The UK is a world leader in many areas of education including engineering, science, art and design, business and management, law and finance. The UK’s reputation and legacy as a world centre for scientific research makes it a magnet for some of the very best thinkers in the world. With only one per cent of the world’s population, the UK is responsible for eight per cent of global scientific publications. The UK offers a world-renowned education system with qualifications that can make a real difference to your future. It attracts over 600,000 international students each year to a variety of programmes, ranging from English language courses to PhDs. The UK education system gives students the freedom to combine courses and subjects from different areas of studies, so you can tailor your degree to your own needs and interest.The UK education system is flexible, so you can study in a way that suits your lifestyle and career aspirations. When you study in the UK you meet people from different nationalities, sharing their backgrounds and discovering new perspectives.

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University of Ulster
About University of Ulster

Ulster is a university with a national and international reputation for excellence, innovation and regional engagement. We make a major contribution to the economic, social and cultural development of Northern Ireland and play a key role in attracting inward investment. Our core business activities are teaching and learning, widening access to education, research and innovation and technology and knowledge transfer. Take a look at our courses and you’ll see how we’re preparing students for tomorrow’s world today.

We have a positive impact on the economy and community in Northern Ireland and employ over 3000 staff with an annual turnover of more than £200 million.
Technology and knowledge transfer and commercial exploitation of ideas are promoted by our Office of Innovation through a range of initiatives and ongoing research and consultancy with business and industry.

We are a major contributor to the Research and Development capacity within Northern Ireland and we support local business and industry. The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise confirmed the strength and quality of our research and the advances that we are continually making.

We make a leading contribution to lifelong learning (via eLearning), widening access to education for all – enhancing the region’s knowledge base.

Partnerships have been forged with other educational providers locally, nationally and internationally and we have a network of strategic partnerships throughout the world.
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University of East London
About University of East London

UEL is a community of 19,000 students, inspiring academics and dedicated support staff spanning 120 different nationalities. Their recently built campus at University Square Stratford was officially opened by Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal in 2013. It is one of the most technologically forward university campuses in London at present. The library facilities are excellent at all 3 campuses, which are open at times to fit around students’ commitments.

UEL has also climbed 8 places in the Guardian league tables this year, and is in the top half of rankings which track how much universities spend per student. It was recognised by QAA, an independent auditor, as an “outstanding” institution in 2010.

As part of its commitment to innovation in the digital age, UEL is providing all post graduates with a free iPad, and undergraduates with a free tablet. This is in response to how students are now choosing to study and access information relevant to their course. Each device comes pre-loaded with course content in e-book format, so no more carrying around lots of heavy books.
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Queen's University Belfast
About Glyndŵr University

Queen's University Belfast ranked in the top one percent of University in the world, founded in 1845 as Queen's College Belfast. They become an Independent University in 1908. As a member of Russell Group, they are combining excellence in research and education with a student-centered ethos. Having inspiring alumni comprises outstanding scholars, Nobel Prize winners - such as Seamus Heaney and David Trimble - and influential leaders who are making an impact in Northern Ireland and across the globe.

Over 94% of Queen’s graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduation; graduates are dominating senior leadership positions in 80 of Northern Ireland's top 100 companies and making a difference in over 120 countries. One of the UK's biggest campus universities, and the 9th oldest, they blend their proud heritage with cutting-edge facilities for the best experience of University life.

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University of West Scotland
About University of West Scotland

The University of the West of Scotland is a university operating from four campuses in south-western Scotland, in the towns of Paisley, Hamilton, Dumfries and Ayr. The present institution dates from August 2007, following the merger of the University of Paisley with Bell College, Hamilton. It can trace its roots to the late 19th century, and has undergone numerous name changes and mergers over the last century, reflecting its gradual expansion throughout the region. Outside of academic life all your needs are catered for with oursupport package being one of the best in the UK.

Holding a regional reputation for vocational undergraduate and post-graduate courses the University currently has over 18,000 students, with approximately 1300 staff, spread across six schools of learning
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Middlesex University
About Middlesex University

Middlesex University is a university in Hendon, north west London, England. It is located within the historic county boundaries of Middlesex from which it takes its name. It is one of the new universities and is a member of Million+ working group. As is the case with many former polytechnics, Middlesex can trace its history back to 19th century, yet was not formally organised as a teaching institution until 1973.

In 2012, the university re-structured its academic schools in order to align them more closely with the needs of industry. Courses at Middlesex are now delivered by the schools of Business, Law, Art and Design, Health and Education, Media and Performing Arts and Science and Technology, alongside the university’s Institute for Work Based Learning.
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University of Hertfordshire
About University of Hertfordshire

The University of Hertfordshire is a public research university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. The university is based largely in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Its antecedent institution, Hatfield Technical College, was founded in 1952 and was identified as one of 25 Colleges of Technology in the United Kingdom in 1959. In 1992, Hatfield Polytechnic was granted university status by the British government and subsequently renamed University of Hertfordshire. From the time it was awarded university status, Hertfordshire's enrolment has steadily increased. As of 2013, it has 25,130 students and 2,358 staff, 812 of which are academic members of staff. It has more than 5,200 international students and a global network of more than 160,000 alumni. Hertfordshire is a member of Association of Commonwealth Universities and University Alliance. The university has an annual turnover of £234m.

The University of Hertfordshire is recognised for its excellent teaching and focus on employability of its graduates. It takes a flexible approach to learning, teaching and research, offering e-learning and part-time study options. The creative and entrepreneurial environment is enhanced by close links with business and professions, providing great opportunities for work placements and travel.
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University of Plymouth
About University of Plymouth

Plymouth University is a public university in the South West of England, with over 26,900 students and is 15th largest in the United Kingdom by total number of students (including the Open University). It has 2,905 staff making it one of the largest employers in the south west. The main campus is in the Devon city of Plymouth, but the university has campuses and affiliated colleges all over South West England.

The results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework showed that, overall, Plymouth was ranked joint 66 of 128 UK institutions, rising 9 places from the previous Research Assessment Exercise in 2008. Across all assessed subject areas Plymouth showed substantial evidence of 3* (internationally excellent) and 4* (world leading) research, and this was particularly evident in Clinical Medicine, Computer Sciences & Informatics, Psychology, Psychiatry & Neuroscience, and Earth Systems & Environmental Sciences, where 79-85% of research was ranked as 3* or 4*.
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Anglia Ruskin University London Campus
Anglia Ruskin University London Campus

Offering a range of courses leading to academic and professional qualifications, it has been highly effective in helping students achieve successful careers in business, management and accountancy. Anglia Ruskin Univerity ethos is simple: to provide highly competitively priced, top quality business education geared to the contemporary student’s need for quality as well as the employer’s need for direct relevance.

With classes timetabled to optimise the chance of meaningful part-time work; lecturers with first-hand experience of business; and low tuition fees; LCA offers a quality alternative to the more traditional university. Students also benefit from the learning environment of a professional business school.

Currently home to some 2000 students from all over the world, Anglia Ruskin University London Campus launched a portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, building on from its success in preparing students for professional accountancy examinations.
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Birkbeck, University of London (OnCampus London)
Birkbeck, University of London (OnCampus London)

Birkbeck, University of London, is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, which specialises in evening higher education, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

Research at Birkbeck in 11 subject areas is rated as ‘internationally excellent’ and ‘world leading’ while over 90 percent of Birkbeck academics are research-active and many are renowned world-class experts in their fields. The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for excellence in higher education research was awarded in 2006. This research was undertaken by Birkbeck’s Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development – a leading centre for neuropsychological research.
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UCL Institute of Education (OnCampus London)
About UCL Institute of Education

The UCL Institute of Education (IOE) is a world-class centre of excellence for courses in education and social sciences. They are ranked first in the world for education (QS World Rankings 2014), first in the UK for education research (RAE 2008) and have been shortlisted for the 'University of the Year' award at the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2014.
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Goldsmith, University of London (OnCampus London)
About Goldsmith, University of London

At Goldsmiths, subjects are looked at in creative and unconventional ways, but everything is based on the highest academic standards of teaching and research. The approach to learning encourages students to explore new and challenging ideas. Students will be stretched intellectually and creatively to investigate fresh new ways of thinking.

Goldsmiths is internationally known for creativity and innovation – a reputation backed up by the highest academic standards, and over a century’s membership of the University of London.
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Queen Mary, University of London (OnCampus London)
About Queen Mary, University of London

Queen Mary is one of the UK’s leading research-focused higher education institutions. With around 17,840 students and 4,000 staff, it is one of the largest University of London colleges. They teach and research across a wide range of subjects in the humanities, social sciences, law, medicine and dentistry, and science and engineering.
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Royal Holloway, University of London (OnCampus London)
About Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway is one of the top research-intensive institutions in the UK and is internationally recognised for excellent research and teaching across the arts, sciences, social sciences and management.
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University of Huddersfield
About University of Huddersfield

The University of Huddersfield's roots go back 160 years, but its sights are firmly set on the future of its students, and it has close links with industry, business and the cultural community. Courses are modular, with a strong vocational emphasis. Emphasis on work placements in almost all courses has resulted in exceptionally high figures for graduate employment – recent figures showed that Huddersfield was the sixth highest-placed provider for post-university employment.

Huddersfield is a pleasant town and the university's 24,000 students ensure that it has a lively social scene. The canal that runs through the campus makes for an attractive urban environment. The university's management is committed to a continuing programme of investment in facilities, and the latest plan is a £22m student learning and leisure centre with vastly improved sports facilities. Within the higher education sector, Huddersfield has a burgeoning reputation for the development and deployment of innovative teaching and learning software.
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University of Leeds
About University of Leeds

Leeds is a top redbrick university - in fact, a top university of any colour brick - and one of the giants of the higher education system. It has a student population of 30,000 from 141 countries, and remains popular with applicants. They are drawn by the excellent standards for teaching and research and the chance to live in Leeds itself. It is one of the largest single campus universities in the UK (98 acres) just one mile from the city centre. Degrees from Leeds are well respected by employers and universities worldwide. Leeds is in the top 10 universities for research according to the latest Research Assessment Exercise and in the top 100 universities in the world.
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University of Leicester
About University of Leicester

Leicester students - all 21,000 of them - certainly appear to be happy bunnies: it has been in the top 10 for overall satisfaction since the national student survey started in 2005 and the dropout rate is notably low. The appeal might lie in the friendly and compact campus, a 10-minute walk from one end to the other, providing you don't get sidetracked by any of the on-campus facilities. Victoria Park next door is a convenient and popular place to relax when the weather is good.

Leicester puts up a consistently strong academic performance across all its subject areas. It's understandably proud of its most famous research achievement: the development of DNA genetic fingerprinting. Add in Leicester itself, a lively, multicultural city with great facilities and transport links, and it's no wonder everyone is so pleased to be there.
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University of Lincoln
About University of Lincoln

Historic and picturesque, Lincoln is one of the world's great small cities, renowned for its striking mix of old and new. Lincoln Cathedral, which dominates the city at the top of Steep Hill, is recognised as one of the finest medieval landmarks in Europe. Together with Lincoln Castle and the cobbled Bailgate, it is a reminder of the city's long history.

The University of Lincoln is situated in the heart of the city, overlooking the Brayford waterfront. There are plenty of bars and restaurants at the marina, and a cinema, while the city centre and uphill areas offer a more diverse cultural scene. Lincoln is one of the safest and friendliest cities in the UK with its main attractions within a short walk of the city centre. The combination of a vibrant atmosphere and warm community feel makes it a great place to be a student.
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University of Law
About University of Law

The University of Law is a private institution and the leading provider of professional legal education and training in Europe, with centres in Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, London Bloomsbury, Manchester and York. All tutors are qualified lawyers and employability workshops are built into the curriculum. The university also delivers a series of postgraduate legal training programmes, including the Graduate Diploma in Law, the Legal Practice Course and the Bar Professional Training Course.
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Imperial College London
About Imperial College London

Imperial's reputation places it as one of the best academic institutions in the world. Not surprisingly, competition for places is stiff, and there is a certain grandeur about the institution that is only reinforced by its main location among the pomp and circumstance of one of London's swankiest boroughs. Hyde Park, the V&A and the Royal Albert Hall are all on your doorstep.
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University of Sheffield
About University of Sheffield

Sheffield is always a popular choice with students. There are more than 26,000 of them enjoying life in the lively and friendly northern city, and many of them get involved in the union, or the wealth of societies and activities the university boasts.

University buildings are clustered close together about a mile to the west of the city centre, where you can find all the shops, bars and pubs you could desire. The clubbing here is particularly good.

The university is known for its high-quality research: 99% of the research submitted by the university to be judged nationally as part of the latest government research audit was considered internationally excellent or world leading.
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University of Surrey
About University of Surrey

The University of Surrey's main campus is on Stag Hill, in Guildford, adjacent to the cathedral. It has charming parkland with its own lake. A major expansion of the campus at Manor Park includes academic buildings, accommodation for students and staff, and the Surrey Sports Park.

Guildford is a rather smart town, with easy links to London. The Stag Hill campus hosts nearly 15,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The majority of undergraduate students undertake a work-based professional training year – this is, after all, the university that pioneered sandwich degrees. The university is famous for its consistently outstanding employment record. According to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), 97% of 2014 graduates were in work or further study six months after graduating.
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University of Sussex
About University of Sussex

Established 50 years ago, the University of Sussex is the only university surrounded by a national park, the South Downs. Yet, it's just 50 minutes from London by train and four miles from lovely, lively Brighton, with its vibrant nightlife, second-largest arts festival in the UK, al fresco lifestyle, great shops, Royal Pavilion and seaside attractions.

As well as a wide range of easily accessible amenities on campus, there is a large and active student union. Sussex performed well in the latest national research audit, with analysis of the results placing the university in the top 40 of UK institutions.

In the 2014 National Student Survey, 88% of Sussex students were satisfied or very satisfied with the teaching on their course
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Kingston University London
About Kingston University London

Kingston is based on four campuses scattered around Kingston upon Thames. More than 20,000 students study in five faculties based on four campuses in and around Kingston upon Thames. It is diverse and proud of it, with one of the UK's most ethnically mixed student populations, and welcoming many students who are the first in their family to go to university. Kingston is known for its cutting-edge e-learning systems with students now able to access almost all course modules online.

An ambitious investment programme is under way, costing £123m and running till 2018. Kingston's new business school was opened in April 2012. The building contains teaching rooms and break-out spaces, and has strong environmental credentials, achieving a BREEAM rating of excellent. The atrium boasts dozens of flat screens and sofas, and a glass roof.

The new Dame Elizabeth Esteve-Coll Centre, a learning resources centre that is part of an £11m improvement programme at the University's Knights Park campus, opened in April 2012. It includes refurbished studio space, an upgraded reception and gallery area, and external landscaping. The centre incorporates an access technology room for disabled students and bookable student seminar rooms with media equipment for presentations.
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Keele University
About Keele University

The UK's largest campus university was founded in 1949, the first new university after the second world war. It occupies a 617-acre estate of wood and parkland in Newcastle-under-Lyme, near Stoke-on- Trent. Keele offers a distinctive range of degree programmes: dual honours, interdisciplinary single honours and major-minor degrees. Many students and staff live on campus, making for a good atmosphere.

The university performs well in student rating – last year it achieved 93% in the overall student satisfaction survey. The latest national research audit also described the university's research activity in 10 disciplines as being "world-leading" in terms of the impact it has had on society.
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University of Chester
About University of Chester

The University of Chester is a public university located in the historic city of Chester, England. The university, based on three campuses in Chester and one in Warrington, offers a range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as undertaking academic research.The university is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Cathedrals Group, the North West Universities Association and Universities UK.
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