Anglia Ruskin University was awarded university status in the early months of 1992. Presently, with a student population of just over 31,000, the institution is one of the largest universities in the Eastern part of England, and a large provider of part-time education.
The students of Anglia Ruskin University are on study paths leading to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as to a range of professional qualifications. In addition to being one of the most noteworthy suppliers of nurses and teachers in the region, the school... See full description.
Bournemouth University is a university based near Bournemouth, UK. The school was established in 1992, and its main campus is located in the town of Poole. The school has built an excellent reputation for a number of its departments, such as The School of Applied Sciences (which teaches disciplines like Archaeology, Anthropology, Biology, Geography and Forensic Sciences), The School of Health and Social Care, The School of Tourism, The Business School, School of Design, Engineering & Computing and The Media School. Another notable fact is that Bournemouth University is recognized as the... See full description.
Heriot-Watt University, located in Edinburgh, has a history that dates back to 1821. Its world-class teaching and leading-edge research has made it one of the leading universities in the United Kingdom for industry and business. One third of the student population at the Edinburg campus comes from 150 nations to study a semester or a full year. European students can transfer credits to their home institutions.
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.
London South Bank University (LSBU) has, for more than 100 years and counting, focused on providing professional opportunity for all students who can benefit from their services.
Originally established as the Borough Polytechnic Institute in 1892, the original aim of London South Bank University was “to promote the industrial skill, general knowledge, health and well-being of young men and women”, which remains remarkably similar to the goals the institute pursues today. Their continuous focus on vocational education and professional opportunity consistently allows them to... See full description.
Middlesex University is a university, based in north London, England. It was established in 1973 as Midlessex Polytechnic. Its proximity to the historic county Middlesex gave it its current name. In 2005, the university started rationalizing its schools with the purpose of specializing in its strongest areas of business, computing, and the arts. Currently, the institution is divided into five schools: School of Arts and Education; Business School; School of Engineering & Information Sciences; School of Health and Social Sciences; and an Institute for Work Based Learning. All these are... See full description.
Staffordshire University was founded in 1992, since when it has developed as a dynamic and future-oriented university, striving to offer innovative courses and unique learning opportunities. The university has a very good international presence, with over 1,700 international students, coming from all over the world. International students have the option to either enroll on an undergraduate or postgraduate course, or take the specialized English Language courses for international students. The BA(Hons) English Language, Literature and Culture offered at Staffordshire University is a... See full description.
The University of Sheffield is a leading institution in the UK. Five nobel awards have studied in this university and many of its alumni have reached positions of responsibility all over the world. It is considered one of the ten best universities in the UK and its students come from more than 120 countries.
The University of Warwick was founded in 1961 and is located on a campus of 700 acres in the city of Coventry. Its student body is approximately 16,000, of which 20% comes from about 125 countries. The University has developed an important sports center, with first class facilities, so it is considered among the best in British universities. He has also opened a new student residence, taking on project a new building for science careers.
University College London was founded in London, in 1826 and is an institution that has not discriminated in religions, races and classes from the beginning. It was the first to admit women in its classrooms, on equal terms as men. It is regarded as one of the best universities today.
The University of Aberdeen is a public research university located in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland. The renowned school is an ancient university, founded in 1495 when William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen, petitioned Pope Alexander VI on behalf of James IV, King of the Scots, to create King's College, the original name given to the University of Aberdeen.
Based on the date of its founding, the University of Aberdeen is Scotland's third-oldest university, with only the University of St. Andrews and the University of Glasgow preceding it. It is also the fifth-oldest... See full description.
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 Leicester was founded in 1957, and is located in Leicester, UK. It is a research-led institution, while in October 2008, it was named University of the Year by the Times Higher Education. The exchange program at the university provides the opportunity for international students to study undergraduate level modules for one semester or a full academic year. All this counts as an accredited part of the student’s degree, while the variety of academic departments from which students can choose is truly diverse. Students can also consider to take advantage of this program... See full description.
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.
The University of Northumbria at Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Its main campus is located in the heart of the city of Newcastle upon the Tyne, which is consistently voted one of the best places in the UK for students.
The University of Northumbria at Newcastle has its origins in the Rutherford College, founded in 1880. Today by, putting students at the heart of an outstanding experience, and with world leading research and award-winning partnerships at its core, Northumbria has become... 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.
Although relatively new, the University of Southampton is already one of the top 15 research universities in the United Kingdom and has achieved consistently high scores for its teaching programs and learning activities.
The University of Southampton’s strategies and aims for continually improving the school are both ambitious and very well thought out, and the university’s achievements in teaching and learning, research, employability and enterprise are well known throughout the school and the community.
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As an educational institution of higher learning, the University of Westminster boasts a rich history and has for years been providing students with academic excellence, cultural engagement and personal enrichment, dating back to its inception as The Polytechnic Institution in 1838. In the following article we talk about the school’s unique heritage, and the traditions of excellence that have helped to shape it today.
University of Westminster: Brief History
The Westminster story began in 1838, when Sir George Cayley opened the Polytechnic Institution at 309... See full description.
The University of Wolverhampton was founded about 150 years ago, currently being an institution that provides entrepreneurial education. The institution welcomes about 23,000 students, distributed in four campuses: Wolverhampton, Telford, Walsall and Compton.
West Thames College London is a college of further and higher education, located 30 minutes away from central London. The college is comprised of two sites – the main Isleworth Campus and the Feltham Skills Centre. West Thames College receives about 6,500 students each year, who enroll on a wide variety of courses – options include A levels, Accounting, Art & Design, Beauty Therapy, Business and Administration, Catering, Childcare, Computing & ICT, ESOL, Management, Media and Music, and many others. The school also offers a wide range of HE courses, from Childcare to Business; its... See full description.