Founded in 1881, the University of Liverpool is one of the UK’s original ‘redbrick’ universities and a member of the Russell Group. The university is one of the UK’s leading research institutions, with an annual budget of £95 million. It is also one of the first universities in the UK to offer 100% online postgraduate programmes. The university’s main campus is in Liverpool, England.
In 1918, the University of Leicester was founded as a memorial after World War I in celebration of peace. It took in the first batch of students in 1921. Since then, the university has contributed to various technological and historical advances globally, ranging from the discovery of genetic fingerprinting to the study of supermassive black holes. Read our full review here.
University of York is one of the 24 research-intensive Russell Group universities in the UK. Founded in 1963, the university is based in York – a medieval city once the Viking capital of England, now famous for its chocolate and excellent afternoon tea. The student life in this city is perfect for those who want to enjoy a more quiet, close-knit, and authentic British university life.
Newcastle University is one of the founding members of the reputable Russell Group. Based in the 10th most affordable city in the UK (QS Best Student Cities 2022 ranking), Newcastle has one of the largest European Union research portfolios in the UK, giving students a vast range of subjects and major options taught by experts in their fields. The university was awarded 5 QS Stars for Teaching Quality in 2021 and was ranked among the top 25 universities in Europe for Teaching Excellence by Times Higher Education in 2019.
As UK’s 5th university with the most international students, Coventry University has developed its own foundation and pre-master’s programmes to provide international students with what they need to enter their chosen undergraduate and master programmes. Read our full Coventry University review here.