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THE UK: Applying to University

Top universities in England

Seeking a truly “British” experience for your study abroad adventure? Check out these three universities.

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Want to study in the UK? Not sure where would be best? We tell you why you should consider these three universities below.


Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU)

Located in the Lincoln, right in the heart of England, BGU is over 150 years old and is steeped in as much history as landmarks surrounding it. The beautifully green campus is just a few minutes away from Lincoln Cathedral and the old Roman city. BGU has a comprehensive range of courses available, from foundation and undergraduate degrees all the way up to the postgraduate level. Popular programmes include education, science, humanities, medicine, creative arts and media. One of the great things about BGU is that due to their smaller size, students will be given individual attention and personalised support. On-campus accommodation is provided for international students and there are student support and social networks minutes away from the residence halls. If you’re looking for a top-notch institution with a personal touch and away from the hustle and bustle of city life, then BGU is the best place for you. Melanie, who took a foundation degree at BGU said that the programme has given her the confidence to share her ideas, and equipped her with the skills and knowledge to put her “creativity into practice”. Hear more of what other BGU graduates had to say here.



University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield was established in 1905 and is one of the world’s top 100 universities and ranked 16th in the UK. Conveniently located in England’s fourth largest city, the university is well-known for their world-class teaching methods and research excellent. There are many courses on offer- from undergraduate programmes to postgraduate degrees. Subjects includes business, management, law, politics, humanities, architecture, engineering, science, medicine, and dentistry. Boasting more than 5,000 students from 125 countries, Sheffield is the leading UK university for student experience, voted in the top three in the country for student experience in the past 6 years. Daniyar, who took his Master’s with the university shared that the studies were “challenging yet interesting” and has definitely helped his career. Read what other graduates have to say here.



GCU London

The postgraduate university campus of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), it is located right in the centre of London- Spitalfields. Offering a range of Master’s of Science and MBA courses, the institute has close ties with international businesses. Furthermore, they also conduct Masterclasses for students to interact with industry experts and be updated on the latest trends and changes. Home to the illustrious British School of Fashion, the institute also offers unique programmes, such as the world’s first MSc in Digital Fashion Strategy. Other programmes include business and management and architecture and construction courses.



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