Coronavirus : further advice for students

We know that you might be worried about the coronavirus pandemic and how it will affect your future plans to study in Wales. From questions around your application process to info about scholarships and travel, we’ve put together a list of resources to help you.

Where is Wales?

Where’s Wales to be found on the map, how big is it and how many people live here? Here’s a quick introduction.

How to apply

Applying to study in Wales is straightforward. Here’s how to start the process, and where you can find further information.

Global Wales partner scholarships

Chevening Scholarships

Chevening is the UK Government’s global scholarship programme, offering future leaders a unique opportunity to study in the UK. As part of the UK, Wales has agreed a new programme which is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and Universities Wales.

Gilman-Global Wales Awards

The Awards are part of the Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarship Programme, which enables outstanding American students of limited financial means to study overseas for up to one academic year as part of their undergraduate studies. It is open to applicants at accredited US higher-education institutions, and enables students to earn academic credit while studying at any Welsh university.

Global Wales Fulbright Awards

The Fulbright programme is among the most prestigious and competitive academic exchange schemes in the world. These awards foster mutual understanding between the United States and Wales, building relationships, knowledge, and leadership in support of the long-term interests of both nations.

Accommodation

Our universities offer a range of living options, and will do their best to help you feel at home from day one.

Useful information

Visas

Students from overseas may require a visa to study in Wales. Here’s how to find the most up-to-date information.

Getting to Wales

Travelling to Wales is easy, both from elsewhere in the UK and from further afield. Here’s the essential information.

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Student life

How our universities will help you make the most of all the opportunities and experiences on offer outside the library and lecture theatre.