Richmond, The American University in London

Established 1972
Famous for

Liberal Arts, Business, International Relations

Overview

Richmond, The American University in London offer a Liberal Arts education renowned for its flexibility and broad-based curriculum. The University have campuses in two of London’s premier areas – Richmond and Kensington, where accommodation is also provided.

The liberal arts approach is designed to allow the discovery of the connections between different academic areas, it examines the patterns of similarities and differences between cultures and provides you with an intercultural focus. It is challenging and stimulating. It encourages you to form your own opinions. It is a broad education, an ideal preparation for a range of careers and both our Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees have dual accreditation (UK & US), providing worldwide recognition to Richmond graduates.

Bachelors programmes in Business, Communications, Arts and Social Sciences with Study Abroad and Integrated Internships are available, as well as MA programmes in International Relations, Luxury Brand Management, Art History, Advertising & PR, as well as an MBA. With generous scholarships, a truly international student body of over 100 nationalities and small class sizes, internationalism and personal attention is at the heart of Richmond.

Services

Richmond’s Department of Student Affairs look after the health and wellbeing of all international students outside of the classroom. They offer pastoral care and counselling, housing advice, visa support, financial guidance, a careers service, clubs and societies and extra-curricular trips.

During the first week, Student Affairs helps guide students on the essential practicalities of living on campus and in the UK. This includes helping students register with a doctor, opening a bank account, giving educational seminars and organizing social events.

Courses

Accommodation

Students residing at the Richmond Hill Campus may choose from a variety of room types, from traditional US-style shared rooms, to single occupancy rooms. Student accommodation is located in the impressive main building and also in the surrounding buildings on the Richmond Hill campus.

Students residing at the Kensington Campus are housed in four residences which are within walking distance from the main campus buildings. Atlantic house, which also houses the library, IT Labs and dining hall, is the central residential hall in Kensington.

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

What our students have to say about SI-UK

Ishwar
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Ishwar
Ishwar
Masters in Business Analytics, Lancaster University
Nidhi Agarwal
"SI-UK has been a crucial part of my UK journey. They assisted me in obtaining my bachelor's degree in August 2019 and now, they've aided me in securing admission to a top design university in London for my master's. The counselors at SI-UK offer personalised support to each applicant, helping us in each and every step including the final stage of obtaining our CAS letter once we receive the offer."
Nidhi Agarwal
Nidhi Agarwal
MSc Design Innovation, Loughborough University
Sudarshan
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Sudarshan
Sudarshan
Engineering, Aston University
Saumya Sharma
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Saumya Sharma
Saumya Sharma
MBA , University of Birmingham
Jehabuz Khan
In September, I sought assistance from SI-UK for my studies in the UK, with a planned intake for January 2023. With the support of my counsellor who made exceptional efforts, I smoothly navigated the application process which culminated in the timely acquisition of my UK student visa hassle-free. I wholeheartedly endorse SI-UK to fellow students aiming to pursue their dreams of studying in the UK. Thank you!
Jehabuz Khan
Jehabuz Khan
MSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Strathclyde
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