More than 1,000 international students from over 100 countries around the globe come to the University of Northampton each year, so you can be sure that you will fit in and receive a warm welcome. Learning alongside others from a wide range of countries and cultures will be of tremendous benefit in many ways.
Studying at the University of Northampton will give you the opportunity to develop a valuable network of friendships and contacts. High quality academic teaching, outstanding resources and facilities help you to fulfil your academic potential. A friendly, supportive learning environment helps you gain the maximum benefit from your time with us.
Studying and working in the UK will help you improve your English and communication skills and develop and international outlook. Then, when you move into the world of work, employers will value the emphasis we place on employability skills.
For most of our international students, studying and living in the UK is a new experience. To help you settle in quickly we can arrange to meet you at Heathrow Airport. Once at the University you will be invited to join our International Orientation Programme in the week before your course starts. Orientation includes sessions where you can get advice and guidance on daily life, for example opening a bank account or registering with a doctor, as well as a as a great social programme to help you make the most of your time, meet other students and get to know the area.
Our dedicated International Student Support staff will support you in all aspects of your university life including visa and financial advice. You will have access to free English language support throughout your studies. Your Personal Tutor will provide support and advice on academic and wellbeing issues. Our careers Guidance team will provide longer-term careers advice as well as help you find part-time work and chaplains in our Multi-Faith Chaplaincy represent a range of denominations and faiths in support of the spiritual life of the University community.
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For more information about applying to the University of Northampton as an international student, please contact the International Office Team:
Phone: +44 (0)1604 892134/2546