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International students

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City, University of London welcomes applications from Swiss students. London is a great place for students from Switzerland to study as it is a global city with virtually every nationality represented in some way.

City Visits

The International Team make frequent trips to attend fairs, visit schools and undertake one-to-one counselling with student and parents.

EventCityVenueDatesTimes
St Georges International School FairMontreuxSt Georges International School
Chemin de Saint-Georges 19, 1815 Montreux
1st OctoberTBC
College Du Leman School FairVersoixCollege Du Leman
Route de Sauverny 74, 1290 Versoix
2nd October13.30 - 15.50
CIS Geneva University FairGenevaInternational School of Geneva - La Chataigneraie
Chemin de la Ferme, 2
1297 Founex
2nd October18.00 - 20.30
ZIS FairZurichZurich International School, Upper School Campus
Eichenweg 2
Adliswil 8134
3rd October11.30 - 14.15
CIS Zurich University FairZurichKameha Grand Zürich Hotel
Dufaux-Strasse 1
8152 Opfikon
3rd October18.30 - 20.30
Lyceum Alpinum ZuozZuozLyceum Alpinum Zuoz AG
Lyceum Alpinum 185 · 7524 Zuoz
4th OctoberTBC

If we currently do not have any visits listed here, we can still assist you via email with any queries you may have.

If you have any queries regarding entry requirements or how to apply, please contact Emma Thomas for more information.

Contact Details

Emma Thomas

Senior International Recruitment Officer


W: https://www.city.ac.uk/contact

Entry requirements

City is one of the most ideal institutions for students wanting to study in London. We have a comprehensive selection of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and are in the top 10 universities for graduate starting salaries in the UK.

Entry requirements will vary from course to course and the information on this page is only intended to be a general guide. For individual course requirements, please refer to the course pages, or contact Emma Thomas.

Undergraduate

Qualifications from Swiss high school system are accepted for direct entry. For information on specific course requirements, please email Emma Thomas.

International qualifications such as A level and IB are also accepted for direct entry, and details of grades requirements for these qualifications can be found on the course pages.Students who don’t meet the requirements for direct entry may have the option to undertake our International Foundation programme at INTO City, which then offers the opportunity for guaranteed entry into City’s bachelor programmes

Postgraduate

Applicants will be considered for most postgraduate courses with a good Swiss bachelor’s degree from a recognised University. Entry requirements will vary by course for more information about specific course requirements please contact Emma Thomas.

Students who don’t meet the requirements for direct entry may have the option to undertake our Graduate Diploma programme at INTO City, which then offers the opportunity for guaranteed entry into City’s Masters programmes.

English language requirements

English language requirements will vary from course to course and the information on this page is only intended to be a general guide. For individual course requirements, please refer to the course pages, or contact Emma Thomas.

For students requiring visas, a Secure English Language Test (SELT) is usually required. A full list of acceptable English Language qualifications can be found here.

Students who do not meet the English language requirements for their course may have the option to undertake our Pre-sessional English programme at INTO City prior to entry.

Scholarships & loans

Undergraduate

Undergraduates who are EU citizens and have been resident in the EU for the last three years are eligible to receive a tuition fee loan from the Student Loans Company.

More information on Student loans and grants

We have a range of partial scholarships available for students from the EU, each based on what qualifications you are studying. The main funding packages for EU students are:

  • The Lord Mayor of London Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • Global Leaders Scholarship

More information on Scholarships & bursaries

Postgraduate

Most courses have partial scholarship schemes and details can be found on each course page. If you cannot see a scholarship on the course page and wish to find out if one is available, please contact Emma Thomas.

There are a number of excellent external scholarship schemes available.

More information on postgraduate scholarships

Local Representative

City, University of London works with a select number of overseas representatives or agents across the world to offer face-to-face assistance and counselling to prospective students. Read our guidance in applying through agents (Overseas Representatives).

City does not currently have an approved representative in Switzerland. Or advice and guidance on applying to City, please email Emma Thomas.

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EU student funding

Funding update for students from the European Union

The UK government will continue financial support for EU students in the 2018/19 and 2019/20 academic years.

Read further information on the announcement.

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