Key information about Worcester
Total student population: 10,000+
International student population: 840 students (EU and Non-EU)
Total number of African students: 59
Dr. Sayed Khurram Nisar and Mebal Mayende Mukhaye
International students Sayed and Mebel talk about the Commonwealth Scholarship and their plans for the future
Scholarships for your country
Students are entitled to the following scholarships:
International Scholarship Criteria
At the University of Worcester, depending on your degree, you are automatically awarded a scholarship.
Students that enrol in their first year for an undergraduate degree and have achieved 360 UCAS points or equivalent are qualified for a £3000 scholarship, 320 UCAS points or equivalent receive £2000 scholarship and 280 UCAS points or equivalent receive £1000.
If you are applying for a postgraduate degree, if your degree is at least a UK 2:1 or equivalent, we are offering you a scholarship of £3000. Also, if you have received a 2:2 degree, you will be rewarded with a scholarship of £2000.
For more information visit the International Fees & Scholarships page.
Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme
The University of Worcester offers full Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for specific postgraduate courses, in partnership with the Commonwealth Commission. For full details, please visit the International Fees & Scholarships page.
The University awards scholarships of £1000 to eligible undergraduate students in their first and second year of a degree course or first year of a Foundation degree or HND on the basis of their academic achievement at the University of Worcester. Students do not apply for these scholarships as they are awarded to eligible students with the best academic profiles across the University.
University Scholarships (Extra-Curricular Activities)
Students have the opportunity twice a year to apply for funds, up to £1000, to assist them with activities such as:
• Voluntary activities which are community based, either in the UK or abroad
• Activities related to a past-time or interest in which the student is involved (e.g. music or some other arts-based area; elite sport)
For full details about funding, please visit Fees, Scholarships and Loans pages.
- Entry requirements
To be confirmed soon for 2017/18 intake.
- Local representatives
For specific information about Worcester representatives in your region, please contact:
Jenny Lind Building - (Room JL 2026)
University of Worcester
Telephone: +44 (0)1905 542640
- Student views
We have got a good number of African students, joining our International Community every year. Please read what some of our current students are saying about Worcester.
Joseph Musasizi, Commonwealth Scholar from Uganda
MSc in Advanced Social and Health Care Studies/Advancing Practice
My name is Joseph Musasizi, I am a student pursuing an MSc in Advanced Social and Health Care Studies/ Advancing practice. I am a Ugandan from Sembabule district and I joined the University of Worcester in September 2010. There are a number of scholarships awarded at University of Worcester such as, the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme for students from commonwealth developing countries, of which I was fortunate to be allocated one.
Prior to joining University of Worcester, I was looking for a well-known university for international graduate employability. I feel confident that the University of Worcester has provided me with enough skills and knowledge to compete internationally for a future employment. This is a great opportunity for both my personal and my country’s development.
Apart from academic support, University of Worcester organizes conferences which students can attend and also supports them to attend other external events.
For example, I have attended the “Inaugural Conference of the Centre for Ethical Leadership” on 12th –November 2010 at the University and “Commonwealth, Human Rights and Democracy” on 11th - 13th March 2011 at Cumberland Lodge London. In addition to conferences, University of Worcester is known for organizing trips, which help international students to get familiar to different UK places, especially those with tourist centres. For example, I have been to Birmingham, Manchester, Malvern Hills, Bath, Oxford and Cardiff capital of Wales and more are coming.
Based on that, I have every reason not to regret my decision of joining University of Worcester, and I would recommend it to anyone!!!