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St Mary's University warmly welcomes students from Turkey.

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 Turkish applicants but if you still have more questions, please feel free to email us.

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

  • British/International A Levels (from a minimum 104 UCAS tariff points depending on course)
  • IB Diploma (from a minimum 28 points depending on course)Devlet Lise Diplomasi (State High School diploma) Grade Average 60% or aboveLise Bitirme Diplomasi (Private High School Diploma) Grade Average 60% or above
  • Meslek Lisesi Diplomasi (Vocational High School Diploma) Grade Average 60% or above
  • Ön-Lisans Diplomasi (Associate degree)A recognised foundation course

Postgraduate academic requirements

  • Lisans Diplomasi (Bachelor's degree) with a CGPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Degree equivalent to UK Honours Bachelor’s degree (2.2 minimum)

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 Turkey

We often travel to Turkey 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.

SI-UK Istanbul (European Side) – Head Office (Istanbul)

Fulya Mahallesi Buyukdere Caddesi No:74/D Torun Center Kat:3 Daire:10 Sisli/Istanbul

SI-UK Istanbul (Asian Side) (Istanbul)

Kucukbakkalkoy Mahallesi Merdivenkoy Yolu Caddesi Ruya Sokak No: 12/18 Atasehir/Istanbul

SI-UK Izmir (Bayrakli/Izmir)

Adalet Mahallesi Manas Bulvari Folkart Towers A Kule Kat:26 Daire: 2601

SI-UK Ankara (Cankaya/Ankara)

Barbaros Mahallesi Tunali Hilmi Caddesi Banka Apartmanı No: 85-13 Cankaya/Ankara

SI-UK Denizli (Kinikli/Denizli)

Camlaraltı Mahallesi 6014 Sokak No:6 Daire: 2 Kinikli/Denizli

BEB Istanbul (Beyoglu/Istanbul)

Istiklal Caddesi Kallavi Sokak No:1 Leon Apartmani Kat 3 – 4 Beyoglu/Istanbul 34430

BEB Izmir (Bayrakli/Izmir)

Manas Bulvari – Adalet Mah Folkart Towers. B Kule. Kat: 34 Bayrakli/Izmir

Edcon Istanbul (Kadikoy/Istanbul)

Bagdat Caddesi No: 365/7 Saskinbakkal Kadikoy/Istanbul

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 the Dance Society, as well as over 20 different sports societies, ranging from football and cricket to badminton. Please see the Students’ Union website 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

London has a long-standing nationality community and there are many organisations that bring the community together through social events, sports and cultural activities. The Anglo-Turkish Society was founded to promote friendship and understanding between the people of the two countries promotes cultural and social events relating to Turkey, such as the London Turkish Film Festival, and host a regular programme of activities. The Leighton House Museum is an exceptional example of architecture that reflects the wide reaching influence of Turkish art and design. The Islamic Society of Britain is a community based charity which organises events and activities which aim to combine Muslim and British cultures.

London caters for members of nearly all faiths, and celebrates all of the major religious festivals, including Eid. It is home to one of the largest mosques in Western Europe, the Baitul Futuh Mosque in Morden, South London. You can also find a wide range of Turkish restaurants and food shops in and around London – many of these are listed on the TimeOut website.

Useful links

The Turkish Consulate in London

The Turkish Consulate in London has useful information for nationals from Turkey 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

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Visit Britain

useful information for people visiting Britain.

Visit England

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Visit London

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