Universities in Wales
Fancy studying on the beach or in a bustling city centre? See where our universities are & find out a little more about them.
Study in Wales website offers international students everything they need to know about studying in Wales.
Beautifully located in a gem of a seaside town, Wales’s oldest university is a safe and welcoming choice for international students of all disciplines. Aberystwyth University is home to cutting edge research that has been recognised as being world leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour.
Situated by the sea – Bangor University is considered one of the most attractive study locations in the UK. Founded in 1884, Bangor’s academic excellence is derived from world class research (REF 2014) and teaching quality (Top 10 in the UK) resulting in high Student Satisfaction (Top 15 in the UK).
Cardiff Metropolitan University is currently ranked the top University in Wales for graduate employment with 95.6% of students in employment or further studies within 6 months of graduating. Cardiff Met offers competitive, industry focused courses, top quality facilities; the university is located in the capital city of Wales.
Cardiff University is a leading university based in the capital city of Wales. It is ranked 5th in the UK for Research Excellence, gained an 87% overall satisfaction rate in National Student Survey 2016 and the student population is drawn from a variety of backgrounds, from Wales, the UK and worldwide.
Wrexham Glyndŵr University is the perfect location for international students planning to study in the UK. North east Wales is a hotbed of industry and education, balancing the buzz of city life with some of the country’s most beautiful scenery. You will become part of a friendly community, experiencing award-winning student support and a welcoming atmosphere.
Swansea University is an ambitious international university based in Wales, UK; with subjects such as Mechanical and Civil Engineering ranked in the World’s Top 200 subjects. We have strong links with industry and these partnerships bring together top academic minds to exchange ideas and facilitate world-leading joint research.
With over 4,500 international students from more than 120 different countries, studying at the University of South Wales is a truly multicultural experience. Student support is at the heart of everything we do; offering scholarships of up to £2,000 per year and we were voted a top 10 university in the UK by our students (WhatUni? 2016).