University of St Andrews (5)*
St Andrews is Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world, founded in 1413. The University has a long-standing reputation as one of Europe’s leading institutions for teaching, research and student satisfaction. It is consistently ranked amongst the top five universities in the UK and is currently placed amongst the top 100 universities in the world.
Loughborough University (7)*
Loughborough focus on community spirit and partnerships with students, alumni, businesses and industry that prompted our students to vote in their masses to get Loughborough University crowned as the What Uni University of the Year 2015. Loughborough has a long history of welcoming international students to the University and we currently have around 1,000 undergraduate students studying here from outside of the UK.
The University of Surrey (11)*
Granted its Royal Charter in 1966 and with a history that stretches back over 120 years, the University of Surrey is an established institution of learning that has built up a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and innovation.
University of Exeter (13)*
With excellent rankings, beautiful campuses and an enviable reputation for student satisfaction, Exeter is recognised as one of the best universities in the UK. The University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of 24 leading UK research-intensive universities who enjoy unrivalled links with industry and the public sector. The University is committed to providing a world class learning environment; £350 million has been invested in new buildings, research facilities and student residences in the last three years.
University of East Anglia (14)*
The University of East Anglia (UEA) is one of the best universities in the UK for student satisfaction according to the 2014 Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. An internationally renowned university based on a distinctive and attractive campus, in the historic city of Norwich, we pride ourselves on the excellent academic, social and cultural facilities which we offer to over 15,000 students.
University of Birmingham (15)*
Founded in 1900 by Joseph Chamberlain, the University of Birmingham was the result of his radical vision that students of all religions and backgrounds should be accepted. Challenging and developing great minds since its creation, Birmingham has broken new ground and has been pushing the boundaries of knowledge. Birmingham seeks to continue to be innovative, always pushing back the frontiers of understanding.
The University of Southampton (17)*
Situated in a warm and green City, close to Europe’s second largest maritime port on the south coast of England and just over an hour away from London, the University of Southampton offers students a cosmopolitan and culturally diverse environment in which to study and live. Southampton is a UK top 15 research-led University and is ranked 94th by the QS World Rankings 2014/15 and 14th in the 2016 Guardian University Guide for its strengths in Engineering, Electronics, Science, Medicine, Law, Management, Education, Art, Humanities and Social Sciences. The University is internationally renowned for its pioneering research, first class facilities and expert teaching. The University has more than 23,000 students of which over 6,500 are from outside the UK representing more than 135 countries.
The University of Sussex (18)*
The University of Sussex is a founding member of the 1994 Group and is one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities. From its outset, the University has had an international perspective and is now celebrating having delivered academic excellence for the past 50 years.
The University of York (19)*
Founded in 1963 on the principles of excellence, equality and opportunity, the University of York has quickly become one of the world’s leading universities. In just 50 years York has made a worldwide impact with the highest quality academic excellence. York is one of a handful of UK universities with a collegiate structure, offering you a unique student experience.
University of Nottingham (21)*
The University of Nottingham is one of Britain’s oldest and largest Universities. It is one of the UK’s top institutions of Higher Education. Nottingham also has an outstanding international reputation and is ranked in the top 1% of all universities worldwide. A member of the Russell Group and the Universitas 21 consortium, the University of Nottingham has been described as “the nearest Britain has to a truly global university” (The Times, 2012) and the “embodiment of the modern international university” (The Sunday Times University Guide, 2011).
University of Kent (23)*
The University of Kent is one of the most popular universities in the UK, with a strong international community. It is consistently voted one of the top UK universities in international student satisfaction surveys, and international students point to the welcoming social environment and inspiring learning as highlights of their Kent experience.
University of Bristol (24)*
The University of Bristol is committed to ‘the promotion of Arts Sciences and Learning’. The University of Bristol is an internationally recognised university with a brilliant academic reputation. A leading institution at the top of its game, making a significant and unique contribution to society and the economy. Bristol students benefit from an intellectually demanding, research informed education that encourages independence of mind and prepares them to achieve their personal goals and serve society’s needs across the globe. Discovery, learning and enterprise – this is what defines Bristol University.
The University of Reading (27)*
The University of Reading is a global university that has a world-class reputation for excellence in teaching, research and enterprise. Formed in 1892 and receiving its Royal Charter in 1926 the University of Reading has become a major force in British and international higher education.
University of Glasgow (29)*
The University of Glasgow was established in 1451 making it the fourth oldest University in the UK. Since its inception Glasgow has developed in size and reputation and is now ranked as 62nd in the world in the QS World University Rankings making University of Glasgow in the top 1% of Universities in the world.
Note: ( )* - Good University Guide Ranking 2017
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