Abacus College is an international college, specialized in helping students from all over the world get access to a British university. It is situated in the heart of Oxford and has been in operation for forty years. The school provides opportunities such as A Levels, University Foundation, IGCSE, English language, university advice services, and others. Courses are suited for students of all nationalities over the age of thirteen. Classes are small, instructors are highly experienced and qualified, while all programs are flexible in order to meet the academic needs of each individual... See full description.
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.
Ashbourne College is an independent sixth form college based in Kensington, London. The school was established in 1981 and focuses on delivering pre-university education, including GCSE and A levels. The institution’s main strength is considered to be its small size and the friendly, family-like atmosphere it strives to create for the students. Tutors pay personal attention to each and every learner, adopting a positive and encouraging approach to teaching. On top of the A level and GCSE programs available at the school, Easter courses are offered, too. These are at both GCSE and A... See full description.
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.
The main campus of Cornwall College is located in St. Austell with other campuses spread all over Cornwall, United Kingdom. Cornwall College has six other campuses spreading over Camborne, Newquay, Saltash, Duchy, Rosewarne and Stole Climsland. Cornwall College is endorsed by the government of UK to provide corporate training. CC also takes special pride in the fact that it is a center of Vocational Excellence in four departments. Cornwall College offers a variety of apprenticeship opportunities from Accounting to Plumbing.
London Metropolitan University is based in London, UK. It was born on the 1st of August 2002 through the merger of the University of North London and the London Guildhall University. It has campuses in the City of London and in the London Borough of Islington. London Metropolitan University is guided by the motto that everyone deserves access to affordable education. It strives to provide a truly dynamic, diverse and multicultural atmosphere to its students. The university consists of the following faculties: Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Design; Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Media... 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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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The University of Sunderland was founded in 1901 and is considered one of the best in the northeast of the United Kingdom. It has two campuses with excellent facilities. The University welcomes thousands of students from all over the world, where they find the opportunity to experience the life in the country, learn about its culture and make friends.
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.
Wallace College is a school, based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Founded in 1972, it aims to help students develop the necessary skills in order to succeed in their academic and professional career. The school is based in the heart of the historic 'Old Town' of Edinburgh, the Scottish capital, close to the Royal Mile. Wallace College is open all year round and provides a diverse program of English Language Courses. During the "Academic year" British and foreign students enroll on courses in academic subjects, leading to University entrance examinations. Examples of options available at the... See full description.