Find the best

uni for you

From July 6 – July 13, the IEF brings together some of the finest universities in the UK. Get first-hand information on study options, requirements, fee, accommodation and get admission into a school designed to maximize your abilities.


Benefits that await you

Explore Post-Study Opportunities


There are lots of post-study options most students aren’t aware of, until now. Learn how to get access to these opportunities.

Scholarship Opportunities


Get all necessary information on automatic partial scholarships; as well as other international scholarships you can apply for.

Personal Statement Writing Clinic


Unis care more about the content of your statement than your application form. Learn to write statements to make you stand out.

Instant Admission


Obtain on the spot admission to a school of your choice, as long as you satisfy all necessary requirements.

Free Visa Counselling


Speak with experienced counsellors who would answer all your questions around Tier 4 Student Visa & extension, among others.

Receive Career Advice


Need up to date advice on the job market? We’ll help you make the career decisions that are right for you.

In a city near you

11am – 4pm
Hilton Glasgow, 1 William St, Glasgow G3 8HT

Glasgow, Scotland’s most urban economy and  populous city, is also one of UK’s friendliest and fastest growing.  It boasts of a sizeable large population of international students.

11am - 4pm
Pendulum Hotel, Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3BB

Manchester is a lively, vibrant and exciting hub, it is a world class region for students to live, study and excel. It is the second largest city in the UK and hosts thousands of international students

11am - 4pm
Holiday Inn . 30 Jamestown Rd, Camden Town, London NW1 7BY

It is home to over 100,000 international students from over 200 different nations – that’s more international students studying in London than in any other city in the world.

Some of Our Featured Partners

  • The University of Hertfordshire is a public university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. The university is based largely in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Its antecedent institution, Hatfield Technical College, was founded in 1948 and was identified as one of 25 Colleges of Technology in the United Kingdom in 1959. With a student community of over 25,130 including more than 5,200 international students that together represent 100 countries, the university has a global network of over 165,000 alumni.

    University of Herfordshire
    University of Herfordshire
  • University of East London (UEL) is a public university located in the London Borough of Newham, London, England, based at three campuses in Stratford and Docklands, following the opening of University Square Stratford in September 2013. The university's roots can be traced back to 1892 when the West Ham Technical Institute was established. It gained university status in 1992. As of February 2019 it had more than 17,000 students from 135 countries.

    University of East London
    University of East London
  • The University of Greenwich is a public university located in London, in the United Kingdom. It has three campuses in London and Kent, England. These are located at Greenwich, in the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College, and in Avery Hill and Medway. Previous names include Woolwich Polytechnic and Thames Polytechnic. The university's range of subjects includes architecture, business, computing, mathematics, education, engineering, humanities, maritime studies, natural sciences, pharmacy and social sciences

    University of Greenwich
    University of Greenwich
  • The University of South Wales is a public university in Wales, with campuses in Cardiff, Newport, Pontypridd and Dubai. It was formed on 11 April 2013 from the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. The university is the second largest university in Wales in terms of its student numbers, and offers around 200 courses. The university has four main faculties across its campuses in South Wales.

    University of South Wales 
    University of South Wales 
  • The University of Bradford is a public, plate glass university located in the city of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The university received its Royal Charter in 1966, making it the 40th university to be created in Britain, but its origins date back to the early 19th century. There are two campuses: the main campus located on Richmond Road and the School of Management, at Emm Lane. The student population includes 8,045 undergraduate and 2,915 postgraduate students. Mature students make up around a third of the undergraduate community. 22% of students are foreign, and come from over 110 different countries.

    Bradford University
    Bradford University
  • Middlesex University London is a public university in Hendon, north-west London, England. It is one of the post-1992 universities and is a member of the Million+ working group. The name of the University is taken from its location within the historic county boundaries of Middlesex. The university's history can be traced back to 1878 when its founding institute, St Katherine's College, was established in Tottenham as a teacher training college for women. Having merged with several other institutes, the university was consolidated in its current form in 1992. More than 140 nationalities are represented at the university's Hendon campus alone. The university also has campuses in Malta, Dubai and Mauritius as well as a number of local offices across the globe.

    Middlesex University
    Middlesex University
  • QA Higher Education is a private UK higher education provider and is part of the QA business group. Working in partnership with universities, colleges and education specialists in the UK, QA Higher Education delivers a range of programmes from foundation level, to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Our university partners include Northumbria University, Ulster University and the University of Roehampton, with training locations in London, Birmingham and Manchester.

    QA Higher education
    QA Higher education
  • London South Bank University (LSBU) is a public university in Newington, London. It has 17,985 students and 1,700 staff, and is based in the London Borough of Southwark, near the South Bank of the River Thames, from which it takes its name. Founded from charitable donations in 1892 as the Borough Polytechnic Institute, it absorbed several other local colleges in the 1970s and 1990s, and achieved university status in 1992. LSBU is a post-1992 or new university.

    London South Bank University
    London South Bank University
  • The University of Strathclyde is a public research university located in Glasgow, Scotland. Founded in 1796 as the Andersonian Institute, it is Glasgow's second-oldest university, with the university receiving its royal charter in 1964 as the UK's first technological university. It takes its name from the historic Kingdom of Strathclyde. The University of Strathclyde is Scotland's third-largest university by number of students, with students and staff from over 100 countries. The institution was awarded University of the Year 2012 and Entrepreneurial University of the year 2013 by Times Higher Education.

    Strathclyde University
    Strathclyde University
  • Navitas is a leading global education provider that has helped generations of learners transform their lives through education. We create life-changing opportunities to learn by delivering an extensive range of educational services to over 70,000 aspirational students across our global network each year.

    Navistas UK
    Navistas UK
  • York St John University (originally established as York Diocesan College) is a public university located on a large urban campus in York, England. It achieved university status in 2006. As of 2016/17, there were 5,940 students, reading a wide variety of subjects, in nine Schools: Art, Design & Computer Science; Education; Health Sciences; Humanities, Religion & Philosophy; Languages & Linguistics; Performance and Media Production; Psychological and Social Sciences; Sport; and York Business School.

    York st John university
    York st John university
  • Founded as an independent School of Medicine in 1976, St. George’s University opened its doors to students beginning in January 1977. It has evolved into a top center of international education, drawing students and faculty from 140 countries to the Caribbean island of Grenada, in the West Indies. Students attending SGU enjoy the benefits of a thriving multicultural environment on the True Blue campus, offering all the amenities and technologically advanced facilities of a world-class institution. The University’s more than 20,000 graduates include physicians, veterinarians, scientists, and public health and business professionals across the world. The University offers medical and veterinary medical degrees in the Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, and independent and dual graduate degrees in the sciences, public health, and business.

    St. George's university of medicine
    St. George's university of medicine
  • The University of Limerick (UL) is a higher education institution in Limerick, Ireland. Founded in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick, it became a university in 1989 in accordance with the University of Limerick Act 1989. It was the first university established since Irish independence in 1922, followed by the establishment of Dublin City University later the same day. UL's campus lies along both sides of the River Shannon, on a 137.5-hectare (340-acre) site with 46 hectares (110 acres) on the north bank and 91.5 hectares (226 acres) on the south bank, 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from the city centre. It has over 11,000 full-time undergraduate students, including over 2,400 international students, and 1,500 part-time students.

    University of limerick
    University of limerick
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University formerly University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC), is a university situated in Cardiff, Wales. It operates from two campuses: Llandaff on Western Avenue and Cyncoed campus on Cyncoed Road. In the 2016/17 academic year, the university has just under 11,000 students. The university offers degree courses in a variety of disciplines. Study is available at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, full-time and part-time, and research opportunities are offered. Cardiff Metropolitan University has a number of research and enterprise centres, including the Food Industry Centre, the Welsh Centre for Tourism Research, and the National Centre for Product Design and Development Research.

    Cardiff Metropolitan University
    Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • Birmingham City University is a university in Birmingham, England. Initially established as the Birmingham College of Art with roots dating back to 1843, it was designated as a polytechnic in 1971 and gained university status in 1992. The university has three main campuses serving four faculties, and offers courses in art and design, business, the built environment, computing, education, engineering, English, healthcare, law, the performing arts, social sciences, and technology.

    Birmingham City university
    Birmingham City university

Universities participating in the fair include

Benefits of Participation

  • Access to recruit quality and vetted potential students
  • Bonus positioning to reach students from other regions within the UK
  • Higher footfall through the mix of the countries as options are expanded
  • Shared cost but with enormous media penetration
  • Access to market
  • Brand building for institutions already established in the country

Universities participating in the fair include:

  • University of Hertfordshire
  • University of Plymouth
  • Demontford University
  • Coventry University
  • Robert Gordon University
  • Navitas
  • University of Portsmouth
  • University of East London
  • Roehampton University
  • Ulster University
  • University of East Anglia
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Northumbria University Newcastle


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Frequently Asked Questions

Who should attend the Fair?

IEF is a public event open to all persons interested in extending their study in the United Kingdom or transferring from one university to another. There will be courses for secondary school leavers, current university and polytechnic students looking to transfer, graduates and academia for Phd.

What does it cost to attend the fair?

Entry is FREE at all venues. The fair begins at 11am and ends at 4pm in all locations.

Will I get a scholarship?

There will be no scholarship awarded on the day. However, information on where to source scholarships are widely available.

What do I do when I arrive at the Fair?

Register upon arrival, verify your registration at the entrance and start speaking to schools. You can see as many schools as you like.

What else do I gain?

You can get ON-THE-SPOT admission. in addition to first-hand information about affordable study options, talk with experienced education counsellors, get visa counselling, discuss accommodation facilities, 100% visa success is also guaranteed.

What do I bring along?

Come with your Registration QR code. It can either be printed out or on a mobile hand held device. It is important for verification.

What courses are available?

There are, literally, thousands of courses spread across the participating institutions.

What course is best for me?

Experienced counselors and university delegates would be more than happy to discuss on a one on one basis with you to identify, unlock and recommend appropriate courses.

I’m presently schooling in UK, can I attend?

Yes you can! Whether you’re in the university or college, you can transfer to another UK university and continue your education.

Attend the Nearest IEF Venue to You


LONDON – Saturday 6th July.

It is home to over 100,000 international students from over 200 different nations – that’s more international students studying in London than in any other city in the world.


MANCHESTER – Thursday 4th July

Manchester is a  lively, vibrant and exciting hub, it is a world class region for students to live, study and excel. It is the second largest city in the UK and hosts thousands of international students


GLASGOW – Tuesday 2nd July

Glasgow, Scotland’s most urban economy and  populous city, is also one of UK’s friendliest and fastest growing.  It boasts of a sizeable large population of international students

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