University of Greenwich2014 League Table Ranking 95
2014 Overall Score 518
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Pre-arrival and orientation
- The University of Greenwich offers a free airport Meet and Greet service to international students each September.
- A comprehensive international students' orientation is also arranged for September and January intakes to ensure students familiarise themselves with the university and UK living.
- As a part of the campus orientation events, students have an opportunity to network with other international students before teaching begins.
- The university provides approximately 2,300 places in modern halls of residence across its three campuses – Greenwich, Avery Hill and Medway. We offer a range of options: single rooms with shared or en suite facilities as well as flat shares.
- We guarantee accommodation for international students starting in September who are studying with us for the first time. This is subject to meeting the academic conditions required and accepting an offer to study at the university before advertised deadlines.
- All university managed accommodation is self-catering, with direct access to the university’s network and the internet available in all rooms.
- International students are able to apply for any of our residences across the three campuses. Generally international students choose accommodation on the campus where they are studying and are spread evenly within the halls of residence.
- All of the residences are either on-campus or just off-site. The university offers an intercampus bus service for students who need to travel between campus locations.
- Students are not generally required to move out during term-time vacations although the university reserves the right to request this.
- All university managed accommodation is leased for 40 weeks. Fees range from £94 to £125 per week, depending on the accommodation chosen (2011–12).
English language requirement
- GCSE English language: minimum grade C.
- IELTS: for the majority of programmes, a minimum IELTS of 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in each component).
- TOEFL (IBT): for the majority of programmes, a minimum IB TOEFL of 80 (minimum 18 in reading, 17 in listening, 20 in speaking, 17 writing).
Scholarships and bursaries
- The University of Greenwich automatically awards scholarships of £1,000 to students from certain eligible countries studying full-time programmes for at least one academic year.
- A 10% fee discount is available to all students who progress from an undergraduate to a postgraduate programme.
- Scholarships of up to £1,000 are available to students from the People's Republic of China who have completed an approved programme at one of the university’s partner or link institutions in China.
International Student Breakdown
Further information for international undergraduate degree students
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Why study at the University of Greenwich?
- Our Greenwich campus is located on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames.
- No overseas campus.
Student organisations for international students
- The University of Greenwich has an extensive range of organisations and sports clubs that international students can join, ranging from American football and hockey through to snowsports, soccer and basketball.
- Examples of non-sports societies include Amnesty International, Latitude Radio, Debating and Glee as well as several nationality and academic based groups.
Advice for International Students
- General Advice
- British University History, Culture & the Weather
- Applying to a British University
- Entry and Employment Regulations
- English Language Tests and Requirements
- Managing Your Money
- Student Jobs
- Student Accommodation
International Students in the UK
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