NCUK is unique in UK higher education. We are a consortium of 16 leading UK universities dedicated to giving international students guaranteed access to universities worldwide and helping you succeed when you get there. Since 1987, NCUK has placed over 30,000 international students on to university degree courses and our track record is something we're extremely proud of.
Our qualifications are of exceptional quality, designed with and for universities.
The qualifications NCUK offers at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels are noted for their extremely high quality and appropriateness. They are developed in collaboration with leading UK universities specifically to address the standards and skills they require of their students and in turn, to equip students to deal with the demands that their university courses will ask of them and successfully adapt to the country they study in. As you might expect of an organisation founded by leading UK universities, NCUK sets the very highest of academic standards.
Recognised by universities across the UK and internationally.
NCUK qualifications guaranteed access to 16 leading UK universities and are recognised by universities across the UK, including many in the Russell Group, as well as by universities internationally. NCUK students are known to be of very high quality, reflecting the quality of our qualifications, ready to succeed and with proven abilities in the English language.
Over the last 30 years NCUK has helped more than 30,000 students gain access to leading UK universities and earn good undergraduate and post graduate degrees. Our alumni are now pursuing successful careers all over the world, and our intent is to continue growing the reach of NCUK to create still more opportunities and support for many more students internationally.
NCUK Guarantee = If you pass your NCUK qualification then you are guaranteed a place on a suitable degree course at one of our partner universities.
NCUK Admissions and Placement Service = NCUK Admissions and Placement Team ensure that students get in to the most appropriate degree course at one of our universities. All students receive a guarantee of two conditional offers and one guaranteed place at an NCUK university. Students applying to other universities also benefit from this support
NCUK always acts in your best interests
NCUK can be relied on for independent and objective advice. We are here to serve the interests of international students, partners and our universities. Our only agenda is to help students find the right degree, at the university of their choice, get good results and ultimately, a great and valuable career
NCUK has 50+ Study Centres all over the world, in more than 19 countries.
Each Study Centre is equipped with the latest technologies and teaching material providing you with a safe and stimulating learning environment. And because you’ll be learning together with other students aiming to study in the UK, you’ll make friends and enjoy a supportive social setting as well.
Our qualifications are taught by our quality assured Study Centre whose standards are as high as our own. And our qualifications are backed by fantastic levels of service and support, and an outstanding 30-year track record.
Each year, NCUK awards academic prizes to students with the best academic results from the NCUK global network. The annual prize fund exceeds £50,000, and individual prizes range from £250 to £1,000.
To showcase the achievements of these top students, who are just starting out on their university course, NCUK hosts an Annual Prize Award ceremony in the UK. These high performing students are invited to become NCUK Ambassadors.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.