The Top 5 universities for international students

University of Manchester

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The University of Manchester has the largest contingent of international students in the whole of the UK, and their experience helping students settle into a new way of life means you’ll feel at home as soon as you arrive on campus. With dedicated international student support, you’re never more than a phone call away from expert advice, no matter if you’ve only just applied or you’re about to graduate.

But that’s not the only reason the university is so popular! Securing a place at Manchester means finding yourself in one of the most exciting cities in England. With it’s famous nightlife, abundance of live music venues and two of the biggest football teams in Europe, the city offers something for everyone.

For more information on studying at the University of Manchester, visit their website and find out what they have to offer.

University of Liverpool

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Not far down the motorway from Manchester, the University of Liverpool is up there with it’s neighbour in terms of the facilities offered to international students, even going so far as to offer a free transfer service to international students flying in from overseas. The university offers a wide range of degrees across more than 30 subjects, all taught on the beautiful campus in the heart of the city of Liverpool.

The city itself, which can be found on the banks of the river Mersey, is a favourite with international and domestic students alike. With three universities in one city, Liverpool offers the ultimate student experience, with something new happening every night during term time.

For more information on applying to study at Liverpool, visit their website or have a look at the virtual open day to get an idea of what the university has to offer.

University College London

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Set in the heart of the nation’s capital, there are few students looking to study in the UK that don’t consider University College London. Not only is it famed for it’s academic excellence, ranking in the top 10 UK universities in the 2018 Complete University Guide league table, but it’s also based on a beautiful campus in one of the most exciting cities in the world.

London is, quite literally, the city that has everything, and studying in London is whatever you make of it. While the cost of living can be high, the chance to live in such an exciting city is one that some people just can’t pass up.

If you are interested in the possibility of studying at the university, visit their website to learn more about applying to study at UCL as an international student.

University of Sheffieldsheffield uni

Ranking inside the top 100 universities worldwide, the University of Sheffield boasts a student experience to rival any other. Unlike many other universities, Sheffield is not located on a campus, and instead is spread throughout the city itself, although most of the university buildings are still located close to each other. This means new students quickly become acquainted with the city, helping them to feel comfortable in their new home.

The city itself, much like the university, is a mixture of the modern and the traditional, where country-style cottages can be found mixed in with modern high-rises, providing student homes just a short bus ride away from the city centre. Not only that, but a third of the city sits inside the Peak District national park, meaning that students can spend their days enjoying the beautiful countryside on their doorstep and their nights frequenting the various bars and restaurants that cater to the large student population.

If you are interested in finding out more about studying at the University of Sheffield, make sure you visit their website.

University of Edinburgh

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The University of Edinburgh is one of the top ranked universities in Scotland, with its high academic standards and city centre campuses making it an attractive destination for international students. As the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world, it has a longstanding reputation for academic excellence as well as a sense of tradition few other universities can match.

Edinburgh itself is famed for it’s historic architecture, providing a beautiful backdrop for studying. However, the city offers more than just history, with everything from live music and theatre productions to the famous Fringe Festival, which welcomes comedians from all over the world every August. On top of this, Edinburgh boasts more restaurants per head than any other UK city, meaning you’ll never be short of something to do in Scotland’s capital.

To find out more about applying for the University of Edinburgh as an international student, make sure you visit their website.


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