Swansea University

The diverse and welcoming community thrives on exploration and discovery, with a balance of excellent teaching and research, alongside a superb quality of life.

In the prestigious Times and Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2019, Swansea University has risen six places into the UK Top 30, and named runner-up for the overall UK University of the Year. Having won the Welsh University of the Year title for the second time in three years, this has cemented Swansea University’s position as Wales’ leading higher education institution.

University of Chester

Founded in 1839, the University of Chester pre-dates all but a handful of other English higher education providers. The University today is a 21st-century university that is still guided by the principles that founded the institution.

Originally based on one campus in Chester, they now offer an extensive range of Single and Combined Honours courses to over 20,000 students across a number of specialist sites within the region. This includes five sites in Chester; a campus in Warrington and a University Centre in Shewsbury.

Aberystwyth University

As the first University College in Wales, Aberystwyth’s excellent teaching and research reputation has been attracting students for almost 150 years.

Known affectionately as Aber, it’s been named the UK’s University of the Year for Teaching Quality in The Times / Sunday Times Good University Guide for 2018 and 2019 – the only university to have won this prestigious award for two years running.

Wrexham Glyndwr University

Wrexham Glyndŵr University is a vibrant, friendly and inclusive learning community; focused on inspiring each student and placing them firmly at the heart of everything they do.

They’ve been awarded a silver rating for teaching excellence by the Teaching Excellence Framework and are recognised and renowned for providing our students with high-levels of satisfaction, support and career opportunities.

Liverpool John Moores University

Three campuses, five faculties and over 21,000 students from over 100 countries make Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) what it is today: a modern, student-centric university ranked in the top 50 universities in the UK.

We can trace our roots back to 1823 and the establishment of the Liverpool Mechanics’ and Apprentices’ Library, however it was in 1992 that LJMU became one of the UK’s first modern universities.