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International Students flourish in Wales

International students flourish in Wales as a result of quality student services including English language support, study skills and cultural orientation. The priorities are small staff-student ratios, one-to-one support and assistance, along with a warm, personal response to their specific requirements.

The country has so much to offer, from a thriving cultural scene, great outdoors, all the way through to the highest reputation for quality education and research on an international level.

But don’t just take our word for it, read what those who have studied here have to say about studying in this small innovative nation:

“Studying and living here has taught me so much about what is possible in life, and I’m enjoying every minute. Now I’m even more ambitious.”

Yusi Liu, China, Social Sciences undergraduate, Bangor University

“Doing a PhD in the UK is fantastic . . . it’s impossible not to live life in Cardiff! Being Europe’s youngest capital, the city is dynamite! There are so many places to visit, events to take part in, people to meet.”

Ileana Alexandra, Romania, PhD student, Cardiff University

“This has been an amazing opportunity for me to create a bridge between academia and industry. My work provides architects and interior designers with sustainable products from locally sourced material, which are aesthetically pleasing and functionally durable.”

Dr Tyra Oseng, Norway, PhD graduate, University of Wales Trinity Saint David

“I chose an ideal quiet study environment close enough to Cardiff to enjoy the lively city atmosphere. This offers me a much-needed balance between the two. I find my course fascinating and challenging yet enjoyable. When I graduate, I hope to proceed to studya PhD here.”

Mussa Omer, Libya, MSc. Mobile and Satellite Communication, University of South Wales

“I came all the way from America to study in this one-of-a-kind city and to be surrounded by all the wonderful opportunities for growth and performance.”

Paulette Penzvalto, USA, Postgraduate Diploma Music, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

“Applying for a degree at Aberystwyth University . . . turned out to be one of the best decisions in my life . . . it is such a cosmopolitan university and the open, tolerant and multicultural British society allowed me to get to know many people from different backgrounds.”

Martin Koehring, Germany, International Politics undergraduate, Aberystwyth University