Cardiff University has come a long way since its establishment and is today the only Welsh member of the research-intensive Russell Group of universities. The university is ranked among the top ten universities for 13 subjects, many of which are healthcare-related programmes.
The University of Surrey is based in Guildford, Surrey, England. Since receiving the royal charter in 1966, it has been regarded as one of the UK’s leading research universities. The university was originally in London then moved to Guildford in 1962. The university’s main campus is at Stag Hill and has since expanded to Manor Park. Read our full guide to University of Surrey here.
The University of Birmingham is known for being England’s first civic university which accepts students of all backgrounds and for being a founding member of the Russell Group of universities. The diverse university welcomes around 38,000 students annually, 25% of which are from the EU and the rest of the world.
Established in 1413, the University of St Andrews is over 600-years-old and considered one of Scotland’s ancient universities. St Andrews has won many accolades in recent years for its performance in key areas of research, student satisfaction, and league table rankings.
Located in the heart of central London, the university is ranked third in the world in QS subject rankings, the top university and third in the UK – just after Oxford and Cambridge – according to Complete University Guide 2023. Read our full LSE guide here.