Progress to an NCUK University!

NCUK Guaranteed Universities

By successfully completing an NCUK qualification you will gain guaranteed access* to one of the NCUK Guaranteed Universities which are a group of leading UK universities where you can choose from 1,000s of degrees to study.

NCUK is unique in higher education. We are a consortium of leading UK universities dedicated to giving international students guaranteed access to universities worldwide and helping students succeed when they get there.

We always acts in your best interest, helping you realise your dreams and ambitions at university.

Since 1987, NCUK has placed over 30,000 international students on to a wide range of university degree courses and our track record is something we’re extremely proud of!

Guaranteed Universities

The 16 NCUK Guaranteed Universities are situated in 10 towns and cities across the United Kingdom. You can find out more information about these areas as well as the universities below:


Birmingham is a location that shows England’s history at its finest, home to many Industrial Revolution era landmarks going back to the 18th century.

The city celebrates all nationalities and religions  and the city is the youngest city in Europe, having 40% of its population under 25 years of age.

There are two NCUK Universities located in Birmingham which are:



Bradford, where the fresh air and natural beauty will invigorate you, whilst the heritage and culture will fascinate you.

You can also enjoy two UNESCO sites, amazing countryside, combined with the former home of literary greats, alongside a city full with a rich and varied mix of cultures and languages.

One of the NCUK Universities is located in Bradford:


There are variety of things for you to do in Bristol, an amazing and dynamic city.

Whether it is checking out world famous street art, a fantastic night-out, a Michelin dinning experience at Casamia or getting a new perspective from the top of the Suspension Bridge, there are plenty to keep you busy in this great and friendly city.

One of the NCUK Universities is located in Bristol:


Huddersfield is a large market town in West Yorkshire, England, and compared to some larger cities, offers a fairly low cost of living. It is positioned halfway between Manchester and Leeds.

The town itself features beautiful Victorian architecture and is home to the rugby league team Huddersfield Giants and football premiership team Huddersfield Town.

One of the NCUK Universities is located in Huddersfield:


Kent, located in the south east of England, is a county which is made up mostly of countryside which provides a peaceful and tranquil environment for students who want a relaxing place to study.

Kent is home to the Canterbury Catherdral, situated in the beautiful town of Canterbury, which is south east England’s top tourist attraction as well as a place of worship.

One of the NCUK Universities is located in Kent:

  • University of Kent – Ranked in the top 10% of the world’s universities for international outlook (Times Higher Education, 2018)


Leeds, which is located in Northern England, is home to beautiful countryside and a lively city centre.

You will find a variety of unique cafes, bars, restaurants and shops around the city which will allow you to enjoy a distinctive and creative experience.

Home to one of the largest festivals in the UK, Leeds Festival brings in over 70,000 music fans and many fantastic bands/singers each year. The festival celebrates food, drink, music and culture in the heart of Leeds.

There are two NCUK Universities located in Leeds which are:


Liverpool, located in the North West of England has an estimated population of over 500,000 and is a thriving city with lots to do. Unique events, music and world class sports will keep you busy wherever you go in Liverpool, as it celebrates heritage and culture.

The city is arguably most famous due to The Beatles originating from there; The Cavern Club where they first performed is filled with memorabilia and hosts many entertaining tribute acts.

One of the NCUK Universities is located in Liverpool:


London, the capital and largest city in the UK, mixes traditional and modern elements resulting in a city famous for its cutting edge high street fashion, entertainment and culture.

Even though London is a busy industrial city it still has over 30% of open space including 140 parks, so you can sit and enjoy the surroundings. The student population in London is about 380,000 students, including around 100,000 international students showing that it is a highly popular study location for students from other countries.

There are two NCUK Universities located in London which are:

Queen Mary University of London


Manchester is one of the most well-known cities in the UK with many famous attractions to offer. The city is a place of diversity with over 200 languages spoken and an estimation of over half of adults are multilingual.

As a whole Manchester is a place that celebrates creativity and difference. Manchester is also consistently ranked amongst the world’s best international students cities.

There are three NCUK Universities located in Manchester which are:

*for full terms and conditions of the NCUK Guarantee, click here.

Manchester Metropolitan University


Sheffield is in the midst of rural England. A city that has many landmark destinations such as the Peak District National Park, Stanage Edge and Peak Cavern.

This scenic city in the North of England, is a wonderful place to stay. With over 60,000 students living in Sheffield, the city is yours with shops, restaurants bars and so much more.

In Sheffield you get the busy city life, as well as the lovely green countryside.

There are two NCUK Universities located in Sheffield which are:

Sheffield Hallam University

Start your study abroad journey today!

If you would like to progress to one of these fantastic universities, start your educational journey with NCUK today and find your nearest NCUK Study Centre. Study with NCUK and you can progress to one of these universities in just 9 months!

*for full terms and conditions of the NCUK Guarantee, click here.