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Study Abroad and Erasmus Application Guidance

We have recently launched a new application system. Before starting your application, please ensure you have selected the correct application link.

If you experience difficulties with the application, please email studyabroad@stmarys.ac.uk.

Getting started

You will need to have the following documents available to complete your application:

  • Current transcript from your home university or a completion certificate and transcript of your marks if you are applying after completing high school.
  • If you are not from an English-speaking country, you will need to provide proof of your English language level.
  • A scan of the photo and information page of your passport. If you are applying for a new passport, you can provide this information later.
  • A short statement in Word or PDF format telling us why you would like to study at St Mary’s University. Your personal statement only needs to be one to two paragraphs.
  • Please note that we no longer require academic references from most applicants but may request one in some circumstances.
  • If you apply for Study Abroad + Internship or Erasmus + Internship, please use the appropriate link for your application. After you are accepted, you will receive a follow up email requesting more information about your background and professional interests.

Personal Details

  • Fill in your personal details.
  • Select ‘Yes’ to add a correspondence address.
  • Correspondence Address: Fill in the contact information for your home university’s Study Abroad/Erasmus Coordinator. Norwegian students applying through SONOR should fill in their advisor’s information here.

Agent

  • Select ‘No’ unless you are applying through an agent.
  • If you are applying through an agent, select the correct agent from the drop-down list (i.e. SONOR).

Qualifications

  • Fill in your home institution and country. If you’re a Norwegian applying after completing Videregående Skole, fill in the details of your high school.
  • Qualification: Select ‘Other’. Input your current major. Norwegian students should input ‘High School.’
  • Select the subject closest to your major from the long drop-down list.
  • Completed: Select ‘no.’ Norwegians students, select ‘yes’ if coming from high school.
  • Expected grade: Enter current GPA or average (if known)
  • Expected/Completion Date: Enter the date you expect to complete your current degree. Norwegians should select the date you completed high school.
  • Fill in your language of instruction, if not English.

Documents

  • Upload your current transcript.
  • Norwegian students should upload the Videregående transcript of marks and certificate of completion, if available.

English Language Qualifications

  • If you are from an English-speaking country or studying at a US or Australian institution, select ‘no.’
  • Otherwise, select ‘yes’ and provide proof of your English language level.

Experience

  • Have you been out of education for more than 6 months? Select ‘no.

Personal Statement

  • Upload a short statement telling us why you would like to study at St Mary’s. One or two paragraphs is plenty.

Passport and Visa

  • Provide the requested information. Only mark that you are a dual citizen if it applies to you.

Documents

  • Upload a copy of the picture and information pages of your passport.
  • If you are applying for a new passport, you can provide passport information at a later date. Please allow plenty of time to receive your passport before travelling, particularly if you require a Tier 4 visa.

Do you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK? 

  • Answer ‘yes’ only if you are from a non-EU/EEA country AND plan to participate in an internship AND/OR you intend to study with us for a full academic year.
  • Answer ‘no’ if you are from an EU/EEA country OR you plan to study with us for a single semester without participating in an internship.
  • Please note, this information is correct at the time of writing and will be updated in line with Brexit developments for EU/EEA students. Check the UK government’s latest Tier 4 guidelines.

Referee 1

  • Do you have a reference to upload? Select ‘no’. Provide the information of your Study Abroad/Erasmus Coordinator at your home university.

Funding

  • What is your likely source of funding? Select ‘other.’
  • Please specify: Indicate if you are exchange, self-funded or sponsored by your home university. If you do know, leave this blank for now.
  • Percentage: 100% Submission
  • Can we pass your information to SMULIC? Select ‘no.’

Declaration

  • Tick both boxes and hit submit.

Thanks for applying! You’ll hear from us soon with information about next steps