Universities in the United Kingdom

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Ranked the 6th best University in the UK with 90% of subjects in the national top 10, Durham University delivers one of the broadest ranges of courses in the UK covering the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences. Featuring amongst the UK’s oldest universities, Durham offers an environment of educational excellence and an international community from over 150 different countries.

Established in 1876 and regularly ranked in the top 10, the University of Bristol is one of the most popular and successful universities in the UK. With a choice of over 200 degree courses and a rich international community, students can look forward to joining an intellectual environment based in a vibrant, creative and dynamic city.

Named the ‘University of the year 2017’ by the Times Good University Guide, the University of Leeds is one of the largest Russell Group universities counting over 7000 international students amongst its student body. Leeds offers world-class lecturers, partnerships with overseas universities and a global alumni network to help students get the best start to their chosen careers.

A member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities, the University of Sheffield was founded over 100 years ago and is located in a vibrant and international city within easy reach of Manchester and Leeds. Sheffield is renowned for the excellence and distinctiveness of its research-led teaching and its programme of volunteering, graduate internships and work experience programmes with local businesses.

Ranked the 5th best university in the UK, and 7th for graduate job prospects, the University of Bath is particularly well known for its outstanding courses in engineering, mathematics, physics, biology, finance and pharmacology. A world heritage Roman city in the south west of England, Bath is a unique and attractive city with the university offering a world-class academic and social experience.

The University of Exeter combines excellent teaching, high levels of student satisfaction and world class research in two attractive campuses across Exeter and Cornwall in the south west of England. It is frequently ranked amongst the UK’s top universities and is particularly notable for engineering, medicine, politics, management and marketing which all rank in the top 10.

Officially the best university in the world for sports subjects, Loughborough ranks as number 7 in the top 10 overall. Placement options available on every course cements Loughborough’s commitment to developing work-based skills and increasing employability prospects. Based in the heart of England, Loughborough has easy access to the bustling cities of Nottingham and Leicester.

Inspirational teaching, pioneering research and a large global community is on offer at the University of York, one of the UK’s most popular universities which has eight subjects ranked in the top 10. Situated in an historic walled city in north Yorkshire, the University of York provides a supportive environment within a friendly and welcoming collegiate system.

With 6 subjects in the UK top 10 and 6 featuring in the world top 50, the University of Southampton has a reputation for excellence, innovation, student satisfaction and employability. Particularly well known for engineering, computer science and marine & earth sciences, the University of Southampton enjoys a coastal location just half an hour from Bournemouth and 1 hour from London.

Newcastle is a modern, civic university which prides itself on innovation and solution-focussed research. It features in the top 12 universities for geography, architecture and cultural studies and is a strategic partner of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Awash with cultural venues and well-known for its vibrant nightlife, Newcastle is a popular choice for students from all over the world.

Named the ‘University of the year 2018’, Lancaster features in the top 10 universities and is considered a leading UK institution. With flexible degree programmes, opportunities to study abroad, academics committed to teaching and a modern collegiate structure, Lancaster deserves its status as a top choice in the North West of England.

Founded almost 100 years ago, the University of Leicester is recognised as the best institution in the UK for preparing students for the world of work. Courses are taught by academics renowned in their fields and the quality of research is judged as internationally excellent. With an array of museums, eateries and cultural venues, Leicester is an exciting city in which to study and live.

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The University of Surrey has a world-class profile and a leading reputation for teaching and research. A high performing institution, Surrey has a wide array of subjects in the top 10 including aeronautical & manufacturing engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, modern languages & linguistics, biological sciences, sports science and medical technology. The University of Surrey campus is just 10 minutes from Guildford which offers a vibrant blend of shopping, entertainment, culture and history and is only a 40 minutes train ride from central London.

A founding member of the Russell Group, the University of Liverpool has had a recent investment of £600 million ensuring that teaching is delivered by leading experts and over 400 undergraduate and postgraduate courses are on offer. Liverpool is the fastest growing city outside of London with a student population of over 50,000 and a thriving arts, music and cultural scene.

With 96% of students in employment or further study soon after graduation, Kent is a well-known and respected UK university. Just one hour from London and all it has to offer, Kent has a thriving international community and offers outstanding teaching in an historic English county.

The University of Reading was established over 90 years ago and boasts a global reach, with campuses in both Malaysia and South Africa. Subjects which rank in the top 10 include agriculture, art & design, education, building and land & property management. The main campus of the University of Reading is set in 130 hectares of parkland, whilst the attractions of London are only half an hour away by train.

Featuring consistently in the top 20 universities, Sussex has particular strengths in anatomy & physiology, biological sciences, communication & media and anthropology which all have top 10 rankings. Sussex enjoys an excellent international reputation and can count 3 Nobel prize winners amongst its staff. Situated in the city of Brighton & Hove, the university is a short bus ride from one of the most lively, young and popular coastal cities in the UK.

Located in the heart of London, City University encompasses Cass Business School, a leading global business school with triple accreditation from AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. Ranked 1st in London for student satisfaction, City attracts students from over 160 different countries and has recently invested £200 million in staff and infrastructure to ensure a quality university experience.

Queen’s University belongs to the Russell Group of research-intensive universities and is amongst the top 1% of global universities. Subjects ranking in the top 10 encompass accounting & finance, dentistry, food science, pharmacology and social work. Situated in the heart of the cosmopolitan city of Belfast, the campus offers cutting-edge indoor and outdoor facilities.

Goldsmiths is located in south east London and specialises in creative and cultural subjects as well as having well respected courses in computing, B=business and management. Its interdisciplinary approach towards research and teaching has helped Goldsmiths to become a national leader in subject areas such as art & design and communications & media. Quick access into central London means the cultural life of the capital is easily enjoyed by Goldsmiths students.

SOAS is the world’s leading institution for the study of Asia, Africa and The Middle East. Students can choose courses that allow them to study pressing issues in-depth, for example development, human rights, legal systems, poverty, religion and social change. SOAS is top of the table for teaching in London scoring over 90% and enjoys a central London location in the fashionable area of Bloomsbury.

Situated in leafy Surrey just 40 minutes by train to central London and only 7 miles from Heathrow, Royal Holloway is known as the most beautiful campus in the UK. It sits within the top 25% of universities in the UK for internationally excellent research and its academics are recognised as world-class experts in the arts, humanities and sciences.

Birkbeck is London’s evening course specialist, with all full-time courses being taught in the evening to fit study around other daytime commitments. There are over 280 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees available at Birkbeck including 4 new foundation degrees which give automatic progression the thirds year of an undergraduate degree.

University of Plymouth boasts international quality research and is a leading modern university in the UK. With notably high research ratings and rankings for environmental sciences, geology, psychology, neuroscience, medicine and dentistry, Plymouth offers a lively and contemporary university environment with high levels of graduate employment.

Ranked No.1 for Design and Crafts, by the Guardian League Tables 2019, Leeds Arts University is the only specialist Arts University in the North of England, offering a variety of internationally recognised Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses. Students benefit from expert staff, award winning facilities and a creative atmosphere where anything feels possible.

Established in 1963 the University of East Anglia is in Norwich, Norfolk. Currently 12th in the league tables, UEA is an internationally renowned university set in a 320-acre parkland campus. Best known for the first creative writing course in the UK and its cutting-edge research in environmental science, UEA consistently rates highly for student experience and student satisfaction.

Coventry has a city-centre campus and is a forward-looking, modern university with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. The Guardian university league tables rate Coventry as 12th in the UK and in the top 6 universities for student experience. Billing themselves as the UKs ‘top new university’ Coventry performs particularly highly in sports science, physiotherapy and occupational therapy.

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