Linton University College (LUC) was established in 2002 as a private institution of higher education approved by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education and Malaysian Qualifying Agency. LUC is situated in the cosmopolitan town of Petaling Jaya near the capital city, Kuala Lumpur and provides Engineering, Information Technology, and Visual Arts courses. Offering double degrees with UK universities such as Leeds Beckett, LUC is known for its low-cost degrees and internship opportunities.

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.

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.

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.

Described as a “University for skills”, Middlesex University of London is a modern University acquiring the title in 1992. Its practice-based learning experience provides the students with unique skills upon graduation. Today Middlesex University of London has launched campuses in Malta, the Mauritius and the United Arab Emirates allowing students from all over the world to enroll in any of the campuses. Middlesex University of London offers a wide range of subjects going from Arts and Design, Architecture and Construction, Performing and Visual Arts and well as Sports and Exercise Science and Rehabilitation, Social Sciences and Psychology. In terms of more professionally accredited courses, Middlesex University of London also caters for potential pilots with its range of professional aviation practice.

Located in the heart of Barcelona, ELISAVA was launched in 1951, redefining Design Education in Spain. The official Bachelor and Master degrees are granted by Pompeu Fabra University, one of Barcelona’s most prestigious higher education institutions. ELISAVA also offers short courses, or semester courses for those who are unable to commit for a longer period of time. Students can choose among a wide variety of design courses such as Graphic Design and Communication, Product Design, Industrial Engineering Design, Interior Space Design, Spatial Design, Design Strategy or more niche courses such as a master’s degree in Design through new material or Temporary Space Design.

 

The Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) has celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016 with campuses spread across Italy, Spain and Brazil and dozens of undergraduate, postgraduate and short professional courses offered. Specialized in all fields of design, communication and art management, IED offers unique niche courses such as Transportation Design or Curatorial Practice. The Institution’s privileged ties with the Fashion and Design industries allows its students and graduates to find internships and later on positions in some of the biggest International design, car manufacturer and fashion companies.