International & ERASMUS Students
Bishop Grosseteste University Welcomes International Students
Learn more about BG and our annual Bursary by clicking on the icons below:
BG welcomes students from all backgrounds. We take pride in our friendly campus, where both staff and students work together with respect for one another, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, religious affiliation or disability. We are a well established and forward thinking university whose staff has an excellent rapport with our students because we listen to what our students have to say and value their experience.
Below are just some of the reasons why we think you should consider Bishop Grosseteste University:
We are rated 1st in the UK for student satisfaction in Drama
In the 2010 Guardian University Guide we are ranked as the best higher education establishment in the UK for student satisfaction in Drama.
We are rated 5th in the UK for graduate employment in Education
According to the Times Good University Guide 2010, we are rated 5th in the UK for graduate employment in Education, our largest subject area.
We are rated 1st for student satisfaction and 1st for employability in the UK in English
We are ranked as top in two categories in the Times Good University Guide 2010 in English.
We provide a wealth of innovative resources
At BG we are keen to be at the forefront of technological advances. We currently offer students campus-wide wireless internet access (including in study bedrooms), a Virtual Learning Environment and video conferencing facilities to name but a few.
We support our students and value their happiness
"To be a student at BG is to be part of a friendly, welcoming and diverse community of people. If you have a problem there will always be someone who will listen or give you a hand, something you will notice straight away if you come to have a look around." - Tom, Education Studies & Science graduate.
We care about our students' health, fitness and well-being
We offer all our students free use of our Sport and Fitness Centre, including large sports hall and well appointed gym. We can also boast 10 acres of on-site sports fields and a state-of-the-art Human Performance Laboratory. The only church HEI in the East Midlands, BG welcomes students of all faiths and none, providing a space where questions of faith can be debated in an atmosphere of respect.
We stimulate personal growth
At BG we foster an ethos in which the whole person is valued and diversity is celebrated. Our students have a wide range of opportunities for personal development, including our volunteering and European Exchange programmes.
We house our students in the heart of a green, single-site campus
We are proud of our self-contained, picturesque campus and offer accommodation for our students within it. "The campus is beautiful, with everything you need within two minutes of walking. It's also growing really quickly but that's great because that means more people to get to know and work with!" - Ryan, graduate and Vice President of the Students' Union 2009/2010.