Studying in Wales

What is it like to study in Wales?

Universities in Wales deliver more than 5,600 courses to over 25,000 international students at its eight institutes of higher education. Between them, Welsh universities boast a significant number of 4* rated departments, the highest rating you can achieve, whilst 92% of graduates from Welsh universities found employment within six months of leaving university.

A large number of campuses are based within short distance of areas notable for their beauty, and many surveys have shown that students in Wales consistently enjoy a better quality of life than other students across the UK.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees in Wales for international students are dependent on whether you are from the EU or the rest of the world.

Scholarships and Funding

A variety of funding and scholarship options are available to international students who wish to study in Wales. Scholarships of between £1,000 and £5,000 are available across a range of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including businesscomputer science and engineering programmes.

Living in Wales

Wales might be a small nation in comparison to its larger neighbours in England, Scotland and Ireland but it more than compensates with breathtaking landscapes and coastal beauty. Wales' mountains, hills and rivers offer ample opportunity to escape the bustle of university life, whilst cities such as Cardiff mean big city thrills are not far away. There are also six UNESCO world heritage sites in Wales.

Wales also enjoys some of the lowest living costs in the UK, which means spending less on accommodation, travel and food.

Study in Wales

If you are interested in studying in Wales, arrange a free consultation at SI-UK Uganda today.

Wales University Rankings

Rank

Name

1

Cardiff University

2

Swansea University

3

Aberystwyth University

4

Bangor University

5

Cardiff Metropolitan University

6

University of South Wales

7

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

8

Wrexham Glyndwr University

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