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Facts about studying in Wales

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  • In 2013/14 there were 19,135 international students from outside of Europe enrolled on higher education courses in Wales: an increase of 5.8% from 2012/13.  These students make up about 14.8% of enrolments at Welsh higher education institutes, excluding the Open University.

Study in Wales  for information about the universities in Wales

  • Wales welcomes international students from over 170 countries enrolling onto over higher education 2700 courses.

  • If you’re interested in joining the 19,135 international students from over 170 countries currently enrolled in higher education here, contact one of our universities.

  • We are proud of the level of personal support we offer to our international students. Institutions offer a wide range of services, such as pre-departure briefings and handbooks.

  • Access to free English language support is available at all of Wales' universities.
  • Our universities offer lots of help for funding your studies including international scholarship schemes.
  • Our students are happy! Aberystwyth has been voted best university town in Britain and Swansea University has won an award for being the best student experience in the UK.

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  • Study in Wales
    Find out about Welsh universities and how to apply for courses


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