Posted on June 27, 2019

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Below is a guide to all the popular universities in the UK including all the things you should know about the university. The guide mainly focuses on the university’s popular courses, admission date, and student intake.

UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW

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Established in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English speaking world and ranks 65th in the world in terms of the best university. The university welcomes around 25,000 students out of which 7000 (approx) are international students from around 135 countries.

The University provides students with a vast choice of subjects to choose from however the university is particularly famous for subjects like medicine, geography, life science and medicine, veterinary science, life science, performing arts, physiology, and anatomy.

ADMISSION DATES:

FIRST SEMESTER ( EARLY SEPT TO MID-DECEMBER) AND WHOLE YEAR ( EARLY SEPT TO MAY END)

Admission dates for Erasmus:
Anytime before 20th April for the Academic year

Admission dates for Students: Begin: 1st week of February Last Date: 1st week of May (1st May)

SECOND SEMESTER ( EARLY JANUARY TO MAY END)

Admission dates for Erasmus: Begin: last week of October (31st October) Last Date: 15th November

Admission dates for Students : Begin: 1st week of September Last Date: last week of October (31st October)

EXAM DATES:

SEMESTER 1 (2019-2020)

LATEST ARRIVAL: 11th September 2019

ORIENTATION: 12th September 2019

CLASS BEGINS: 23rd September 2019

SEMESTER END: 20th december 2019

Note: All the assignments/ exams must be completed by the semester end (i.e 20th December 2019)

SEMESTER 2 (2019-2020)

LATEST ARRIVAL: 8th January 2020

ORIENTATION: 9th January 2020

CLASS BEGINS: 13th January 2020

SEMESTER END: 29th May 2020

Note: All the assignments/ exams must be completed by the semester end (i.e 29th May 2020)

TUITION FEES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS (UNDERGRADUATE)

Incoming study abroad for one semester (all programmes): £8,160 Incoming study abroad for a full year (all programmes): £16,320 Bachelor of Dental Surgery: £42,170 Arts and social science: £17,620 Science, veterinary and life science, nursing and college of medical and engineering: £21,020 Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (BVMS): £29,250 MBChB and College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences clinical programmes: £45,170 Law- Graduate entry accelerated (M115) (LLB): £17,620

TUITION FEES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS (POSTGRADUATE)

The tuition fees for postgraduate courses vary from course to course.

WHAT ARE OPEN DAYS?

Open days refer to a period when the university opens its door to the aspiring students, allowing them to visit and have first hand experience of the university’s campus, facilities, talk to teaching staff and the existing students.

UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW (OPEN DAYS)

The University of Glasgow has a total of three undergraduate open days tours throughout the year.

Medicine Tours The tour of the teaching and learning centre at the QEUH (Queen Elizabeth University Hospital) takes place during the June and September Open Days. During the open days, the medical school provides an extensive on campus program where the aspiring students can have a chat with the current students and staff of medicine.

Veterinary Tours Veterinary tours are usually conducted during the June and September Open Days. Candidates who successfully bagged an interview to study Veterinary Medicine at the University of Glasgow will be presented with the Veterinary school tour.

Dentistry Tours

Dentistry school tours are usually conducted during the September Open Day. Candidates who successfully bagged an interview to study Dentistry at the University of Glasgow will be presented with the Dental School tour.

UPCOMING OPEN DAYS: September 4th 2019- From 9:30 AM to 3 PM October 19th 2019- From 10 AM to 3 PM

NOTE: Registration for the tour will open 4 weeks preceding the open day.

UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

Founded in the year 1897, the University of Sheffield, in the city of Sheffield, South Yorkshire is a public research university known for its global reputation for excellence. The university is one of the UK’s original redbrick universities and also a member of Russell Group: UK’s leading universities for teaching and research.

The University of Sheffield has an average student count of 25,000 out of which 3,900 are international students coming from around 120 countries. The university offers a wide range of courses to choose including Science, Engineering, Health and medicine, Architecture, computer science, Business, humanities and social studies.

EXAM DATES:

SEMESTER 1 (AUTUMN SEASON)

INTRO WEEK: 23rd September to 28th September 2019

SEMESTER 1 (12 weeks): 30th September to 21st December 2019

CHRISTMAS BREAK: 4 weeks

SEMESTER 1 (3 weeks): 20th January to 8th February 2020

SEMESTER 2 (SPRING SEASON)

SEMESTER 2 (8 weeks): 10th February to 4th April 2020

EASTER BREAK: 3 weeks

SEMESTER 2 (7 weeks): 27th April to 13th June 2020

TUITION FEES FOR 2019-2020:

UNDERGRADUATE EU/UK STUDENTS: £9,250 Note: The fees might increase or decrease every year. Kindly keep a tab on the official university website.

UNDERGRADUATE OVERSEAS STUDENT (Except dentistry and medicine courses): Ranges between £17,600 to £22,600

NOTE: The fees will be the same each year only if the student does not shift or change their chosen course.

UNDERGRADUATE OVERSEAS STUDENT (Dentistry and Medicine courses): DENTISTRY- £35,880 (PER YEAR) for 5 years MEDICINE- £33,500 (PER YEAR) for 5 years

POSTGRADUATE TAUGHT EU/UK STUDENTS: The fee structure about your respective course in mentioned in your offer letter.

POSTGRADUATE TAUGHT OVERSEAS STUDENTS: The fee structure about your respective course in mentioned in your offer letter.

NOTE: Self-financed students have to pay a deposit of £1000 for most of the courses except Dentistry where the required deposit is £5000

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LONDON

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University College of London was established in 1826 by founder Jeremy Bentham was later on renamed as University College of London (UCL) in the year 2005. UCL is one of the oldest and first university institutions in London which currently ranks 10th in the world in regards to World University Ranking.
The University College of London's current student intake is about 29,000 out of which 18,000 are international students.

Among the vast spectrum of courses, UCL is best known for its School of health science, City law school and Cass business school (also medicine).

ADMISSION DATES FOR THE YEAR 2020:

ADMISSION FOR SEPTEMBER 2020 (OPENING DATE): 1st September 2019

RECEIPT OF MEDICINE APPLICATIONS A100 ( END DATE): 15th October 2019 NOTE: No applications will be entertained for medicine course after 15th of October 2019.

RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS TO GUARANTEE FULL AND EQUAL CONSIDERATION (END DATE): 15th January 2020

RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS (DEADLINE): 30th June 2020

NOTE: UCAS application for certain programmes won’t be submitted to the university after the 15th January deadline.

ANNUAL TUITION FEES (2019-2020):

UK/EU UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: £9,250 (For most of the undergraduate programme)

OVERSEAS UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS:

Most Education programmes- £18,430 Most Linguistics programmes- £19,380 Arts, Humanities and Social Science-based programmes- £19,970 Law- £20,640 Arts and Sciences (BASc) programmes- £21,680; Economics programmes- £21,870 Mathematics programmes- £23,470 Geography programmes- £24,090 Life Sciences programmes- £24,760 Pharmacy MPharm-£21,680 Statistics programmes- £25,260 Architecture programmes- £25,770 Computer Science- £29,220 Science programmes- £26,740 Archaeology, Engineering and Astrophysics programmes- £26,740 Fine Art- £27,220 Medicine -£34,660 Integrated BSc year- £23,300

UCL OPEN DATES:

UPCOMING UNDERGRADUATE OPEN DAYS: 28th June 2019 29th June 2019 7th September 2019

NOTE: Registration for 28th and 29th June are closed. You can pre-register for 7th September open day from UCL’s website.

LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) was first established in the year 1895 which later on joined hands with the University of London in the year 1900.

The present student population in LSE is around 10,883 students (approx) out of which 68% are international students.

In the year 2008, LSE started its own private degree courses and currently, LSE offers over 140 Master’s diploma and PhD opportunities and 40 Bachelor’s degree across the social sciences. Some of the popular courses offered by LSE includes Economics, law, politics, accounting, sociology, anthropology and finance.

EXAM DATES FOR JANUARY, SUMMER AND RE-SITS

JANUARY 2019 EXAMS: 7th January to 11th January 2019 (find course by course time table on the official university website by 14th December 2018)

SUMMER 2019 EXAMS: 7th May to 14th June 2019 (find course by course time table on the official university website)

RE-SITS (IRDAP) 2019: 19th August to 28th August 2019

TERM DATES FOR THE YEAR 2018-2019

MICHAELMAS: 27th September to 14th December

LENT: 14th January to 29th March

SUMMER: 29th April to 14th June

ADMISSION DATES:

UCAS ADMISSION CYCLE OPENS: 5th September 2018

LSE ASSESSES APPLICATION SUBMITTED: Early 2018 October to 31st May 2019

LSE COMMUNICATES WITH UCAS(every 2 weeks): Mid November 2018

LSE’S DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF ALL APPLICANTS: 15th January 2019 (18.00 GMT)

LSE UNDERGRADUATE OPEN DAY:

The London School of Economics has a total of two undergraduate open days tours throughout the year, one in summer (April) and one in spring (July)

UPCOMING OPEN DAY: July 4th 2019

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

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Established in the year 1876, The University of Bristol is one of the red brick research universities in Bristol. Ranked 51th in terms of world university ranking, the University of Bristol offers a wide spectrum of courses out of which pharmacy, social science, dentistry, engineering and education.

The current student intake of the University of Bristol is around 24,000 students coming from more than 130 countries.

EXAM DATES:

JANUARY EXAM: 14th to 25th January 2019 SUMMER EXAM: 20th May to 7th June 2019 REVISION WEEK: 13th to 17th May 2019 AUG-SEPT RE-SIT EXAM: 21st August to 3rd September 2019

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL'S OPEN DAY

POSTGRADUATE OPEN DAY: November 20th 2019 UNDERGRADUATE OPEN DAY: September 7th 2019

UNIVERSITY OF BATH

Located in the city of Bath (England), the University of Bath is a a public university established in the year 1885 which later on got its university status in the year 1971. The University of Bath is known for its quality teaching and research, remarkable student experience and outstanding practical workplace knowledge. The current student intake of the University of Bath is 17,308 students out of which 30% are international students from around 130 countries. Apart from this, The University of Bath offers a broad range of courses to choose from right from design, engineering, science to management, humanities and social science out of which the Humanities, MBA, Science and Engineering are the most popular ones.

EXAM DATES:

SEMESTER 1

STUDENTS ARRIVAL: 21st to 22nd september 2019

Freshers WEEK: 23rd September to 29th September 2019.

SEMESTER 1: 30th September to 13th December 2019

SEMESTER 1 VACATION: 16th December to 3rd January 2020

SEMESTER 1: 6th January to 24th January 2020

SEMESTER 2

SEMESTER 2: 3rd February to 3rd April 2020

SEMESTER 2 VACATION: 6th April to 17th April 2020

SEMESTER 2: 20th April to 29th May 2020

UNIVERSITY OF BATH’S OPEN DAYS

UNDERGRADUATE OPEN DAY: SEPTEMBER 14th 2019

UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS

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Situated in the east coast of Fife, Scotland, the University of St Andrews was first founded in the year 1413.
The University of St Andrews is Scotland’s first university and the third university in the anglophone world and has a total student intake of 10,330 out of which 2080 are postgraduates and 8250 undergraduates. Out of all the courses provided by the University of St Andrews, the particularly famous ones include Computer Science, Physics and International Relations.

APPLICATION DATES:

FOR ALL MEDICINE COURSES: From September 2019 to 15th October 2019 DEADLINE FOR CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS IN MEDICINE COURSES: 31st January DEADLINE FOR OTHER APPLICATIONS: 1st May NOTE: All applicants will have to pay $75 as an application fee.

UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS OPEN DATES:

UNDERGRADUATE VISITING DAYS:

  • 25 September 2019
  • 2 October 2019
  • 16 October 2019
  • 23 October 2019
  • 30 October 2019

POSTGRADUATE VISITING DAY:

  • 13TH November 2019

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

The University of Cambridge established in the year 1209, is the world’s fourth oldest university and the second oldest anglophone university. Being one of the world’s top five universities, the University of Cambridge annually welcomes around 19,955 students out of which 20.5% are international students. Among all the subjects offered by the university, Economics, Science and Law are the most popular ones. EXAM TIME TABLE:

The examination time table is usually published as soon as possible and at the latest by 4 weeks before the examination dates.

ANNUAL TUITION FEES FULL-TIME (2019-2020)

Undergraduate (from EU/UK): £9,250

Undergraduate (Non- EU): £19,197 to £30,678 annual (Most courses- US$25,420 to $40,620), Veterinary Medicine and medicine- US$69,700

Graduate (from EU/UK): £8,337 to £16,320 per year. (for most doctoral and master’s programs - €9,700 to €19,000)

Graduate (Non-EU): £20,424 to £29,343 (for most doctoral and master’s programs US$27,050 to $38,860)

NOTE: The fees might vary depending on the courses.

CAMBRIDGE OPEN DAYS

Each year the University opens its door to the aspiring students in the month of July

  • July 4th 2019
  • July 5th 2019

NOTE: The event will start from 9:30 AM to 5 PM

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

oxford Established in the year 1096, the University of Oxford is one of the oldest universities in the English speaking world with an average intake of 23,195 students out of which 43% are international students. Among all the subjects, the University of Oxford is particularly famous for Law, MBA and Humanities.

EXAM DATES FOR THE YEAR 2019-2020

MICHAELMAS 2019: 13th October to 7th December 2019

HILARY 2020: 19th January to 14th March 2020

TRINITY 2020: 26th April to 20th June 2020

ANNUAL TUITION FEES FULL-TIME (2019-2020)

Undergraduate (from EU/UK): £9,250 to £10,760 Undergraduate (Non- EU): £24,750 to £34,678 annual (Most courses- US$32,800 to $45,900) Graduate (from EU/UK): £7,730 to £17,745 per year. (for most doctoral and master’s programs - €9,000 to €20,640) Graduate (Non-EU): £22,600 to £26,960 (for most doctoral and master’s programs US$29,930 to $35,700) NOTE: The fees might vary depending on the courses.

UNIVERSITY WIDE OPEN DAYS:

  • July 3rd 2019
  • July 4th 2019
  • September 20th 2019

UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

The University of Manchester is a red brick university established in the year 2004 by the merger of the Victoria University of Manchester and University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. The University of Manchester annually welcomes an average student count of 40,000 out of which 34% are international students. Manchester’s programme for Foundation courses, Bachelor’s, Masters, MBA’s and PhD’s includes subjects like science, humanities, business and engineering.

ADMISSION DATES FOR UNDERGRADUATE COURSES: Apply via UCAS (ENTRY DATE): 1st September for entry in September of next year. Eg- for Sept 2019 apply from 1st September 2018. International Student (DEADLINE): 30th June UK/EU Students (DEADLINE): 15th January For Dentistry/Medicine Courses DEADLINE): 15th October in the year before you begin the course. NOTE: If you missed the admission deadline, you could still apply for a course (apart from dentistry and medicine courses) through UCAS Extra/ clearing system.

ADMISSION DATES FOR POSTGRADUATE COURSES: There is no deadline for most of the postgraduate courses and research programmes but it is advisable to apply as soon as possible to avoid any inconvenience. If there are any courses with deadlines, it will show on the course details.

EXAM DATES FOR 2019-2020

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 1 START: 16th September 2019

WINTER GRADUATION: 9th to 13th December 2019

CHRISTMAS BREAK: 13th December 2019 to 13th January 2020

SEMESTER 1 EXAM START: 13th to 24th January 2020

SEMESTER 1 END: 26th January 2020

SEMESTER 2

SEMESTER 2 START: 27th January 2020

EASTER BREAK: 27th March to 20th April 2020

SEMESTER 2 EXAM START: 13th May to 3rd June 2020

SEMESTER 2 END: 5th June 2020

TUITION FEES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ( FOUNDATION- PRE GRADUATE)

Biosciences foundation year: £23,000 Engineering and Science Foundation (Year 0): £18,500 INTO Manchester International Foundation Programme: £17,155+

TUITION FEES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ( BACHELOR’S, PhDs AND MASTER’S)

Laboratory (science and engineering degree): £23,000 Non- laboratory degrees: £18,500 Clinical years within medicine and dentistry degrees: TBC Alliance manchester business school master’s tuition fees: £18,500–£24,500

Note: The international fees are not the same across all courses.

UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER OPEN DAYS:

UPCOMING OPEN DAYS:

  • September 28th 2019
  • october 12th 2019
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