Founded in 1884, Bangor University is one of the top 15 universities in the UK. Its teaching has been rated gold by the national Teaching Excellence Framework in 2017. It has also been rated among the top 5 UK universities for “Student Support” for students with disabilities or special needs. The campus itself is located in a coastal town in Wales, but is near the Snowdonia Mountains and major cities like London, Manchester and Liverpool. They also have very active clubs and societies and offer student scholarships. Majors include Law, Ocean Sciences, and Criminal Justice.

First opening its doors in 1977, SEGi is now one of the largest private higher-education providers in Malaysia, serving approximately 25,000 students along its 5 campuses throughout the country. It also offers double degrees with several international universities, as well as internships provided by international corporations. Fitting the demands of the current highly demanding and challenging industry, SEGi is now offering a breakthrough method called PACE or Professional and Continuing Education, enabling working adults to upgrade their qualification level whilst accommodating their work schedule.

As part of the Russell Group, Newcastle University ranks among the world’s top 150 universities in 2018. The city of Newcastle itself has often been ranked as students’ favorite UK city to study in. Most notable degrees at the university include Engineering and Urban Planning, to name a few. It’s Architecture program is accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects. The university also offers a great way to experience different cultures in one city where everyone feels involved. Current students enjoy Newcastle for five main reasons: affordable city, legendary nightlife, city-center campus, fun and friendly atmosphere, and easy transportation within the city (everything is in walking distance!).

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.

As the top ranked private university in Malaysia (QS World Rankings, 2017), Multimedia University (MMU) offers a high-quality and well-rounded education in a variety of programs across foundation, undergraduate, and postgraduate levels. It is best known for its Electrical Engineering and Computer Science degrees which were ranked in the world’s top 200 by QS World Subject University Rankings (2017). The university also offers other degrees as Business, Communication and Law.  MMU’s further collaborations with the global industry including companies as Nokia, Dell, and Microsoft, enable its students to gain expertise relevant to their major and the labor market.

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.

Queen Mary University of London is a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities. It is recognized for its academic and research excellence across an array of science and humanities subjects where it ranks in the global top 50 in English, History, Drama, and Law. In fact, it is ranked 9th in the UK’s research excellence framework. Based in a creative and culturally diverse area in London, QMUL has one of the largest campuses in the area. Its location near central London and its Russell Group status provide its graduates with an advantage in the job market.

The University of Central Lancashire, better known as UCLAN is one of the United Kingdom’s largest universities. Located in the Northern town of Preston, an hour away from Manchester by public transportation, the University is very popular amongst international students. With a portfolio of over 400 subject courses, it offers the student the chance to find their required major with one of the very few Medicine programs made available to International students. UCLAN also has a campus in Cyprus.

 

Located in the Welsh coastal city of Swansea, the University was inaugurated by King George V in 1920. Almost a century later, Swansea University’s campus has developed into a state of the art academic institution offering its students the chance to study a wide variety of courses at an undergraduate or postgraduate level. Research opportunities are also available for students in several fields. Courses such as Aerospace Engineering, Genetics, Creative Writing, Neurophysiology and Marine Biology are amongst the subjects offered to students.