The next season of applications is almost here, and you must be thinking about the best suitable university for you to study in the UK. The United Kingdom is a dream destination for every international student and reasons for it are endless. The education system is flexible as you can combine academic and vocational courses according to your choice. It also consistently ranks among the best in the world.
If you like to know people from around the world and want to make friends from different nationalities, then a good university in the UK is your best option. The ranking changes every year and there are various sites that list the new rankings.
Based on our research, here is the list of top 10 UK universities for the year 2017:
- UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
It is the Harvard of UK, and you know the famous alumni of Cambridge like Stephen Hawking, Rachel Weisz, Hugh Laurie and much more. With more than 18,000 students from all walks of life and all corners of the world, nearly 9,000 staff, 31 Colleges and 150 Departments, Faculties, Schools and other institutions, no two days are ever the same at the University of Cambridge.
- UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Oxford has become the first UK University to be No.1 in the latest Times Higher Education Ranking. They have scholarship programmes that provide additional funding and opportunities to UK students from low-income backgrounds.
You can download their 2017 Undergraduate Prospectus fromhttps://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate?wssl=1
- IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON
Imperial is the only university in the UK to focus exclusively on science, medicine, engineering and business. They are number one in graduate prospects, according to The Complete University Guide 2016. To download the course list, click here:https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/ug/courses/
- UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS
The university has bagged ‘ the University of the Year Position for Teaching Quality’, according to The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017. It is the oldest university in Scotland and many students choose St Andrews because of the flexible degree structure and modular system.
Download 2017 prospectus from here, https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/prospectus/
- DURHAM UNIVERSITY
The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017, ranks the Durham’s music department as the top in the UK. The university offers one of the broadest ranges of degree programmes within the UK as it has over 140 undergraduate degree programmes in arts, health, humanities, sciences and social sciences. Students can also choose to study in another country with a lot of Durham’s one year study abroad integrated programmes.
To know more about undergraduate study, click herehttps://www.dur.ac.uk/undergraduate/
To know more about postgraduate study, click here
- UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK
A prime attraction for some of the biggest names in worldwide business and industry. The university has 29 academic departments and over 50 research centres and institutes, in four faculties: Arts, Medicine, Science and Social Sciences. At Warwick, you would become part of a globally connected, forward-looking and entrepreneurial community.
Check out the information on courses here, http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/study
- UNIVERSITY OF EXETER
Exeter secures ‘best of the South West’ position in Times Good University Guide. With students from over 140 different countries, the academic staff of 50 different nationalities, and links to several universities worldwide, the University of Exeter offers a truly international, cosmopolitan student experience. For information on the courses, click here http://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/
- UNIVERSITY OF SURREY
Surrey has been awarded university of the year award by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. With new dozens of subject combinations available in major/minor degrees at surrey, you can get a perfect balance of studies. Over 2,300 partner organisations work closely with the University to give students valuable experience of the professional environment. To know more about the university and courses, click here http://www.surrey.ac.uk/
- LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
A total of 16 Nobel Prize winners in economics, peace and literature have been either LSE staff or alumni. LSE was founded in 1895 and has grown to become one of the foremost social science universities in the world, ranked alongside Harvard, UC Berkeley and Stanford. The School has one of the largest concentrations of applied economic, financial and social science research of any university in the world. All international undergraduate offer holders are invited to apply for LSE’s Undergraduate Support Scheme and specifically named scholarships (where available).
For more information, click here http://www.lse.ac.uk/study/studyHome.aspx
- UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON
UCL is one of the world’s leading universities, founded in London to open up education to all on equal terms. The undergraduate entry requirement is A*AA–ABB (depending on the degree). Over 100 UCL undergraduate degree programmes include study abroad as an integral part of the curriculum.
Click here for more information, http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/
Sources: http://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings https://www.timeshighereducation.com/student/best-universities/best-universities-uk http://www.studyin-uk.com/uk-study-info/university-rankings/