Cardiff University is a research university founded in 1883. The school is situated in the Cathays Park area of Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, and is a member of the Russell Group of Universities. Cardiff consists of 27 academic schools, and has built a reputation for offering high quality research-based university education in Wales. Furthermore, the institution has formed close links with employers and professional bodies, and it keeps being targeted by employers as an institution, which provides quality graduates. The school has also formed a new University Graduate College, which... See full description.
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.
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 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 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.
The University of Gloucestershire was stablished in 1834 and has a long tradition of quality education. More than 10.000 students study in Gloucestershire’s three campuses. It welcomes international students from more than sixty nations and it ranks in the top 5 universities in the United Kingdom for international student support. The university offers more than 100 academic courses.
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.