Ashridge Executive Education

BEC School & University Profiles

 

 

Anglia Ruskin University London (ARU London)

 

Website: http://lca.anglia.ac.uk/

Address: 19 Charterhouse St, Holborn, London EC1N 6RA

Founded: 1858

 

Overview

Located in the UK’s capital city, ARL London is situated in the most ideal location for students to make the most of the university’s established relationships across the city. ARL London focuses on post-graduate employability, assisting students during and after their degree by granting them access to an array of potential careers and employers.

 

Services for International Students

ARL London understands that making students feel welcome during their first months on campus is vital for future academic achievement. The university offers a number of activities and excursions to students, including trips to famous London attractions, parties, and talent contests. In addition to these services, ARL London offers individual support sessions to students to all students upon request.

 

 

Accommodation

ARU does not offer accommodation on campus to students, however, the university can assist students when looking for private accommodation in London.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abertay University

 

Website: https://www.abertay.ac.uk

Address: Bell St, Dundee DD1 1HG

Founded: 994

 

Overview

Abertay University lies in the heart of Dundee, a coastal city in the East of Scotland. The university combines the close-knit structure of the campus with the bustling city life of this lively Scottish city, a perfect northern blend for any student wishing to fully immerse themselves in Scottish culture. The campus itself is comprised of numerous buildings, ranging from the Edwardian Old College to the 21st-century Student Centre. Most of all, Abertay University is most well-known for its strong focus on computer games and art & design and holds official accreditation in both of these fields - the only UK university to do so!

 

Services for International Student

Abertay University welcomes students from over 60 different countries who are welcomed to the university by an International Guide, a useful handbook that answers numerous student questions and queries in relation to visas, banking, the local climate and medical help.

 

Accommodation

Abertay University offers accommodation to students if they request it. All first-year students are given priority for accommodation. Students may choose to book accommodation directly leased through Abertay University or search for private accommodation.

 

Location

Abertay University is located in the northern Scottish city of Dundee, an hour’s drive from Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh. The city itself is home to a regenerated waterfront that houses two nautical museums. The city is Scotland’s fourth-largest city and has one of the lowest living costs for students in the UK, being 14% cheaper than the UK average

 

Alumni

 

  • David Jones (Founder of Rockstar North)
  • Joe FitzPatrick (Scottish MSP)
  • Nick Mercer (Lead singer of Sergeant)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aberystwyth University

 

Founded: 1872

Address: Penglais, Aberystwyth SY23 3FL

Website: http://www.aber.ac.uk/

 

Overview

Founded in the year 1872, Aberystwyth University holds the accolade of being the first university established in Wales. As part of all degrees studied at Aberystwyth University, students have the opportunity to study a year’s work placement to help bolster their employability upon graduating. Not only is the town of Aberystwyth famed for its beauty and calming coastal atmosphere, but the town itself is also home to one of the UK’s five copyright libraries, the National Library of Wales, and is home to the largest Arts Centre in Wales. Aberystwyth University ranks highly for student satisfaction and boasts a top-five placement in the International Student Barometer survey for worldwide universities.

 

Services for International Students

Aberystwyth University boasts a number of almost 2,000 international students, a large population for an otherwise small coastal town. A dedicated international office is located on campus to answer student questions regarding matters surrounding visas, accommodation, and banking.

 

Accommodation

Accommodation is always granted to first-year students should they require it. Furthermore, accommodation is provided to all international students (not including students from the EU) for the duration of their studies. As Aberystwyth is a quiet and peaceful town, the cost of living is lower than in other places in the UK. Accommodation staff at Aberystwyth University are always willing to assist students with any queries that they may have.

 

Location

The town of Aberystwyth lies in the centre of Wales on the coast overlooking Cardigan Bay. The town is a popular tourist attraction in the Summer months, famed for its serene beauty and calming beaches. The nearest airports are located in Manchester and Birmingham.

 

Alumni

  • HRH Charles, Prince of Wales
  • Alex Jones (TV Presenter)
  • Jan Pinkava (Oscar-winning animator, Pixar)
  • Alan Cox (Programmer)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alliance Manchester Business School

 

Founded: 1965

Website: https://www.alliancembs.manchester.ac.uk

Address: Booth St W, Manchester M15 6PB

 

Overview

Alliance Manchester Business School (MBS) forms part of the University of Manchester and is a leading Business school outside of London and Oxbridge.

 

Services for International Students

All students of the university have full access to the health centre and are health care fees are fully covered for full-time students. The University of Manchester boasts a full range of facilities on campus that are available to students, including health facilities with doctors, nurses, and dentists.

 

Accommodation

Several accommodation options are available to all students upon request. Accommodation managed by the university is available to all international students upon request.

 

Location

Alliance Manchester Business School is located in the bustling city of Manchester, part of the UK’s Northern powerhouse. Manchester is famed for its culture, history, music and science. The city is home to a number of the UK’s most prestigious art galleries, museums and theatres.

 

Courses

MBS offers a number of programmes to prospective students, including:

14 undergraduate programmes

16 postgraduate programmes

Full-time flexible MBA programmes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amity University London

 

Founded: 2009

Website: https://www.amity.ac.uk

Address: 24 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3HN

 

Overview

Founded a little over a decade ago on 2009, Amity University [IN] London providers students with an opportunity to study undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Business and Management. The education department at Amity University [IN] London pride themselves on the deliverance of their courses, ensuring that they are taught to the highest standard to enable students to analyse and understand the content of their course to the maximum extent. Students are encouraged to learn independently utilising the learning material taught in a classroom environment. Amity University [IN] London is part of the Amity Education Group – a leading global higher education network that offers globally benchmarked education from pre-school to PhD level.

 

Accommodation

Students are free to find their own accommodation in the city when studying at Amity University [IN] London. As the capital city of the UK, London accommodates some of the highest rent prices in the country for rented accommodation, however,  Amity University [IN] London offer halls of residence accommodation in various locations around the city.

 

Location

Located in the heart of the UK’s capital city,  Amity University [IN] London provides students with a foothold into the bustling energetic lifestyle that the UK has to offer. University facilities are located across 3 sites within the city, all of which are a 5-minute walking distance from each other. The facilities themselves are located in the Bloomsbury district of the city – the academic beating heart of the city.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education

 

Founded: 2001

Website: https://www.almcollege.ac.uk

Address: 124 Blackness Rd, Dundee DD1 5PE

 

Overview

A relatively new university established during the dawn of the 21st century, Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education is an independent and internationally recognised centre for higher education. The courses on offer to students are unique to Scotland, providing students with a unique opportunity to study in a multicultural environment.

 

Courses

HNC/Diploma in Management & Leadership

HNC/HND in Business

Other subjects on offer are Arabic Language, Islamic Studies and Islamic Economics & Finance.

 

Location

Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education is located in the northern Scottish city of Dundee, an hour’s drive from Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh. The city itself is home to a regenerated waterfront that houses two nautical museums.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Architectural Association School of Architecture

 

Website: https://www.aaschool.ac.uk/

Address: 36 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3ES

Founded: 1847

 

Courses

Foundation Course

Experimental Programme

Diploma Programme

Taught Post-Graduate Programmes

Part-Time Studies

 

Overview

Founded in 1874, the Architectural Association (AA) is the oldest independent school of Architecture in the UK and boasts approximately 800 full-time students from all across the world. At the dawn of the twentieth century, the AA grew to become the first full-time professional day school for architectural study in the country and has continued to provide students with the creative potential to further their careers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Art University Bournemouth

 

Founded: 1880

Website: https://aub.ac.uk

Address: Poole House, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole BH12 5BB

 

Overview

Art University Bournemouth (ABU) strives itself of its strong ambitions – encouraging students to enjoy rewarding careers post-graduation. ABU is a leading art university for the creative industry, offering a number of creative courses to students who wish to further their careers in the various disciplines of art. A key factor stitched into the fabric of all courses at ABU is the focus on the creative industry, specifically the links to various communities, whether they be local, national, or international.

 

Services for International Students

ABU boasts an impressive number of almost 400 international students from over 60 countries. Students are free to talk with members of staff if they have any questions or queries in relation to their course.

 

Accommodation

Halls of Residence accommodation is available to students upon request, located in and around the city in a number of locations, including:

  • Bath Road Lansdowne, Bournemouth town centre
  • Madeira Road Lansdowne, Bournemouth town centre
  • Hurn House, Lansdowne, Bournemouth town centre
  • Winton Halls Wimborne Road, Winton
  • George Close, Ensbury Park

Students also have the option to search for rented accommodation around the city.

 

Location

AUB is located in Bournemouth, a bustling and diverse English seaside town that overlooks the English Channel. Bournemouth is perhaps most famous for its golden beaches and blue waters, a perfect tourist dentation – particularly in the Summer months. Bournemouth is also home to a vibrant multicultural community and numerous places of interest. The town is only 2 hours from London, perfect for students who wish to travel to the UK’s capital city!

 

Alumni

Our alumni do amazing things – some go on to work for global companies in the creative industries and some become successful freelancers, while others start up their own businesses.

  • Wolfgang Tillmans (photographer and Turner Prize winner)
  • Simon Beaufoy (screenwriter)
  • Nick Knight (photographer)
  • Edgar Wright
  • Suri Krishnamma
  • Sir Peter Cook

 

 

 

Ashridge Executive Education

 

Founded: 1952

Website: https://www.hult.edu/en/executive-education/

Address: Ashridge House, Berkhamsted HP4 1NS

 

Overview

Located in the rural countryside of Hertfordshire, Ashridge Executive Education strives to provide students with the skills to improve their leadership talent, strategic thinking and organisation culture. Students of Ashridge Executive Education are taught by business professionals who have knowledgeable experience in their respective fields of study. Ashridge Executive Education also boasts an impressive accreditation record, being accredited by UK, European, and US MBA accrediting bodies.

 

Services for International Students

Students are provided with information pertaining to both their academic studies and accommodation options. Personal development workshops are provided as part of the MBA programme, providing students with an excellent support network. Ashridge Executive Education may provide students with advice on visas and the necessary paperwork to study in the UK.

 

Location

Ashridge Executive Education is located in the countryside of Hertfordshire, surrounded by acres of National Trust Parkland. The campus is located 40km away from London, where students will also study as part of their course.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aston University

 

Founded: 1895

Website: https://www.aston.ac.uk

Address: Aston St, Birmingham B4 7ET

 

Overview

Aston University is a bustling and warming university based in the centre of Birmingham, the UK’s second-largest city. The campus is home to five unique and distinct schools: Business, Engineering and Applied Sciences, Languages and Social Sciences, Life and Health Sciences, and the Medical school. Each school offers foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses to prospective students wishing to broaden their academic careers. Aston University boasts an impressive number of students from 135 countries from across the globe, adding to the school’s multicultural strengths. As an additional module to all undergraduate courses, students have the option to study one of five languages - either French, German, Spanish, Arabic, or Mandarin Chinese. For students travelling to the UK, Birmingham airport is located a 20-minute drive away from the campus.

 

Services for International Students

At the beginning of each academic year, student volunteers assist and greet students landing in Birmingham airport to help them adapt to the new culture and experiences awaiting them. A specialised team of advisers and welfare staff are available throughout the year to assist students with queries regarding visas and immigration.

 

Accommodation

Aston University offers accommodation to international non-EU students for the entire duration of their studies. For EU students, Aston University offers guaranteed accommodation for the first year of their studies, however, students may apply for campus accommodation in subsequent years if they require it.

 

Location

Aston University campus can be found in the centre of Birmingham, ‘Britain’s Second City’.

As a multicultural and inviting city, Birmingham has a number of things to offer to new students, including a variety of theatres, museums, and places of interest. Birmingham also hosts the UK’s largest indoor Christmas markets, perfect for students who wish to absorb traditional British culture in the winter months.

 

Alumni

Politics

  • Keith Bradley, Baron Bradley (Labour politician and life peer)
  • Robert Walter (Conservative MP)
  • Simon D’Ujanga (State Minister for Energy, Uganda)
  • Anthony Cheung (Secretary for Transport and Housing, Hong Kong)

Business

  • Phil Popham (Global Operations Director, Jaguar Land Rover)
  • Angela Beesley Starling (Co-founder of Wikia)
  • Mark Wright (Executive Director, Jaguar Land Rover)
  • Ravi Kant (Vice Chairman of TATA Motors India)

Media

  • Laura Jones (BBC Journalist)
  • Ivan Noble (BBC Journalist)
  • Kate Walsh (Television Presenter)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BPP University

 

Founded: 1992

Website: https://www.bpp.com

Address: Abingdon, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Leeds, Liverpool, London and Manchester.

 

Overview

BPP University is a private university with campuses based in several of the UK’s most prominent cities. BPP University provides tailored education to students across four different schools: Law School, Business School, School of Health, and School of Foundation and English Language Studies.

 

Services for International Students

Student support in the form of international student advisors is available throughout the year to discuss queries that students may have in relation to their course or accommodation.

 

 

Accommodation

BPP University houses an excellent accommodation team that can assist students in searching for accommodation in the form of halls of residence, homestays, rental accommodation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bath Spa University

 

Founded: 2005

Website: http://www.bathspa.ac.uk/

Address: Bath BA2 9BN

 

Overview

Bath Spa University strives itself on its arts and humanities subjects - courses which are amongst the most popular for students studying at this university. Bath Spa University accommodates approximately 7,000 students in total from over 40 different counties - a small and personal quota that enables Bath Spa University to focus on student welfare and the lesson content of their courses.

 

Services for International Students

The helpful Student Support Service located at Bath Spa University are trained to assists students with a variety of queries and questions, ranging from immigration procedures, travel, accommodation, visa support, any other queries that are addressed.

 

Accommodation

Bath Spa University offers accommodations to students who request it. The campus is home to three different accommodation blocks with varying degrees of accommodation that reflect student preferences. Homestay accommodation is also available for international students.

 

Location

Influenced by the Romans in the period of Roman Britain history, the historic city of Bath is famed for its Roman baths. Bath is a World Heritage City (one of only three cities in the world to be on UNESCO's World Heritage List) with striking views, beautiful parks and iconic architecture. The Roman Baths date back almost 2

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