropology is often cited as one of the best in Europe and the Art department is recognised as one of Britain’s most prestigious. Goldsmiths University of London often ranks in the top five in the UK across all Art categories. An award-winning building housing IT, library and language-learning resources, and a state-of-the-art fitness centre is also on campus.
Seven former students have won the prestigious Turner Prize and the University was the starting point of the Young British Artist movement of artists in the 1990s. Other alumni can be found in all aspects of media and arts, from music to writing, such as Blur and Damien Hirst.
Based on a world heritage site by the bank of the Thames, the University of Greenwich has campuses in London and Kent hosting around 25,000 students from over 100 countries.
The University of Greenwich is a leading modern public university and offers a range of subjects across its four faculties, the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Business School, Faculty of Education and Health and Faculty of Engineering and Science. The University performed well in recent National Student Surveys, with Greenwich staff and its courses recieving high marks. The University also scores highly for student satisfaction, with Business Administration; English Language and English Language Teaching; Computer Security and Forensics; Computing with Games Development; Financial Mathematics; Midwifery; and Public Health excelling. Two of the University’s Diplomas of Higher Education courses in Children’s Nursing and Nursing Studies achieved 100% scores.
The University of Greenwich was awarded a Silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework and has won three Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education.
Founded in 1945, Henley Business School was one of the first business schools to be established in the UK and is one of the oldest and most respected schools in Europe.
It is consistently ranked among Europe’s top 50 business schools by the Financial Times and is also among an elite group worldwide to be triple-accredited for the quality and capability of its faculty and output. As part of the University of Reading, Henley operates within an academic institution that is placed within the top 30 UK universities in world rankings (QS World University Rankings 2020), with 98% of research taking place at the University rated as being of international standing (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
Henley’s Finance Masters benefit from access to the ICMA Centre – pioneers in finance education and renowned for its strong links with the financial services industry. Across the fields of finance, business & management, accounting, real estate & planning and information management, Henley graduates are in demand and achieving great things.
Hereford College of Arts is one of only four specialist art colleges in the country, providing students with a range of programmes in art, design, arts and music. Two campuses in the area offer courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level and many of the staff are currently practising artists and designers. Courses at BA (Hons) level include Contemporary Design Crafts, Graphic & Media Design and Illustration, while two postgraduate courses in Contemporary Crafts and Fine Art are also available.
Hereford’s Short Course programme offers a host of learning and leisure opportunities, while Businesses regularly contact the College to invite students to design artwork for their products and services, or to take up work placements and internships.
Heriot-Watt University is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the UK and originated as the School of Arts of Edinburgh, the world’s first mechanics institute, in 1821. In 1966 it became a university by Royal Charter. More than a third of Heriot-Watt’s 7,000 Edinburgh campus students are from outside the UK and this international focus is also demonstrated by the 10,000 students from 150 different countries worldwide studying on its international programmes.
The University boasts multiple campuses, with three in Scotland, and one each in Malaysia and Dubai. Heriot-Watt won an award from the Scottish Council of Development and Industry because of its international focus and it also performs well in physical sciences, mathematics, business and management, engineering and the built environment. It won the 'International University of the Year' 2018 award from Times Higher Education.
95% of Heriot-Watt first degree graduates were in employment or further study within six months of graduating and it is the number 1 university in Scotland for the highest paid salaries (Times Higher Education).
The University of Hertfordshire is a modern university based largely in Hatfield, in the county of Hertfordshire, about 35km north of London. Described as “the UK’s leading business-facing university”, Hertfordshire has more than 25,000 students enrolled from nearly 90 different countries.
The University of Hertfordshire won the Guardian University Award for Student Experience in 2015, while 95.2% of University students are in work or further study six months after graduating.
The University has many close links with industry, and every British Formula One team has at least one Hertfordshire graduate. Degrees in healthcare science and the pioneering paramedic science BSc make Hertfordshire a preferred provider for the NHS in the east of England and the Universities Careers and Placements Service offers graduates lifelong support on employment and career development.
Hove College specialises in the areas of digital media, web design and marketing for students from all over the UK and the world. New media and IT training is available on two-year, 36 week and 18 week courses, and all tutors are industry experts in their field.
Facilities at the College include three state of the art iMac training rooms with iMacs and PowerPoint presentation facilities, and the latest dual user interactive whiteboards.
The University of Huddersfield can trace its roots back to 1825 and is a founding member of the Northern Consortium and a member of the Yorkshire Universities. It is situated on a single campus just outside the city in the north of England.
The University was announced as Entrepreneurial University of the Year at the Times Higher Education awards 2012, and University of the Year at the Times Higher Education awards 2013. It has been praised for its graduate employment scores and many courses offer a ‘sandwich’ option involving a work placement with numerous partner employers. The most popular courses are human and health sciences and due to its technical roots, the University often performs best in these and other vocational areas such as social work, teaching, engineering and music. Actor Sir Patrick Stewart of Star Trek fame is Chancellor and he has also taught drama master classes to students studying at the University.
Over 18,000 students choose to study at Huddersfield and the University have an impressive record of graduate employment, with 94% of undergraduates and 93% of postgraduates in work or further study six months after graduating.
The University of Hull was formed in 1927, making us the 14th oldest university in England. With a proud history of academic excellence and of creating and inspiring life-changing research, we offer the perfect combination of heritage and high technology, setting us apart from most other universities.
Hull was named the UK’s most affordable student city in the Natwest 2018 Student Living Index, and our single-site campus contains everything you need. We’ve invested £200 million on new facilities including a world-class library, a superb health campus, a state-of-the-art concert hall, on-campus student accommodation and new sports facilities.Teaching Excellence
We earned a silver award in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework which recognises excellence in teaching and learning in UK universities and colleges, and we specialise in a wide range of high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Furthermore, an impressive 97.
Hult International Business School has been striving to deliver the most practical and global business education with curricula designed by business leaders and taught by world class faculty with hands-on business experience since 1964. Hult is the world's largest and most international business school, offering its students an unrivalled global perspective.
Students work alongside peers from over 140 nationalities who collectively speak 105 languages, and join a 9,000-strong alumni network upon graduation. The Financial Times and The Economist consistently rank Hult in the Top 100 Business Schools in the world.
Through its renowned and unique Global Rotation program, students have the opportunity to study and visit Hult's locations in Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai, and New York. Hult is non-profit corporation organized in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and accredited by the NEASC and Association of MBAs, meaning our students can study internationally and graduate with a U.
Immerse Education was founded in 2012 with the aim of providing students aged 11-18 with unparalleled educational experiences. We have educated thousands of students through our exceptional academic enrichment programmes in colleges of Cambridge University.
At Immerse, we are committed to the highest quality of education – our programmes are unique in their focus on academic rigour, stimulating our participants intellectual curiosity in their chosen subjects.
We strive to ensure that every student leaves our programmes with new-found expertise and enthusiasm to plan the next stages of their education with confidence. To this end, all of our programmes are designed by tutors from leading global universities, and help prepare participants for future success.
Our programmes are attended by students from across the globe and held in inspiring locations across the United Kingdom, making them not only academically challenging, but also culturally enriching.
Imperial College London is consistently ranked amongst the best universities in the world and forms part of the 'Golden Triangle' of six elite British universities, which also includes Oxford and Cambridge. Imperial is traditionally known for world class science, engineering and medicine programmes, although more recently the Imperial College Business School and Humanities department have gained high regard.
Imperial College London is part of the prestigious Russell Group and is ranked the 5th best university in the UK by the latest Times Good University Guide. It is regularly ranked as one of the ten best universities in the world (QS World Rankings) and ground breaking work and cutting edge research is consistently performed at the University, with 14 Nobel Prizes and 81 Fellowships from the Medical Sciences being awarded in the past.
Imperial College's main campus is located in South Kensington in central London. Formerly a constituent college of the University of London, Imperial College became independent of the University of London in 2007, the 100th anniversary of its founding.
Founded in 2006, the Indian School of Business and Finance (ISBF) is committed to providing a world-class education to students in India through collaborations with top global universities such as The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London and Kingston University, in the fields of Economics, Management, Finance and Data Science.
ISBF's hallmarks are its close-knit student community, peerless teaching support by distinguished faculty members and application-oriented learning, which prepare students for a wide range of higher study and career paths.
International House London Language School is an established language school with over 50 years’ experience teaching English language courses and teacher training programmes. Based near Covent Garden, International House welcomes 8,000 students from over 150 countries every year. Courses offered include:
- General English
- Cambridge Examination
- IELTS Preparation
- TESOL, CELTA and Delta English Language Teaching
- Business and Specialist English courses
- Foundation Programmes
International House is also an authorised exam centre for the IELTS, Cambridge and BULATS (Business English) exams. Facilities at IH London include:
- 56 modern air-conditioned classrooms
- Free wifi
- 50 dedicated student self-access computers
- Library with over 10,000 books
- Classroom computer facilities
- Digital language laboratory and ICT room
- Social programme desk open daily
- Cafe and break-out area
INTO is dedicated to providing world-class experiences to international students looking for support and preparation leading to top UK universities. INTO have 12 modern study centres offering our students’ excellent educational environments in either campus based universities or cosmopolitan city centre locations.
Choose from A-levels, foundation, international year one, graduate diploma, pre-masters or an English language course to help prepare you for study at one of 11 partner universities or a study centre which opens doors to over 90+ institutions.
Fully accredited by university partners, INTO courses provide assured progression upon successful completion of your INTO programme and meeting the progression standards for your chosen degree. Now celebrating their 10th anniversary, INTO have helped more than 50,000 students take the next step to achieving their potential.Why INTO?
- A-levels: Offered at INTO UEA for 5-6 terms
Istituto Marangoni was founded in 1935 in Milano as ‘Istituto Artistico dell’Abbigliamento Marangoni’ and in 2015 it reached a special milestone, 80 years of history and success in training the top professionals of Fashion and Design.
Istituto Marangoni can praise itself for the education of four generations of students from five continents and for having launched over 45,000 professionals in fashion and luxury fields, such as Domenico Dolce, Franco Moschino, Alessandro Sartori, Maurizio Pecoraro, Paula Cademartori, Andrea Pompilio and Lucio Vanotti. It currently educates more than 4,000 students per year from 107 countries at its schools located in London, Milano, Firenze, Paris, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Mumbai and Miami, the international capitals of fashion, design and luxury.
At Kaplan International Pathways, education is at the heart of everything we do. We believe in the power of education to change people’s lives.
If you want to go to university in the UK, our preparation courses will bring your skills to the level needed for a degree. Alternatively, we’ll help you gain direct entry if you already qualify. With us, you can succeed at university, in your future career, and in life.- Designed for you
Our pathway courses give you everything you need to support your progression to a top university. We help you to improve your academic abilities, English language skills and subject knowledge, to ensure you are fully ready for your bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree.- Experienced and dedicated teachers
Many of our teachers have been working with international students for several years, and know the exact academic and English language standards expected by universities. With this wealth of experience, we can help you successfully progress to your chosen degree.
Keele University was the first new UK university of the 20th century and was founded to promote interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary scholarship. Keele pioneered the Dual Honours degree, which is still taken by around 70% of students. Single honours degrees are also available, as is a multi-disciplinary foundation year.
10,000 students from over 120 countries are enrolled at the University, and almost all undergraduates can study abroad for a semester in one of 80 partner universities. Keele is consistently ranked in the top 3 for student satisfaction.
Keele University is set across 600-acres of parkland, with extensive woods, lakes and beautiful parkland. The central feature of the estate is the 19th century Keele Hall, registered by English Heritage as Grade II.
Kensington College of Business is a specialist business school offering a range of business, IT, and law related undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
- Central London campus
- Small class sizes
- Competitive tuition fees
The School offers the following University of Chester validated degree courses:
- BA (Hons) Business Management
- BA (Hons) Marketing
- BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
- BSc (Hons) Computer Science
- LLB (Hons) Law
- LLB (Hons) Law with Business
- MBA Master of Business Administration
Kent is one of the UK’s top universities. Awarded Gold, the highest rating, in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework, and with a global reputation for excellence – three of Kent’s subject areas are ranked within the world top 100, with a further eight in the top 200 – the University offer students outstanding teaching, world-leading research, stunning study locations and a superb student experience.
Kent offer a wide range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, exciting study abroad and year in industry opportunities, summer schools, and a generous scholarship fund including awards for academic, musical and sporting excellence.
In the most recent Research Excellence Framework, Kent was ranked in the top 20 for research intensity by Times Higher Education, outperforming 11 of the 24 Russell Group universities. Because Kent academics are engaged in high level research, as well as teaching, you will study with some of the most influential thinkers in your field.
King’s College London is England’s third oldest university having been founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington in 1829. It is ranked in the top 10 UK universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2022) and has 12 Nobel Prize laureates among its alumni and current and former faculty. It is spread across five campuses in central London and currently has over 26,000 students enrolled.
King’s College London has played a major role in many of the advances that have shaped modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA, and it is now the largest centre for the education of doctors, dentists and other healthcare professionals in Europe. It is also home to six Medical Research Council centres – the most of any British university - and hosts the largest dental school in Europe and the oldest professional school of nursing in the world. Studying at King’s College London will open up a number of opportunities to study around the world.
Kings has four Colleges in the UK in London, Oxford, Brighton and Bournemouth and all offer English language courses and university preparation in safe, friendly and welcoming environments. The teaching is in small classes with substantial amounts of tutor time and learning is intensive and supported by strong pastoral care. The focus is on finding the best study plan and pathway for each student and helping each student achieve the best possible success.- Undergraduate Preparation
Kings offers A-level and GCSE national qualifications, as well as an extremely rigorous Foundation, the Advanced Level Foundation. Specialist programmes such as the Art and Design Foundation, the International Business Foundation, the Science and Engineering Foundation and the Law Foundation are also available. All students gain entry to a UK university, while many receive multiple offers and progress on to a top 30 ranked university.- Art and Design Foundation
Kings offers students the Art and Design Foundation course across all four colleges in London, Brighton, Oxford and London.
Kingston University is an inclusive and vibrant university, recognised for its excellent teaching, ranks highly in the world’s list of young universities and has several UK-leading courses. Located in the outskirts of London, Kingston's diverse student populace enjoy the best of one of the world’s greatest cities.
A wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses are offered at Kingston, several of which are rated the best in the country by The Guardian University Guide 2020. Kingston University is a top global destination for fashion studies and its Fashion programme is one of the only two programmes in the UK to have received the maximum possible ‘Badges of Excellence’ by the leading influencer website Business of Fashion.
Kingston University’s teaching has been recognised as outstanding by winning The Guardian University Award 2017 for teaching excellence. Courses are also brought to life by interactive learning facilities such as the Bloomberg trading room, the flight simulator, an in-built hospital ward and music recording studio.
Lancaster University is located in the north west of England near the major cities of Manchester and Liverpool. It was established in 1964 as a collegiate university with a reputation for innovation. Lancaster is one of the few UK universities to run a collegiate system which consists of eight undergraduate colleges and one postgraduate college. Over 12,000 students from over 100 countries are currently enrolled and all members of staff are college members and many are actively involved in collegiate life.
Lancaster is ranked in the top 10 in all three major national league tables, and is also highly ranked in international league tables such as the QS World Rankings. The University scored 88% on the National Student Survey for final year students, placing it among the top ten in the UK. Lancaster is the number one university in the north west and University accommodation has won 'Best University Halls' in the National Student Housing Survey for the last six years. It was named 'University of the Year' for 2018 by the Times Good University Guide.
London Brunel International College Profile (LBIC) is designed to meet the needs of students by offering world-class pathway programmes leading to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Brunel University London.
At undergraduate level, LBIC offers University Foundation and First year University Studies for candidates who do not meet the direct entry criteria or hold high school qualifications that are not recognised. At postgraduate level, LBIC provides the highly acclaimed Pre-Master's programme leading to an excellent range of Brunel University London Master programmes in business and management, computing, engineering & design and arts.
LBIC is located inside Brunel University London Campus, so LBIC students will experience the University student life.
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Established in 1904, the University of Leeds has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research and is part of the prestigious Russell Group of research intensive universities.
Leeds is one of the largest universities in country, with 33,000 students currently enrolled from over 140 countries, while its single campus location is spread out over 98 acres just one mile from the busy city centre. Campus facilities include excellent teaching space, four libraries, a state-of-the-art swimming pool and fitness centre called ‘The Edge’ and ‘stage@leeds’ which is a contemporary performance space.
The University of Leeds offers one of the widest selections of courses available across all UK universities, from English Language and a International Foundation Year to hundreds of Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree options and PhD opportunities. Degrees from the University of Leeds are respected by employers and universities all over the world and alumni can be found in positions of influence across the globe.
Leeds Arts University is an independent art school, and one of the leading institutions in the UK for art, design and crafts. Founded in 1846, the College currently has over 1,000 students studying degrees, and a further 900 taking their masters. Further education courses such as GCSE and A-level learning are also offered.
Leeds Arts University has state of the art facilities which include on an on-site art and design library, studio, workshop and exhibition spaces, while many tutors are currently working industry specialists, ensuring you will be learning from the best.
Over 95% of Leeds Arts University graduates who took part of the Creative Futures Survey were found to be employed following their time of study. More than three quarters were employed in the creative industries.
Leeds Beckett University is one of the most popular universities in the UK with a history dating back almost 200 years. More than 150 undergraduate and 190 postgraduate courses are offered, as well as foundation and pre-sessional English programmes. The University aims to give students a top-quality learning experience and state-of-the-art facilities are one of the many reasons why more than 24,000 students study at their two Leeds based campuses.
The University places a strong focus on employability after graduation and all courses include at least two weeks of work-related learning per year. Work placements are encouraged and very popular, with nearly half of all students taking a sandwich course. Leeds' stated aims are to have every graduate enterprising, digitally literate and with a global outlook.
Leeds Beckett University has nine teaching fellows and seven prestigious Higher Education Academy national teacher fellows. Following the most recent National Student Survey, student satisfaction at the school is 85%.
Leeds Trinity University was founded in 1966 and was awarded full university status in 2012. It is one of only two Catholic universities in the UK, but welcomes students of all faiths and beliefs. The University is small compared to most UK institutions, with just 3,500 students currently enrolled.
The University’s traditional strengths are teacher training and theology, but recent investment has taken place to develop media studies and journalism degrees, with full studios in a number of areas available for students. A number of new courses have been launched in recent years, including two year degrees in education and sport, and tourism and leisure management. 95% of Leeds Trinity students are in work or further education six months after graduating.
Leeds Trinity students also benefit from a professional work placement with every degree. Companies include Sky Sports, Sue Ryder, Oxfam, Morrisons and Asda.
The University of Leicester is in the East Midlands and currently has around 20,000 students enrolled, of which 1,500 of whom are international from over 80 different countries. The University of Leicester is one of the UK’s fastest growing universities and is currently undergoing a £300 million campus redevelopment programme. The University of Leicester was voted 'University of the Year' by the Times in 2008, and finished runner up in the same category in 2014.
Leicester is well known for the strength of it its research, with its Archaeology department recently discovered the remains of Richard III, pushing it into the international spotlight. The Department of Physics and Astronomy hosts Europe’s largest university-based space research facility and the School of Museum Studies remains one of the top research departments in the country, containing the highest ranking research in Museum Studies in the UK.
The University of Limerick (UL) is a leading institution known for outstanding research and is based in the heart of Ireland. Named the Irish University of the Year 2019 by The Sunday Times Good University Guide, UL has also been ranked as one of the top 100 Young Universities in the World by the Times Higher Education. It has developed into one of the top universities in Ireland since being founded in 1972. It is also ranked 35th in the world for Research Impact (THE) and provides an outstanding student experience with the Best Student Campus (Education Ireland Awards 2019).
UL also provides unrivalled graduate employment rates, with the highest rate in all of Ireland. This is helped by its tremendous work placement programme, the largest of any university in Ireland, and the largest international exchange programme.
Since Her Majesty the Queen opened the first University of Lincoln building on the Brayford Pool Campus, the University has welcomed more than 90,000 students from across 135 countries. Today, Lincoln is ranked in the world’s top 150 universities in the Times Higher Education’s (THE) Young University Rankings 2020 and were also named as the Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.
The University of Lincoln put students at the heart of everything they do and have a reputation for innovative teaching, having been awarded a five-star score overall in the QS Stars rating in 2020 and Gold, the highest standard possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017.
As a student at the University of Lincoln you will be living in one of Europe’s great historic cities, with a history dating back as far as 300BC. Alongside remains from Lincoln’s Roman heritage, the city is also home to a number of historical buildings and landmarks, including Lincoln Cathedral which was built in 1072 and was once the tallest building in the world.
With a rich heritage stretching back to 1881, the University of Liverpool is the original ‘redbrick’ university. A founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, the top 24 research-led institutions in the UK, we are associated with nine Nobel Laureates. We are a global university with pioneering partnerships all over the world. Our research power is ranked 20th in the UK’s most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), with seven subjects ranked in the top 10 in the UK for world-leading and internationally excellent research. Our Management School is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to hold the gold standard ’triple crown’ accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS and our MBA is included in The Economist’s Which MA? which lists the top 100 MBA programmes in the world.
Located at the heart of the world-famous city of Liverpool, the University of Liverpool will provide you with an amazing, life-changing, student experience in a diverse international community.
Liverpool Hope University is the only ecumenical university in England, and is based in Liverpool in the north of England. It is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the UK and currently has almost 6,000 students enrolled from over 60 countries.
Following the National Student Survey, Liverpool Hope University was ranked as a leading university in the North West for Teaching, Assessment and Feedback, Academic Support and Personal Development. Liverpool Hope is also in the top 25 universities for student satisfaction in the UK. Due to Liverpool Hope’s religious background, it is also strong in Theology and Social Sciences.
The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts is recognised and ranked among the leading specialist institutions in the UK for degree courses in Acting, Community Drama, Dance, Music Theatre and Entertainment Management, Music, Sound Technology, Theatre and Performance Design and Theatre and Performance Technology. One year Foundation Certificates in Acting and Musical Theatre; Commercial Dance and Popular Music and Sound Technology are also available.
The Institute train students for a sustained future of work, with recent figures showing 96% of LIPA’s graduates are in work after leaving, while 87% are in the performing arts. Courses are validated by Liverpool John Moores University.
Liverpool John Moores University was originally founded in 1825 and went through many different guises before eventually becoming a fully accredited university in 1992. It is one of the largest universities in the UK with almost 22,000 students enrolled from over 100 countries.
Liverpool John Moores is a pioneer of multimedia teaching and has one of the UK’s most state of the art media centres. Many lectures are delivered by computer, maximizing students’ one-to-one tutorial time with their lecturers.
The London Academy of Trading is a privately-owned educator based in the City of London providing accredited, vocational programmes in financial markets trading. We pride ourselves on being the most trusted providers of trading skills education, putting your needs first in everything we do. We offer courses for individuals looking to develop their understanding and experience of financial markets trading with a view to earning additional income through trading, or enhancing their career opportunities.
Our courses combine theoretical teaching with practical trading experience under the watchful eyes of our team of professional traders and mentors. Our courses can be studied in-house, online, or via a blended combination of each. Working in partnership with a number of financial partners enables us to provide cutting-edge technology and up-to-the-minute news and data to support the learning process.
University of the Arts London comprises of six specialist art and design colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, Central St Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts. The University of the Arts London is the largest specialist Art and Design institution in Europe with over 18,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, 6,000 of whom are international.
University of the Arts London courses cover photography, interior design, product design, media, graphics, fine art and performance arts. University of the Arts London have launched the careers of many famous creatives, including:
- More than half of all Turner Prize nominees
- Over half of the designers named British Designer of the Year
- More than a third of the 40 artists named in the Catlin Guide’s most promising graduate artists
- 12 winners of the Jerwood Photography Awards
The University of the Arts London is a leading provider of short courses on creative subjects.
The London Film Academy is an internationally recognised, innovative film school that offers more than just an education in film.
LFA produce world-class filmmakers who thrive in an environment that emulates real world realities and are a school that is dedicated to creating the best of the best while adopting a hands-on approach and ensuring they always keep to an ethos of creating a collaborative, friendly and inclusive learning environment at the core of everything they do.
Being an international student at The London Institute of Banking & Finance is about more than simply getting a degree. They offer the opportunity for students to undertake their studies in a business-like environment, gain exposure to the financial services industry and become part of an international professional community with over 24,000 members.
The London Institute of Banking & Finance gives students the experience of living in one of the world's most vibrant and diverse cities enabling them to develop a global perspective and an understanding of different cultures that will be valuable in their future career.
London Metropolitan University places students at the centre of everything they do. The University is proud of a vibrant, multicultural and socially diverse community, and welcomes applicants regardless of age or background. Most courses at London Met are offered on both a full-time and part-time basis, in order to best meet your needs. All London Met undergraduate students are guaranteed a work-based learning opportunity, which counts towards their studies.
The University offers state-of-the art learning, library, as well as IT facilities, where students can hone their skills – from purpose-built art, design and recording studios, a mock courtroom, to a £100,000 journalism newsroom as well as its £30 million Science Centre, which is among Europe’s largest science teaching labs.
London Met’s focus on teaching quality has seen it ranked above some of the capital’s most prestigious institutions for teaching excellence. The University maintain strong industry links to ensure you gain vital professional experience while you learn, with courses carefully crafted to incorporate new and emerging industry trends and practice.
London School of Business and Finance is a unique educational institution and offers industry-focused programmes designed to reflect global market trends. London School of Business and Finance attracts the most talented and ambitious candidates from more than 150 countries worldwide, and works together with its corporate partners to develop programmes structured with an international perspective in mind.
London School of Business and Finance offers an unrivalled portfolio of professional qualifications, as well as innovative degree programmes at postgraduate and undergraduate level, with the flexibility to tailor your studies to your own career aspirations.
London School of Business and Finance presence spans the globe and its innovative programmes are internationally recognised. The GGSB MBA programme, the MIB (Master in International Business) programme, the GGSB MSc in Finance programme are prestigious business qualifications delivered and awarded by Grenoble Graduate School of Business (GGSB) – one of the most highly regarded business schools in the world.
London South Bank University was founded in 1892 and officially gained full university status in 1992. Practical education and employability are given a strong focus at the University, with its central London location providing close links to business and industry. London South Bank is one of the largest universities in London with over 15,000 students enrolled, 2,000 of which are international from 130 countries. The main campus is located in Southwark, a short walk from major landmarks and near the South Bank of the Thames.
London South Bank University is a top 10 London university for graduate starting salaries, and the University received the highest possible rating for the quality of its education from the independent Quality Assurance Agency.
London South Bank University also offer a wide range of scholarships and discounts for international students, including nationality scholarships, fee-discounts for alumni and a 5% discount for early payment of tuition fees.
Loughborough University is located in Leicestershire, 90 minutes north of London, and has been a university since 1966 with over 16,000 students currently enrolled, of whom almost 10% are international from over 100 countries. Loughborough University is a top 10 university in all major national rankings and is a two-time Times and Sunday Times 'University of the Year'.
Loughborough University campus is the UK’s largest single site green campus and is generally regarded as the best in the country for sport, having been named the Sports University of the Year multiple times by the Times Good University Guide. Other recent accolades include the WhatUni? Student Choice University of the Year and first place in the THE Student Experience Survey.
Loughborough pride themselves on being inclusive for all, with students, graduates and staff at the heart of the university experience. The Student Experience at Loughborough gives "every student the opportunity they need to achieve their full potential.
Loughborough College is located in the Midlands and we share the same open, green campus with Loughborough University, making it one of the largest student campuses in Europe. The college was established in 1909 and this we year we celebrate our 100th anniversary.
We have been welcoming international students for over 50 years and our students create a friendly, cosmopolitan atmosphere together with 2000 full time students. Last year we welcomed 300 international students from 40 countries making for an interesting international environment in which to study and live.
Loughborough College is a member of the British Council, Education Counselling Service and also UKCISA, the organisation supporting international students while studying and living in the UK.Support and Facilities
We have an experienced Welfare team and excellent Halls of Residence located next to the college with internet access. Local host families are also available for students wishing to experience family life.
The University of Manchester is based in the north of England and is among the largest universities in the UK, with around 38,000 students (almost 9,000 international) currently enrolled alongside 10,000 staff. The University is famous for its academic and research excellence, and is also a member of the Russell Group.
The University of Manchester currently has 25 Nobel Prize winners among current and former staff and students, and 91% of Manchester’s recent graduates go straight into employment or continued studies. In the prestigious Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities, the University of Manchester is ranked 33rd in the world and sixth in the UK.
Following the last Quality Assurance Agency review, it was stated that: “confidence can reasonably be placed in the soundness of the institution's present and likely future management of the quality of the learning opportunities available to students”, the best possible outcome for the University.
Manchester Metropolitan University has a proud heritage dating back to 1824. It is one of the largest universities in the UK, with over 34,000 students enrolled, and is home to a diverse international student population from more than 130 countries.
The University is ranked amongst the world’s top 200 universities under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020), which is a measure of its commitment to delivering and supporting quality research and teaching.
Manchester Metropolitan’s campus is located in the centre of Manchester, amongst world-renowned music, arts, shopping and sports venues and the second largest Chinatown in the UK. Manchester is considered Britain’s ‘best city to live in’ (Global Liveability Survey 2019 by the Economist Intelligence Unit) and one of the world's top 10 most exciting cities (Time Out City Life Index 2019).
The University is undergoing a £400m+ investment programme to enhance its teaching and research facilities, buildings and public spaces and 85% of Manchester Metropolitan’s research has a 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' impact.
The Marine Learning Alliance (MLA) offer affordable and comprehensive online distance learning degree courses and online training courses in Marine subjects, hydrography and Maritime management and business. All courses are designed to fit around your life and you can study career-focused online degree courses at both bachelor’s and master’s level.
The MLA give students all of the support they need to succeed, including dedicated academic tutors and career advisors. Experienced online learning designers are able to bring you relevant and interesting learning materials that make studying an online course with MLA both an immersive and interesting experience. The high quality maritime course materials coupled with a high level of interaction is reflected in high pass rates.
The MLA have strong marine and maritime business and management routes and an established link with Plymouth University, one of the world’s leading maritime and marine universities.
Meridian School of English has been teaching quality English courses to international students for over 30 years. Meridian deliver General English, Private Tuition and Exam Preparation lessons as well as more specialised courses from teachers with over 30 years experience.
The Met Film School offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in directing, screenwriting, producing, postproduction, visual effects and cinematography, all validated by the University of West London. All of the Met Film School's lecturers and tutors are industry professionals, including BAFTA and Oscar nominees.
Students will have access to world class facilities at the world-famous Ealing Studios in West London. An off-site shooting block with multiple spaces for camera workshops and productions is provided, along with a camera room full of the latest technology and one of Ealing Studios' original sound stages. Students will be expected to work in groups and write, produce, direct and edit their own short films. Hands on teaching can be expected with experienced tutors.
The Met Film School has full membership to The International Association of Film and Television Schools and The National Film and Television School is an advisory partner on our undergraduate programmes.
Middlesex University is one of the largest universities in the UK, with 24,000 students enrolled at its London campus. £200 million has been invested to transform the campus into a state-of-the-art centre for excellence, with facilities and equipment that rival those of the world's top universities.
Middlesex University has a strong reputation for research amongst modern universities and their innovation in education has been rewarded with three Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education. The University has also been awarded two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise as a result of their international standing.
Mander Portman Woodward, or MPW, is an independent college network based in London, Birmingham and Cambridge. Founded in 1973, it offers students an attractive and modern learning environment to study GCSEs, A-levels and university foundation courses. Nearly 1,000 students are enrolled across all three colleges, around a third of which are international.
All tutors at MPW are highly qualified to first degree or doctoral levels, and many are examiners for the subjects they teach. Study is focused on exams, and course notes are provided to help students better prepare for final examinations. Each student at MPW is assigned to a Director of Studies who will supervise student's welfare and academic performance.
Navitas UK English language and pathway programmes ensure students are given the extra support and assistance needed to succeed at a higher education level. In the UK, domestic, EU and international students are able to enrol in Navitas colleges to take advantage of the supportive environment to enhance their academic potential. Navitas offers a wide range of foundation and pre-masters programmes to eleven UK universities, including:
NCI University in London is an exciting university offering outstanding online and face to face programmes, designed to help students develop important sets of skills, while enhancing work-based lifelong learning experiences. We recognise that the success of one of us is the success of all of us. Therefore, we promote individual excellence as a foundation for NCI development.
Whatever the level of study, we practise methods aimed at providing students with practical knowledge, employability and transferable skills which enable them to apply knowledge directly to a work environment. Students can benefit from small class sizes and personalised attention from their lecturers and they can also access our international network, within campuses in Italy, France and Spain. Discover here why we are different!
NCUK is a consortium of leading UK universities dedicated to giving international students guaranteed access to universities worldwide and helping you succeed when you get there.
New College of the Humanities offers a unique liberal arts-inspired undergraduate curriculum taught to small groups and through the one-to-one tutorial system that is the gold standard of a humanities education.
Undergraduates choose a combined honours degree comprising a ‘major’ subject and a complementary ‘minor’ subject, from any two of Art History*, Economics, English, Geography*, History, Single Honours Law LLB, Combined Honours Law LLB, Philosophy, and Politics & International Relations. We also offer Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) and Philosophy, Politics & History (PPH) combinations and Creative Writing as a minor option.
In 2015, The Times described NCH as offering ‘bespoke higher education’ and as being positioned ‘at the forefront of a new era, the academic equivalent of space travel’, with our weekly one-to-one tutorial system giving NCH ‘the edge on even Oxbridge’s one-to-two tutorial system in one crucial way’.
Newcastle University is a world-class institution established in 1834 with an international reputation for academic excellence. Newcastle University is a founding member of the elite Russell Group, a group of 24 highly research-intensive universities in the UK. High-quality teaching, strong research profile, and outstanding student support make the University one of the most popular institutes in the UK.
Situated in the heart of one of the UK’s most dynamic student cities, Newcastle University is home to over 28,000 students, with more than 5,400 international students from over 115 countries. With a strong focus on internationalisation, the University have prestigious partnerships with institutions worldwide including IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay and IISc Bangalore in India as well as multinational companies such as Siemens, PwC and IBM.
A commitment to academic excellence, teaching quality and student experience is demonstrated through Newcastle's position in both national and international rankings.
Nord Anglia Education are a family of premium international schools based in 30 countries around the world. Nord Anglia offer personalised, inspiring learning to thousands of students between 2 and 18 years old.
Every Nord Anglia school offers an outstanding experience with world-class teachers, unrivalled opportunities, state-of-the-art facilities and education technology. Your child will be part of a vibrant global community and will be able to connect with children from all over the world, creating lifelong memories and instilling a global mindset.
The University of Northampton’s mission to transform lives and inspire change seeks to ensure your time at University is fulfilling, satisfying and enjoyable. They offer industry-relevant courses, taught on a brand new campus. The University actively focuses on making sure you have all the support you need at this important stage of your life. Face-to-face teaching is enhanced by the latest developments in technology to give students flexibility in the way they learn. In addition, Northampton has a unique commitment to social impact, supporting staff and students to have a positive effect on the world. Courses and extra- curricular activity are designed to promote the idea that everybody has the power to make a positive impact on society – small changes that add up to make the world a better place.
The new campus - Waterside - is located just a few minutes’ walk from Northampton town centre. It is purpose-built, designed to deliver a new personalised experience of teaching and learning, plus excellent opportunities to develop academic knowledge and life skills.
With around 26,000 students from over 140 countries, Northumbria University is one of the UK’s largest and most successful universities. Northumbria has a rich history going back through its constituent colleges to the late nineteenth century. It was founded as Newcastle Polytechnic in 1969 and inaugurated as a university in 1992.
Offering courses in most major subject areas such as Engineering, Computing, Sciences, Business, Law, Design, Built and Natural Environment, Arts, Social Sciences, Psychology, Sport, Health and many more. Our lecturers are experts in their field and passionate about teaching. Many of our courses carry professional accreditation and as well as postgraduate courses which require a subject specific first degree, we offer a range of 'conversion' masters for those who are considering a change of direction. Northumbria is the only Business School in Europe with double recognition for Accounting and Business from AACSB.
Northumbria’s consistently excellent performance in UK quality audits places it at the very top among modern universities.
The Norwich University of Arts is in central Norwich, with about 2,000 full-time students enrolled. Its city centre campus is dedicated to art, design and media. 10 unique historic buildings house hi-tech interiors, specialist workshops and expert technicians. University facilities give students the chance to develop essential skills from traditional craft, and contemporary digital design to print and production techniques.
Courses combine practical projects with employability skills through contact with industry and undergraduate courses are offered in:
- Design for Publishing
- Fashion Communication and Promotion
- Fashion Marketing and Business
- Film and Moving Image Publishing
- Fine Art
- Games Art and Design
- Games Development
- Graphic Communication
- Graphic Design
- Interior Design
- Textile Design
- User Experience Design
- Animation and Visual Effects
Postgraduate courses are available in Communication Design, Curation, Fashion, Fine Art, Games, Moving Image and Sound, Photography, and Textile Design.
The University of Nottingham is a research-focused campus university which has been described as “the nearest thing Britain has to a truly global university” by the Times, with campuses in Malaysia and China as well as the UK. It is the fifth largest university in the UK and a member of the Russell Group, Universitas 21, the Association of Commonwealth Universities and the European University Association.
The University of Nottingham is regarded as one of the best universities in the world and regularly features in the UK’s top 30 Higher Education institutions. The Teaching Excellence Framework ranked Nottingham Gold, while the QS World Rankings by Subject revealed Nottingham subjects Pharmacy & Pharmacology (eighth in the world, fourth in the UK), Nursing (27th in the world, fifth in the UK), Veterinary Science (36th in the world, seventh in the UK), Education (43rd in the world, eighth in the UK) and English Language & Literature (48th in the world, 16th in the UK) also performing well.
The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. Established in 2004, with the full approval of the Chinese Ministry of Education, the campus is run by the University of Nottingham in partnership with Zhejiang Wanli Education Group, a key player in the education sector in China.
UNNC has more than 8,000 students and, each year, around 1,500 graduates with excellent academic qualifications, transferable skills, a creative outlook and a fresh perspective. They are in demand from employers around the globe who recognise the benefits of hiring talent with an international perspective.
The UNNC internationalisation policy means that students can study at the University of Nottingham in the UK or to go as exchange or study abroad students to other universities around the world.
Nottingham Trent University is spread across three campuses, two in Nottingham and one just outside the city, and it is one of the largest universities in the UK with 28,000 students currently enrolled. Nottingham Trent was originally founded in 1843 before officially gaining full university status in 1992. 93% of Nottingham Trent students would recommend studying at at the University following the National Student Survey and it was named 'University of the Year' by Times Higher Education for 2018.
Nottingham Trent University is best known for its Art and Design, Fashion and creative arts programmes, but it also hosts one of the UK’s largest law schools. The University also does well in sports, with strong performances in the British University and College Sport leagues. The University recently received one of the biggest grants to a post-1992 university in order to continue its work on cancer diagnosis and therapy.
Nottingham Trent are partnered with 50 academic institutions across 40 countries, with some programmes at the University also offering the chance for students to study abroad.
The University of Oxford is the oldest university in the English-speaking world and is regarded as one of the world's leading academic institutions, with 38 independent colleges and 6 permanent private halls. The University is a member of the Russell Group of research-led British universities, the Coimbra Group (a network of leading European universities), the League of European Research Universities, and is also a core member of the Europaeum. Academically, Oxford is consistently ranked in the world's top five universities.Study at the University of Oxford
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The University of Oxford was rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework and career prospects for graduates remain some of the best in the UK.
Oxford Brookes is a vibrant, modern university that has over 3,200 international students from more than 140 different countries. Oxford Brookes University has been named as one of the top 50 young universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings – and is the only UK university to make the list.
Oxford Brookes offer a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses designed to stimulate and inspire. In addition, the University offers a guaranteed place on an Oxford Brookes University bachelor's degree if you pass an international foundation programme with the appropriate grades.
Oxford is a great place to be a student - rich in heritage yet focused on the present day with a vibrant, cosmopolitan atmosphere. The University have a long standing reputation for employability, and are host to two national centres of excellence in teaching and learning.
Oxford International Education Group was founded in 1991 and currently provides language education, academic preparation and education study tours to international students.University Pathways
Oxford International provides pathways to higher education through an exciting range of international integrated undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. In collaboration with our university partners we establish on-campus, Embedded Colleges, where students study the first stage of an integrated Bachelors degree over three or four years. At postgraduate level we offer integrated Masters programmes that combine specialist learning with additional English language and academic support.
Oxford International are currently embedded at the following universities:
d’Overbroeck’s Oxford is an independent day and boarding school in north Oxford.
The Oxford Summer Academy (OSA) is designed to give students a taste of life at The University of Oxfrod, and so, like Oxford undergraduates, students do assignments in their chosen subjects.
OSA is suitable for students of all abilities. We welcome all students who are seeking a top-level educational experience in England. The programme offers students the opportunity to extend themselves academically, move beyond their normal school curriculum and towards the next level of study.
The students are resident at St Edmund Hall, one of the oldest colleges of The University of Oxford, and a place they will come to all ‘home’. The teaching staff include tutors and graduates of The University of Oxford.
Whether you are searching for a new experience or a catalyst to advanced performane in a new academic year, The Oxford Summer Academy can give you that opportunity and extra edge.
The University of Plymouth is one of the largest universities in the UK, with over 23,000 students, including around 2,000 international students from over 100 countries, enrolled. It can trace its roots back to the Plymouth School of Navigation, founded in 1862 and was formally given full university status in 1992.
Plymouth was awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2012 for its worldwide reputation for marine and maritime education and research and 11 subjects were recently rated among the top ten in the UK for student satisfaction. The city is also ranked 11th in the UK for most cost-effective places to study. Over 12,000 Plymouth students per year benefit from placements and work-based learning.
It is currently the only post-1992 university to have its own medical school, and has strong partnerships with other universities and institutions in the south west. Various departments have undergone much development in recent years, particularly the library and student union, faculties of Health and Education and Society and Marine Science.
The University of Portsmouth is located on the south coast of England, about 120km southwest of London. There are over 24,000 students enrolled, 5,200 of which are international.
Portsmouth is a modern, multi-disciplinary university offering practical courses at undergraduate, postgraduate taught and research level across five faculties. Most bachelor's degrees include a one year paid work placement and the University is currently ranked 21st in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2020), and is rated highly for student satisfaction and graduate employment.
Portsmouth strengths lie in geology, earth and environmental sciences, pharmacy and sport science, psychology, mechanical engineering, software engineering, computing and computer science, law, criminology and criminal justice, forensic studies, international relations, journalism, architecture and property development. There is a full portfolio of business courses available including economics, accounting, finance, human resource management and law.
QA Higher Education is a private UK higher education provider working in partnership with universities, colleges and education specialists to offer international students a range of programmes from foundation level, to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
QA Higher Education is partnered with the following UK universities:Middlesex University
Middlesex University’s Centres in London Holborn, Birmingham and Manchester offer a business undergraduate programme with a Healthcare specialism in convenient city centre locations.Northumbria University
QA Higher Education works in partnership with Northumbria University to deliver courses at the Northumbria London Campus. The London Campus offers industry-focused Business, Computing, IT and Project Management courses amid the buzz of London’s business and financial district.Solent University
If you’re looking to study at Solent University and need to build on your existing qualifications to meet the entry requirements, QA and Solent pathway programmes are designed to help you get there.
Queen Margaret University is a modern university located in Musselburgh, near Edinburgh, Scotland. It was Scotland’s first university to be founded in the 21st century and currently has around 6,500 students enrolled from over 70 countries.
QMU’s traditional strengths lie in creativity and culture, business and health. Queen Margaret has the widest range of health degrees in Scotland, ranging from health psychology to audiology and diabetics, while the University holds a worldwide reputation in speech sciences. 93% of Queen Margaret graduates find employment or go on to further study within six months of graduating.
At the heart of the Queen Margaret campus is an innovative learning resource centre, combining IT and library facilities, and offering a wide variety of flexible learning spaces. QMU is the first Scottish university to have an on-campus Business Gateway, which is run by East Lothian Council and located within QMU’s Business Innovation Zone.
Queen Mary, University of London is the third largest college of the University of London, with the main based in the east of the city. It is a member of the Russell Group of research universities and has roots dating back to 1785. Queen Mary has a strong international reputation, with almost 25% of its 16,000 students coming from over 150 countries.
Queen Mary has the world’s largest academic health science centre, and is well known for medical teaching and research at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. The Medical School at Queen Mary includes special departments in cardiology, infectious diseases, surgery and dentistry. The School of Dentistry recently moved into brand new state-of-the-art facilities.
Queen's University Belfast is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities and is located in Belfast, the Northern Ireland capital. Queen's University was founded in its original form in 1845 and gained formal university status in 1908. 24,000 students from over different 80 countries are currently enrolled and the University was recently ranked 23rd on the Times Higher Education’s list of the 100 most international universities in the world.
The University has won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education on five occasions, while the institution is a Top 50 UK employer for women and leading UK universities in tackling the unequal representation of women in science and engineering.
Queen’s University Belfast has a strong focus on employability, offering programmes such as Degree Plus, which recognises extracurricular activities and work experience as part of a degree, and numerous career workshops with employers and alumni.
Ravensbourne people are as diverse as the city we occupy and the industries we serve. Students and colleagues. Research and business partners. We are united by a desire to innovate and change the world through creativity. Ravensbourne was created in 1959 by the amalgamation of Bromley School of Art (opened in 1878) and the Department of Furniture Design of Beckenham School of Art. 2,400 students in total attend the University, and the main Ravensbourne campus is next to The O2, an entertainment district at Greenwich Peninsula.
Ravensbourne have a strong track record in getting good jobs for our graduates, because we equip them with the practical skills they need to excel in the workplace. Our current graduate employability rate is an impressive 94.7%, so 19 out of 20 students are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduating. We have close working relationships with local and national industries, making sure that as a Ravensbourne learner you'll have access to a wealth of work placement opportunities.
The University of Reading offers world-class teaching and research across foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from within a stunningly beautiful award-winning campus.
Rated as one of the top 30 UK universities in the 2022 QS World University Rankings and The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021, the University of Reading has built an environment in which students from all walks of life can thrive and build a successful future.
Reading’s dynamic and diverse student body is represented by an award-winning Students’ Union, with sports societies, activities, student media and entertainment all provided in one of the best rated student venues in the UK. The main Whiteknights campus and London Road campus are situated close to Reading’s town centre and are just 30 minutes from London Paddington by train. Whiteknights campus is located on 130 hectares of parkland, earning its eighth consecutive Green Flag Award in 2018.
Reading has a global presence, with two overseas campuses – including the University of Reading Malaysia – and links with organisations in nearly 50 countries.
Regent College London (RCL) is an award-winning college which welcomes students of all ages from across the globe. RCL's aim is to provide a stimulating and supporting learning environment that enables students to interact, share stories and support each other within a collective community.
Courses are designed to improve students’ employability and enhance their career prospects. A lifelong dedication to improving and developing our students’ skills is fundamental to the success of the college.
With an external validation from the Quality Assurance Agency, Regent College London is a hub for excellence in student support and educational delivery.
Regent’s University London is one of London’s only independent, not-for-profit universities, with a highly cosmopolitan community based in royal Regent’s Park and Marylebone. Our campus in Regent’s Park, set in 11 acres of secluded private garden, is in easy reach of all that this exciting European city has to offer.
Our students study in a supportive, personal environment and go on to enter the world of work as entrepreneurs and leaders who think and operate globally. We provide superb quality University accommodation in central London. Regent’s is small and intimate enough to feel like a home away from home, and we are proud to welcome students of more than 140 nationalities.
Richmond, The American University in London offer a Liberal Arts education renowned for its flexibility and broad-based curriculum. The University have campuses in two of London’s premier areas – Richmond and Kensington, where accommodation is also provided.
The liberal arts approach is designed to allow the discovery of the connections between different academic areas, it examines the patterns of similarities and differences between cultures and provides you with an intercultural focus. It is challenging and stimulating. It encourages you to form your own opinions. It is a broad education, an ideal preparation for a range of careers and both our Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees have dual accreditation (UK & US), providing worldwide recognition to Richmond graduates.
Bachelors programmes in Business, Communications, Arts and Social Sciences with Study Abroad and Integrated Internships are available, as well as MA programmes in International Relations, Luxury Brand Management, Art History, Advertising & PR, as well as an MBA.
Robert Gordon University is a modern university based in the Scottish city of Aberdeen. Although it was granted university status in 1992, it was founded as an educational institution in the mid 18th century. Robert Gordon has a strong focus on vocational degrees, and brands itself as ‘The Professional University’. It currently has a little over 16,000 students, of whom more than 1,000 are international, enrolled.
The focus on professional education is shown by the University’s leading graduate employment record. It has been rated as having the highest graduate prospects of any University several times in recent years, and remains top for modern universities. This is achieved through strong links with industry, particularly North Sea gas and oil companies, and year-long work placements that have become standard across all courses.
The University of Roehampton is based on a large parkland campus in south-west London. It became an independent university in 2004, but dates back to four teacher training colleges founded in the 19th century. These separate colleges have remained, and every student joins one of the four when they join the University. Roehampton has a highly international student body of 8,000 students from 110 different countries.
As a result of its history, teacher training remains a key strength of the University, but it is also highly regarded in the areas of Dance, Biological Anthropology, Drama and English Literature programmes. The Swiss Glion Institute of Higher Education offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in hospitality, and the University has also recently started offering online courses in business and medical subject areas.
Rossall is a boarding school in the UK with a long and rich history. The School’s beautiful campus is located on the Lancashire coastal way and is close to Liverpool and Manchester International Airport. Rossall has international students from more than 35 countries and the staff here have lots of experience in looking after international students.Boarding School Service
Students in Sixth form are given specialist career guidance with respect to university and course selection and the UCAS application process. Boys and girls are separately boarded at the seven boarding houses for seniors and one boarding house for juniors.
The Royal Agricultural University is the oldest agricultural college in the English speaking world and has four separate schools hosting undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation courses in agriculture, business, equine and real estate & land management.
The Royal Agricultural University has been a leader in agricultural studies since its formation in 1845, and now hosts over 1,000 students every year from 40 different countries. The University maintains strong links with industry, offering work placements and unique networking opportunities to all.
The RAU has one of the highest levels of spending per student and an excellent rating of 82% in the National Student Survey for teaching excellence and 85.6% for the student experience, as rated by final year students. 97.5% of Royal Agricultural University graduates are in employment or further study within six months of leaving.
The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama stands at the forefront of training and research in the Dramatic Arts. Graduate employment statistics are amongst the highest in our sector, and our research has recently been assessed as ‘World Leading’ – and is unique in the realm of drama conservatoires. The ratio of undergraduate applications to places is the highest of any UK university.
Whilst Royal Central School of Speech and Drama actors win many of the most coveted awards, worldwide, and frequent accolades in the media, a broad range of industry organisations rank Central as the gold standard in leadership of technical and design work. So too, Central continues as a pioneering force in the application of dramatic skills in many social contexts.
Our facilities are widely regarded to be exemplary with further specialised studios and performance spaces to be added as part of a dynamic new development.
Royal Holloway, University of London, is ranked in the top 25 universities in the UK and the top 300 universities in the world. Through world-class research that expands minds and changes lives, the dedication of teachers and the feel of the Royal Holloway experience, Royal Holloway is a community that inspires individuals to succeed academically, socially and personally.
At Royal Holloway, you get to study at one of the most beautiful campuses in the world. Located on the outskirts of London, Royal Holloway offers a unique ‘best of both worlds’ experience with a safe and supportive campus community, with easy access to one of the best student cities in the world.
The University was founded by two social reformers who championed the principles of excellence and inclusivity. Their vision lives on today. As one of the UK’s leading research intensive universities, the University is home to some of the world’s foremost authorities in the sciences, arts, business, economics and law.
Founded in 1791 before becoming part of the University of London in 1949, The Royal Veterinary College is the oldest English speaking veterinary school in the English speaking world.
Following the National Student Survey, The Royal Veterinary College was ranked second in London and eighth in the UK for student satisfaction. In the prestigious QS World University Rankings, the College was crowned top UK and European vet school and third in the world.
Popular courses include VetMed, Bioveterinary Sciences and Veterinary Nursing, while a wide ranging number of postgraduate courses such as Control of Diseases in Animals, Livestock Health and Production, Veterinary Epidemiology, Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health, Wild Animal Biology, Wild Animal Health and Veterinary Education are also available. An equine clinic and referral hospital, farm animal centre, post-mortem hall are available for students to use.
The University of Salford has a long history of working with industry, improving on its traditional strengths of nursing, engineering and sports medicine. It was founded in its original form in 1850 before being awarded full university status in 1967, and there are currently over 20,000 students enrolled across 60 acres of parkland on the banks of the River Irwell.
Following the results of the National Student Survey, 83% of Salford graduates were satisfied with their time at the University. Improvements were also made in all subject areas, with 100% satisfaction in Media Technology, Petroleum and Mechanical Engineering, Professional Studies Nursing and Social Work and Architecture Design and Technology.
Salford was one of the first universities to offer a ‘sandwich’ degree, a year-long work placement, while its most recent development is MediaCityUK, which allows students to work and study with numerous companies in order to gain vital experience and contacts.
The University of Sheffield is a world famous institution located in the north of England, one of the original 'red brick' universities and a member of the elite Russell Group. Ranked in the world's top 100 universities by the QS World University Rankings, the University of Sheffield was founded by the merger of three colleges in 1905 and currently has 28,000 students enrolled from over 120 countries. Sheffield students voted the University number one for student experience in a Times survey.
The University of Sheffield boasts five Nobel Prize winners in its departments, as well as six Queen’s Anniversary Prizes. It is currently the lead institution for systems engineering, smart materials and stem cell technology in a network of research universities around the world and, several firms, such as Boeing, Rolls-Royce and The Welcome Trust, are big investors because of its engineering strength, providing strong links with industry in many courses and departments.
Sheffield Hallam University is one of the largest and most popular universities in the UK, with over 30,000 students from more than 100 countries enrolled. It is also regarded as one of the best modern universities in the north of England and has eight subjects ranked in the top 20 in the UK (The Times and Sunday Times University League Table). Sheffield Hallam is one of the UK's largest providers of health and social care courses, teacher training, and sport and physical activity courses.
Sheffield Hallam's courses are designed in consultation with industry experts and offer opportunities to undertake internships and consultancy projects. Many courses are accredited by professional bodies including Sony, BP, Cisco, BBC, Shell and HSBC. These often offer a direct route to professional accreditation or membership of that body.
93% of graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation, while a package of discounts and scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students are also available.
The Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) is a leading private education and lifelong learning institution in Singapore. SIM offer a diverse range of education pathways and professional training and are known for the rigour and quality of its programmes.
SIM Global Education offers more than 80 academic programmes ranging from its own diploma and graduate diploma courses to Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes with top ranking and reputable universities from Australia, Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States.
SIM International Academy also offers the Cambridge IGCSE and International A Level programmes, developed and awarded by Cambridge Assessment International Education, United Kingdom, for students aged 12 to 18.
Set in the heart of central London, SOAS University of London is an institution that encourages students to challenge conventional views. Specialising in the arts, humanities, languages, cultures, law and social sciences from a global perspective, SOAS is particularly renowned for its unique courses relating to Asia, Africa, the Near East and the Middle East. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in areas such as Anthropology, Development, Languages, Finance, Law and Politics, all taught by world-class experts.
Over 40% of undergraduate courses offer a year abroad, giving students the chance to become immersed in the culture and language of our specialist regions. Around 45% of undergraduates take lessons in a second language, and choose to spend their third year in one of SOAS’s numerous partner universities across Africa, Asia and the Near and Middle East.
The world-famous library at SOAS is one of five National Research Libraries in the UK, with 1.
Solent has been a university since 2005, incorporated as an independent higher education institution in 1989, the University's origins can be traced back to a private School of Art founded in 1856. Mergers between Southampton College of Art, the College of Technology and the College of Nautical Studies at Warsash laid the foundations for what is now Solent University.
Solent currently has around 11,000 students from 100 countries enrolled and has a strong reputation for ‘non-traditional’ subjects, offering courses in computer and video games design, comedy writing and performance and yacht and power craft design.
Maritime subjects make up the University’s biggest programmes, with an internationally recognised training and research facility for shipping and offshore oil industries part of the main campus. It is also one of the best University yachting institutions and the student team has won the national yachting championships four times in the last six years.
Sotheby's Institute of Art is The Graduate School of Art and Its Markets. Evolving from a small connoisseurship program begun by Sotheby's Auction House in 1969, Sotheby's Institute is now the leader in art business education and object-based learning. The faculty represent the best of the art world, helping students master the unique forces at play at the intersection of art and commerce. With campuses in London, New York and Los Angeles, Sotheby’s Institute offers graduate level programs that are relevant to an art world that is constantly seeking individuals with depth of understanding, art historical scholarship and business acumen.
Besides Master's degrees Sotheby's Institute offers programs of study such as 15-week semester intensives, study abroad, summer study, online learning and executive education. Sotheby's Institute is open to all with a passion for art that seek to go beyond the classroom and experience the art world first hand.
Originally conceived as a training program for connoisseurship by Sotheby’s Auction House in 1969, Sotheby’s Institute has pioneered the education of arts professionals.
One of the best universities to study in Wales, University of South Wales (USW) has over 30,000 students, including 3,500 international students from over 120 countries. You can expect a warm welcome to their campuses in and around Cardiff, the capital city of Wales.
An extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses are available at the university’s three campuses in Cardiff, Pontypridd and Newport. Impressive facilities include a unique business clinic where student provide clients with business solutions giving them real work experience, an award-winning Sports Park, used by Cardiff City Football Club and the British Lions Rugby Squad, and an internationally recognised film school.
USW has over 100 partnerships with professional bodies and businesses and their focus is on equipping students with the skills and crucial experience needed to secure employment - 95% of USW graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduating.
The University of Southampton is situated in the city of Southampton, on the south coast of England. It is a founding member of the Russell Group and Worldwide Universities Network, and currently has around 25,000 students enrolled from more than 140 different countries.
Southampton recently launched a new EU scholarship which consists of £5,000 reduction in fees for students residing in the EU and starting a programme in September 2021, as well as Merit Scholarships for international undergraduate and postgraduate students.
The University is known for being research-intensive and has the only Engineering faculty in the UK to receive the highest rating (5*) across all disciplines in the latest Research Excellence Framework. Southampton is cited as the UK’s leading university for Engineering.
If you are in the UK, join Southampton at their next Open Day on Saturday 9th October. If you are overseas, don’t worry, you can join the Online Subject Talks taking place from Monday 27th September to Friday 1st October.
The University of St Andrews is the third-oldest university in the English speaking world and the oldest in Scotland, founded in 1413. Despite being a small town, St Andrews has long been a centre of Scottish political and religious life, which is reflected in the University’s strong reputation in the humanities, particularly divinity and philosophy. 9,100 students from over 130 different countries make up a significant part of the town’s population, and St Andrews covers the whole area rather than a defined campus.
Scottish degrees last four years, and at St Andrews this is used to provide greater flexibility. Students apply to one of four Faculties (Arts, Divinity, Medicine or Science) and take modules towards a degree, with a chance to specialise further in the final two years. As an old university, St Andrews has a number of traditions such as the concept of university ‘parents’ (third year students) and the May Dip, where students run into the North Sea on May Day dawn.
St. Andrew's College, Cambridge was founded in 1976 as Cambridge's first independent A-level College and remains a family run school to this day. The college offers top quality education to international students aiming to enter universities in the UK.
St Andrew's welcomes students from all over the world to study GCSE's, A levels and Foundation Courses before going on to UK universities, and they also specialise in teaching English and helping students to achieve target IELTS scores, which helps with university applications.
St Clare’s Oxford offers students from all over the world the opportunity to pursue a first-class education in Oxford, one of the most vibrant and interesting cities in Europe. St Clare’s specialises in teaching the International Baccalaureate Diploma, University-level academic courses, and English as a Foreign Language.
Across all courses students are taught and guided by expert teachers in a supportive, friendly and truly international environment.
Founded as an independent School of Medicine in 1976, St. George’s University (SGU) has evolved into a top center of international education, drawing students and faculty from 140 countries to the Caribbean island of Grenada, in the West Indies.
The University’s alumni include physicians, veterinarians, scientists, and public health and business professionals across the world. The University offers medical and veterinary medical degrees in the Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, and independent and dual graduate degrees in the sciences, public health, and business. Undergraduate degree programs are also available through its School of Arts and Sciences, and students may build on their education by pursuing a degree in the School of Graduate Studies.Northumbria University, Newcastle
Thanks to a unique partnership with Northumbria University, St. George’s University’s UK location gives international students the opportunity to earn a Doctor of Medicine (MD) and complete up to 50% of your degree in the United Kingdom.
St George’s, University of London is the only specialist provider of medical and health sciences higher education in the UK, providing education, training and world class research. The institution itself is attached to St George’s Hospital, one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals, and was founded in 1733. It is considered the UK’s specialist health university.
As well as a standard medical degree, St George’s offers a number of related subjects, such as Biomedical Science and Paramedic Science. St George’s boasts impressive employment statistics, with 96% of students across all subjects going on to employment or further study six months after graduating, with the proportion increasing to 100% for medical graduates.
An Advanced Patient Simulator allows students to practice their medical skills on real-life situations, working with computer-controlled mannequins that simulate a wide range of health problems. State-of-the-art labs also help testing a student’s ability to a wide range of medical tasks.
St Mary’s University, London is a modern, friendly institution with a caring atmosphere, a strong academic record and high student satisfaction rates. St Mary’s mission is to provide a high quality academic and professional education, inspired by a Catholic ethos and values as London’s only Catholic University.
Students of St Mary's benefit from over 165 years of tradition and expertise in teaching at a historic and scenic campus based in Twickenham. With a campus also based in Greater London, St Mary’s is both local and global. St Mary’s has nearly 6,000 students across four academic Schools offering 34 undergraduate degree programmes, 24 postgraduate programmes, available to study on a full-time and part-time basis, as well as study abroad and Erasmus programmes.
Undergraduate students also have the option of undertaking practical part-time work placements organised by the Centre for Workplace Learning which links academic learning to personal and professional development, aiding future career prospects.
Staffordshire University is located across two campuses in the towns of Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford and was established in 1992, with around 12,000 students currently enrolled. The University offers a wide variety of two-year ‘fast track’ degrees in subjects such as Business, Law and Computer Science.
The University focus on employability and have partnerships with prestigious global companies, such as Microsoft and CISCO, and industry links with global leaders including Amazon and Google. Stoke-on-Trent is one of the most culturally significant cities in the UK, rich in industrial heritage and creative artistic flair. Just an hour’s drive away from Liverpool and Manchester, we are home to a wealth of global businesses, headquartered close-by including Vodafone & JCB.
Staffordshire are a truly trailblazing institution. In 2017 they launched the UK’s first ever Esports degree which has attracted 100s of applications from all over the world.
Stay Campus London has four purpose-built residential campuses in Camden Town, Colindale, Willesden and Kentish Town, offering a great place for students to live and learn under one roof. Our spacious facilities are the perfect place for studying, relaxing and socialising, whilst classrooms are fitted with interactive smart screens which, with modern teaching methods, provide a stylish, comfortable learning environment.
The four skills are each developed through a communicative approach to learning designed to maximise the time students spend speaking English and discovering new language, engaging in structured, personalised tasks that reflect the practical, professional and social situations they encounter in real life.
The University of Stirling is located in central Scotland, with over 120 different nationalities represented amongst its 14,000 students. Stirling was founded in 1967 and its campus is set in an 18th century castle estate on the shores of a loch, surrounded by beautiful hills.
The University of Stirling continues to have several unique factors outside of its location. It is a pioneer of a two-semester structure and modular degrees, allowing great flexibility in start times and changes in study. Degrees are also made up of credits earned from modules, which means that students can effectively change their subject as/or if their interests change.
More than 95% of all undergraduates were in employment or further study fifteen months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020, HESA) and it was Stirling students who named the University first in Scotland for having good teachers, quality lecturers and performance feedback (International Student Barometer 2016).
Work placement opportunities are also encouraged.
The University of Strathclyde is a world-leading technological university located in the heart of Glasgow – one of the UK’s largest cities. With more than 23,000 students from over 100 countries, the University of Strathclyde is a vibrant and welcoming place for students from all backgrounds.
For more than 200 years, Strathclyde has been delivering academic excellence through world-class research and teaching, providing students with flexible and innovative learning in preparation for their chosen career path.
The University won the Times Higher Education University of the Year prize in 2019 – becoming the first Scottish university to receive the UK-wide award twice. Strathclyde has also been recognised as the Scottish University of the Year 2020 by the Sunday Times Good University Guide, and were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize – the highest national honour awarded to the sector.
Each of its four faculties – Science, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences and
Study Group International Study Centres provide specialist degree preparation for long-term career success. Undergraduate and postgraduate study is available alongside pre-master and foundation programmes for international students. 88% of successful Study Group students progress to the UK university of their choice.
The foundation and year one programmes are designed to prepare international students for undergraduate degree-level study at UK universities, while pre-masters programmes provide progression to a postgraduate degree.
Working with university partners and their own prestigious Bellerbys College, Study Group is the largest provider of international students to UK Higher Education institutions.Study Group Programmes International Year One
International Year One is an intensive, three-term programme of academic subjects, study skills and English language training that is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree.
The University of Suffolk, formerly University Campus Suffolk, is based in Ipswich and is home to just under 5,000 students from almost 70 different countries.
Founded in 2007, the University offer a wide ranging portfolio of courses across its Arts, Business and Applied Social Science and Health and Science faculties. The Arts, Business and Applied Social Science faculty comprises of four departments: Art and Humanities; Children, Young People & Education, Psychology, Sociology & Social Work and Suffolk Business School. The Applied Social Science and Health faculty is comprised of Health Studies, Nursing Studies and Science & Technology.
94.4 per cent of Suffolk undergraduates were in work or further study after six months following the 2015 Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey.
The University of Sunderland was founded in 1901 as Sunderland Technical College, and was awarded university status in 1992. It has four campuses: two in Sunderland on the northeast coast of England, one in London, which is used for teaching business, tourism and nursing degrees, and a new development in Hong Kong. In 2018, the University was named as one of only five new medical schools in the UK, established to address the regional imbalance of medical education places across England and to widen access to the medical profession. The first cohort of students will join the School of Medicine in September 2019.
The University of Sunderland has close links with business and industry, as well as a close working relationship with many leading blue-chip companies. Many take work placements with such companies as part of a degree, with links being particularly strong in engineering and media.
In their feedback from the Teaching Excellence Framework, assessors highlighted the University’s embedded professional practice and the tangible contribution made by business and industrial partners to programme content.
Situated in Canary Wharf, the heart of Europe’s most important financial centre, the University of Sunderland in London now caters to more than 2,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from all over the world. The campus offers world class teaching and state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructures, providing a dynamic learning experience for students.
A wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses are offered at the University of Sunderland, London Campus including:
- Business, Management and Finance
- Engineering and Project Management
- Nursing and Health
- English for Academic Purpose Preparation
MBAs are also offered in the areas of Finance, Human Resources Management, Marketing and Supply Chain Management.
The University of Surrey is a campus university located in the town of Guildford in the southeast of England. The University has great connections to London, just 35 minutes away by train. Named ‘University of the Year' for 2016 in the Times & Sunday Times University Guide, there are around 16,000 students from over 140 different countries.
There are three faculties within the University: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences; Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences and Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences all offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
The Manor Park site, is located just 20 minutes’ walk away and is home to more student accommodation, the School of Veterinary Medicine and the £36m Surrey Sports Park.
Surrey was recognised as an ‘outstanding’ institution when it received a prestigious Gold award in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework, which is testament to the passion for inspiring students and preparing them for a bright future.
The University of Sussex was founded in 1961 and is located in Brighton on the south coast of England. There are currently around 18,000 students enrolled from over 120 countries and the University consistently performs well in the International Student Barometer, offering funded work placements as part of its student support and degree programmes. It is the only UK university located in a National Park.
The University of Sussex is ranked the 160th best university in the world by Times Higher Education, and has a number of subjects ranked in the global top 100, including business and economics, social sciences, psychology and law.
In the National Student Survey, 82% of Sussex students confirmed they are happy with their experience, whilst Brighton was ranked the happiest city in England for students, with 93% of University of Sussex and University of Brighton students surveyed saying they’re ‘very happy’ with their education and city life.
Swansea University is based in South Wales and currently has around 20,000 students enrolled across two campuses. The Singleton Park campus was established in 1920 and is home to the Swansea University Medical School, College of Human and Health Sciences, College of Arts and Humanities, and the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law. The Bay Campus opened in 2015 and is home to the College of Engineering, School of Management, and Computer Science.
Traditional strengths lie within the science subjects, but are strongly supported by humanities subjects, which are globally recognised. Swansea is ranked in the top 15 for Graduate Employment with an excellent 97% employment record.
Swansea also has one of the best student experiences in the UK according to its students, who consistently vote the University in the top 10 in the National Student Survey. Swansea has a low cost of living compared to other major cities in the UK. The city is vibrant, lively, friendly and often referred to as ‘home away from home’.
Teesside University was awarded full university status in 1992 and is situated in Middlesbrough in the north-east of England. 20,000 full and prt-time students are currently enrolled and it was the first modern university to win a Times Higher Education Award. Since 1992, it has won nine National Teaching Fellowships for excellence in teaching quality. Teesside University was awarded The Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2013 for outstanding work in the field of enterprise and business engagement.
The University is strong in the areas of forensic science, sport and exercise, computer games design and animation. Many of these are accredited by professional bodies. Teesside University supports graduates in finding employment for at least two years after they leave, and many courses include paid work placements as part of the degree.
The London Film School was founded in 1956 and offers only postgraduate film programmes. LFS is one of only three institutions accredited as a Skillset Film Academy, approved by the UK film industry training body as a “centre of excellence”. The London Film School is the world’s most international film school with 70% of its students from more than 60 different countries.
Students participate in the making of six compulsory films over two years, five structured exercises and one graduation project, all at an industrial level. They create a “Work and Research Journal” as the written component of the MA. Film exercises in year one are shot on 16mm and digital, while second year exercises are on 35mm and digital on built sets and locations. Students are taught by working UK filmmakers. Films are made on built sets, shot on professional level cameras, recorded on Nagra V, edited on Avid Composer and given a professional dub in Soho.
Throughout each 12 week term the school produces around 60 films and 180 per year in total.
Trinity College Dublin was founded in 1592 and is one of the world’s leading universities, the best in Ireland and consistently ranked in the top 100 globally. For over 400 years, this historic university has been a world leader in high-quality, internationally-recognised education and, with a global reputation for excellence, Trinity promotes creativity and innovative thinking in students.
The University brings together a vibrant international community of almost 17,000 students and 2,860 members of staff and its stunning campus of historic buildings and cobblestoned walkways is juxtaposed with its state-of-the-art facilities and world-renowned centres of excellence where cutting-edge research takes place. With 24 academic schools, Trinity offers courses in disciplines ranging from languages and literature to nanoscience and biomedical engineering. Trinity College Dublin also has the largest library in Ireland and Dublin international airport provides regular flights to Europe and North America.
Trinity College London offer qualification exams across a range of disciplines from the performing arts to the English language. Founded in 1877, each year over 600,000 candidates from over 60 countries take Trinity College assessments to gain their desired qualification.
Trinity College London offer graded qualifications in the following performing arts:
- Rock & Pop
- Drama & Speech
Courses in Teaching English and SELT – the Secure English Language Test for visa qualifications – are also available.
With world‐class teaching, a rich 148-year history of pushing boundaries, and a thriving hub of artists in the heart of South East London, joining Trinity Laban means joining a creative community that is second to none.
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a world-renowned leader in the education of professional musicians and contemporary dance artists. Trinity Laban’s mission is to advance the art forms of dance and music by bringing together artists to train, collaborate, research and perform in an environment of creative and technical excellence.
Dance and music programmes combine intensive technical training, in-depth study with leading teachers and practitioners, extensive time in the studio or practice room, inspirational creative and collaborative projects, performance opportunities and academic study. Designed using rigorous research, delivered by expert staff in world-class facilities, and sustained by partnerships throughout the cultural industries, they ensure our graduates are ideally positioned to succeed in the ever-changing and highly competitive fields of music and dance.
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is based in Swansea and was formed in 2010, making it one of the youngest universities in the UK. The main campuses are based in and around Swansea’s city centre as well as the towns of Lampeter and Carmarthen in South West Wales, with a campus also located in London for international students. The University has just under 10,000 students enrolled in total.
Trinity Saint David has a long history in teacher training and has recently introduced Yr Athrofa, the Institute of Education, to operate on the Carmarthen and Swansea campuses. The aim is to produce a new and innovative approach to teacher education, with the university and partner schools jointly responsible for the construction and delivery of all training programmes.
Following the the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David was in the top 20 in the UK for academic experience and the the joint best university in Wales for high-quality staff/lectures and good personal relationships with teaching staff.
TU Dublin, formerly, Dublin Institute of Technology, is a premier technological institute in Ireland with a long history of research and innovation. Located in the city centre of the capital city of Ireland, the institute offers courses in varying fields from science and health to business and law, tourism, hospitality and social sciences. TU Dublin is the largest higher education institution in the State with almost 28,000 students and over 3,000 staff.
TU Dublin believes in smaller teaching groups and class sizes, meaning a more focussed learning experience. Industry placements and a focus on practice means that career opportunities will open wide for you the moment you walk through the door as well.
TU Dublin has more than 800 researchers tackling the challenges of 21st century life and the new research innovation hub at Grangegorman promotes research in a culturally driven international environment. TU Dublin is a full participating member of the European University Association and the International Association of Universities in addition to the many links with international academic institutions and world-class companies.
International students who dream of attending university in the UK can do so through Twin’s specialised university pathway programme. Also an award- winning work experience provider, Twin has a strong career-oriented ethos that runs throughout each of its courses for university. The focus is on future employability, giving students the knowledge, skills and confidence to access higher education in the UK and embark on a successful career.
Choose an IELTS Preparation Course, General English, English for University or the 1 year Foundation in Business to get the English language level or academic results you need to progress to university.The Foundation in Business Programme
This exclusive pathway programme is designed for students who have finished secondary school at home, but do not meet the requirements for direct entry to university. The course features a Pearson BTEC University Profile Information qualification that is recognised by 95% of UK universities, many of whom accept it as the only qualification required, together with a minimum level of English.
UCFB Wembley offer dedicated undergraduate degree courses in the operational and business areas of the football and sports industries. Based at two locations in Burnley and the world famous Wembley football stadium, UCFB are responding to football and sport’s global status as a multi-billion pound industry which requires specific administrative, management and operational skills and ability.
UCFB Wembley offers degrees, best-in-class industry guest speakers and extensive work experience as part of its approach to higher education and, close ties to organisations such as the PFA, English Premier League, BBC, ITV and Sky Sports, provide a unique and exclusive undergraduate experience for students.
Providing three times the contact time of traditional universities, UCFB Wembley provide two curricula; the traditional academic curriculum which involves traditional exams and coursework, and a Complimentary Curriculum – a three year journey of professional and personal development.
Ulster University is located in Northern Ireland has four campuses in Belfast, Coleraine, Magee College and Jordanstown, and a fifth virtual campus, Campus One, online. Each campus has a different focus, meaning that students will generally spend their entire time at the University on a single site, and more than 2,000 international students from over 50 countries are currently enrolled.
Over 90% of Ulster graduates are in work or further study six months after graduation, and more than 4,000 students have successfully completed eLearning courses at Ulster University. The Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 rankings classified Ulster as a leading modern University and in the top 100 globally.
The University of Ulster place a strong focus on employability, with many courses receiving professional accreditation and including work placements. This also leads to certain unique facilities, like FireSERT: a postgraduate teaching and PhD programme which focuses on fire safety science and engineering.
University Academy 92 (UA92) is a truly distinctive Higher Education institution based at a fabulous new campus in Old Trafford, Manchester. UA92 has been founded by Lancaster University and the Manchester United Class of 92, in partnership with industry leaders such as Microsoft and KPMG.
At UA92 we are pioneering a modern approach to the university experience. Our programmes combine academic discipline, work experience and a unique personal development journey designed to prepare students for life. Our first cohort, starting in September 2019, will study Undergraduate degree programmes with specialisms in Business, Media and Sport. Undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Psychology will be introduced in 2020.Degrees awarded by a Top 10 UK University
UA92 students will graduate with a degree awarded by our prestigious founding partner, Lancaster University.
University College Birmingham (UCB) is in the heart of Birmingham, the UK's second city. It has its origins as a technical college in the early 20th century and was granted full degree-awarding powers in 2007. Today, UCB is Europe’s leading specialist in management courses for the culinary arts, hospitality and tourism, our students also go on to forge global careers in sport, the creative services, business, finance, education, healthcare and community. International students come to UCB because of its reputation for excellent degrees and state-of-the-art facilities. There are over 7,500 students enrolled, including 1,400 international students from 65 countries.
UCB offers a range of undergraduate degrees and postgraduate degrees. The vast majority of the courses are accredited by the University of Birmingham which means that students on those courses graduate with degrees from one of the world's leading universities.
Founded in 1845, University College Cork (UCC) is part of the three Queen's Colleges. The University has been named Irish University of the year five times and UCC offers over 120 degrees in Humanities, Business, Law, Architecture, Science, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing and the Clinical Therapies, with over 20,000 students currently enrolled.
UCC offers a world-class student experience with the highest quality teaching, learning and research. With an emphasis on independent learning, there is a rich and dynamic range of opportunities for students to engage with. Students are encouraged to challenge ideas in a community environment that offers top-quality pastoral care for all.
University College Dublin is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities. Ranked in the top 1% of institutions worldwide, in the overall 2019 QS World University Rankings, UCD was placed 185 in the world. In 2019, for the second year in a row, UCD was ranked number one in Ireland for graduate employability and 74th in the world, in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings.
UCD, Ireland’s Global University, is Ireland’s largest university. Established in 1854, the University has a student body of over 34,000 students with over 8,000 international students drawn from 139 countries. Students are attracted to UCD by the strength of its teaching and research, by the programme portfolio (UCD offers Ireland’s widest range of programmes which are recognised and valued by academic institutions and employers throughout the world) and the holistic experience which studying in UCD offers.
The University's main Dublin campus occupies an extensive parkland estate of 133 hectares and some of the world-leading facilities include the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science, UCD Sutherland School of Law, UCD Lochlan Quinn School of Business and UCD Student Centre.
University College London is the oldest and largest college of the University of London, and known as ‘London’s Global University’. It is currently ranked 8th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2022) and is the top rated university in the UK for research strength (Research Excellence Framework). The University was founded in 1826 and there are over 40,000 students currently enrolled at the institution, 53% of whom are international.
UCL is a member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities, and is also part of the League of European Research Universities, a consortium of European research universities that seeks to influence policy in Europe and to develop best practice through mutual exchange of experience. Staff and alumni at UCL have won a total of 30 Nobel prizes, and 840 professors and 7,000 academic staff are dedicated to research and teaching across 11 faculties. UCL students benefit from close associations with several major teaching hospitals, such as the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, the Royal Free Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital.
The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) offers an array of specialist courses in friendly and supportive campus environments and continues to provide an inspiring education to all students. The University is based at five campuses across the South East of England, in Canterbury, Epsom, Maidstone and Rochester.
UCA was named the highest placed specialist creative university in all three major UK league tables and the Business School for the Creative Arts is ranked no.7 in the whole of the UK for Business, Management & Marketing (Guardian Guide 2021). The University has also been awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework.
The University for the Creative Arts creative reputation has been established for over 150 years and the 6,500 students currently enrolled from over 70 different countries study a wide variety of programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Subject areas include:
- Advertising & Branding
- Animation, Computer Games & Digital Arts
- Architecture & Interior Design
- Crafts: Jewellery, Ceramics & Glass
- Design for Theatre, Performance & Events
- Fashion & Textiles
- Film & Video
- Fine Art
- General Art & Design courses
- Graphic Design & Illustration
- Journalism & Broadcasting
- Marketing & Management
- Photography & Media Arts
- Three Dimensional & Product Design
Methods of teaching and learning in the UK may differ from those in your own country and the University for the Creative Arts encourage students to think creatively and to produce personalised, original and individual solutions to assignments.
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is based in Preston, in the north west of the UK. In addition to main city centre campus, it has facilities in Burnley, Westlakes in Cumbria and Llangollen Outdoor Centre in North Wales. 24,000 students from 100 different countries are enrolled, making it one of the largest student bodies in the country.
UCLan became the first modern university to be named in the QS World Rankings, and has over 400 undergraduate and 200 postgraduate courses available. The University has been a leader in emerging disciplines such as Fashion and Forensic Science, as well as newer additions such as Dentistry and Aerospace Engineering.
The University has a reputation for scientific research and utilises two observatories in the UK and one in Africa in order to conduct astrophysics research with NASA, as well as being a partner in a nanotechnology research team in China. UCLan maintains a strong focus on employability, ranking in the top three in the UK for the number of graduate start-up businesses, with many degree programmes developed in collaboration with and linked to industrial partners.
The University of Law is one of the UK's longest-established specialist providers of legal education. Its origins can be traced back to 1876 with the formation of the leading tutorial firm Gibson & Weldon, and later on, with the establishment of The Law Society School of Law. In 1962 the two were amalgamated to establish The College of Law. UoL were the first-ever independent institution to be granted degree awarding powers and not long after, in 2012 they gained university title.
The University is at the heart of legal education as the acknowledged leader in innovative, professional legal education for prospective lawyers and professional development training for those already qualified. Over the years, we have worked with virtually every UK law firm to help meet their training and development needs, with many firms sending their trainees exclusively to us.
We made history in 2006 by becoming the first independent institution to be granted degree awarding powers by the Privy Council, leading to the development of our professionally-focused Bachelor and Master of Laws degree programmes.
Known as the ‘career university’, the University of West London (UWL) has an impressive graduate employment rate, with courses specifically designed to enable students to secure work after leaving.
Studying at UWL is all about gaining the skills, expertise and insight you need to excel in your chosen career. You will be taught by highly experienced industry experts, and have the chance to benefit from close industry connections. The University contains nine highly respected academic schools covering a wide range of subjects:
- London School of Film, Media and Design
- The Claude Littner Business School
- School of Computing and Engineering
- School of Law
- London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism
- College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare
- School of Human and Social Science
- School of Biomedical Sciences
- London College of Music
Over a three-year period, the University has embarked on a £150million redevelopment project to enhance students’ social and learning experiences thereby maintaining their position as a leading modern university in London.
The University of Warwick is a British campus university located on the outskirts of Coventry and is regarded as one of the country's leading institutions. Warwick was established in 1965 and currently has more than 18,000 students enrolled from 120 countries and, despite its relatively young age, is one of the 24 elite Russell Group research universities.
The University is made up of the Faculty of Arts, Medicine, Science and Social Sciences, and was recently ranked in the top 10 of the world’s youngest universities, and as the leading university of its kind in the UK. Graduates at Warwick are the third most often targeted by the UK’s top graduate employers and 92% of students with first degrees were in work or further study within six months of graduating last year.
West London College is a further and higher education college which provides training and development for over 10,000 students.
West London College consists of colleges based in Park Royal, Ealing, Hammersmith and Southall. The college offers a wide range of vocational qualifications, GCSE English and Maths, Access and Higher Education courses, English as a Foreign Language, and distance learning qualifications.
Subject areas include business and finance, travel and tourism, information technology and computing, multimedia, art and design, catering and hospitality, childcare, health and social care, barbering and hairdressing, make-up and beauty therapy, science, sports and fitness.
UWE Bristol is a thriving, modern university, offering a wide range of highly respected courses and employment-enhancing opportunities. Based in one of the UK’s most vibrant cities, UWE Bristol is a well-established university, with over 29,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. International students make up 12% of the student population from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study. 95% of UWE Bristol graduates in employment or further study six months after graduation.Teaching an Employability
With more than 600 courses available at undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and short course level, UWE Bristol offers a broad range of subjects across the arts, creative industries, health, science, business, law, environment and technology disciplines. The University is well known for the quality of its teaching, and for student experience as a whole.
The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) was formed in August 2007 by the merging of the University of Paisley with Bell College. 16,000 students are currently enrolled and it is the largest modern university in Scotland, spread across four campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley.
The University has six academic schools and, following the last National Student Survey, 84% of students were happy with UWS. Chemical, Process and Energy Engineering, Chemistry, Cinematics & Photography and Civil Engineering were also top in the Scottish sector for overall satisfaction.
The University of the West Scotland is one of Scotland's most vocational higher education institutions, boasting strong links with industrial and commercial partners. Students can take the option of a year's paid work placement as part of many degrees. Computing is a key strength, now formally acknowledged by an excellent teaching assessment. The institution also has Scotland’s largest school of health, nursing and midwifery.
The University of Westminster was formed from the Royal Polytechnic established in 1838. It is spread over four campuses, three of which are in central London. There are over 19,000 students from more than 160 countries on a variety of programmes, ranging from undergraduate and postgraduate courses, to tailored professional programmes and short courses.
Subjects maintain a strong vocational focus, with longer modules including work-based skills and integration with practical activity. Undergraduates are able to conduct research during their degree and the University has achieved fame for its media studies and fashion degrees, both of which are rated as being some of the best in the world. Having celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2013, Westminster continues to invest heavily in all facilities from accommodation to the restoration of one of the first cinemas in Britain within the Regent Campus.Foundation Courses at Westminster
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Wiltshire College offers Higher National Certificates, Higher National Diplomas, Foundation and Full Honour degrees to over 3,300 full-time, 6,000 part-time and 800 university level students. Wiltshire College is spread across four campuses in Chippenham, Lackham, Salisbury and Trowbridge.
Most international students are based at the Salisbury campus, but certain courses such as Motorsport Engineering see students study elsewhere such as Lackham House. Students at Wiltshire College also benefit from award-winning hair and beauty Salons and restaurants staffed by students studying these courses.
Wiltshire College has a high success rate for students in southern England (96%), with the final grade or degree classification above the national average. Ofsted, the UK government inspection service, judged Wiltshire College’s care of its students ‘outstanding’.
The University of Winchester is located close to the south coast of the UK in the scenic South Downs. A cathedral city, Winchester achieved university status in 2008 and currently has around 7,500 students enrolled.
Following the National Student Survey, Winchester ranked 4th in England for overall satisfaction. Rated by final year undergraduate students, there is 100% overall satisfaction in American Studies, Archaeology, Business Management, Choreography and Dance, Digital Media Design, Digital Media Development, Education Studies (Early Childhood), Event Management, Health Community and Social Care Studies, History and the Medieval World, History and the Modern World, Media Production, Media Studies, and Politics and Global Studies.
The culture of the University is informal, with an emphasis on providing a supportive community for students through promotion of start-up businesses and social entrepreneurship, as well as personal support in student study and life. Winchester has seen a great amount of development in recent years, with work on brand-new accommodation and an award-winning student union, which achieved one of the best rankings in the National Student Survey, being completed.
More than 2,500 international students from over 130 countries call the University of Wolverhampton home. Nationally commended and internationally recognised, the university has TEF silver status and four stars in the most recent QS international ratings. It also has a graduate employability rate of 96 per cent (DLHE 2018).
The University of Wolverhampton has been providing students with life-changing opportunities for more than 190 years. With over 500 courses to choose from, international students can move closer to their career goals. Three faculties offer courses in more than 70 subject areas, with many courses accredited by professional bodies.
Wolverhampton is in a central location in the UK, with Birmingham just 18 minutes away by train. Manchester can be reached in 70 minutes, and London in approximately 90 minutes. Wolverhampton also offers a cheap cost of living compared to other UK cities.
The University invests a lot in its students and the campus community.
Based on the University of Worcester campus, the University of Worcester International College (UWIC) provides first year, university foundation and pre-masters pathway programmes for international students who want to study an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in the UK but are not currently eligible for direct entry.
Students are able to choose from a number of different pathway courses, depending on the subject area and level of course required, and become university students with access to all campus facilities from their first day of study. Successful students then automatically progress onto the relevant undergraduate or postgraduate in their second year.
Undergraduate pathway subject areas include accountancy and finance, art and design and creative media, business, law, marketing, social science, science and health and sport and exercise science. Our premasters business programme allows progression onto areas of study such as business psychology, business administration, international management, finance, marketing and human resource management.
Writtle University College was established in 1893 and has been producing leaders in the land-based industries and organisations for over 120 years. There are currently 1,000 Higher Education students enrolled at Writtle, with around 80 of those from international countries. Over 40 nationalities are represented at Writtle.
It has a well established international reputation and many of its past students are working in senior positions around the world. Based across a beautifully landscaped 220 hectare campus, facilities include a farm, equine resources, animal therapy barn, scientific laboratories, library, accommodation and design studios.
Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) is a centre of academic excellence dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education with campuses in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.
The Wroxton College campus in the U.K. is registered as an Overseas Higher Education Institution and is situated in a modernized 17th-century Wroxton Abbey. FDU’s Master of Science in Hospitality Management Studies at Wroxton College is structured to meet the educational needs of adult learners working as managers, entrepreneurs, educators or other professionals in the hospitality industry.”
Founded in 1942, FDU is currently the largest private university in New Jersey (U.S.), offering more than 100 degree programs. The International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at FDU is the oldest program of its type in the New York Metropolitan Area and one of the oldest in the U.S. It is currently rated #6 (TheBestSchools.org;
The University of York is a leading UK university, creating independent critical thinkers through a culture of academic excellence and ground breaking research. As a member of the prestigious Russell Group we are committed to research-led teaching, providing a supportive and inclusive learning experience for our students. We hold a Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award, showing that we deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.
All our accommodation is on or near campus and is guaranteed for international students. You’ll become a member of one of our nine colleges which encourages inclusivity and a valuable sense of community, through a wealth of social activities and a supportive system available to each and every student. A wide variety of clubs and societies on campus, as well as our college system, make it very easy for new students to integrate and feel at home throughout their studies.
York is a flourishing city, being voted the ‘best place to live in the UK’ (The Sunday Times 2018).
York St John University descends from two Anglican teacher training colleges, which were founded in York in 1841 (for men) and 1846 (for women). It was awarded university status in 2006 and is located on a single campus in the historic city of York. It currently has around 6,500 students enrolled.
As a result of the University’s continuing religious and teaching traditions, theology, nursing, life sciences and education are the most popular and well known subjects. The Faculty of Arts performs well nationally and was recently awarded national centre for excellence status in creativity. The campus itself has recently finished a £91 million investment with further works planned.