34269976 Uni & Pathways Seminar

Seminars and Interview Sessions

29/5 (Tue)

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Undergraduate & Pathways: Birmingham (15), York (16), Nottingham (18), Glasgow (20), etc

Undergraduate & Pathways: Birmingham (15), York (16), Nottingham (18), Glasgow (20), etc

Type: Interview & Information Day (Undergraduate & Pathways)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

University Pathway Programmes (Foundation & International Diploma) are one-year programmes that allow students to progress onto year 1 and year 2 of an undergraduate programme in the UK. Many of these programmes are taught in dedicated teaching centres within university campuses and provide “guaranteed progression” to an undergraduate degree upon achieving the required grades in internal exams and coursework assessment.

University (UK Rank) University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
Birmingham (15)
York (16)
Nottingham (18)
Glasgow (20)
Essex (22)
Liverpool (42)
Nottingham Trent (47)
West of England (57)
City, University of London (75)
Bournemouth (79)
Westminster (106)
Brighton (112)

University of Birmingham (15)

University of Birmingham is a historical and research-intensive university, which is now ranked the 84th globally (QS 17/18) and the 15th in the UK. Birmingham enjoys very good reputation in the academia globally and is a founding member of the Russell Group, which symbolizes the highest standard of research and teaching in the UK. 27 academic disciplines are within Top 10 in the UK, in which many are within top 5 (including Hospitality & Tourism, Sports Science, Physiotherapy, Town Planning, Education and more). Its alumni and staff include 11 Nobel laureates, as well as Geoffrey Ma, the Hong Kong Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal.

84th
in World
University
Ranking
15th
in UK
University
Ranking
1st
in Hospitality &
Tourism,
Anthropology
2nd
in Physiotherapy,
American
Studies
3rd
in
Chemical
Engineering
4th
in Philosophy,
Music, Town
Planning
5th
in Sports
Science,
Education

University of York (16)

University of York enjoys worldwide recognitions and is now ranked the 135th globally (QS 17/18) and the 16th in the UK. With strong focus on the humanities and sciences, York is a research-intensive university and a member of the Russell Group, which symbolises the highest research and academic standard in the UK. Overall research quality was ranked within top 15 in the UK by the latest research assessment exercise (REF 2014). Its History of Art, Psychology, Social Policy, Law and Biological Science are ranked among UK’s top 10.

In slightly over 50 years’ time since its establishment, alumni of University of York has became active players in British politics and include many notable people in areas such as literature, history, music, etc. Notable alumni from Asia include Yeung Sum (former LegCo member of Hong Kong) as well as Han Seung Soo (former Prime Minister of South Korea).

135th
in World
University
Ranking
16th
in UK
University
Ranking
5th
in
Social
Policy
7th
in Biological
Science,
English
9th
in Psychology,
Politics,
History of Art
PPE
Foundation at York offers
a Progression Route to PPE
(Philosophy, Politics & Economics)

University of Nottingham (18)

University of Nottingham is ranked the 84th globally (QS 17/18) and a member of the Russel Group. It has been cited twice in the last three years as “The Best University for Finding Graduate Recruits” by UK’s top employers. 51 academic disciplines are offered. 24 of them are ranked among top 10 in the UK, while Pharmacy, Social Work and Physiotherapy are ranked among top 5. The university also offers a 5-year MPharm programme, so that students do not have to worry about visa issues during their Pre-Registration Training for Pharmacists.

84th
in World
University
Ranking
4th
in
Pharmacy,
Social Work
9th
in Accounting &
Finance, Economics,
English
10th
in Social Policy,
Architecture,
Chemical Engineering
5Y MPharm
that includes
Pre-Registration Training
for Pharmacists

University of Glasgow (20)

Ranked the 65th globally (QS 17/18), University of Glasgow is one of the oldest universities in the English-speaking world with over 560 years of history. As a member of the Russell Group, the university offers a wide range of academic disciplines and research, in which as many as 26 are ranked with Top 10 in the UK. Civil Engineering, Social Policy, Education, Sociology, Art & Design, Electrical and Electronic Engineering are some of its strongest areas. Notable alumni include economist Adam Smith, two former British Prime Ministers, a number of Nobel laureates and Regina Ip (former Secretary for Security of Hong Kong).

65th
in World
University Ranking
20th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Dentistry,
Education
2nd
in Medicine, Nursing, Veterinary
Medicine, Sports Science
3rd
in Civil Engineering,
Social Policy
4th
in
Law
5th
in Geography, Social
Work, Sociology

University of Essex (22)

As one of the best in Social Sciences, University of Essex is ranked the 22nd in the UK. Researches in economics, sociology and politics are all highly rated by REF (2014). Respectively 95%, 75% and 60% of researches in these disciplines were rated World Leading and Internationally Excellent – a very impressive achievement for a university with only 50 years of history. A number of professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong are graduates of University of Essex. Other notable alumni include LegCo members LEUNG Yiu-chung and British film director Mike Leigh.

22nd
in UK University
Ranking
3rd
in Drama,
Dance & Cinematics
5th
in
Politics
7th
in Criminology,
History of Art
10th
in
Philosophy
17th
in Art &
Design
22nd
in
Economics
25th
in
Sociology

University of the West of England, Bristol (57)

Set in the creative city of Bristol, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) was formerly a polytechnic which was granted full university status in 1992. Employability remains as the heart of UWE Bristol’s education. The already tight relationships with employers continue to foster, which now include formal links with the BBC, Airbus, etc. Career support services of UWE Bristol were voted the best in the UK in 2014 while graduate employability comes as the 8th in the UK with over 95% of graduates in employment within six months after graduation. UWE Bristol provides academic programmes in as many as 37 disciplines, among which Building & Surveying, Architecture and Art & Design are the strongest. UWE’s Bristol School of Animation enjoys worldwide reputation. Chris Ford, creative director of PIXAR, is also one of UWE Bristol’s graduates!

57th
in UK University
Ranking
8th
in Building &
Surveying
13th
in
Architecture
16th
in
Physiotherapy
18th
in Art & Design,
Town Planning
21st
in Aerospace
Engineering
TOP-UP
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3
from Sub-Degrees

University of Westminster (106)

University of Westminster is located in the heart of London and is formerly the Royal Polytechnic Institution, which was founded in 1838 and was Britain’s first polytechnic institution. The University was officially granted university status in 1992. Today it remains the choice of many in London for continuing education. Journalism, Architecture and Art & Design are among its strongest subjects. It was ranked by the QS University Guide 2017 as the 6th in the UK and the 47th globally for Communication & Media Studies. The School of Architecture was also voted the 2nd best by practising architects in Architects’ Journal. With its long history of teaching, alumni of University of Westminster is spread across different sectors, especially the architecture, art & design as well as the media – many of them are people awarded the Order of the British Empire for their contribution to their professions.

6th
in the UK for Communication &
Media Studies (QS 2017)
47th
in the World for Communication &
Media Studies (QS 2017)
2nd
School of Architecture was also voted the 2nd best
by practising architects in Architects’ Journal

University of Brighton (112)

The seaside resort Brighton in the South of England is now more than a famous tourist destination, but also an important cluster of the creative industries near London. The University of Brighton has long enjoyed a reputation in Art and Design and is well-known for its Fashion Design, Architecture and Graphic Design. It has been constantly regarded as one of the top 50 fashion schools in the world by popular fashion website “Fashionista”. In recent years, other disciplines such as Sports Science and Hospitality & Tourism are enjoying a growing reputation. University of Brighton also offers foundation programmes that can lead to a degree in Podiatry, which suits students who are interested in medical related disciplines!

TOP 50
One of Top 50 Fashion Schools in the World
by Popular Fashion Website “Fashionista”
23rd
in Building &
Surveying
31st
in Medical-Related
Subjects
41st
in
Architecture
PODIATRY
Offers foundation programmes that
can lead to a degree in Podiatry
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29/5 (Tue)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Undergraduate & Pathways: Royal Holloway (28), Reading (32), Queen Mary (43), Coventry (44), etc

Undergraduate & Pathways: Royal Holloway (28), Reading (32), Queen Mary (43), Coventry (44), etc

Type: Interview & Information Day (Undergraduate & Pathways)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pathway programmes provided by ONCampus can lead to undergraduate degrees in colleges of University of London as well as modern universities such as Coventry! University Pathway Programmes (Foundation & International Diploma) are one-year programmes that allow students to progress onto year 1 and year 2 of an undergraduate programme in the UK. Many of these programmes are taught in dedicated teaching centres within university campuses and provide “guaranteed progression” to an undergraduate degree upon achieving the required grades in internal exams and coursework assessment.

These programmes are suitable for HKDSE graduates, while some of them also accept applications from F.5 students.

University (UK Rank) University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
Royal Holloway (28)
Reading (32)
Queen Mary (43)
Coventry (44)
Goldsmiths (63)
Hull (75)
Central Lancashire (93)
Sunderland (96)
London South Bank (106)
Birkbeck (122)
Courtauld Institute of Art
Royal Veterinary College

University of London International Foundation Programme
In the academic year of 2013/14, ONCampus London first introduced the University of London International Foundation Programme in their designated study centre in Birkbeck, University of London. The Programme provides a more challenging curriculum that comes with more diverse progression routes for students aspiring to top universities. With specially written study materials by University of London, students will study four academic subjects (normally students study three subjects in a foundation programme) alongside English language and personal development programmes – a total of 28 teaching hours per week. Upon completion, students will be eligible to apply to a range of UK universities, including top universities such as London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Bristol, Durham, Manchester, Nottingham and more!

LSE Progression from University of London International Foundation Programme (2015)

University of Reading (32)

University of Reading is ranked the 188th globally (QS 17/18) and the 32nd in the UK. Its business school (Hanley Business School) comes 37th in the European Business School Ranking. Building & Surveying, Film Studies, Design and Meteorology are among the university’s most reputable disciplines. Reading is the first university to offer Film Studies, as well as one of the few schools who combine film and theatre studies in one programme. There is a versatile balance between theoretical and practical studies. The flexible course structure also allows students to fine-tune direction of their studies as they gain deeper knowledge in the subject.

188th
in World
University
Ranking
32nd
in UK
University
Ranking
37th
in European
Business School
Ranking
4th
in Animal Science,
Building &
Surveying
21st
in Art &
Design,
Pharmacy
24th
in
Accounting &
Finance
25th
in
Business
Studies

Coventry University (44)

Coventry University has been named “Modern University of the Year” by Times in three consecutive years (2014-2016). With high student satisfaction rating and employment rate, Coventry has become one of the most remarkable post-1992 universities, with significant improvements in major university league tables. Communication & Media, Art & Design and Physiotherapy are the most popular areas of study. With over 160 years of history, the Coventry School of Art & Design offers specialist programmes in diverse areas such as Automotive and Transport Design, Interior Design, Product Design.

44th
in UK University
Ranking
9th
in
Physiotherapy
10th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
13th
in Building &
Surveying
20th
in Mechanical
Engineering
22nd
in Art &
Design
TOP-UP
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3
from Graduates of Sub-Degrees

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) (93)

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is one of the largest universities in the UK that provides a wide range of subject options. In 2014/15, the University started its medicine programme (MBBS), after the success in establishing its dentistry programme. The MBBS programme is tailored for international students and provides placement opportunities in the NHS as well as private clinics. UCLan is known for its outstanding support to its students and a top player in nurturing graduate start-ups. With the good support from the University, over 70% of these graduate start-ups were able to survive the first two difficult years of operation.

13th
in Dentistry,
Food
Science
21st
in
Architecture,
Linguistics
30th
in
Hospitality &
Tourism
MEDICINE
Progression Route to
Medicine (MBBS) through
University Foundation
TOP-UP
Accepts Entry to
Year 2-3 from Graduates
of Sub-Degrees
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1/6 (Fri)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Undergraduate & Pathways: Durham (5), Lancaster (6), Surrey (19), Sheffield (21), Sussex (27), etc

Undergraduate & Pathways: Durham (5), Lancaster (6), Surrey (19), Sheffield (21), Sussex (27), etc

Type: Interview & Information Day (Undergraduate & Pathways)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

University Pathway Programmes (Foundation & International Diploma) are one-year programmes that allow students to progress onto year 1 and year 2 of an undergraduate programme in the UK. Many of these programmes are taught in dedicated teaching centres within university campuses and provide “guaranteed progression” to an undergraduate degree upon achieving the required grades in internal exams and coursework assessment.

University (UK Rank) University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
Durham (5)
Lancaster (6)
Leeds (10)
Surrey (19)
Sheffield (21)
Sussex (27)
Royal Holloway (28)
Leicester (34)
Strathclyde (41)
Keele (50)
Lincoln (54)
Huddersfield (65)
Liverpool John Moores (70)
Kingston (117)
Leeds Beckett (123)
Istituto Marangoni (Fashion School)

Durham University (5)

University of Durham is now ranked the 78th globally (QS 17/18), the 5th in the UK and a member of the Russel Group, which symbolizes the highest standard of research and teaching in the UK. In REF 2014, 83% of its research was assessed as being of “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”. 20 academic disciplines are within Top 5 in the UK. Like many traditional universities, Durham is strongest in Law, the humanities (such as Anthropology, Education, etc) and sciences (such as Physics and Chemistry) while Business Studies is ranked the 11th. According to the National Student Survey 2017, 89% of their students are satisfied with their experience at Durham. And it is ranked the 6th in the UK for universities most targeted by leading recruiters in 2014/15. Notable alumni included Steve Easterbrook (CEO of McDonald’s), Cecil Chao (Hong Kong Billionaire) and Richard Adams (Founder of fairtrade organization Thraidcraft).

78th
in World
University Ranking
5th
in UK University
Ranking
2nd
in Geography,
History
3rd
in Education,
Chemistry
4th
in
Physics
5th
in Mathematics,
Psychology
6th
in Computer Science,
Biological Science, Philosophy

Lancaster University (6)

Lancaster University is now the 135th in World University Ranking (QS 17/18) and has been a popular option among Hong Kong students in the past few years. Lancaster is ranked Top 5 in Communication & Media, Social Work, Accounting & Finance, Business Studies, Biological Science and more. As is located in the North West of England, Lancaster provides a very different experience from other city-based universities. Students would find the University a good destination of living and study with Lancaster’s award-wining accommodation, which has been named the Best University Halls for 5 consecutive years.

135th
in World
University
Ranking
6th
in UK
University
Ranking
2nd
in Social Work,
Drama, Dance &
Cinematics
3rd
in Accounting &
Finance, Art &
Design, Linguistics

4th
in
Business
Studies
5th
in Biological Sciences,
Communication &
Media, Philosophy

University of Surrey (19)

Ranked the 264th globally (QS 17/18), the University of Surrey is a leading educator in Hospitality & Tourism and Animal Science with a new veterinary school opened in the 2014/15 academic year. Most of its undergraduate programmes involve a year-long placement. With improving student satisfaction level, Surrey was named the 2016 University of the Year by the Times in praise of the good balance between research and teaching quality!

19th
in UK University
Ranking
1st
in Food
Science
6th
in Hospitality &
Tourism, Nursing
7th
in Computer Science, Electrical &
Electronic Engineering
9th
in
Sociology
10th
in Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering, Sports Science
12th
in Medical-Related
Subjects

University of Sheffield (21)

Ranked the 82nd globally (QS 17/18), the University of Sheffield excels in a wide range of academic disciplines. Architecture, Communication & Media, Politics, Town Planning & Landscape Architecture, Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering are among Top 10 in the UK. Sheffield’s reputable engineering school now educates more than 4000 students and is a leading institution in systems engineering and smart materials globally. Notable alumni include 5 Nobel laureates, as well as Chung Sze-Yuen (Senior Unofficial Member of Legislative Council of Hong Kong) and Douglas Young (founder of lifestyle design and retail brand G.O.D.).

82nd
in World
University Ranking
1st
in Communication &
Media
2nd
in Materials Technology, Town
Planning & Landscape Architecture
3rd
in
Architecture
7th
in
Politics
8th
in Chemical
Engineering, History
10th
in Mechanical
Engineering
13th
in Civil
Engineering

University of Sussex (27)

Ranked the 147th globally (THE 17/18), the University of Sussex excels in social sciences and humanities. Anthropology, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology and Communication & Media are all within Top 15 in the UK. University of Sussex is special in terms of its diverse offerings of interdisciplinary programmes (such as Law & Politics, Psychology & Sociology), which is suitable for students with diverse interest. Notable alumni include former president of South Africa and a number of Nobel laureates. Progression rate is as high as 97% from pathway programmes (2016).

147th
in World
University Ranking
27th
in UK University
Ranking
7th
in
Anthropology
12th
in
Politics
15th
in Communication &
Media, Sociology
97%
Pathway Students were Offered a Place
to Study at University of Sussex

University of Leicester (34)

Ranked the 159nd globally (THE 17/18), the University of Leicester provides the flexibility with Major/Minor degree options, which enables students to concentrate on a subject area as the major subject, while broadening knowledge with a Minor subject. Leicester has put great efforts into science and technology over time. It’s home to the largest space research centre among all European universities. The Department of Physics and Astronomy has participated in the PanCam research project under European Space Agency (ESA)’s ExoMars programme. DNA Fingerprinting technology was also discovered by one of the professors in Leicester!

159th
in World
University
Ranking
34th
in UK
University
Ranking
13th
in
Communication &
Media
17th
in
History
of Art
22nd
in Geography,
Physics &
Astronomy
24th
in
Biological
Sciences
30th
in
Accounting &
Finance
33rd
in
Business
Studies

University of Strathclyde (41)

University of Strathclyde is ranked the 277th globally (QS 17/18) and offers best Accounting and Finance programme in the UK. Its business school comes 34th in the European Business School Ranking, and is one of the few business schools that is triple accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

Strathclyde follows the Scottish education system, in which undergraduate qualifications are obtained in 4 years. The Business School and the Law School do offer 3-year intensive options! Students from the 3-Year LLB English Law will have study exchange opportunities, through which they can study one semester at City University of Hong Kong, in order to enjoy two extra subject exemptions in the PCLL Conversion Exams.

In addition to Business, University of Strathclyde is also a good choice for Architecture, Hospitality & Tourism as well as Engineering. Strathclyde’s School of Architecture is named one of Europe’s Top 50 architecture schools for 3 consecutive years by Domus, an Italian architecture and design magazine. The School of Enginnering, on the other hand, educates 4000 students coming from all around the world with as many as 40 choices of programmes, which include niche areas such as Aerospace and Naval Engineering.

41st
in UK
University
Ranking
1st
in
Accounting &
Finance
5th
in Business
Studies,
Architecture
8th
in
Mechanical
Engineering
3Y LLB LAW
Study exchange opportunities with Law School of
City University of Hong Kong and enjoy two extra
subject exemptions in the PCLL Conversion Exams
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1/6 (Fri)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Durham University

Durham University

Type: University
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

University of Durham is now ranked the 78th globally (QS 17/18), the 5th in the UK and a member of the Russel Group, which symbolizes the highest standard of research and teaching in the UK. In REF 2014, 83% of its research was assessed as being of “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”. 20 academic disciplines are within Top 5 in the UK. Like many traditional universities, Durham is strongest in Law, the humanities (such as Anthropology, Education, etc) and sciences (such as Physics and Chemistry) while Business Studies is ranked the 11th. According to the National Student Survey 2017, 89% of their students are satisfied with their experience at Durham. And it is ranked the 6th in the UK for universities most targeted by leading recruiters in 2014/15. Notable alumni included Steve Easterbrook (CEO of McDonald’s), Cecil Chao (Hong Kong Billionaire) and Richard Adams (Founder of fairtrade organization Thraidcraft).

78th
in World
University Ranking
5th
in UK University
Ranking
2nd
in Geography,
History
3rd
in Education,
Chemistry
4th
in
Physics
5th
in Mathematics,
Psychology
6th
in Computer Science,
Biological Science, Philosophy

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

English (1), Music (1), Archaeology (2), East and South Asian Studies (2), Geography and Environmental Sciences (2), History (2), Iberian Languages (2), Italian (2), Russian (2), Theology and Religious Studies (2), Chemistry (3), Education (3), Classics and Ancient History (4), French (4), Geology (4), German (4), Middle Eastern and African Studies (4), Physics and Astronomy (4), Mathematics (5), Psychology (5), Biological Sciences (6), Computer Science (6), Philosophy (6), General Engineering (7), Law (7), Sports Science (8), Criminology (10), Business Studies (11), Accounting and Finance (12), Anthropology (12), Economics (12), Politics (16), Sociology (36)

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2/6 (Sat)

2:30PM - 4:00PM

UK University & Pathways Seminar

UK University & Pathways Seminar

Type: Seminar
Target: F.4 or above
Location: British United

Undergraduate Year 1 in Top 30 UK universities normally require 544 to 555 in HKDSE, with subject-specific requirement depending on your choices of programmes. If students fall short of such requirement, they can progress through International Diploma and University Foundation Courses. These programmes accept entry at 433 to 322 in HKDSE and enable qualified students to progress onto Year 2 and Year 1 of an undergraduate programme in Top 30 UK universities respectively. Students aiming for top universities and highly-competitive subjects such as medicine and actuarial sciences, however, will benefit from the 1-Year A-levels which also allows them to apply to universities in Hong Kong through the Non-Jupas route.

In the seminar, our education consultants will introduce these four options for HKDSE students. Content includes university options, subject options, entry requirements, plus the procedures and important dates of UCAS.

Content Highlights

  • How does UCAS work? What are the important dates?
  • How to make best use of the five application quotas in your UCAS application?
  • Is it possible to have the sixth and the seventh quota?
  • Tips on writing a winning personal statement.
  • Options of university and academic disciplines in pathway programmes.
  • The option of One-Year A-levels and a brief analysis of Non-Jupas admission data.
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4/6 (Mon)

4:00PM - 5:00PM

University for the Creative Arts (UCA)

University for the Creative Arts (UCA)

Type: Interview & Information Day (Art University)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

University for Creative Arts (UCA) is one of the five art universities in the UK, which teaches in diverse areas of visual arts (such as Animation, Architecture, Fashion Design, Film Production, Interior Design, Photography and more), with new ventures into new media such as Computer Games Design, Creative Coding & Technology.

University for Creative Arts (UCA) has five campuses located in hugely secure cities in the south of England. With London within reach of a 30- to 60-minute train ride, students enjoy the great exposure to exhibitions and galleries in London, without the burden of London’s cost of living.

Granted full university status in 2008, University for Creative Arts (UCA) was formed with a merger between five historical art schools with over 160 years of teaching experience. Over the years UCA graduates have worked in different sectors of the creative industries and have achieved international acclaim. They include a number of Oscar-winning animators, film director Gareth Edwards, illustrator Martin Handford, animation artist Mark Baker, jewellery designer Stephen Webster, as well as fashion designer Karen Millen.

STAR WARS
Notable UCA Graduate: Film Director Gareth Edwards
Directed works include Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Godzilla
WHERE’S WALLY?
Notable UCA Graduate: Martin Handford
Creator of Where’s Wally?
PEPPA PIG
Notable UCA Graduate: Mark Baker
Creator of British animation series Peppa Pig
STEPHEN WEBSTER
Notable UCA Graduate: Jewellery Designer Stephen Webster, who created
exclusive pieces for Madonna, Kate Moss, P!nk, Christina Aguilera and more
KAREN MILLEN
Notable UCA Graduate: Karen Millen
Founder of international fashion brand
100% CREATIVE
Study in a 100% campus! UCA is one of UK’s five specialist
art universities, where all courses are art & design focused.

Art & Design Foundation (Suitable for F.5 and HKDSE Graduates)

The Art & Design Foundation programmes in University for Creative Arts (UCA) offer a one-year and a two-year option, which is suitable for HKDSE and F.5 graduates respectively. With its diverse provision in visual arts, the Art & Design Foundation in University for Creative Arts (UCA) can provide the flexibility best for students, who have a strong interest in visual arts, but not 100% sure which specialism they’d like to focus on!

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5/6 (Tue)

10:00AM - 11:00AM

University of Bristol (MSc Nutrition, Physical Activity & Public Health)

University of Bristol (MSc Nutrition, Physical Activity & Public Health)

Type: Information Day (University)
Target: Undergraduate & Above
Location: To Be Announced
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
Inter­national Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Under­graduate Post­graduate

Ranked the 44th globally (QS 18/19) and the 16th in the UK, also a Russell Group university, University of Bristol is a top research-intensive university located in the creative city of Bristol. As part of what reflects the good reputation of the University among middle-class families, about 40% of students of University of Bristol came from an independent school background, which is the fourth highest ratio, only after University of Cambridge, Oxford and St Andrew’s. Notable alumni include former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill and singer-songwriter James Blunt, as well as Hong Kong alumni such as LegCo member Alvin Yeung Ngok-Kiu and news reporter Kenneth Ng King-Chun.

University of Bristol is ranked within top 10 in as many as 20 academic disciplines, which include highly popular courses such as Engineering, Law, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, as well as Computer Science, Psychology, Geography & International Development, Politics, Sociology and Social Policy.

The Department of Computer Science, in particular, has a joint-venture with the city council of Bristol, which aims to employ artificial intelligence and big data technology to transform the city as a smart city. Since its establishment, this “Bristol Is Open” initiative has already kick-started a number of projects. In addition to early development work, University of Bristol is also the data hub of the project, where data collected from the city-wide network is transferred to and analyzed. To researchers and students in the University, this means that they have the whole city as their real-life case study and laboratory! The “Bristol Is Open” initiative was also considered a major contributing factor, when Bristol was named the number 1 smart city in the UK.

44th
in World
University Ranking
1st
in General
Engineering
2nd
in Sociology,
Pharmacology
3rd
in Aeronautical and Manufacturing
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
5th
in Civil Engineering,
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
6th
in Geography,
Veterinary Medicine
12th
in Law, Politics,
Philosophy

Details of Event: MSc Nutrition, Physical Activity & Public Health

While Professor Russ Jago is in town for academic researches, the University can arrange a meeting with Professor Russ Jago and students interested in the MSc Nutrition, Physical Activity & Public Health in University of Bristol, to help students better understand the programmes and the University.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

General Engineering (1), Pharmacy & Pharmacology (2), Sociology (2), Aeronautical and Manufacturing (3), Mechanical Engineering (3), Civil Engineering (5), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (5), Geography and Environmental Sciences (6), Veterinary Medicine (6), Dentistry (7), Music (7), Social Policy (7), Theology and Religious Studies (7), Anatomy and Physiology (9), Animal Science (9), Geology (9), Iberian Languages (9), Medicine (9), Biological Sciences (10), Russian (10), Italian (11), Law (12), Philosophy (12), Politics (12), Physics and Astronomy (13), Chemistry (14), Mathematics (14), Psychology (14), Anthropology (15), Classics and Ancient History (15), Drama, Dance and Cinematics (15), Economics (16), German (19)

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9/6 (Sat)

2:30PM - 4:00PM

Boarding School Seminar

Boarding School Seminar

Type: Seminar
Target: P.4 to F.7
Location: British United

What’s so good about studying in the UK? In addition to small class-size, excellent provision of facilities and more flexible teaching methods, what makes the As in UK student’s report cards? What options do students from the new 334 education system have, to continue their studies in the UK? What makes up the best preparation for progression to the finest universities? How does British boarding school experience benefit students when they apply to universities in Hong Kong? In the seminar, our education consultants will answer all these questions by sharing their own experience in the UK. The seminar is suitable for parents of primary and secondary school students and students themselves, who are interested in studying in the UK.

Content Highlights

  • The Education Systems: In what circumstances can Hong Kong students progress to the next year group in the UK? In which year groups does it offer more school options?
  • The Boarding School Life: What time is lights out time? What weekend activities are available for boarders? What are these unique school holidays in boarding schools?
  • The Public Exams: How do GCSE and A-levels subject choices affect your options in university? What subject combination may bring extra advantages to Hong Kong students?
  • GCSE & A-levels Reform: What were being reformed and when? Are the two exams more difficult now than before?
  • A brief analysis of Non-Jupas admission data
  • The Application Procedures: What should you consider when selecting a boarding school? What criteria are used when boarding schools select students?
  • Is it necessary to sit boarding school entrance exams (such as BUSSATs & UKiSet) in advance?
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Students attending the seminar can take home a free copy of The Metropolis UK Boarding School Guide by giving a Facebook Like to our Facebook page.
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11/6 (Mon)

10:00AM - 11:30AM

Harrogate Ladies’ College

Harrogate Ladies’ College

Type: Interview & Information Day (Boarding School)
Target: P.5 to F.7
Location: British United
Termly Boarding Fees in 2018/19 (3 Terms per Year)
Y4 – Y5 Y6 Y7 – Y8 Y9 Y10 – Y11 Y12 – Y13
£7940 £7940 £9995 £9995 £9995 £12170

Harrogate Ladies’ College is a girls’ boarding school in Yorkshire, where admissions is largely non-selective. But with a more personal approach in teaching and smaller class size, students show significant improvement. The majority of graduates continue their education in the North and Scotland. Durham, Edinburgh and York are all popular university choices, reflecting a good academic standard. A*-B rates in GCE A-levels over the past six years (2013-2017) range from 58% to 71%.

65% A*-B. Average Grades: BBC
% of A*-B in GCE A-levels (2017)
59% A*-A / 9-7
% of A*-A (or 9-7 in reformed subjects) in GCSE (2017)
217th
The Telegraph Independent School Ranking (2017)
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12/6 (Tue)

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Undergraduate & Pathways: Swansea (36), Portsmouth (53), Brunel (59), etc

Undergraduate & Pathways: Swansea (36), Portsmouth (53), Brunel (59), etc

Type: Interview & Information Day (Undergraduate & Pathways)
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

University Pathway Programmes (Foundation & International Diploma) are one-year programmes that allow students to progress onto year 1 and year 2 of an undergraduate programme in the UK. Many of these programmes are taught in dedicated teaching centres within university campuses and provide “guaranteed progression” to an undergraduate degree upon achieving the required grades in internal exams and coursework assessment.

University (UK Rank) University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
Swansea (36)
Portsmouth (53)
Brunel (59)
Robert Gordon (82)
Plymouth (86)
Hertfordshire (89)
Northampton (97)
Birmingham City (105)
Anglia Ruskin (113)

Swansea University (36)

University of Swansea produced some very impressive results in the latest research assessment exercise (REF 2014), which puts the University at the 26th among over 100 UK universities – an improvement of 26 places from previous report. The improvement happened alongside the 8th highest student satisfaction rating in the UK, reflecting a good balance and synergy between good teaching and good researches! While Communication & Media, Medical Technology scored a 100% satisfaction rating, different engineering programmes also scored favourably from 87% to 94%.

The School of Engineering is the most celebrated school in Swansea University. In the latest research assessment exercise (REF 2014), 94% of researches in engineering were rated as “World Leading” and “Internationally Excellent” – a result comparable to that of traditional engineering schools such as UCL and Bristol.

36th
in UK University
Ranking
6th
in Chemical
Engineering
8th
in Materials Technology,
Social Work
13th
in Computer
Science
18th
in Aeronautical
Engineering
20th
in Civil
Engineering, Physics
22nd
in Communication & Media,
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
24th
in
Psychology

University of Portsmouth (53)

As its name suggests, University of Portsmouth is located in the port city of Portsmouth in the South of England. It’s one of the polytechnics that were granted university status because of the 1992 Education Act. As one of the best performing Post-1992 universities, University of Portsmouth is now ranked the 53rd in the UK. The University has good reputation in medical-related subjects, educating over 600 medical professionals (including pharmacist, medical technologists and radiographers) every year. The £14-million brand new home of the Faculty of Creative & Cultural Industries provides state-of-the-art technology and teaching space for students interested in art, design and new media, which include new Motion Capture facilities as well as Virtual Reality devices such as the Oculus Rift.

53rd
in UK University
Ranking
14th
in Building &
Surveying, Criminology
21st
in Sports
Science, Law
33rd
in Art & Design, Communication &
Media, Economics, French
TOP-UP
Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

University of Herfordshire (89)

Based in Hatfield, the historic centre of British aviation manufacturing, the Faculty of Engineering provides a wide range of options in the area which include aerospace engineering, aerospace technology, etc. Some of these incorporate Pilot studies programmes that offer as many as 400 hours of flying practices, enabling students to qualify for the National Private Pilot’s License when they graduate. Alumni of University of Hertfordshire are widely employed by leading manufacturers in the field such as BAE Systems (one of the world’s largest defense and aerospace manufacturer), Rolls-Royce (the world’s second largest airplance engine manufacturer) and include Frank Ogilvie the deputy chief designer of the Airbus A380.

In Creative Arts, University of Hertfordshire was named the 12th best in the world for VFX, Animation and Games by the Rookies (an international award for new creative talents). In the two years that follow (2016 & 2017), the Rookies awards also rated the University within Top 5 in a number of specialisms in new media arts including Game Design & Development, Photography, Film Making, VFX & Animation, and, in 2016, number 1 in the world for Next-Gen Gaming!

Students of the School of Creative Arts are offered a wide range of options that include Animation, Digital Media Arts, Special Effects, Music Technology, as well as other more common options such as Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Photography and more!

VFX, ANIMATION & GAMES
Voted the 12th best in the world for
VFX, Animation and Games by the Rookies award
PILOT STUDIES
Offers as many as 400 hours of flying practices, enabling students
to qualify for the National Private Pilot’s License when they graduate
TOP-UP
Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

University of Northampton (97)

University of Northampton is a university in the Midlands, which was granted full university status in 2005 but with a history that can be traced back to the 13th century. The University is well recognized for its efforts in supporting social enterprises and was one of Ashoka’s global network of “Changemaker Campus”. The number of social enterprises that the University works with is so large that it allows every of its 14,000 students an opportunity to work in a social enterprise during their courses. In terms of other academic areas, University of Northampton is strong in teacher training and health subjects, and is the region’s largest providers of teachers and healthcare professionals.

University of Northampton is home to the one and only Leather Technology programme in the UK, which teaches the technology behind the manufacturing and materials of high-end leather products. If you’re interested in a career working with high-end manufacturers and designers of luxurious shoes, handbags, clothes, furniture and sport scars, it’s likely to be the right course for you! In the past five years, the course has achieved a 100% graduate employment rate, reflecting the recognition by the industry.

University of Northampton also offers foundation programmes that can lead to a degree in Podiatry, which suits students who are interested in medical related disciplines!

LEATHER TECHNOLOGY
The one and only Leather Technology programme in the UK, which teaches
the technology behind the manufacturing and materials of high-end leather products.
59th
in Medical-Related
Subjects
PODIATRY
Offers foundation programmes that
can lead to a degree in Podiatry

Anglia Ruskin University (113)

As one of the largest universities in the east of England, University of Anglia Ruskin educates a student population of 30000, on-campus and with other regional and international partners. To ensure graduate employability, employers have been invited to play a part in course development and a series of work-based degree programmes have been created with partners such as Barclays Retail Banking and UPS Limited.

The BOptom is one of the recognized qualifications of the Optometrists Board of Hong Kong. Students therefore will be eligible in registering as an Optometrist in Hong Kong, after successful completion of the professional examination set by the College of Optometrists (UK) and a year of work placement.

OPTOMETRY
A recognized qualification of Optometrists Board of HK,
with a progression route from university foundation
16th
in
Animal Science
47th
in Medical-Related
Subjects
TOP-UP
Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees
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15/6 (Fri)

3:00PM - 4:30PM

University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

University of Huddersfield is one of the polytechnics that were granted university status after the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 and is now ranked the 69th in the UK. With relatively lower entry requirement than the more traditional universities, the University also accepts sub-degree graduates of Hong Kong to final or 2nd year of degree programmes. With the tradition of vocational training, 1/3 of degree programmes include a year of work placements, providing students with valuable opportunities working in transnational companies such as Microsoft, Ferrari, BMW, Intel and more! In 2012, the University was named the Entrepreneurial University of the Year by Times, recognizing its strong links with employers and the integration of entrepreneurship into the curriculum.

65th
in UK University
Ranking
9th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
12th
in Material
Technology
14th
in
Physiotherapy
16th
in
Archaeology
19th
in
Food Science
TOP-UP
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3
from Sub-Degrees

Areas of strength (Subject Ranking):

Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism (9), Anatomy and Physiology (11), Materials Technology (12), Physiotherapy (14), Archaeology (16), Food Science (19), Nursing (20), Criminology (22), Music (23), Chemical Engineering (24), Pharmacy & Pharmacology (25), Drama, Dance and Cinematics (27), Medical Related (27), History (28), Politics (28), Sports Science (28), Mechanical Engineering (30), Linguistics (33), Education (35), Chemistry (36), Social Work (36), Architecture (37), Sociology (37), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (39)

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27/6 (Wed)

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Undergraduate & Pathways: East Anglia (13), Exeter (14), Newcastle (26), Queen’s Belfast (38), etc

Undergraduate & Pathways: East Anglia (13), Exeter (14), Newcastle (26), Queen’s Belfast (38), etc

Type: Interview & Information Day (Undergraduate & Pathways)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

University Pathway Programmes (Foundation & International Diploma) are one-year programmes that allow students to progress onto year 1 and year 2 of an undergraduate programme in the UK. Many of these programmes are taught in dedicated teaching centres within university campuses and provide “guaranteed progression” to an undergraduate degree upon achieving the required grades in internal exams and coursework assessment.

University (UK Rank) University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate
East Anglia (13)
Exeter (14)
Manchester (25)
Newcastle (26)
Queen’s Belfast (38)
Stirling (45)
City, University of London (75)
Manchester Metropolitan (80)
Gloucestershire (83)
Glasgow Caledonian (109)

University of East Anglia (13)

Globally ranked the 188th (THE 17/18) in the UK, University of East Anglia (UEA) is a world-renowned university in scientific researches and for many years has been the 1st choice of students pursuing a degree in Medicine and Pharmacy. The University is also famous for its researches in Art History, History, Communication & Media Studies as well as Geography & Environmental Sciences, and these were all highly rated in the latest REF done by the UK Government. Among many others, 82% of researches in Social Work, Social Policy and International Relations were rated “World Leading” and “Internationally Excellent”, which was top 5 in the UK. In Environmental Sciences, UEA has contributed more than any other university in the world to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and are among the leaders in the investigation of climate change.

188th
in World
University Ranking
13th
in UK University
Ranking
9th
in Pharmacy,
Communication & Media
5Y MPharm
that includes Pre-Registration
Training for Pharmacists
14th
in Business Studies,
History of Art
19th
in
Geography

University of Exeter (14)

Ranked the 130th globally (THE 17/18), University of Exeter is top 10 in as many as 22 disciplines and reputable for Sociology, Geography and Business studies. The University’s Business School has been a popular option of Hong Kong students for Accounting & Finance (ranked the 11th), Business Studies (15th) and Economics (18th) . Notable alumni include JK Rowling (author of Harry Potter), Thom Yorke (lead singer of Radiohead) and more!

130th
in World
University
Ranking
14th
in
UK University
Ranking
3th
in
Sociology,
Anthropology
4th
in
Sports
Science
11th
in Accounting &
Finance, Politics,
Psychology
15th
in
Business
Studies
18th
in Economics,
Electrical &
Electronic Engineering

University of Manchester (25)

The University of Manchester is the 7th best performing UK university in the QS World University Ranking, which ranked it as the 34th best in the world (QS 17/18). There are as many as 25 Nobel laureates among its alumni and professors. A recent survey also shows that Manchester graduates are most targeted by employers in the UK. Students aiming to study at this prestigious university, but fall slightly short of its entry requirement for direct entry into a degree, now have the option of a designated University Foundation programme. The Foundation has considerably higher entry and progression requirement, but can lead to a wide range of academic disciplines including Psychology, Biological Science, Pharmacy, Engineering, as well as many Humanities and Social Sciences degrees.

34th
in World
University Ranking
4th
in Medical-Related Subjects,
Dentistry, Chemical Engineering
5th
in
Criminology
7th
in Education,
Sociology
8th
in
Chemistry
9th
in Physics &
Astronomy, Pharmacy
10th
in Computer Science, Electrical &
Electronic Engineering

Newcastle University (26)

Ranked the 161st globally (QS 17/18), Newcastle University is among top 10 in 15 academic disciplines. It is one of the few universities that provide both Foundation and International Diploma in Architecture (ranked the 7th in the UK), making it a popular choice among aspiring architects. First established as a School of Medicine, the University had been part of Durham University before it became an university of its own. It was named the “University of the Year” by Times, for its highly recognized effort in delivering the best education.

161st
in World
University
Ranking
1st
in
Art &
Design
7th
in Architecture
(Offers University Foundation &
International Diploma)
8th
in Medicine (Students of School of Biomedical Sciences
are eligible to apply to transfer to Medicine or
Dentistry
after their first year of study)
16th
in Town Planning, Chemical
Engineering, Electrical &
Electronic Engineering

Queen’s University Belfast (38)

As a member university of the Russell Group, Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) has over the years produced lots of quality research and is ranked the 202nd (QS 17/18) globally. Its excellence in research has been praised by the REF report, ranking 14 disciplines of QUB’s provision within top 20 in the UK. In the UK university ranking of 2018, it is ranked the 5th in Pharmacy and the 7th in Accounting and Finance. Accommodation in its huge student village is exceptional and was highly praised by our consultant who visited the University a few years ago!

38th
in UK
University Ranking
5th
in
Pharmacy
7th
in
Accounting & Finance
12th
in Electrical &
Electronic Engineering
15th
in Civil
Engineering
17th
in Chemical
Engineering
22nd
in Mechanical
Engineering
92%
of Pathways Students were
Eligible to Progress to QUB

University of Stirling (45)

Was named the Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence in 2008, the University of Stirling excels in Sports Science, Education, and Communication & Media. Its sports facilities are often used by the UK and Scotland national teams for training (swimming, tennis, gold and football). Under the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), degrees in Stirling allow more flexibility in electives and changing courses. Students can ‘mix & match’ modules from different disciplines to engineer a degree that fulfills their interest and ambitions. Two third of students are from Scotland while the rest come from England and around the world.

45th
in UK University
Ranking
2/3
of Students Come
from Scotland
8th
in Education,
Criminology
10th
in Communication &
Media
11th
in Social
Policy
15th
in Accounting &
Finance, Sports Science

City, University of London (75)

Located in the heart of London with easy access to destinations such as the British Museum and London financial district, City is a powerhouse for Business Studies as well as Communication & Media. The University is ranked the 38th in Communication & Media globally (QS 16/17). The well-renowned Cass Business School is ranked 26th in Europe and many see it as a stepping stone to get into investment banks and large-scale financial institutions. Students benefit from the School’s extensive network of alumni that includes the CEO of Coca Cola Company. Students can connect with these alumni via a private online platform with as many as 2000 active users of alumni.

75th
in UK
University
Ranking
26th
in European
Business School
Ranking
38th
in
Communication & Media
(World Ranking)
36th
in
Accounting &
Finance
42nd
in Electrical &
Electronic
Engineering
50th
in
Civil
Engineering
55th
in
Business
Studies

Manchester Metropolitan University (80)

Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) is home to the second oldest art school in the UK, which has educated generations of artists and designers, including Thomas Heatherwick the designer of the UK pavilion at the Shanghai Expo 2010 and L. S. Lowry the legendary British painter. The Manchester School of Architecture (jointly administered by MMU and University of Manchester) is a world-famous architecture school with star alumni such as prolific architect Norman Foster. Other Art & Design options include Fashion Design (menswear, womenswear and sportswear), Creative Multimedia, Photography, Graphics and 3D design. 75% of teaching modules in the art foundation are art-related, giving students tons of opportunities to perfect their crafts and skills.

80th
in UK University
Ranking
12th
in
Architecture
24th
in Art &
Design
27th
in History
of Art
39th
in Communication &
Media
75%
Art-related Modules
in Foundation
TOP-UP
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

University of Gloucestershire (83)

University of Gloucestershire is a university that focuses on Business, Art & Design, Computer Sciences and Humanities. Its Landscape Architecture programmes are leading in the field, which are ranked the 3rd among programmes accredited by the Landscape Institute (UK) and is the most historical one! Other than that, University of Gloucestershire also provides a wide range of art & design programmes related to popular culture and media, including Pop Music (production and promotion), TV & Film production, Photography (commercial, documentary, journalistic) and Multimedia design.

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
Ranked the 3rd among Landscape Institute (UK)-Accredited
Programmes and the Most Historical One!
TOP-UP
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

Glasgow Caledonian University (109)

Glasgow Caledonian University provides 4-year degree programmes. The University is good for Physiotherapy, Radiography, Hospitality & Tourism, Medical-Related subjects, as well as Building & Surveying. It is the largest provider of health-related graduates to NHS Scotland and is also the only one that offers Optometry degrees in Scotland, training 90% of eye care specialists in Scotland.

12th
in Hospitality & Tourism,
Building & Surveying
15th
in
Radiography
17th
in Physiotherapy,
Town Planning
23rd
in Medical-Related
Subjects
OPTOMETRY
Offers the Only Optometry Degree in Scotland.
Training 90% of Eye Care Specialists in Scotland
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27/6 (Wed)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

University of Essex

University of Essex

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: HKDSE Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

As one of the best in Social Sciences, University of Essex is ranked the 22nd in the UK. Researches in economics, sociology and politics are all highly rated by REF (2014). Respectively 95%, 75% and 60% of researches in these disciplines were rated World Leading and Internationally Excellent – a very impressive achievement for a university with only 50 years of history. A number of professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong are graduates of University of Essex. Other notable alumni include LegCo members LEUNG Yiu-chung and British film director Mike Leigh.

22nd

in UK University
Ranking

3rd

in Drama,
Dance & Cinematics

5th

in
Politics

7th

in Criminology,
History of Art

10th

in
Philosophy

17th

in Art &
Design

22nd

in
Economics

25th

in
Sociology

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Drama, Dance and Cinematics (3), Politics (5), American Studies (6), Criminology (7), History of Art, Architecture and Design (7), Philosophy (10), Sports Science (13), Art and Design (17), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (17), Economics (22), Mathematics (23), Linguistics (24), Sociology (25), Psychology (31), History (32), Computer Science (34), Biological Sciences (39), Nursing (40), Law (42), Accounting and Finance (44), Music (45), Business Studies (46)

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11/7 (Wed)

5:00PM - 7:00PM

University of Bristol

University of Bristol

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: HKDSE Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
Inter­national Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Under­graduate Post­graduate

Ranked the 44th globally (QS 18/19) and the 16th in the UK, also a Russell Group university, University of Bristol is a top research-intensive university located in the creative city of Bristol. As part of what reflects the good reputation of the University among middle-class families, about 40% of students of University of Bristol came from an independent school background, which is the fourth highest ratio, only after University of Cambridge, Oxford and St Andrew’s. Notable alumni include former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill and singer-songwriter James Blunt, as well as Hong Kong alumni such as LegCo member Alvin Yeung Ngok-Kiu and news reporter Kenneth Ng King-Chun.

University of Bristol is ranked within top 10 in as many as 20 academic disciplines, which include highly popular courses such as Engineering, Law, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, as well as Computer Science, Psychology, Geography & International Development, Politics, Sociology and Social Policy.

The Department of Computer Science, in particular, has a joint-venture with the city council of Bristol, which aims to employ artificial intelligence and big data technology to transform the city as a smart city. Since its establishment, this “Bristol Is Open” initiative has already kick-started a number of projects. In addition to early development work, University of Bristol is also the data hub of the project, where data collected from the city-wide network is transferred to and analyzed. To researchers and students in the University, this means that they have the whole city as their real-life case study and laboratory! The “Bristol Is Open” initiative was also considered a major contributing factor, when Bristol was named the number 1 smart city in the UK.

44th
in World
University Ranking
1st
in General
Engineering
2nd
in Sociology,
Pharmacology
3rd
in Aeronautical and Manufacturing
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
5th
in Civil Engineering,
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
6th
in Geography,
Veterinary Medicine
12th
in Law, Politics,
Philosophy

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

General Engineering (1), Pharmacy & Pharmacology (2), Sociology (2), Aeronautical and Manufacturing (3), Mechanical Engineering (3), Civil Engineering (5), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (5), Geography and Environmental Sciences (6), Veterinary Medicine (6), Dentistry (7), Music (7), Social Policy (7), Theology and Religious Studies (7), Anatomy and Physiology (9), Animal Science (9), Geology (9), Iberian Languages (9), Medicine (9), Biological Sciences (10), Russian (10), Italian (11), Law (12), Philosophy (12), Politics (12), Physics and Astronomy (13), Chemistry (14), Mathematics (14), Psychology (14), Anthropology (15), Classics and Ancient History (15), Drama, Dance and Cinematics (15), Economics (16), German (19)

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12/7 (Thu)

10:30AM - 11:30AM

Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Set in Oxfordshire, Oxford Brookes University is one of the polytechnics that were granted university status in 1992. The university is most famous for subjects such as Tourism & Hospitality Management, Building & Surveying and Architecture. Starting from 2018/19, the University will accept international students to its Nursing and Social Work degrees. The University is also offering more January-start options in undergraduate, including disciplines such as Business, Economics, Accounting & Finance, as well as Politics & international Relations.

The world-renowned hospitality school of Oxford Brookes University was named one of the best three hospitality schools in the world in 2016. It’s also one that puts a strong emphasis on hands-on experience. Only offering one four-year programme in undergraduate, year two students on the programme go through a placement year on compulsory paid placement schemes in the UK or other places in the world. In the past, students have done placement in international hotel chains such as Marriott and Hilton, while some have also worked with BAFTA, gaining experience in more of a festival management context.

5th
in Building &
Surveying
15th
in
Architecture
19th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
23rd
in Physiotherapy,
Anthropology, Town Planning
26th
in Medical-Related
Subjects

TOP-UP

Accepts Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

Areas of strength (Subject Ranking)

Building (5), Land and Property Management (5), East and South Asian Studies (13), Agriculture and Forestry (15), Architecture (15), Animal Science (17), History of Art, Architecture and Design (18), Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism (19), Anthropology (23), Physiotherapy (23), Town and Country Planning and Landscape (23), Medical Related (26), Drama, Dance and Cinematics (28), Communication and Media Studies (34), Social Work (35), Sociology (37), Music (38), Education (39), Food Science (40)

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12/7 (Thu)

11:00AM - 1:00PM

University of Dundee

University of Dundee

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 2 of 4-Year Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 3 of 4-Year Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Globally ranked the 187th (THE 17/18) and the 23rd in the UK, University of Dundee is a historic Scottish university with very high academic standard. Dundee is ranked among the Top 20 in many academic disciplines, such as Civil Engineering, Education, Art & Design, Architecture and Town Planning. HK students should be aware that Dundee operates under the Scottish education system with 4-year undergraduate degree programmes. Students with 444 in HKDSE, however, may be allowed to progress to year two directly if other subject-specific requirements are also fulfilled.

187th
in World
University Ranking
23rd
in UK University
Ranking
6th
in Education,
Medical-Related Subjects
11th
in Art &
Design
15th
in Civil Engineering,
Town Planning
17th
in
Architecture

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design (DJCAD)

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design (DJCAD), University of Dundee is a century-old art school in Scotland. Ranked the 11th in Art & Design, the College is one of the finest art schools in the UK, reputable for its excellence in teaching and academic research. DJCAD offers programmes in animation, fine art, graphics design and films, as well as some less common programmes such as interactive media and jewellery design. Alumni include Turner Prize winner Susan Philipsz who took home a Turner Prize in 2010.

Subjects of strength (Subject Ranking)

Dentistry (2), Archaeology (3), Education (6), Medical Related (6), Biological Sciences (7), Mathematics (8), Social Work (10), Art and Design (11), Law (13), Medicine (14), Civil Engineering (15), Town and Country Planning and Landscape (15), Architecture (17), Accounting and Finance (19), Anatomy and Physiology (20), Pharmacy & Pharmacology (22), History (27), Computer Science (32), Geography and Environmental Sciences (32), Mechanical Engineering (32), Physics and Astronomy (33), Politics (34), Psychology (37), Philosophy (39), Business Studies (40)

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12/7 (Thu)

2:15PM - 4:15PM

Coventry University

Coventry University

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Coventry University has been named “Modern University of the Year” by Times in three consecutive years (2014-2016). With high student satisfaction rating and employment rate, Coventry has become one of the most remarkable post-1992 universities, with significant improvements in major university league tables. Communication & Media, Art & Design and Physiotherapy are the most popular areas of study. With over 160 years of history, the Coventry School of Art & Design offers specialist programmes in diverse areas such as Automotive and Transport Design, Interior Design, Product Design.

44th
in UK University
Ranking
9th
in
Physiotherapy
10th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
13th
in Building &
Surveying
20th
in Mechanical
Engineering
22nd
in Art &
Design
TOP-UP
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3
from Graduates of Sub-Degrees

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Physiotherapy (9), Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism (10), Creative Writing (11), Building (13), Drama, Dance and Cinematics (15), Food Science (15), Aeronautical and Manufacturing (17), Sports Science (18), Mechanical Engineering (20), Art and Design (22), General Engineering (22), Education (23), Economics (24), Geography and Environmental Sciences (24), Nursing (24), Anatomy and Physiology (26), Criminology (26), Sociology (27), Civil Engineering (29), Communication and Media Studies (29), Architecture (30), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (30)

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12/7 (Thu)

2:15PM - 4:15PM

University of Reading

University of Reading

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

University of Reading is ranked the 188th globally (QS 17/18) and the 32nd in the UK. Its business school (Hanley Business School) comes 37th in the European Business School Ranking. Building & Surveying, Film Studies, Design and Meteorology are among the university’s most reputable disciplines. Reading is the first university to offer Film Studies, as well as one of the few schools who combine film and theatre studies in one programme. There is a versatile balance between theoretical and practical studies. The flexible course structure also allows students to fine-tune direction of their studies as they gain deeper knowledge in the subject.

188th
in World
University
Ranking
32nd
in UK
University
Ranking
37th
in European
Business School
Ranking
4th
in Animal Science,
Building &
Surveying
21st
in Art &
Design,
Pharmacy
24th
in
Accounting &
Finance
25th
in
Business
Studies

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Land and Property Management (2), Animal Science (4), Building (4), Agriculture and Forestry (5), Food Science (6), Town and Country Planning and Landscape (10), Medical Related (14), Archaeology (15), Classics and Ancient History (17), Creative Writing (18), Politics (18), Education (19), Art and Design (21), Italian (21), Pharmacy & Pharmacology (21), German (22), Accounting and Finance (24), Business Studies (25), Geography and Environmental Sciences (27), Mathematics (28), Law (29), Philosophy (32), Drama, Dance and Cinematics (33), Iberian Languages (37), French (38), Economics (39)

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12/7 (Thu)

4:30PM - 7:00PM

University of East Anglia (UEA)

University of East Anglia (UEA)

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Globally ranked the 188th (THE 17/18) in the UK, University of East Anglia (UEA) is a world-renowned university in scientific researches and for many years has been the 1st choice of students pursuing a degree in Medicine and Pharmacy. The University is also famous for its researches in Art History, History, Communication & Media Studies as well as Geography & Environmental Sciences, and these were all highly rated in the latest REF done by the UK Government. Among many others, 82% of researches in Social Work, Social Policy and International Relations were rated “World Leading” and “Internationally Excellent”, which was top 5 in the UK. In Environmental Sciences, UEA has contributed more than any other university in the world to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and are among the leaders in the investigation of climate change.

188th
in World
University Ranking
13th
in UK University
Ranking
9th
in Pharmacy,
Communication & Media
5Y MPharm
that includes Pre-Registration
Training for Pharmacists
14th
in Business Studies,
History of Art
19th
in
Geography

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Social Work (3), American Studies (5), Communication and Media Studies (9), Creative Writing (9), Pharmacy & Pharmacology (9), Medical Related (10), Geology (13), Business Studies (14), Drama, Dance and Cinematics (14), History of Art, Architecture and Design (14), History (15), Nursing (16), Accounting and Finance (18), Geography and Environmental Sciences (19), Economics (20), Medicine (22), Chemistry (23), Iberian Languages (24), Sports Science (24), Physiotherapy (25), Education (26), Law (26), Philosophy (27), Computer Science (29), Psychology (29), Politics (30), Sociology (30)

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12/7 (Thu)

4:30PM - 7:00PM

University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
Inter­national Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Under­graduate Post­graduate

Ranked the 130th globally (THE 17/18) and the 14th in the UK, University of Exeter is top 10 in as many as 22 disciplines and reputable for Sociology, Geography and Business studies. The University’s Business School has been a popular option of Hong Kong students for Accounting & Finance (ranked the 11th), Business Studies (15th) and Economics (18th) . Notable alumni include JK Rowling (author of Harry Potter), Thom Yorke (lead singer of Radiohead) and more!

130th
in World
University
Ranking
14th
in
UK University
Ranking
3th
in
Sociology,
Anthropology
4th
in
Sports
Science
11th
in Accounting &
Finance, Politics,
Psychology
15th
in
Business
Studies
18th
in Economics,
Electrical &
Electronic Engineering

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Drama, Dance and Cinematics (1), Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism (2), Radiography (2), Anthropology (3), Sociology (3), Sports Science (4), Theology and Religious Studies (4), Classics and Ancient History (5), English (5), History (5), Communication and Media Studies (6), History of Art, Architecture and Design (6), Italian (6), Materials Technology (6), Russian (6), Geography and Environmental Sciences (7), Geology (7), Archaeology (8), Iberian Languages (8), German (9), Middle Eastern and African Studies (9), French (10), Accounting and Finance (11), Politics (11), Psychology (11), General Engineering (12), Philosophy (12), Physics and Astronomy (12), Biological Sciences (13), Computer Science (13), Medicine (13), Business Studies (15), Economics (18), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (18), Mathematics (21), Mechanical Engineering (23), Law (24)

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12/7 (Thu)

4:30PM - 7:00PM

Norwich University of the Arts

Norwich University of the Arts

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: HKDSE & Sub-Degree Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Located in central Norwich, East of England, Norwich University of the Arts was granted university status in 2012 and is now one of UK’s five specialist art universities. While traditionally known for Fine Art, the University is also running forward-looking digital media programmes on VFX, User Experience Design, Games Art and Design:

ANIMATION
ARCHITECTURE
FASHION DESIGN
FASHION PROMOTION
FILM PRODUCTION
FINE ART
GAMES DESIGN
GRAPHIC DESIGN
ILLUSTRATION
INTERACTION DESIGN
INTERIOR DESIGN
PHOTOGRAPHY
TEXTILE DESIGN
USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN
VFX

Employability is at the heart of teaching in Norwich University of the Arts. Many programmes of Norwich University of the Arts are accredited by Creative Skillset, meaning that they are recognized by industry for providing exceptional training for work-ready graduates. Starting from Year 2 of an undergraduate degree, students will have the opportunities for work placement and work on industry live briefs. They are also encouraged to submit their work to open competitions.

In the past Norwich University of the Arts wasn’t as active in international recruitment as other UK universities. The majority of its students are British and only 10% come from overseas. Notable alumni include Stuart Craig (Production Designer on Harry Potter film series), Brian Bolland (Graphic Novel Artist on Batman comics) and Keith Chapman (Creator of Bob the Builder).

Interviews and Portfolio Assessment

Rhian John (International Officer from Norwich University of the Arts) will attend the event. She will be happy to meet with students and parents individually to answer questions related to programmes offered in Norwich University of the Arts. Students with their portfolio are welcome to meet with Rhian John for portfolio assessment. Students will be admitted on the spot if their portfolio is able to fulfill entry requirement.

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12/7 (Thu)

4:30PM - 7:00PM

University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Ranked the 82nd globally (QS 17/18) and the 21st in the UK, the University of Sheffield excels in a wide range of academic disciplines. Architecture, Communication & Media, Politics, Town Planning & Landscape Architecture, Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering are among Top 10 in the UK. Sheffield’s reputable engineering school now educates more than 4000 students and is a leading institution in systems engineering and smart materials globally. Notable alumni include 5 Nobel laureates, as well as Chung Sze-Yuen (Senior Unofficial Member of Legislative Council of Hong Kong) and Douglas Young (founder of lifestyle design and retail brand G.O.D.).

82nd
in World
University Ranking
1st
in Communication &
Media
2nd
in Materials Technology, Town
Planning & Landscape Architecture
3rd
in
Architecture
7th
in
Politics
8th
in Chemical
Engineering, History
10th
in Mechanical
Engineering
13th
in Civil
Engineering

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Communication and Media Studies (1), Materials Technology (2), Town and Country Planning and Landscape (2), Architecture (3), Drama, Dance and Cinematics (4), Russian (5), Politics (7), Chemical Engineering (8), History (8), General Engineering (10), Mechanical Engineering (10), Dentistry (11), East and South Asian Studies (11), Aeronautical and Manufacturing (12), Computer Science (12), Linguistics (12), Sociology (12), Archaeology (13), Civil Engineering (13), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (14), Theology and Religious Studies (14), Biological Sciences (15), Music (16), Social Policy (16), German (17), Philosophy (17), Medicine (18), Accounting and Finance (19), Business Studies (19), Mathematics (20)

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12/7 (Thu)

5:30PM - 7:00PM

University of Essex

University of Essex

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

As one of the best in Social Sciences, University of Essex is ranked the 22nd in the UK. Researches in economics, sociology and politics are all highly rated by REF (2014). Respectively 95%, 75% and 60% of researches in these disciplines were rated World Leading and Internationally Excellent – a very impressive achievement for a university with only 50 years of history. A number of professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong are graduates of University of Essex. Other notable alumni include LegCo members LEUNG Yiu-chung and British film director Mike Leigh.

22nd

in UK University
Ranking

3rd

in Drama,
Dance & Cinematics

5th

in
Politics

7th

in Criminology,
History of Art

10th

in
Philosophy

17th

in Art &
Design

22nd

in
Economics

25th

in
Sociology

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Drama, Dance and Cinematics (3), Politics (5), American Studies (6), Criminology (7), History of Art, Architecture and Design (7), Philosophy (10), Sports Science (13), Art and Design (17), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (17), Economics (22), Mathematics (23), Linguistics (24), Sociology (25), Psychology (31), History (32), Computer Science (34), Biological Sciences (39), Nursing (40), Law (42), Accounting and Finance (44), Music (45), Business Studies (46)

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13/7 (Fri)

10:30AM - 12:30PM

University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: HKDSE & Sub-Degree Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Located in the West Midlands of England, University of Wolverhampton is one of the polytechnics that were granted university status in 1992. The University has maintained relatively lower barrier of entry and welcomes applications to final year of undergraduate from sub-degree graduates. Its four main faculties are Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing, Faculty of Science and Engineering and Faculty of Social Sciences. Medical-related subjects and art & design are the most popular subject areas in the University.

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13/7 (Fri)

10:30AM - 12:30PM

Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or Above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) is home to the second oldest art school in the UK, which has educated generations of artists and designers, including Thomas Heatherwick the designer of the UK pavilion at the Shanghai Expo 2010, L. S. Lowry the legendary British painter, as well as British graphic designer Peter Saville. With over 175 years of history, Manchester School of Art is well-known in the UK and globally. Currently Manchester School of Art teaches about 3700 students and offers diverse art & design options that include Fine Art, Graphic Design & Illustration, Film & Animation, Architecture & Interior Design, Fashion Design (menswear, womenswear and sportswear) and more!

12th
in
Architecture
TOP 10 ARCHITECTURE
Named one of the top 10 architecture schools in the world for three
consecutive years by QS World University Ranking (2016-2018).
18th
in Hospitality &
Tourism
24th
in Art &
Design
27th
in History
of Art
39th
in Communication &
Media
TOP-UP
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

A World’s Top 10 Architecture School: Manchester School of Architecture

The Manchester School of Architecture (jointly administered by MMU and University of Manchester) is a world-famous architecture school with star alumni such as prolific architect Norman Foster, as well as Roland Paoletti, chief architect who oversaw the early construction of Hong Kong’s MTR network. Manchester School of Architecture has been named one of the top 10 architecture schools in the world for three consecutive years by QS World University Ranking (2016-2018).

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Librarianship and Information Management (5), Creative Writing (13), Italian (16), Food Science (18), Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism (18), Nursing (18), Town and Country Planning and Landscape (20), Linguistics (22), Art and Design (24), Anatomy and Physiology (27), History of Art, Architecture and Design (27), Physiotherapy (28), German (35), Medical Related (35), Iberian Languages (38), Law (38), Aeronautical and Manufacturing (39), Communication and Media Studies (39), Criminology (39), French (40), Philosophy (43), Chemistry (45), Psychology (47), Archaeology (48), Drama, Dance and Cinematics (48), Music (48), Social Work (49)

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13/7 (Fri)

11:00AM - 1:00PM

Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 2 of 4-Year Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 3 of 4-Year Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Once the largest polytechnic in Scotland, Edinburgh Napier University is one of the polytechnics that were granted university status after the Further and Higher Education Act 1992. The University is particularly strong in areas such as Surveying and Festival & Event Management. It’s also one of the few universities in the UK that offer veterinary nursing degrees.

As the second largest tourist destination in the UK after London, the robust tourism industry in Edinburgh offers a unique learning experience to students studying festival management, with high-profile landmarks and attractions (such as Edinburgh Castle, Giles’ Cathedral and many other world heritages) and world-famous festivals like Edinburgh Fringe and Edinburgh International Film Festival. Students in festival management can enjoy up to 24 weeks of work placement, gaining valuable experience in a world-leading industry. Edinburgh Napier University is an ideal place to study Tourism, Hospitality, Festival and Event Management.

7th
in Drama,
Dance & Cinematics
VET NURSING
One of the few universities in the UK
that offer veterinary nursing degrees
13th
in Animal
Science
15th
in Building &
Surveying
25th
in Hospitality &
Tourism

Subjects of strength (Subject Ranking)

Drama, Dance and Cinematics (7), Animal Science (13), Building (15), Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism (25), Civil Engineering (28), Criminology (30), English (31), General Engineering (33), Architecture (34), Music (34), Art and Design (37), Communication and Media Studies (47), Sociology (47), French (48), Sports Science (50)

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13/7 (Fri)

11:00AM - 1:00PM

University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate
• (2-Year & 3-Year Programmes)

University of Gloucestershire is a university that focuses on Business, Art & Design, Computer Sciences and Humanities. Its Landscape Architecture programmes are leading in the field, which are ranked the 3rd among programmes accredited by the Landscape Institute (UK) and is the most historical one! Other than that, University of Gloucestershire also provides a wide range of art & design programmes related to popular culture and media, including Pop Music (production and promotion), TV & Film production, Photography (commercial, documentary, journalistic) and Multimedia design. University of Gloucestershire has relatively lower entry requirements and accepts associate and higher diploma graduates to 2nd and final year of their degree courses.

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
Ranked the 3rd among Landscape Institute (UK)-Accredited
Programmes and the Most Historical One!
TOP-UP
Accepts Entry to Year 2-3 from
Graduates of Sub-Degrees

3rd in the UK:
BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture

Landscape architecture programmes of University of Gloucestershire are ranked the 3rd among programmes accredited by the Landscape Institute (UK) and is the most historical one! The programme is a qualifying programme of the Landscape Institute (UK) and students therefore are eligible to pursue HKILA qualification after graduation. The programme is studio-based in dedicated studios with industry standard IT software and printing facilities in the Francis Close Hall campus. Only 28% of time will be spent in lectures. In the rest of the time, students will be doing field visits and working on real-life landscape design projects to earn practical experience.

2-Year Fast-Track degrees

The University offers Fast-Track degrees in popular subjects, including business, law, sports sciences and more. The programmes enable you to condense your studies by studying throughout vacation periods in summer and are ideal for mature students, students wishing to convert to a new subject or students who want to gain their degree qualification as quick as possible. Tuition fee of a fast-track degree is similar to that of a normal 3-year degree. Students will be able to save as much as HKD$200,000 of tuition and accommodation expenses.

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Town and Country Planning and Landscape (12), Creative Writing (22), Education (25), Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism (30), Sports Science (33), Criminology (34), Theology and Religious Studies (36), Sociology (43), Philosophy (46), Geography and Environmental Sciences (53), Drama, Dance and Cinematics (59)

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13/7 (Fri)

2:15PM - 4:15PM

University of Sussex

University of Sussex

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Ranked the 147th globally (THE 17/18) and the 27th in the UK, University of Sussex excels in social sciences and the humanities. Anthropology, Philosophy, Politics and Communication & Media are all within Top 15 in the UK. University of Sussex is special in terms of its diverse offerings of interdisciplinary programmes (such as Law & Politics, Psychology & Sociology), which is very suitable for students with diverse interest. University of Sussex is home to one of Europe’s largest International Relation department. Its International Relation department and Communication & Media department are one of the few that offer both University Foundation and International Diploma, allowing international students to start with a relatively lower entry requirement. Notable alumni include former president of South Africa and a number of Noble Prize winners. 97% of graduates from University of Sussex university foundation and international diploma programmes were able to progress to a degree at University of Sussex in 2016.

147th
in World
University Ranking
27th
in UK University
Ranking
7th
in
Anthropology
12th
in
Politics
15th
in Communication &
Media, Sociology
97%
Pathway Students were Offered a Place
to Study at University of Sussex

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

American Studies (1), Criminology (2), Anatomy and Physiology (5), Anthropology (7), Drama, Dance and Cinematics (8), Philosophy (11), Politics (12), Communication and Media Studies (15), Sociology (15), Accounting and Finance (16), Psychology (16), English (17), Geography and Environmental Sciences (17), Biological Sciences (19), History (19), History of Art, Architecture and Design (19), Economics (26), Mathematics (26), Law (28), Social Work (28), Aeronautical and Manufacturing (29), Business Studies (29), Physics and Astronomy (31), Chemistry (33), Music (36), Computer Science (39)

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13/7 (Fri)

4:30PM - 7:00PM

University of York

University of York

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: F.5 or above
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

University of York enjoys worldwide recognitions and is now ranked the 135th globally (QS 17/18) and the 16th in the UK. With strong focus on the humanities and sciences, York is a research-intensive university and a member of the Russell Group, which symbolises the highest research and academic standard in the UK. Overall research quality was ranked within top 15 in the UK by the latest research assessment exercise (REF 2014). Its History of Art, Psychology, Social Policy, Law and Biological Science are ranked among UK’s top 10.

In slightly over 50 years’ time since its establishment, alumni of University of York has became active players in British politics and include many notable people in areas such as literature, history, music, etc. Notable alumni from Asia include Yeung Sum (former LegCo member of Hong Kong) as well as Han Seung Soo (former Prime Minister of South Korea).

135th
in World
University
Ranking
16th
in UK
University
Ranking
5th
in
Social
Policy
7th
in Biological
Science,
English
9th
in Psychology,
Politics,
History of Art
PPE
Foundation at York offers
a Progression Route to PPE
(Philosophy, Politics & Economics)

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Chemistry (4), Social Policy (5), Biological Sciences (7), English (7), Law (8), History of Art, Architecture and Design (9), Politics (9), Psychology (9), French (11), Archaeology (12), Criminology (12), Philosophy (12), Business Studies (13), German (13), History (13), Music (13), Nursing (13), Linguistics (14), Social Work (14), Economics (16), Physics and Astronomy (19), Sociology (19), Education (20), Computer Science (22), Drama, Dance and Cinematics (22), Mathematics (24), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (26), Iberian Languages (26), Geography and Environmental Sciences (29)

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13/7 (Fri)

4:30PM - 7:00PM

Aston University

Aston University

Type: Interview & Information Day (University)
Target: HKDSE Graduates
Location: British United
University Foundation
Progress onto Year 1 of Degree
International Diploma
Progress onto Year 2 of Degree
Undergraduate Postgraduate

Aston University is a university reputable for Business, Technology, Pharmacy and Medical-Related subjects located in Birmingham, Midlands of England. The University will open its medical school in 2018/19. Notable alumni include Anthony Cheung, former Secretary for Transport & Housing of Hong Kong. Graduate employability is key to an Aston’s education. Today 70% of students do a work placement as part of their degrees. And the University has made it a target to make sure that 100% of students to do so by 2020.

The reputable Aston Business School is one of the few business schools that are triple accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. The Business School is also the most popular faculty in Aston University, which makes up near half of student population, and is ranked 85th in the world for Master’s in Management by Financial Times (2016). In Medical-Related subjects, Aston University is one of the few universities that offer Audiology and Optometry.

46th
in UK University
Ranking
2nd
in Medical-Related
Subjects
8th
in
Social Policy
14th
in
Pharmacy
17th
in Business
Studies
24th
in Economics, Computer Sciences,
Aerospace Engineering
31st
in Accounting &
Finance

Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)

Medical Related (2), Social Policy (8), Building (9), Chemistry (12), Pharmacy & Pharmacology (14), Business Studies (17), Aeronautical and Manufacturing (24), Economics (24), General Engineering (24), Sociology (24), Chemical Engineering (25), Psychology (26), German (27), Biological Sciences (28), Politics (28), Iberian Languages (29), Accounting and Finance (31), Mechanical Engineering (34), Computer Science (37), French (38)

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