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Welcome to St Mary’s

Located in Twickenham, a leafy suburb on the outskirts of London, St Mary’s University offers world class education from a safe and peaceful campus. And with Central London close by, there’s plenty to keep you occupied, no matter what your interests are.

St Mary’s comes out well in the rankings that matter to students. We are Top 5 in the UK for students experience (The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022), and Top 10 in the UK for teaching quality (The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022).

And you can be confident that your investment will pay off - 98% of graduates are in employment, vocation or further study within 15 months of graduation (HESA 2020).

St Mary’s University International College

SMULIC logoFor international students who have the ambition and desire, but not the academic qualifications, to enter the university directly, the International College provides a range of pre-University courses that lead directly to over 50 degrees.

St Mary’s University International College (SMULIC) is based on the main university campus, and is exclusively for international students. SMULIC courses are designed to provide international students with the English and academic skills they need to succeed at the university.

SMULIC programmes

International Foundation Year

The International Foundation Year leads to the first year of your Bachelor’s degree at St Mary’s. It can be studied over One or Two semesters, and has subject streams in to match your foundation programme perfectly with your intended degree.

International Year One

Progress directly from International Year One to the second year of a business degree at St Mary’s University the Institute of Business, Law and Society. The International Year One is the equivalent of the first year of an undergraduate degree.


Our Pre-Masters programmes progress to over 25 Master’s programmes. You will receive expert preparation for Master’s-level , learning core skills in Academic English, Critical Thinking and Research Techniques.