St Mary’s University welcome applicants from all over the world to join our lively and diverse student community. There are currently more than 5,500 students from over 90 countries studying with us at our beautiful and historic campus in Southwest London.
Special information for students affected by the conflict in Ukraine
St Mary’s University joins Universities UK in condemning the invasion of Ukraine and in expressing our support for Ukrainian universities, staff, and students.
If you’re a student from Ukraine who’s been displaced by the conflict and you’d like to apply to transfer to St Mary’s or to apply for a new course with us, we’re here to help. There are many UK charities and organisations who’re also working to support Ukrainians traveling to the UK and studying in the UK, including Refugee Education UK.
If you’re a current St Mary’s student and you need any support, our Wellbeing Service provides confidential mental health support and advice, our Hardship Fund may be able to support you if you’re having financial difficulties, and the Chaplaincy and Students’ Union also provide pastoral care and advice.
If you’re a UK citizen looking to support those affected, please see the UK Government’s information on how you can help.
Fees and funding
St Mary’s offers International Scholarships worth £1,500 - £3,000 for Ukrainian and other International students who are studying a full-time course at our campus in southwest London.
Please see our International Fees and Funding page for information on our scholarships and how you can access the Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding.
The UK Government has also confirmed that Ukrainian students who come to England and have leave to remain through a sponsorship scheme for Ukrainians will be able be eligible for home fees, have access to financial support through student finance will be eligible to study part-time. The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) has published a useful guide on its website and also has an advice phone line: +44 20 7788 9214.
Unfortunately, Ukrainian students who come to the UK on a student visa will not be eligible for home fees and student finance from the UK Government.
Transferring to St Mary’s from a Ukrainian university
If St Mary’s offers a course which is similar to a course you’ve been studying in Ukraine, then you may be able to transfer to us. You can see all of our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees available here.
You can apply to transfer to St Mary’s here. To complete your application, please attach copies of your passport, school qualifications, and transcripts. You don’t need to take an English language qualification before you apply to transfer to St Mary’s, but you’ll need to me our English language requirements before you can take up your place on the course or apply for a student visa.
Applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree
Click on ‘apply now’ at the top of the course page to submit an application. To complete your application, please attach copies of your passport, school qualifications, and transcripts.
You don’t need to take an English language qualification before you apply to transfer to St Mary’s, but you’ll need to meet our English language requirements before you can take up your place on the course or apply for a student visa.
If you have any questions, please email us at email@example.com.
Below you will find lots of useful information for applicants from Ukraine. Our International Enquiry Team (link to contact form) is available to support you through the applicant journey: