King's College London was founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington (then Prime Minister) in 1829 as a university college in the tradition of the Church of England. It now welcomes staff and students of all faiths and beliefs.
King's professors played a major part in nineteenth-century science and in extending higher education to women and working men through evening classes. The College has grown and developed through mergers with several institutions each with their own distinguished histories. These include the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas'... See full description.
Living Language was created in 1946 for the U.S. State Department with the purpose of being used by overseas diplomats. Since then it has built a reputable name in the field of foreign language self-study. Millions of students from all corners of the world have learned to speak, read, and write a new language with Living Language’s books, CDs, digital downloads, apps, and online courses. All this is made available in 28 different languages, including German, Italian, Spanish, English, Chinese, etc. Living Language is an imprint of the Random House Digital Publishing Group, a subsidiary... See full description.
The University of Manchester is one of the largest in the United Kingdom. It welcomes a large number of students, many of whom come from more than 180 countries and is considered to be one of the most prestigious in the world.
The University of Bristol was founded in 1876, as University College, Bristol. It was the first University in the country that admitted students women, under the same conditions as men. It currently welcomes more than 13,000 students, many of them from other countries. The institution is among the first in the ranking of best universities in the world.
Kent University has its main campus in Canterbury, the city of the United Kingdom closer to the European continent. It has other offices in different countries, such as Belgium, France, Italy and Greece. It was founded in 1965 and now welcomes some 20,000 students.
The University of London was established in 1836, and what distinguishes it from other institutions is that it consists of 19 separate colleges, which are somewhat independent in nature. Therefore, the University of London is the largest institution of higher learning in the UK by number of students enrolled.
The degrees offered at the University of London, as can be guessed, are extremely varied – there is a foundation course, together with a good range of undergraduate, postgraduate degrees and diplomas, as well as research degrees. In addition, there is a Taster Course program for... See full description.
University of London External System, now known as University of London International Programmes, provides students with worldwide flexible access to the University of London degrees. It has been operating since 1858, and now serves more than 50 thousand students, offering over 100 degrees. The distance learning programs are provided through the collaboration with 12 of the University of London colleges – they have developed each of the programs that students take, and an example is London School of Economics, which is responsible for the system’s economics and management-related... See full description.
The University of Oxford is considered as one of the best in the English-speaking world. It is now also focused on research, also in the areas of training, such as: medicine, life sciences, arts and Humanities and physical and social sciences, among others.