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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.