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International Students

A warm welcome

With 15% of our students joining us from over 150 different countries, you're guaranteed a warm welcome at the University of Bradford.

You will find a diverse mix of people from different backgrounds, faiths, nationalities and ages sharing our close-knit City Campus.

We are proud of our vibrant and welcoming community atmosphere, where people from all over the world build lifelong friendships and connections.

Choosing to study outside your home country is an exciting prospect and a big decision. We're here to help you make the right choice.

International Student Support and Visas

Video | 57-minute watch

Watch a recording of the talk that was given at our Virtual Open Day about the support available for international students at the University of Bradford.

Presented by Naheeda Kauser | International Student Support and UKVI Compliance Manager and Vanessa Napolitano | International Student Adviser

Find out more about Visa support at the University of Bradford

International prospectus

If you require this information in an alternative format, please contact our team.

A great experience for international students

I-Graduate’s International Student Barometer is the leading benchmarking tool for tracking the international student experience.

The University of Bradford was one of 225 Higher Education Institutions around the world (including 42 in the UK) to take part in the latest survey, and we were delighted by the positive feedback provided by our international students who took part.

Here are some of the results from the Autumn wave 2019 survey:

International Bradford

Find out what it's like to study in a British city, from four of our international students.

International students: overcoming the language barrier

Mariusz moved from Poland to study Chemical Engineering with us. After initially feeling anxious about speaking English, he came up with a cunning plan to overcome his fears.

To be or not to be... a university student

Phei Shan is an international student from Malaysia and is studying Pharmacy here at the University of Bradford. She tells us about making the choice to go to university.


The University of Bradford invests over £4m a year into scholarships for students from all backgrounds. 

These can be awarded on the basis of academic excellence, personal circumstances or economic hardship.

For more information about the financial support available that could be available to you, visit our scholarships page.

New scholarships for EU students

How to apply from your country

We welcome your application wherever you're from in the world - please contact us via if you cannot find information related to your country.

To find out about entry requirements, representatives and events specific to your country, visit our dedicated page.

Find out more about applying to the University of Bradford as an international student

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and International Applicants

We have put together a list of the most asked questions around Covid-19 by international students applying to the University of Bradford