Study in the United Kingdom
US students advise on studying in the UK
The British Council has launched a social media-driven student ambassador program with Education UK.
From the British Council:
Are you thinking about studying in the UK? Do you know someone who is?
Education UK is the British Council's official website for international students interested in studying at a UK university, college, boarding school or English language school. With funding from the GREAT campaign, our education team has released four videos featuring five American students studying at UK universities. Each video highlights different aspects of student life in the UK.
Need some advice on how to budget for UK studies? Here are some great tips.
How do you settle into life at a UK university?
All videos can be found on the Education UK YouTube page.
A post-graduate experience
United Kingdom Hot Topics
Global Innovation Initiative the first multi-lateral higher education partnership initiative established between the two governments. Funding has been pledged from the State Department in the USA, and BIS and the British Council in the UK.
Where is the Future of the US-UK higher education relationship? A recent article in The Chronicle – ‘Is Europe Passé‘ – examines the US’s higher education efforts with new partners and how this affects relationships with the UK, among others. In response, the British Council’s higher education manager in the US, Janice Mulholland, suggests a different form of partnerships for institutions in a global economy.
The British Council's corporate blog If you are interested in topics such as education, language, science, art and culture... our Voices blog is a great read!
Fellowships to Consider:
The Churchill Scholarship for graduate study at Cambridge in math or natural sciences
The US Student Fulbright Program for graduate work abroad
Summer Institutes for US Undergraduates- US-UK Fulbright Commission offers special Summer Institutes for US citizens
Gates Cambridge Scholarships for graduate study at Cambridge
The George J. Mitchell Scholarship for graduate study in Ireland
The Marshall Scholarship for graduate study anywhere in the UK
The Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at Oxford
The St. Andrews Scholarship open to seniors of Scottish decent for graduate study in Scotland (contact the Office for Fellowships)
The Vassar Maguire Fellowship for graduate study abroad
Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships: Every year, the Pershing Square Foundation awards up to five full scholarships to support outstanding students on the 1+1 MBA, covering both the Master’s degree and the MBA year.
The Erasmus Mundus Scholarships, funded by the European Union, are exclusively awarded to students coming from both EU and non-EU countries that have been selected to attend one of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes at Masters or Doctorate level.
Queen's University Belfast
The University will provide a full tuition-fee waiver to an exceptional female student from the USA who wishes to pursue study in a field related to politics, conflict transformation or human rights.
The five MA programmes covered by the award will include:
- LLM Human Rights Law
- MA Conflict Transformation and Social Justice
- MA Global Security and Borders
- MA Politics
- MA Violence, Terrorism and Security
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UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA). UKCISA describe their mission as being the UK's national advisory body serving the interests of international students and those who work with them. If you hover over the “Info & Advice” link at the top, it will bring up lists of links around visas, fees, working, pre-departure, and logistics for living in the UK.