According to the latest survey, International Student Barometer, the University of Northumbria, located in Newcastle, rose from 26th to 3rd place on the level of satisfaction of foreign students by the University.
Survey International Student Barometer (ISB) is a global indicator, showing how foreign students appreciate the process of their education in the UK. It tracks and compares such factors as: making young people the decision to get an education, their expectations, actual experience, and motivation from time of application to the University before his graduation. The survey allows universities to improve the approach to the training of foreigners and to develop optimal marketing positioning strategy of the University.
At the University of Northumbria learn about 34 thousand students, of which 23% of students from more than 100 countries. The level of satisfaction of foreigners with a University above the average of similar indicators in the world and in the UK, where the University took an honorable 3rd place among 47 higher education institutions.
A student from India Tanvi Rajadhyaksha, who is studying at the University of Northumbria law and international business, shared his impressions about the University, confirming the results of the latest ISB survey: "I really like to live in Newcastle to study at Northumbria, the people here are extremely friendly. Through volunteering the students ' Union I have gained many new friends. This, in particular, allows me to develop professional skills".
The University has a team of international consultants, which provides students free advice on a wide range of issues related to immigration law, visa support, employment in the UK and financial assistance to students.
Rector of Northumbria at the foreigners ' Professor Jon Reast, said: "the survey Results demonstrate just how successful University in attracting students from abroad – the estimate was given by the students themselves. We are pleased that the University was able to dramatically rise in the rankings, especially given that we have thousands of students from more than 100 countries.
These students will return after graduation to their countries and become ambassadors not only Northumbria, but in General the whole system of English higher education. That finding in our University gives them positive emotions, gives hope that upon returning home, graduates will appreciate the experience of education in the UK."