ALUMNI IN THE UK
The UK is one of the world’s most popular destinations to study higher education, with more than 500,000 international students enrolling each year. UK universities are among the best in the world, and consistently perform well in world rankings. They also have a reputation for world-class research.
UK higher education degrees and qualifications are recognised by employers and academics worldwide. Students get the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge, critical thinking, and connections to drive forward their careers.
Going to university in the UK is a great way to expand your knowledge, meet new people, experience a new culture, and enjoy new experiences. You’ll get plenty of support at university, and a chance to experience a great student lifestyle. Whatever your interests, there’s a huge range of clubs and societies, as well as a diverse social life on offer.
University of Portsmouth
The University of Portsmouth is a public university in the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. It is ranked among the Top 100 universities under 50 in the world.
The university offers a range of disciplines, from Pharmacy, International relations and politics, to Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Paleontology, Criminology, Criminal Justice, among others.
Imperial College London
Imperial College London is a public research university in London. Imperial grew out of Prince Albert’s vision of an area for culture, including the Royal Albert Hall, Imperial Institute, numerous museums, and the Royal Colleges that would go on to form the college. In 1988, the Imperial College School of Medicine was formed by combining with St Mary’s Hospital Medical School. In 2004, Queen Elizabeth II opened the Imperial College Business School.
The college focuses exclusively on science, technology, medicine and business. The college’s main campus is located in South Kensington, and it has an innovation campus in White City, a research field station at Silwood Park, and teaching hospitals throughout London.
Queen Mary University of London
Queen Mary University of London is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London. It dates back to the foundation of London Hospital Medical College in 1785.
Queen Mary has five campuses across East and Central London in Mile End, Whitechapel, Charterhouse Square, Lincoln’s Inn Fields and West Smithfield, as well as an international presence in China, France, Greece and Malta. The Mile End campus is the largest self-contained campus of any London-based Russell Group university.
University of Dundee
The University of Dundee is a public research university in Dundee, Scotland. It is a red brick university, founded as a university college in 1881 with a donation from the prominent Baxter family of textile manufacturers. The institution was, for most of its early existence, a constituent college of the University of St Andrews alongside United College and St Mary’s College located in the town of St Andrews itself. Following significant expansion, the University of Dundee gained independent university status by royal charter in 1967 while retaining much of its ancient heritage and governance structure.
University of Warwick
It is a public research university on the outskirts of Coventry between the West Midlands and Warwickshire, England. It was founded in 1965 as part of a government initiative to expand higher education. Some competitive employment sectors, such as Investment Banking, regard Warwick in their top 5 “magic circle” of universities, alongside Oxford, Cambridge, LSE and UCL.
University of Kent
The University of Kent is a public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1965 and is a plate glass university. The university has its main campus north of Canterbury situated within 300 acres (1.2 km2) of park land, housing over 6,000 students, as well as campuses in Medway and Tonbridge in Kent and European postgraduate centres in Brussels, Athens, Rome and Paris.
Aberystwyth University is a public research university in Aberystwyth, Wales. The university has over 8,000 students studying across 3 academic faculties and 17 departments. In 2019, it became the first university to be named “University of the year for teaching quality” by The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide for two consecutive years. It is the first university in the world to be awarded Plastic Free University status (for single-use plastic items).
Loughborough University is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England. Loughborough University is very proud of its reputation for sport and is renowned in the UK for its sports provisions. It is home to the world’s largest university-based sports technology research group, which is part of the Sports Technology Institute.
Loughborough was named University of the Year 2019 in The Times and Sunday Times University Good University Guide. It is the only university to have won the title twice. Loughborough also moved up to 5th overall in the Good University Guide. Loughborough University was ranked 4th in the 2019 Guardian University League table.
University of Winchester
The University of Winchester is a public research university based in the city of Winchester, Hampshire, England. The university has origins tracing back to 1840, but was established in 2005.
Winchester University is a member of The Cathedrals Group, an association of universities and university colleges in the United Kingdom.
Every year the University holds its graduation ceremonies in Winchester Cathedral.
University for the Creative Arts
The University for the Creative Arts is a specialist art and design university in the south of England.
It was formed in 2005 as University College for the Creative Arts at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester. It was granted university status in 2008, and the name changed to the present one. In 2016 it merged with the Open College of the Arts.
University of Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the United Kingdom and English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s ancient universities. The university has five main campuses in the city of Edinburgh, which include many buildings of historical and architectural significance such as those in Old Town. The university played an important role in Edinburgh becoming a chief intellectual centre during the Scottish Enlightenment, contributing to the city being nicknamed the “Athens of the North”.
The alumni of the university include some of the major figures of modern history, including three signatories of the United States Declaration of Independence and nine heads of state and government (including three Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom).
University College of Football Business
UCFB (University Campus of Football Business) is a Higher Education institution offering undergraduate and postgraduate university degrees and executive education in the football business, sport and events industries. The UCFB has campuses in Burnley, London, and Manchester.
University of Strathclyde
The University of Strathclyde is a public research university located in Glasgow, Scotland. Founded in 1796 as the Andersonian Institute, it is Glasgow’s second-oldest university, having received its royal charter in 1964 as the first technological university in the United Kingdom. Taking its name from the historic Kingdom of Strathclyde, it is Scotland’s third-largest university by number of students, with students and staff from over 100 countries.
The institution was named University of the Year 2012 by Times Higher Education and again in 2019, becoming the first university to receive this award twice.
University of Wales Trinity St David
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is a multi-campus university with three main campuses in South West Wales, in Carmarthen, Lampeter and Swansea, a fourth campus in London, England, and learning centres in Cardiff, Wales, and Birmingham, England.