Named after the 17th century businessman and philanthropist, Robert Gordon University (RGU) aims to provide accessible education and enhanced opportunities to everyone across society. Today, this Scottish institution offers a wide range of courses across its 11 schools including online degrees as well as traditional taught courses in diverse subjects as Design, Management, Biomedical sciences, Architecture, and Engineering. In fact, it ranks 1st in the UK for food sciences and graduate prospects in pharmacy and pharmacology (The Times Good University Guide, 2018) and 1st for teaching quality in Architecture (The Times Good University Guide, 2018). Additionally, most of RGU’s undergraduate and graduate courses, such as the RIBA and ARB accredited Master of Architecture, carry professional accreditation from various bodies and combine theory with practical applications offering students a competitive edge in the job market.

S P Jain School of Global Management (SPJ) is an Australian Business school with campuses in Dubai, Sydney, India, and Singapore. The program in Dubai provides students with the opportunity to study in Australia and Singapore campuses. It offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate business courses and is ranked among the Top 20 Business Schools in the world by Forbes (2013) and bestowed with the gold standard in MBA accreditation by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), UK. In 2017, and for the fifth year in a row, SP Jain’s Global MBA program has been ranked in the TOP 20 in Forbes’ prestigious list of the world’s best 1-year international MBAs. The latest ranking places SP Jain in the company of top institutions like IMD, INSEAD, IE, Cambridge, Oxford, Warwick and SDA Bocconi. In addition to its high rankings, SP Jain is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), conferring its students with an Australian degree upon graduation.

With its close proximity to Newcastle, the University of Sunderland is a respected UK institution that combines academic excellence with student support. The university offers rich education and facilities placing it among the best UK universities for student experience (Times Higher Education, 2005). It is a research active university with 10 of its subjects classed among the world’s leading including Pharmacy, Engineering, Business, Media, History, and Social work. The University of Sunderland’s leading research and collaborations with private and public sectors contribute to its high graduate employment rate reaching 95.8%.

Sheffield Hallam University is a modern University offering an affordable education in a vibrant city. It is one of the top 5 modern Universities in the UK for research (Research Excellence Framework 2014) with an international reputation in areas as art and design, sports science, biomedicine, and engineering. The university is affiliated with over 1000 organizations almost guaranteeing a right placement in the working field. With its up-to-date facilities and student employment services, Sheffield Hallam provides a student-centered environment distinguished for its modernity and research excellence.

Psychology, accounting and finance, architecture, banking and finance, biomedical science, business administration, business management, civil engineering, computer games art, computer science, construction management, fashion design, graphic design, history, interior design, law, marketing, medical science, philosophy, photography, politics.

As part of the University of London, Goldsmiths University is best known for its arts and social science programs. The university offers a wide array of courses, many of which are ranked in the world’s elite subject areas including Anthropology, Art and Design, Communication & Media Studies, English Literature, History, Performing Arts, Psychology, and Sociology. The programs come with a creative twist meant to challenge and build on traditional academic approaches. With its 3rd place rank in effective teaching among UK universities (Guardian League Tables 2017), Goldsmiths University provides a stimulating and student-centered environment distinguished for its nurturing community and innovative programs.

Durham University is England’s third oldest university offering a distinctive education with both ancient traditions and modern values. It is one of the UK’s leading universities ranking 5th in the UK and Top 100 in the world. In addition to its overall academic standing, it ranks in the world top 50 for employer reputation, guaranteeing a high employment rate for its graduates. It is further renowned for its excellent research-centered programs, modern research facilities, and a wide range of student activities including sports, theatre, and volunteering opportunities.  Durham University has a long history of welcoming students from all over the globe, ensuring an intercultural learning experience.

The University of St Andrews is a world leader in education with high rankings in global league tables placing it 3rd in the UK and within the top 100 world universities. It is most renowned for its Science, Management, and Humanities subjects, all of which rank 1st in the UK (Guardian University Guide, 2018). The university is one of the few providing an International Medicine foundation allowing students to pursue a degree in Medicine. In addition to its world-class reputation, St Andrews offers various students activities including over 50 sports clubs and 140 student societies, providing a rich student experience.