University First is a high-quality foundation and A level programme for international students established by outstanding British public colleges.


"On behalf of the University of Liverpool, I would like to congratulate you on the launch of the 'University First International Foundation' programme. I am confident that the programme will provide an important platform for collaboration as we all work together to ensure that we continue to provide top quality education in the UK for those who choose to study in our country."

Prof. Michael Hoey
Pro-Vice-Chancellor for International 
University of Liverpool
 "University First is an excellent development, offering  international students more choice with first class
 delivery. We look forward to welcoming our first  students from University First."
Claire Axel-berg
Head of International Office
University of Bristol
 "For bright and ambitious Chinese students, I am    confident that it provides a secure route to study  Engineering at degree level in the University of Bristol  and other UK Russell Group universities.”
Andrew J L Harrison
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Bristol
"The University of Nottingham has always valued the partnership with and contribution from UK public colleges. We are pleased with the excellent experience of education that students enjoyed at colleges before progressing to our university. Congratulations to the launch of University First international foundation programme, which we are sure will prepare more international students for their higher education in the UK!
Vincenzo Raimo
Director of International Office
University of Nottingham