COUNTRY - UNITED KINGDOM
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland,[nb 4] commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
University of Cambridge is the second oldest university in the English-speaking world. Academically, Cambridge is consistently ranked in the world's top five universities and as the best university in Europe. Cambridge University has produced 83 Nobel Laureates as of 2008 more than any other university in the world according to some counts.
The faculties are responsible for ensuring that lectures are given, arranging seminars, performing research and determining the syllabi for teaching, overseen by the General Board.
University College London (UCL) is a university institution and constituent college of the University of London based primarily in London, England, United Kingdom.
UCL has been described by the Sunday Times newspaper as ‘an intellectual powerhouse with a world-class reputation’ and is consistently ranked amongst the world’s finest universities. It is ranked as one of the highest ranked universities in the UK and in the in the top five universities worldwide (Times Higher).
It is ranked third in the UK for world leading research (RAE 2008)
It is 20 Nobel Prize winners from our former students and academic staff
It has high quality education which includes the latest research and innovative approaches to learning
It emphasises on small-group teaching, with an overall staff-student ratio of 1:9
It has a dynamic and cosmopolitan atmosphere with around 30% students from outside the UK, from almost 140 different countries
It has an Internationally relevant curricula, ensuring that UCL students are educated for global citizenship and leadership It has active exchange and research links with over 260
universities around the world with study abroad opportunities in many degree programmes
It is located on a compact site in the heart of London with extensive academic facilities on campus
It is situated at the centre of one of the world’s most vibrant and exciting cities
UCL degrees are recognised and respected around the world
UCL graduates are highly sought after by employers
The support and advice on career choices open to all students at all stages of their degree programme
Imperial College London specializes in science, engineering, medicine and business. It ranks in the top three in the Times National University League Table along with Oxford and Cambridge, Imperial was placed 5th overall in the world in the 2007 THE - QS World University Rankings of universities worldwide, and 27th in the world by the Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Imperial College London is a member of the Russell Group of Universities, a part of the 'G5' sub-group of super-elite UK universities, a part of the Golden Triangle, the IDEA League, the European University Association, AMBA, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the League of European Research Universities.
Imperial's main campus is located in South Kensington in Central London and is the largest operational estate of any higher education institution in the UK. Imperial has campuses located in neighbourhoods with low level crime ratesthus creating a safe environment for students to live in.
London is a city which has something for everyone. The streets are packed with restaurants, pubs, comedy clubs, music venues, cinemas and shops, meaning that wherever your interests lie there will always be something new to try.
The sports centre Ethos is the principle sports centre for Imperial College. This provides excellent swimming and gym facilities and is free for all Imperial students.
The College also has a number of outdoor sports grounds throughout the city, and Imperial Boathouse.
Oxford was the first University in the English-speaking world. Students from more than a hundred and forty countries and territories make up a student population of over twenty thousand. Over a third comes from outside the United Kingdom. Some reasons to choose Oxford are as follows:
* Oxford's teaching and research is consistently in the top rank nationally and internationally, and is at the forefront of medical, scientific and technological achievement.
* The University has excellent facilities and resources for learning in its world-famous libraries, laboratories and museums.
* Students come to Oxford from 139 different countries and territories.
* Oxford's collegiate system fosters a sense of community between tutors and students, and among students themselves.
* Students have the opportunity to learn alongside leading researchers in their field.
* Oxford has strong links with research institutions, business, and industry, both in the United Kingdom and overseas.
* The Oxford Opportunity Bursaries is one of the most generous bursary schemes for UK undergraduates. The scheme ensures that no home student should be deterred from applying to Oxford for financial reasons. In its first three months of operation (October–December 2006) almost 700 bursaries worth nearly £2 million were awarded to students.
The University of Edinburgh is an internationally renowned centre for teaching and research in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. It is the sixth university to be established in the British Isles, making it one of the ancient universities of the United Kingdom.
The university is amongst the most prestigious in the world and is consistently placed in the world's top 25 in many rankings. It played an important role leading the city of Edinburgh to its reputation as a chief intellectual centre during the Age of Enlightenment, and helped give the city the nickname of the Athens of the north. Alumni of the university include some of the major figures of modern history.
Some reasons to choose Edinburgh are as follows:
Edinburgh's international reputation for excellence is well founded, with the University recognised regularly for teaching and research excellence.
The University collaborates with leading institutions around the world.
Edinburgh, the inspiring capital of Scotland, is a historic, cultured city that offers a unique living and learning experience.
They have a long tradition of welcoming people from around the world to live, work or study in Scotland - they're a valued and respected part of the community.