HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE U.K.
Maintained by the British Council. Provides an informative overview of higher education in the U.K., with information on courses, student life, funding sources, and other useful links.
Maintained by the British Council in the United States for U.S. students. Includes an overview of education in the U.K., advice for prospective students and parents, and personal reflections by those who have studied in the U.K
Provides information on universities (courses of study, prospectuses, and performance), references and directories, and links to sites for students. Extremely comprehensive site.
COURSES OF STUDY
Commercial site. Provides extensive information on postbaccalaureate courses of study and student life at British universities. Allows both browsing and searching of postgraduate course databases.
Maintained by the Higher Education Career Services Unit. Click “Further Study” for a guide to postgraduate study in the UK, with information on courses, research opportunities, and funding.
Maintained by the Universities & Colleges Admissions Service. Provides a guide to all undergraduate courses of study in the U.K.
EVALUATIVE ASSESSMENTS BY INSTITUTION AND SUBJECT
Rankings of top universities in the U.K. by British researchers under corporate sponsorship, building on the “Good University Guide” formerly produced by the London Times.
Qualitative assessments of degree courses in the U.K., focused on teaching and student experience, indexed by institution and subject.
Research quality results of the U.K.-wide Research Assessment Exercise conducted by the Higher Education Funding Council in 2001.
Created by UCAS and Hotcourses Ltd., this site allows prospective students to compare subjects at universities and colleges throughout the U.K.
Official site of the British Chevening Scholarships, which provide funding for postbaccalaureate study in the U.K. for international (i.e., non-U.S. and non-U.K.) students and young professionals.
Details about the Churchill Scholarships available to U.S. citizens pursuing postgraduate study in computer science, engineering, mathematics, and natural and physical science fields at Cambridge University.
Details about the Gates Cambridge Scholarships available to overseas (i.e., non-U.K.) students studying at Cambridge Univeristy.
Comprehensive information on the Marshall Scholarships for U.S. citizens pursuing postbaccalaureate study toward a degree in the U.K. Includes application forms and guidance about British higher education.
A comprehensive overview of the Rhodes Scholarships and study at the University of Oxford, maintained officially by the U.S. Secretary of the Rhodes Scholarship Trust. Includes application forms.