The University of Manchester is a Russell Group University. With almost 40,000 students, it boasts the largest student community in the UK. With all its higher education institutions combined, the city of Manchester has the largest student population in Europe, which makes for a lively and welcoming atmosphere for its student body, that come from all over the world.
The University of Bristol is a redbrick research university located in the vibrant city of Bristol, southwest England. Sir Winston Churchill was a former chancellor of the university, from 1929 until his death in 1965. The university’s motto derives from the famous Roman lyric poet Horace, and translates into English as ‘learning promotes one’s innate power’.
The University of Bradford is located in West Yorkshire, in the north of England. Formed from a technical college in 1966, there are three campuses: the main campus, the School of Health and the School of Management. 13,500 students are currently enrolled at the University from over 150 countries, and Bradford is known as one of the least expensive student cities in the UK.
The University of Birmingham is an original British ‘redbrick’ university located in the city of Birmingham, just over 150km north of London. It was founded in 1900 as a successor to Mason Science College, with origins dating back to the 1825 Birmingham Medical School. The Times University Guide awarded the University of Birmingham the University of the Year Award in 2014.