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Derby's Student Centre rated the best in International Student Barometer UK ranking

13 March 2019

The University of Derby’s International Student Centre is the best of all UK universities that participated in the International Student Barometer 2018, which measures international students’ experience of higher education.

Derby also comes out on top in the International Student Barometer (ISB) rankings among the UK Modern Universities group for the formal welcome given to students arriving at the University from overseas, and first among the UK Modern Universities group for multi-cultural learning and faith support.

The International Student Centre at the University aims to work with all of its international students to provide a broad range of services, as well as helping them to settle in the UK and make new friends.

The ISB, run by i-graduate, tracks and compares the decision-making, expectations, perceptions and intentions of international students from application to graduation.

Derby also ranked:

Derby’s overall position in the ISB was:

The ISB survey involved 195,182 international students across 21 countries, including students at 44 institutions in the UK.

Richard Side, Head of International at the University of Derby, said: “The quality of the overall experience we offer to our international students is hugely important. For it to be recognised as among the best, not only in the UK but around the world, is a reflection of the work we do to make our students’ time in the UK as enjoyable as possible.

“Only by feeling welcome, settled and supported here can our students thrive and achieve their potential.”

For further information contact the Corporate Communications team at pressoffice@derby.ac.uk or call 01332 591978.