University of Worcester
The University of Worcester, was founded in 1946 and was originally opened as an Emergency Teacher Training College for the University of Birmingham. It gained university status in 2005, when it also changed its name to the University of Worcester and it now attracts over 10,000 students each year.
The main things you need to know about studying at the University of Worcester.
The University of Worcester has a very high employment rate with 97% of graduates in work or further study only six months after graduating. They rank in the top 10 for ‘Sustained employment with or without further study’ and have a career and employability service that help students with CV’s, Volunteering opportunities, Job news and career workshops.
Fees for UK based undergraduate students are £9250, as well as for home students on a PGCE course. EU students will no longer be able to pay home rates for university fees from August 2021 so the annual fee for EU students on BA/BSc/FdA/FdSc courses will be £9250. Part time fees are charged on a ‘pro rata bases’ and more information can be found[ here](http://: https://www.worcester.ac.uk/study/fees-and-finance/course-fees.aspx). International undergraduate fees are £13,100 and post graduate fees are £14,100.
International Bursaries include the Alumni Loyalty Bursary, Family/sibling bursary, Early Payment Discount, Study abroad Discount and the Chevening Scholarship. The university offers a £1000 academic achievement scholarship as well as a £2000 choral scholarship for young men in the counter-tenor, tenor, baritone and bass voice, and a sport scholarship. There are also a range of international scholarships available for undergraduates who obtain an equivalent of 144 UCAS points, 128 UCAS points and 112 UCAS points. International postgraduates can qualify with graduating degrees of a 2:1 or a 2:2.
Worcester guarantees every first year undergraduate an accommodation place should they apply for it before 30th June and put the university as their first choice. They offer accommodation on two locations: St John’s campus and City Campus. St John’s campus offers en suit and standard rooms whereas City Campus offers over 170 en suit rooms with shared kitchen and dining areas. Specific prices can be found here.
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The Students’ union runs 42 sports clubs and 53 societies ranging from subject specific clubs to British Sign Language, Horror, Harry Potter and LGBTQ+. Sports societies include Badminton, e Sports, Pole Fitness and Swimming.
The university of Worcester has produced graduates that entered politics such as Jacqui Smith, actors such as Kyle Pryor and sports personalities such as Daryl Mitchell, Adam Willis, and Rob Taylor.
In June 2020, the University of Worcester was pleased to be shortlisted for the International Sustainability award and was chosen in October to lead in the ‘University for Dudley’ project which is a ‘multi million pound development’ to build a centre at Castle Hill which will deliver Nursing, Midwifery, and Paramedic Science lessons.
"A modern, dynamic university located in one of the UK's great historic cities"
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