Record number of international students apply to Welsh universities

18th Jul 2022

Figures revealed by UCAS have shown a record number of domestic and international applicants to Welsh universities ahead of September 2022 entry.

Universities in Wales have reported an increase in applicants of 3.7%, the largest increase of all the UK nations, while the number of international applicants to Welsh universities increased to 12,500, a new record.

Overseas applicants are drawn to universities in Wales, such as Cardiff University, Aberystwyth University and Swansea University, because of an enhanced student experience, global reputations for excellence and state-of-the-art facilities.

“We have also seen a welcome increase in international applications. Our international students play an invaluable role in diversifying and internationalising our campuses and communities."

Are you interested in studying in Wales? Arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today to begin your application.


ارقام فاش شده توسط UCAS رکورد تعداد متقاضیان داخلی و بین المللی را برای ورود به دانشگاه های ولز قبل از ورود به سپتامبر 2022 نشان می دهد.

دانشگاه‌های ولز افزایش 3.7 درصدی متقاضیان را گزارش کرده‌اند، که بیشترین افزایش در بین تمام کشورهای بریتانیا است، در حالی که تعداد متقاضیان بین‌المللی برای دانشگاه‌های ولز به 12500 افزایش یافته است که یک رکورد جدید است.

متقاضیان خارج از کشور به دانشگاه‌های ولز مانند دانشگاه کاردیف، دانشگاه آبریستویث و دانشگاه سوانسی جذب می‌شوند، زیرا تجربه دانشجویی پیشرفته، شهرت جهانی برای برتری و امکانات پیشرفته.

آماندا ویلکینسون، مدیر دانشگاه‌های ولز، گفت: «از دیدن ارقام امروزی که نشان می‌دهند نرخ درخواست برای دانشگاه‌های ولز همچنان در حال افزایش است، خوشحالم و مؤسسات ما بیشترین افزایش را در بین کشورهای بریتانیا مشاهده می‌کنند.

ما همچنین شاهد افزایش استقبال در برنامه های بین المللی بوده ایم. دانشجویان بین‌المللی ما نقش ارزشمندی در متنوع‌سازی و بین‌المللی کردن دانشگاه‌ها و جوامع ما دارند."

آیا علاقه مند به تحصیل در ولز هستید؟ برای شروع درخواست خود، امروز یک مشاوره رایگان با SI-UK London ترتیب دهید.


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