6th century, it is believed the first university in Britain was founded by Saint Illtud near Glamorgan. Today Wales has 30 centres of excellence, 91 departments rated 4 star and above for research and 66 departments listed as excellent for teaching quality. The level of support given to international students is top class; universities offer free English language courses and help for funding studies.
To cap this, 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.
Do check out the official gateway to Wales website. It is full of interesting and fun information on this lovely country. Wales has 12 universities, 25 further education colleges and institutions, and receives over 14,000 international students from over 120 countries for for university and English language studies.
Wales is a nation of song, sport, mountains, lakes and coastline, lively cities and magnificent castles. It has a unique Celtic heritage and a friendly relaxed atmosphere. And it’s easy to reach; Cardiff, the capital, is only two hours from London.
Postgraduate in Wales
Qualifications and duration.
Where will I live?
Undergraduate in Wales
Qualifications and duration.The following are some of the possibilities:
Where will I live?
English and Test Prep in Wales
A number of universities, colleges and schools have come together to form the Learn English in Wales Group in order to offer a range of English language courses for EU and international students at all levels, from Pre-University to Executive.
Check out the best transport links. If your destination is Cardiff, you might want to fly into Cardiff or Bristol. Aberystwyth in the centre is reachable by bus or train and well worth the trip. Bangor in the north is probably best from Liverpool or Manchester. What a pleasant way to visit this lovely country.
Welcome to Wales!