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St Mary's University warmly welcomes students from Thailand.

St Mary's has a lively and diverse student community, with students from over 100 countries outside the UK representing approximately 10% of its 6,000 students.

Below you will find lots of useful information for Thai applicants, but if you still have more questions, please feel free to email

Study at St Mary's

A degree at St Mary’s is about much more than the course you study; our community approach looks to support you on a personal level. Below is a list of our course categories:

Undergraduate academic requirements

Applicants with the Certificate of Secondary Education are required to complete an International Foundation programme, IB or A Levels prior to being admitted to an Undergraduate course at St Mary’s University.

Students who have successfully completed one year of a Bachelor's degree in Thailand will be considered for direct entry to the first year of a St Mary’s Bachelor's degree programme.

Postgraduate academic requirements

Bachelor's degree from a recognised Thai University with a minimum GPA of 2.3.

2:1 equivalent

  • Thai degree (grade point average, 4.0): 3.3

2:2 equivalent

  • Thai degree (grade point average, 4.0): 2.3

English language requirements

If English is not your first language you will be required to evidence your English language ability required for academic study. Please see our English Language Requirements page for our standard entry requirements.

Tuition fees

Please note:tuition fees do not include accommodation.


We offer scholarships to both undergraduate and postgraduate students:

  • Undergraduate: £3,000 off your first year’s tuition fees.
  • Postgraduate (taught): £1,500 off your first year’s tuition fees.

To check if you’re eligible, please check for further information on the St Mary’s International scholarships.

We have put together step-by-step guides to the application process to help you when you apply:

St Mary's in Thailand

We often travel to Thailand to attend events around the country, but we also appoint agents who can offer you face-to-face counselling and help with your application.

In many countries, we also have partnerships set up with other universities.

Mentor UKEAS (Bangkok)

Regent House 16th Floor, 183 Rajdamri Road, Lumpini, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 2255 5157

SI-UK (Bangkok)

GLAS HAUS BUILDING, 8th Floor, Room 804, Soi Sukhumvit 25, Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

SI-UK Chiang Mai (Chiang Mai)

11/1-2 Jaban Road, T. Sriphoom, A. Muang Chiang Mai 50200 Thailand
Tel: +66 (0)910799303

iae GLOBAL Thailand (Bangkok)

571 RSU Tower, 9th floor Unit 903, Room 9005, Sukhumvit Soi 31, Sukhumvit Rd., Klongton-Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 2117 9564 / +669 8263 0490 (mobile)

Explore the campus

Open days and campus tours

If you're able to visit London, attending an open day is a fantastic opportunity to get an insight into what life is like as a St Mary's student. If you can't make it to an Open Day, we run campus tours every Wednesday at 12pm.

Virtual tour

We know that for it's important to you to see where you'll be living and studying before you make your decision. However, we also know that for many people it's not always easy to make it to the campus.

That's why we've developed a virtual tour of campus, allowing you to explore that facilities and the beautiful views that we have to offer.

Launch the virtual tour

Life at St Mary's

Living on campus

The Students' Union

You are welcomed as a member of our thriving Students' Union as soon as you arrive at St Mary's and there are lots of opportunities to get involved.

There is a wide range of societies for you to join, such as the International Society, the Enterprise Society and Gaming Appreciation, as well as over 20 different sports societies, ranging from badminton to kick boxing. Please see the Students’ Union section for a full list.


St Mary’s is one of London’s top-performing sports institutions. Sport St Mary's provides students with state-of-the-art sports facilities equipped to world-class standards, as well as funding opportunities for high performance athletes.

Whether you’re interested in pursuing a degree in sport or joining one of St Mary’s sports clubs, you will find all the sports facilities and quality training that you need to get involved and keep healthy and active.

Local area

There are organisations in and around London that bring together the members of the local Thai community through social events, sports and cultural activities including the Anglo-Thai Society. The website Thai-UK also provides news and advice on life in the UK.

You can find a wide range of Thai restaurants and supermarkets both locally and in central London – many of these are listed on the TimeOutwebsite and at London Eating.

Useful links

The Embassy of Thailand in London

The Embassy of Thailand in London has useful information for nationals from Thailand living in the UK.

UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)

The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) is the UK's national advisory body serving the interests of international students and those who work with them.

British Council

The British Council provides comprehensive advice on many aspects of studying in Britain.

UKVI information on student visas

The website has all the information you need to know about study visas.

Study London

Study London is a great place learn more about studying in London.

Visit Britain

useful information for people visiting Britain.

Visit England

Visit England has more information about visiting England.

Visit London

Visit London has interesting information about the capital.