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Key information about Worcester

Total student population: 10,000+

International student population: 840 students (EU and Non-EU)

Total number of European students: 528


Scholarships for your country

Azerbaijani students are entitled to the following scholarships:

International Scholarship Criteria

International (Non-EU) students are eligible to apply for scholarships up to £2000 each. The University Scholarship Committee will assess the candidates’ applications based on their academic merits and award the best ones who match the criteria. For full details, please visit International Student Scholarships.

Academic Scholarships

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 page.

Local representatives


For specific information about Worcester representatives in your region, please contact:

International Centre
Jenny Lind Building - (Room JL 2026)
University of Worcester

Telephone: +44 (0)1905 542640

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Academic requirements:
To be confirmed soon for 2017/18 intake.

Student views

Student views

Please read what some of our current Azerbaijani students are saying about Worcester.

Salhat Abbasova from Azerbaijan

Sports Management MSc

I went to the University of Worcester as Chevening scholar. The first year of study at the International Foundation Diploma gave me an opportunity to improve my language skills, become familiar with the UK history and culture and prepare to forthcoming master course.

Despite having long-term experience in the sports sector of Azerbaijan (my country), studying in the UK, especially in the pre-Olympic period, has given me a great opportunity to develop my knowledge in the sports management field. Highly qualified tutors and Information & Learning Services of the University of Worcester helped me significantly improve my professional skills. International experience obtained here has enabled me to adopt a comparative approach to the sport industry. I gained an advanced theoretical and practical understanding of the interrelationship between sport and societal processes, their manifestations in international and national policies and practices, and interpretation of contemporary critical sports issues within global and local contexts.

Living in international environment at the University campus and joining events organized by the International Department enhanced my cultural awareness and prepared me for the global work environment.

Worcester is really a great city for student life. Quiet and beautiful nature, historical buildings and modern leisure places of the city, especially walking along the Severn River side is very pleasant to stress reduction after the exams and hard work on the reports. Probably, affable citizens of Worcester make this city more students friendly. Despite cultural differences I felt very comfortable here.

I am very grateful to the British Council and the UK Sport which gave me a great chance to professional and self-development and the University of Worcester was the best place to implement this opportunity.

Thanks to everybody who has influenced in forming this warm impression!!!